Grand jury indicts Nelson on multiple charges

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - An alleged crime spree last October that included a suspect firing shots at police officers, resulted in indictments eight people.

    Court records show Micah Nelson, 28, faces charges of attempted murder in the first-degree, assault in the third-degree, misconduct involving weapons in the second-degree and misconduct involving weapons in the third degree for an incident October 24, 2019, where shots were fired at Juneau Police Officer Brian Dallas and resident Thomas Trego.

    Nelson was also charged with discharging a firearm at a building, and with misconduct involving controlled substances in the third degree, for alleged possession of methamphetamine and cocaine.

    Also charged in this case was Krystal Ferguson, 28, Lindsay Terry II, 36, and Jeffrey Poitra, 36 with one count of hindering prosecution in the first-degree.

    Nelson allegedly assaulted a female and then allegedly fired a handgun at police when they approached him.  He was later arrested after a standoff inside a local motel room.

    Nelson was also charged in a separate indictment on charges of failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer.  Alexis Nelson, 22, was charged with hindering prosecution in the first-degree.

    In a third case, Nelson was charged with misconduct involving a weapon in the third-degree, and assault in the third-degree.  David Arthur, 45, was charged with hindering prosecution in the first-degree.

    In a fourth case, Nelson was indicted on a charge of the promotion of contraband in the first-degree for an alleged incident on October 30.

    Nelson was also recently indicted by a federal grand jury for alleged possession of ammunition as a convicted felon.

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