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Cunningham sentenced after standoff with police


Jace Cunningham, 30, who was found guilty in May of multiple counts of assault after he fired shots in Petersburg and aimed a rifle at a PPD officer, was sentenced to more than six years in jail and five years of probation Tuesday afternoon.

Superior Court Judge William Carey presided over the three hour long sentencing hearing in Ketchikan where Cunningham has been held since his trial.

The State asked that Cunningham be sentenced to the maximum possible punishment for the most serious offense, which in this case was 10 years due to the 3rd degree aggravated assault conviction. The State...

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