Public Safety

Woman indicted in PFD fraud case

A Soldotna woman has been indicted for lying on her 2010 Permanent Fund Dividend application. According to the state departments of Law and Revenue, a Juneau Grand Jury has charged 62-year-old Sherrie Ann Ace of one count of unsworn falsification in the first degree, a Class C felony. The indictment also charges Ace of second…

Body found; no foul play suspected

The body of a Juneau woman was found in a ditch Friday morning near the intersection of Valley Boulevard and Mendenhall Loop Road. Juneau police have identified her as 48-year-old Marilyn Williams, born on February 26, 1963. A witness on his way to a bus stop saw the body and called police. Capital City Fire…

Prosecutors drop sex abuse charges against former officer, file new charge of interfering with a witness

A former Juneau police officer initially accused of sexual abuse of a minor could still face as much as two years in prison. Prosecutors dropped the three felony abuse charges on Friday, just before Brian Ervin’s jury trial was to start on Monday, August 8th. But the 38-year old former downtown officer pled “no contest”…

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