Charles Edward Cotten, Jr., 53, will spend 10 years in prison, then 25 years on supervised release.
A downtown property that has been the source of numerous police calls and neighbor complaints over the past two year is now vacant. Efforts are now underway to fix the home up so it can be sold.
Charles Edward Cotten, Jr., 52, was the former manager of the Bergmann Hotel and the husband of Penny Cotten, who died by gunshot last September.
Charles Edward Cotten, Jr., 52, was indicted on four counts of distributing methamphetamine for allegedly distributing over 20 grams in May and June of 2017.
Owners say they’ve finished health and safety repairs on the 104-year -old downtown hotel and it’s now up for sale.
The state’s ongoing budget crisis trickles down, Project Playground burns, a family that owns a lot of downtown property has a rough year, Juneau’s indigent residents get repeatedly displaced, and other 2017 news of note.
Owners of the dilapidated Bergmann Hotel say they are selling their downtown properties. The historic hotel was shut down in March after being condemned by the city over safety hazards.
The FBI has confirmed that it arrested the former manager of Juneau’s historic and condemned Bergmann Hotel, who in March was fined for failing to abide by the city’s evacuation order.
James Barrett was not immediately charged with a crime. Among the items officers seized were a cell phone, tablet, thumb drive, a handgun and a long gun, and some digital video recorders.
Volunteer shortage causes warming center to shut down until the Salvation Army finds people willing to help supervise the shelter overnight. The emergency center had opened after the city condemned the historic Bergmann Hotel and displaced its tenants.