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District Court Logs, Dec. 1 to 5, 2017


Thursday, December 07, 2017
Greenfield, Dec. 1, Judge Laurie MacLeod

Quinton L. Tinsley, 22, of Pray Drive, Greenfield. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Montague dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Tina M. Verchot, 39, of Bridge Street, Millers Falls. Found responsible for shoplifting, at Big Y Supermarket in Greenfield. Fined $50 and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil offense, and must be paid this date.

Greenfield, Dec. 1, Judge William Mazanec III

Elise G. McInerney, 26, of Amherst. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent in Sunderland. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 11/30/18, with 45-day mandatory loss of license, plus OUI fee of $250, OUI victims assessment of $50, head-injury assessment of $250, and victim-witness assessment of $50. Must take and complete the driver alcohol education program, and pay the fee of $726.80, must take and complete a substance abuse evaluation, and take any after-care treatment recommended. Restitution yet to be determined. Charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Allen K. Vight, 65, of Glenn Brook Drive, Greenfield. Charges of operating a motor vehicle with suspended license for operating under the influence of liquor, operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, fourth or greater offense, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle, were not prosecuted, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, the defendant was arraigned in Franklin Superior Court on this matter.

Allen K. Vight, 65, of March Road, Ashfield. Pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Greenfield, by Montague Police, different date from previous case. Sentenced to 10 days in the house of correction, with credit for the time held. Found responsible for violation of miscellaneous municipal motor vehicle ordinance or bylaw, filed until 5/31/18.

Orange, Dec. 1, Judge David S. Ross

Brandon Winters, 27, of Hamilton, Ohio. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a wooden leg to a coat rack, and assault and battery, in Athol. Bail set at $1,000 cash, or $10,000 surety. Advised of right to bail review. Inquiry made by the court under 276, section 56A. A C276, Section 56A form was filed by the Commonwealth. Allegation of abuse under Chapter 276, Section 56A was found. Continued to 1/19/18 for pretrial conference.

Louis R. Bushay, 4, of Congress Street. Orange. Charge of operating with revoked license in Erving dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Found not responsible for no inspection sticker, and no license in possession.

Kelley Casey, 31, of Fay Road, New Salem. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of drugs, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, no inspection sticker, open container of marijuana in the vehicle, no registration in possession, and speeding in violation of special regulation in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/8/18 for pretrial conference.

Veronika Wisniak, 22, of North Orange, Road, Athol. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery. Released on personal recognizance. Inquiry made by the court under 276, Section 56A. A C276, Section 56A form was filed by the Commonwealth. Allegation of abuse under Chapter 276, Section 56A was found. Continued to 1/19/18 for pretrial conference.

Zachary R. May, 18, of Harvard Avenue, Athol. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor, being a person under 21 in possession of liquor, leaving the scene of property damage, and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Orange. Released on personal recognizance. Must have no alcohol and subject to screens. Continued to 1/16/18 for pretrial conference.

Dillon Oja, 25, of Gardner. Pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in Athol. Sentenced to 5/22/18 probation with victim-witness assessment of $90, and must not care for any animals, stay 10 yards away from a named person, and must have anger management program through current counseling. Charge of assault with a dangerous weapon, metal chain with metal clasp dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Pleaded guilty to assault and battery, placed on probation until 5/22/18, with same conditions as in the first count.

Corey D. Hopkins, 33, of Ward Street, Athol. Admitted to sufficient facts for assault on family/household member, amended to assault and battery on family/household member. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 11/12/18 with victim-witness assessment of $50. Must have no alcohol and subject to screens, with mental health evaluation, and take any after-care recommended. Must sign releases so that the probation office can monitor attendance at programs ordered by the judge. Charge of assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a set of keys dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Greenfield, Dec. 4, Judge William Mazanec III

Richard C. Delisle, 27, of Richford, Vt. Pleaded guilty to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin with intent to distribute in Greenfield by state police. Placed on probation until 12/3/18, with victim-witness assessment of $90, and must take and complete a substance abuse evaluation, and take any after-care treatment recommended, and must have no drugs, and subject to screens. Must provide a DNA sample to the state database, and must pay the fee for the sample. Found not responsible for number plate violation, improper operation of a motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, and failure to wear a seat belt. Charges of number plate violation to conceal identification, uninsured motor vehicle, and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle were dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Timothy R. Harrington, 37, of Worcester. Charges of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, subsequent offense, operating with suspended registration, uninsured motor vehicle, and failure to stop/yield in Shelburne. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/26/18 for pretrial conference.

