Two Juneau Men Sentenced on Firearm Crimes

    Juneau, AK (KINY) - The District Attorney's office released that two Juneau men were sentenced for federal firearms crimes.

    50-year-old James V. Drury was sentenced to 72 months in prison with three years supervised release after that time. He was charged with firearm theft and for illegally possessing them as a convicted felon.

    The man had broke into a Ketchikan residence in May of 2016, where he stole two guns. When the homeowner arrived and discovered Drury, Drury raised one of the rifles and instructed him not to move. The homeowner fled to call police, Drury tried to hide the weapons in the backyard of another residence, but were found 11 days later. Drury was later arrested.

    Also, 34-year-old Christopher W Davison of Juneau was sentenced to 90 months in prison, followed by three years supervised release. He had been reported to be suffering from drug-induced anger and had threatened to kill people back in April of 2017. Davison was in possession of a sawed-off shotgun and was sentenced on possessing firearms as a convicted felon.

    Davison had also been reported to have pointed a submachine gun at a witness in an earlier event and told them to leave the room so he could have sex with a woman. Davison eluded the police at a woman's residence, but was later caught.

    Juneau Police, Alaska State Troopers, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) conducted the investigations leading to the successful prosecutions of these cases. These cases were prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jack Schmidt.

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