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Jury finds Howe guilty of assault


A Wrangell jury convicted James Howe, 42, on two counts June 25.

Police had charged Howe with Assault in the Third Degree, a class C Felony, and Interfering with reporting of Domestic Violence, a class A misdemeanor.

According to a complaint filed in the First District Superior Court at Wrangell, authorities responded to a report of fighting at the Alaska State Housing Authority. Dana Cawthorne told police Howe had grabbed her wrist and held her down and struck her at least twice on the side of the head, according to the complaint. When she tried to call police, Howe took her phone away, t...

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