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District Court Logs, Jan. 18 to 23, 2018


Thursday, January 25, 2018
Orange, Jan. 18, Judge Mark Pasquerillo

Kenneth M. Whitmore, 28, of East River, Orange. Admitted to sufficient facts for negligent operation of a motor vehicle, amended down from operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, second offense. Sufficient facts found, but continued to 1/18/19 with victim-witness assessment of $50. Found not responsible for marked lanes violation, Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee. but is waived during the first six months of probation.

Greenfield, Jan. 19, Judge William Mazanec III

Anthony Liquon, 51, of Agawam. Charge of number plate violation to conceal identification in Deerfield by state police to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Charge of uninsured motor vehicle, and failing to apply for a motor vehicle title were both dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Nikita M. Sheridan, 30, of Wells Street, Greenfield. Found responsible for operating a motor vehicle with license suspended. Fined $100, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil offense. Found not responsible for miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violation.

John G. Young, 26, of Hartford, Conn. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Greenfield by state police to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs, to be paid this date. Found not responsible for miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violation.

Jeremiah M. McLenithan, 20, of North County Road, Leyden. Pleaded innocent to distributing a class D drug, to wit, marijuana, and possessing a Class D drug, to wit, marijuana, with intent to distribute in Leyden by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 2/26/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Devin M. Boutwell, 26, of Grout Road, Shelburne Falls. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration, no inspection sticker, marked lanes violation, and uninsured motor vehicle in Shelburne by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/8/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Orange, Jan. 19, Judge Mark Pasquerillo

Sherimarie E, McWhinnie, 45, of West River Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, her teeth. Released on personal recognizance. Must have no abuse of the named alleged victim. Must stay 25 yards away from, and have no contact with a named person. Must stay away from a specified West River Street locale, but may go to the address with a police officer to retrieve her and her sons personal belongings. Continued to 3/9/18 for pretrial conference.

Gavin L. Munoz, 24, of Cottage Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to number plate violation to conceal identification, and unregistered motor vehicle. Continued to 3/16/18 for pretrial conference.

Scott Boudreau, 28, of East River Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/9/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Richard P. Bernier III, 52, of East River Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and leaving the scene of property damage. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/9/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Kenneth C. Alden Jr., 58, of Winchester Road, Warwick. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member. 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 3/2/18 for pretrial conference.

Shayne K. Favreau, 35, of North Main Street, Orange. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Erving dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Shayne K. Favreau, 35, of North Main Street, Orange. Charge of carrying a dangerous weapon, to wit, a spring assisted pocket knife, in Athol, different date from previous case, was dismissed by the judge, but the knife must be forfeited forthwith, and to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Jeffrey George, 33, of Main Street, Athol. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs.

Hector Orta, 37, of Springfield. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Erving to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs.

Greenfield, Jan. 22, Judge William Mazanec III

Adam C. Szymojko, 40, of Bradford Drive, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to larceny over $250, and breaking and entering a building in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony. Released on personal recognizance. Must stay 100 yards away from a specified business in Greenfield. Must have no drugs, and subject to screens, must take and complete a substance abuse evaluation, and take any after-care treatment recommended, and must report to probation in person three times a week. Continued to 2/28/18 for pretrial conference. Must perform 16 hours community service in lieu of legal counsel fee.

Warren L. Brothers, 32, of Depot Street, Monroe. Pleaded innocent to violation of an abuse prevention order in Charlemont by state police. Bail set at $200 cash. Continued to 3/5/19 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Joseph A. Lemieux, 31, of Deerfield Street, Greenfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for larceny over $250. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 2/22/18, and must pay $275 restitution to the victim. Charge of uttering a false writing dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Kyle E. Allen, 32, of Millers Falls Road, Northfield. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on a pregnant victim. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/1/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150, and $50 counsel contribution.

Anthony L. Hicks, 44, of Enfield, Conn. Pleaded innocent to unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure to drive in the right lane, and speeding in Whately by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/23/13 for pretrial conference.

