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District Court Logs, Jan. 16 to 18, 2018


Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Greenfield, Jan. 16, Judge William Mazanec III

Eric A. Humphrey, 51, of Palmer. Found not guilty following a jury trial for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, second offense, in Greenfield. Charge of operating under the influence of drugs, second offense, was not prosecuted, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, the Commonwealth cannot prove his impairment was substantially caused by marijuana consumption. Found responsible for possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Fined $500. Charge of open container of marijuana in a vehicle, was dismissed, with prejudice, by Judge Mazanec. Found responsible for failure to stop/yield. Fined $100. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150, with $350 counsel contribution.

Christopher Russo, 37, of Aster Court, Greenfield, Pleaded innocent to two charges of rape of a child, aggravated, with five-year age difference, two charges of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14, performing an unnatural act with a child under 16, and attempt to commit a crime. Bail set at $15,000 cash or $150,000 surety. Pretrial conditions included are must have no contact with the people involved, and must stay 100 yards away from the alleged victims, with a number of specified address, and must comply with the Commonwealth regarding electronic monitoring. Continued to 2/9/18 for bind-over hearing.

Jose I. Martinez, 33, of Federal Street, Greenfield. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle to be dismissed on payment of $100 court costs, and to be paid that day.

Orange, Jan. 16, Judge David S. Ross

Andrew J. LaMarche, 38, of Hampstead Place, Athol. Charge of larceny under $250 in Athol by Orange Police was not prosecuted, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, (it is) in the interest of justice.

Andrew J. LaMarche, 38, of Hampstead Place, Athol. Admitted to Sufficient facts for carrying a dangerous weapon, to wit, a spring assisted knife, different date from previous case. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 2/13/18 with victim-witness assessment of $90. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee.

Zachary R. May, 18, of Harvard Avenue, Athol. Admitted to Sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, in Orange. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 1/15/19, with 210 days 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 14-day inpatient alcohol education program, and pay the fee of $1,050, plus must have no driving until the Registry of Motor Vehicles reinstates the license. Charges of being a person under 21 in possession of liquor, and leaving the scene of property damage both dismissed on request of the Commonweath, but the second charge also requires a $30 restitution. Found responsible for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, filed with defendant’s consent, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil offense. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Alana L. Collins, 23, of Elm Street, Greenfield. Charges of operating with suspended registration, and uninsured motor vehicle in Erving both dismissed on request of the Commonweath. Found not responsible for unregistered motor vehicle.

Brenda LaBouef, 56, of Cottage Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to trespassing in Orange. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 2/2/18 for pretrial conference.

Gary M. Geane, 54, of Main Street, Athol. Admitted to Sufficient facts for negligent operation of a motor vehicle in Warwick. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 7/13/18, with head-injury assessment of $250, and victim-witness assessment of $50. Charge of operating under the influence of drugs dismissed on request of the Commonweath. Found not responsible for marked lane violation, and speeding. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service.

Greenfield, Jan. 18, Judge Michael Ripps

Justin T. Kasunick, 42, of Chicopee. Placed on pretrial probation until 7/18/18, for violation of an abuse prevention order in Greenfield. Must have no abuse of the victim, must continue counseling, and must sign releases so that the probation office can monitor attendance at programs ordered by the judge.

Gary A. Simpson, 40, of Unity, N.H. Found responsible for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Greenfield by state police. Fined $100, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil offense.

Sawyer R. Trevorrow, 22, of Bellows Falls, Vt. Pleaded innocent to trafficking in 18 grams, or more, or less than 38 grams of cocaine, in Deerfield by state police. Bail set at $500 cash or $5,000 surety. Continued to 2/28/18 for a bind-over hearing. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Greenfield, Jan. 19, Judge William Mazanec III

Kevin M. Doubleday, 51, of Plumtree Road, Sunderland. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Sunderland by state police to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs.

Darron J. Bouque, 52, of Pierce Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery. Released on personal recognizance. A C276, section 56A form was filed by the Commonwealth. Allegation of abuse under Chapter 276, Section 56A was found. Continued to 3/26/18 for pretrial conference. Must perform 16 hours community service in lieu of legal counsel fee.

Ann M. Brooks, 43, of Boyden Road, Conway. Found responsible for operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Deerfield. Fined $100. Found not responsible for motor vehicle lights violation.

Vanessa C. Garrett, 29, of Haydenville. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member in Montague. Bail set at $100 cash. Must stay 100 yards away from and have no contact with a named person. Must have no abuse of the alleged victim. A C276, section 56A form was filed by the Commonwealth, and allegation of abuse under Chapter 276, Section 56A was found. Continued to 2/6/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Steven Derosiers, 27, of West Halifax, Vt. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a pocket knife, in Greenfield. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 2/26/18 for pretrial conference.

Alexeev V. Jones, 43, of Cleveland Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and no inspection sticker in Deerfield. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/6/18 for pretrial conference.

Jonathon D. Wintle, 38, of Easthampton. Pleaded innocent to negligent operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with license suspended for operating under the influence of alcohol, and marked lanes violation in Whately. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/5/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Kwaum J. Rivera, 43, of High Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to four charges of larceny under $250, one charge of larceny over $250, and breaking and entering into a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony in Montague. Released on personal recognizance. Must stay 100 yards away from a specified address on Montague City Road and must stay 100 yards away from named victims and witnesses, and have no contact with those people. Continued to 3/5/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Andrew F. Haskins, 33, of Deerfield Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to no inspection sticker, and operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Deerfield by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/23/18 for pretrial conference.

Carmelo Torres Jr., 36, of Brattleboro, Vt. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Greenfield to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs.

Jason R. Penfield, 23, of Shelburne Road, Greenfield. Charge of wanton destruction of property over $250 to be dismissed on payment of $300 restitution, and to be paid this date. Charge of disorderly conduct dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Jason Dashnaw, 38, of Chicopee. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, operating under the influence of drugs, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of property damage, marked lanes violation, and rate of speeding exceeding the posted limit in Greenfield. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/5/18 for pretrial conference. Must perform 16 hours community service in lieu of legal counsel fee.