Gema G. Thomas, 52, is being charged with a single count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
According to electronic court records, Thomas was charged October 2nd, arrested on October 5th, and then waived her right to a prosecution-by-indictment five days later.
The criminal information alleges that Thomas possessed and distributed at least fifty grams of methamphetamine in early July 2012.
Prosecutors want to seize the entire inventory of Bridal Gowns, Formal Wear, and Tuxedo Rentals at 213 Seward Street. They allege that the gowns were acquired with proceeds from Thomas’ meth sales.
According to state business records, Thomas is also the owner and operator of Peer Amid Beads and Southeast Artworks.
She was arraigned in U.S. District Court in Juneau on Wednesday and she is scheduled to go to trial in December.
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, were met by a large crowd, music and dancing in Carcross this week. They event was part of a larger tour around the Yukon after traveling through British Columbia. The visit focused on First Nations issues and culture.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.
- Winds of that speed can uproot trees, knock branches down and damage property, including vessels and aircraft moored and tied down outdoors.