An unusual Saturday trial session is being held in the case of John Marvin, Jr. who’s accused of causing the deaths of Hoonah police officers Matthew Tokuoka and Sgt. Anthony Wallace on August 28, 2010.
Some of the people involved during the trial include public defender Eric Hedland who has been appointed as Marvin’s attorney.
District Attorney Dave Brower is prosecuting the case. Sgt. Michelyn Manrique, supervising investigator, is assisting him at the prosecutor’s table with evidence management.
Superior Court Judge David George from Sitka is presiding over the trial.
Other court participants and witnesses during the trial include:
John Millan who was the chief of police in Hoonah during the shooting.
Haley Tokuoka is the widow of officer Matthew Tokuoka.
Trooper Andrew Adams served as an investigator following the shooting.
Juneau Police Officers Tonya James, Terry Allen, and Kevin Fermin were among those who responded to Hoonah or Bartlett Regional Hospital following the shooting.
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