Ryan Trenholm, 34, of Washington Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, oxycodone. Bail set at $100 cash. Continued to 12/7/17 for pretrial conference.

Orange, Dec. 4, Judge David S. Ross

Randy Smith, 58, of Charron Street, Turners Falls. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, third offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, and motor vehicle lights violation in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/2/18 for pretrial conference.

Thomas W. Bailey, 56, of Prospect Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery. Released on personal recognizance. Must have no alcohol and subject to random screens, and must have Scram unit applied. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Donald J. Sullivan Jr., 30, of Springfield. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of drugs, and no inspection sticker in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/22/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Ryan Suter, 29, of Gardner. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of drugs, operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding at a rate of speed exceeding the posted limit, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding at a rate of speed exceeding the posted limit, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, passing violation, possessing more than two ounces of marijuana outside of the primary residence, and carrying a dangerous weapon, to wit, a hatchet and knives in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/2/18 for pretrial conference.

Chad F. Morse, 37, of East River Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a knife. Released on personal recognizance. Must stay away from and have no contact with a named person and must have no weapons. Continued to 1/22/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Kyle D. Marion, 25, of Pleasant Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor and malicious destruction of property under $250 value. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/22/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Michael J. Shephard, 27, of Winchendon. Pleaded innocent to breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor, and malicious destruction of property under $250 value in Athol. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/22/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Dario Djuric, 24, of Lake Street, Athol Admitted to sufficient facts for assault and battery on family/household member. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 12/4/18, with victim-witness assessment of $50, and must take and complete the certified batterer’s intervention program. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

William A. Wilder, 40, of Laurel Street, Athol. Charges of possessing a Class B drug, to wit, suboxone, number plate violation to conceal identification, uninsured motor vehicle, and unregistered motor vehicle in Shutesbury were all dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service.

Lawrence Love, 21, of Sanders Street, Athol. Admitted to sufficient facts for violation of an abuse prevention order, in Orange. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 12/4/18, with victim-witness assessment of $50, and must have mental health evaluation and take any after-care recommended, with counseling focused on anger management. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee.

Lawrence Love, 21, of Sanders Street, Athol. Charge of assault and battery on family/household member in Orange dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Steven P. Clarke, 52, of Pratt Street, Erving. Admitted to sufficient facts for possessing a Class D drug, to wit, marijuana with intent to distribute in Erving. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 10/2/18, with victim-witness assessment of $50, and must continue with the Clean Slate program. Admitted to sufficient facts for possessing a Class B drug, to wit, vicodin. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 10/2/18 concurrent with count one and also to continue the Clean Slate program. Possessing a class E drug, to wit, naloxone/suboxone, was dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Steven P. Clarke, 52, of Pratt Street, Erving. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, subsequent offense, different date from previous case, was dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service.

Steven P. Clarke, 52, of Pratt Street, Erving. Pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, subsequent offense, different date from previous cases. Sentenced to 90 days in the house of correction, suspended, placed on probation until 6/4/18.

Orange, Dec. 5, Judge David S. Ross

Sarah L. Chicoine, 22, of Ashburnham, Charge of uninsured motor vehicle dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Found not responsible for no inspection sticker.

Alan Barton Jr., 23, of Essex Street, Athol. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Aaron D. Bowling, 19, of French King Highway, Erving. Admitted to sufficient facts for malicious destruction of property over $250 value. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 6/5/18, with restitution yet to be determined. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Xavier A. Deleon, 24, of South Street, Athol. Pleaded guilty to threatening to commit a crime, to wit, murder, in Orange. Placed on probation until 12/29/17 and must say 25 yards away from a named person. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service.