Grand jury returns indictments

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) A Juneau man was indicted on charges he threatened police with a metal pipe.

    Ernest Joseph, 48, was indicted on charges of assault in the second degree and assault in the third degree.  A charging document from Juneau Police said Mr. Joseph assaulted a female at Switzer Trailer Park by striking her, knocking her down and strangling her.  The report went on to state that Joseph waved a 3 1/2 foot long metal pipe and a broom handle at officers and made threats.  He was tased and arrested without further incident.

    Brian Miller, 45, was indicted on a charge of misconduct that involves a weapon in the third degree.  He allegedly possessed a short barreled shotgun on February 23.

    Jenna Blanton, 31, was indicted on a charge of robbery in the second degree for an incident report on May 2.

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