Joan A. Powell, 62, of Christian Hill Road, Colrain. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/1/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $50 counsel contribution.

Christopher P. Payette, 48, of Hayes Avenue, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to distributing a Class B drug, to wit, cocaine. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/1/18 for pretrial conference. Must perform 16 hours community service in lieu of legal counsel fee.

Thomas J. Scopa, 47, of South Shelburne Road, Greenfield. Placed on pretrial probation until 4/20/18 for leaving the scene of property damage. Must take and complete the eight-hour safe driver education program, and must pay $51.67 restitution to a person in Northampton. Charge of miscellaneous municipal motor vehicle ordinance or bylaw, to wit failure to use care in starting, stopping, turning or backing dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Kenneth W. Ryan, 34, of Dwight Cross Road, Colrain. Pleaded innocent to larceny over $250, and breaking and entering into a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony in Deerfield. Bail set at $150, must have no drugs, and subject to screens. Continued to 3/5/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150

Josue L. Santiago, 39, of Springfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for violation of an abuse prevention order in Greenfield. Placed on probation until 1/18/19, concurrent with sentence in another case, and must take and complete the certified batterer’s intervention program. Admitted to sufficient facts for second charge of violation of an abuse prevention order, also placed on probation until 1/18/19, with same condition as in previous count. Probation may terminate early if the program is completed.

Emillo A. Rodriguez III, 38, of Lowell. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, second offense. Placed on probation until 1/18/19, 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 the eight-hour safe driver’s program, and must take and complete the driver alcohol education program, and pay the fee of $726.80. Admitted to sufficient facts for reckless operation of a motor vehicle, sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 1/18/19, with all he same conditions as in count one. Found not responsible for marked lanes violation, no inspection sticker, and speeding. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Orange, Jan. 22, Judge David S. Ross

Alexeev V. Jones, 43, of Cleveland Street, Greenfield. Placed on pretrial probation until 2/20/18 for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Erving. Found not responsible for no inspection sticker. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee.

Joshua A. Pelton Sr., 32, of Claremont, N.H. Pleaded innocent to armed and masked robbery, assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a knife, and larceny over $250 in Orange. Ordered held by agreement with out the right to bail for 120 days. Continued to 3/2/18 officer to check

Katrina A. Fisher-Crowley, 32, of Green Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to two charges of improper use of a credit card under $250, two charges of uttering a false writing, and two charges of larceny under $250. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/2/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150 or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Allen R. LaFleur, 62, of Hull. Pleaded innocent to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended for operating under the influence of alcohol, and window obstructed/nontransparent in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/5/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Oliver V. Richards, 27, of Russell Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of drugs, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and marked lanes violation, in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/5/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150 or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Ronnie Dearmond, 38, of Avenue A, Turners Falls. Charges of number plate violation to conceal identification, uninsured motor vehicle, and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Leverett were all dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Found not responsible for unregistered motor vehicle, and no license in possession.

Ralph E. Wegener, 59, of Warren, Vt. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Shutesbury dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Lonny K. Brooks, 50, of East River Street, Orange. Charges of number plate violation to conceal identification, and uninsured motor vehicle in Athol by state police both dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Found not responsible for marked lanes violation.

Gordon R. Martin Jr., 74, of Daniel Shays Highway, Orange. Placed on pretrial probation until 7/20/18 for negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and must have no driving until the Registry of Motor Vehicles reinstates the license. Restitution yet to be determined. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee.

Orange, Jan. 23, Judge David S. Ross

Michael A. Davis, 30, of Westford. Admitted to sufficient facts for negligent operation of a motor vehicle in Erving. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 7/20/18, with head-injury assessment of $250, and victim-witness assessment of $50. Found not responsible for marked lanes violation. Charge of operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent was not prosecuted, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, the Commonwealth cannot prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee.