Man sentenced for sex crimes

    Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) Melvin Guthrie Sr, 53, was found guilty of two counts of sexual assault in the first degree.

    Court records show Guthrie was sentenced to 45 years in prison with five years suspended.  In addition, he was sentenced to 15 years probation.  He will also be required to register as a sex offender for life.

    Guthrie was sentenced by Superior Court Judge William Carey.

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