FYI

Posted: Friday, December 05, 2003

Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital:

• On Nov. 24, 2003, a daughter, Corinne Elizabeth James, weighing 10 pounds, to Kolene Elizabeth James and Lyle Kelly James of Juneau.

• On Nov. 25, 2003, a son, Andrew Terryan League, weighing 9 pounds 1 ounce, to Malinda M. League and Trevor Tanner League of Juneau.

• On Nov. 27, 2003, a son, Noah Elijah Lawendowski, weighing 6 pounds 5 ounces, to Rachelle Dominique Lawendowski and Joseph Ronald Lawendowski of Juneau.

• On Nov. 28, 2003, a daughter, Kaiyah Maari Elise Carandang, weighing 7 pounds 7 ounces, to Shannon Elizabeth Carandang and Hilario Christopher Amores Carandang of Juneau.

• On Nov. 30, 2003, a son, James Matthias Devault, weighing 7 pounds 9 ounces, to Stephanie Denice Devault and Tyran James Devault of Juneau.

Courts

Court records show the following legal actions among those taken recently in Juneau Superior and District courts and Hoonah District Court:

Judgments:

• Frank Thomas, 58, was found guilty of felony driving under the influence, stemming from an April 20 incident. Juneau Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks imposed three years in jail with 18 months suspended and a suspended $10,000 fine. He also placed Thomas on probation for three years and permanently revoked his license to drive. As a condition of probation, Thomas was ordered not to possess or consume alcohol. Thomas' blood-alcohol level was not available. Because Weeks did not follow the sentencing Thomas had agreed to in his guilty plea, the judge ordered that the defendant had until Monday to withdraw his plea and have the case set for trial.

• John M. Williams, 34, was found guilty of criminal mischief and disorderly conduct, stemming from incidents in October and November. Juneau District Magistrate John W. Sivertsen Jr. imposed 120 days in jail with 100 days suspended on the criminal mischief charge, dating to Nov. 14, and 10 additional days in jail on the disorderly conduct charge, dating to Oct. 30. Also on the criminal mischief charge, Sivertsen placed Williams on probation for three years and ordered him to pay $422.36 in restitution. Prosecutors dismissed two charges of reckless endangerment stemming from the Nov. 14 incident.

• Patrick S. Glover, 26, of Hoonah, was found guilty of misdemeanor charges of assault and resisting or interfering with a police officer, stemming from a Sept. 20 incident in Juneau. Juneau District Court Judge Peter B. Froehlich imposed 60 days on the assault charge and 30 days on the resisting charge.

• Wayne P. Bigness, 35, was found guilty of disorderly conduct, stemming from an Oct. 11 incident after which he was originally charged with misdemeanor assault. Froehlich imposed 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended and placed Bigness on probation for one year. As a condition of probation, he ordered Bigness to complete 40 hours of community service.

• John N. Katzeek, 28, was found guilty of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, stemming from an Oct. 20 incident where his blood-alcohol level was measured at .328 percent. Ketchikan District Court Judge Kevin G. Miller, presiding telephonically in Juneau District Court, imposed 110 days in jail with 100 days suspended and a $3,000 fine with $1,500 suspended. He also placed Katzeek on probation for three years and revoked his license for 90 days. Miller revoked Katzeek's probation in two previous cases, ordering him to serve 25 days for a June 1, 2001, domestic violence assault and 25 days for a July 26, 2001, assault. Prosecutors dismissed single misdemeanor counts of driving without a valid license and reckless endangerment, stemming from the Oct. 20 incident.

• Nels P. Sanford, 19, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated, stemming from a Nov. 22 incident where his blood-alcohol level was measured at .141 percent. Sivertsen imposed 33 days in jail with 30 days suspended and a $1,500 fine with $1,000 suspended. He placed Sanford on probation for one year and revoked his driver's license for 90 days. Prosecutors dismissed an underage drinking charge from Nov. 22.

• Derek L. Nelson, 19, was found guilty of furnishing alcohol to a person younger than 21, stemming from an Oct. 18 incident. Sivertsen imposed 180 days in jail with 165 days suspended and placed Nelson on probation for one year. He also sentenced Nelson to 11 days in jail with six days suspended and placed him on probation for two years for a probation violation. Prosecutors dismissed a charge of underage drinking.

• Eric A. Elton, 24, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of fourth-degree assault, stemming from an Oct. 11 incident. Magistrate Joyce Skaflestad imposed 90 days in jail with 45 days suspended and placed Elton on probation for two years.

• Benjamin L. Johnson, 59, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of disorderly conduct, stemming from a Nov. 12 incident where he was originally charged with fourth-degree assault. Skaflestad imposed 10 days in jail and placed him on probation for one year.

• Wilbur L. Knudson, 46, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of fourth-degree assault of a police officer, stemming from an Oct. 28 incident. Skaflestad imposed 40 days in jail. Prosecutors dismissed misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest, sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and first-degree criminal trespass.

• Michael E. Spoon, 40, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of resisting arrest, stemming from an Oct. 27 incident. Skaflestad imposed 60 days in jail and ordered Spoon to write a letter of apology to the Hoonah Police Department. Prosecutors dismissed misdemeanor charges of fourth-degree assault and fourth-degree assault on a police officer.

• William D. Dalton, 21, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of second-degree criminal trespass, stemming from a July 31 incident. Skaflestad imposed 10 days in jail with 10 days suspended.

• Thomas M. Sanders, 40, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of disorderly conduct, stemming from an Aug. 28 incident. Skaflestad imposed 10 days in jail, with credit for time served.

• Eric J. Larsen , 15, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of underage drinking as a repeat offender, stemming from a Nov. 5 incident. Skaflestad imposed a $1,000 fine with $500 suspended. She ordered a 270-day revocation of future driving privileges with 180 days suspended. She also placed Larsen on probation until age 21. One condition requires him to complete 48 hours of community service.

• William A. Hinchman, 14, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of underage drinking as a repeat offender, stemming from a Nov. 5 incident. Skaflestad imposed a $1,000 fine with $500 suspended. She ordered a 270-day revocation of future driving privileges with 180 days suspended and placed him on probation until age 21. One condition requires him to complete 48 hours of community service.

• Arlan J. Erickson, 35, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of permitting an unauthorized person to drive, stemming from a Nov. 14 incident. Skaflestad imposed a $100 fine.

• Judson L. Kokotovich, 30, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of using an artificial light as an unlawful method of taking game, stemming from a Sept. 12 incident. Skaflestad imposed a $2,000 fine with $1,000 suspended and provided that Kokotovich could buy back the rifle seized as evidence for $250. She also placed him on probation for one year.

• Mamie C. Williams had a disorderly conduct charge dismissed by prosecutors in Hoonah District Court. The charge stemmed from actions alleged on Aug. 16.



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