Troy Wilson, a former police officer accused of firing on his former colleagues, is scheduled to change his plea in the case.
A jury trial in the case had been scheduled for April 15th, but that will likely be vacated or taken off the calendar after April 3rd’s change of plea hearing in Juneau Superior Court.
Wilson, a former lieutenant with the Juneau Police Department, was arrested in April 2012 after an alleged stand-off with officers at his home on Black Wolf Way. He allegedly fired 75-rounds at his former colleagues. No one was reported hurt.
Wilson faces six counts of attempted murder, six counts of weapons misconduct, six counts of assault, two counts of criminal mischief, and two counts of misdemeanor weapons misconduct.
He remains held at Lemon Creek Correctional Center pending posting of $1,000,000 bail.
- Alaska Native people gather before Alaska Day in Sitka to share knowledge and to heal.
- When you toss a candy wrapper in the trash in five Southeast Alaska communities, you’re sending it on a thousand-mile journey to a Lower 48 landfill.
- The Canadian DJ collective is playing Centennial Hall with Woosh.ji.een Dance Group. They combine traditional Pow Wow songs with elements of hip-hop to promote inclusivity and representation of First Nations peoples.
- It’s not clear whether independent Gov. Bill Walker will run in the primary. A campaign spokesperson said Walker could not comment because it is a pending legal matter to which the state is a party.