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District Court Logs, Feb. 23 to 28, 2018


Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Greenfield, Feb. 23, Judge William Mazanec III

Michael P. Jones, 33, of T Street, Turners Falls. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member, and intimidating a witness, juror, police, or court official in Montague. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/29/18 for pretrial conference.

Raeann Chadwick, 25, of L Street, Turners Falls. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member in Montague. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/18/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Eric J. Boyer, 34, of Main Street, Northfield. Pleaded innocent to breaking and entering a building in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony, larceny over $250 by a single scheme, and malicious destruction of property over $250 value. Bail set at $20,000 cash, or $100,000 surety. Continued to 3/23/18 for pretrial conference.

Timothy S. Calkins, 23, of Main Street, Northfield. Pleaded innocent to breaking and entering a building in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony, larceny over $250 by a single scheme, and malicious destruction of property over $250 value. Bail set at $20,000 cash, or $100,000 surety. Continued to 3/13/18 for pretrial conference.

Amber D. Olney, 32, of Green River Road, Greenfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 8/23/18, with head-injury assessment of $250, and must take and complete the Brains at Risk program. Found not responsible for charges of marked lanes violation, and failure to wear a seat belt. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee.

Tracy Davison, 52, of Elm Street, Deerfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for assault and battery. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 3/23/18, and must stay five feet away from and have no contact with a named person.

Orange, Feb. 23, Judge Laurie MacLeod

Steven M. Rocheleau, 32, of Tremont Street, Athol. Charge of assault and battery on family/household member was not prosecuted, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, the named victim has stated that she can’t remember the events of that night; the commonwealth will be unable to meet it’s burden beyond a reasonable doubt.

Joseph A. Dumas, 34, of Baldwinville. Pleaded innocent to violation of an abuse prevention order in Athol. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/9/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Larry J. Bunker, 59, of Parks Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, conspiracy to violate drug laws, and being present where heroin is kept. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/10/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Shawn M. Arsenault, 26, of Fitchburg. Pleaded innocent to two charges of larceny over $250 in Orange at Walmart. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/20/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Corey J. Duncan, 45, of Church Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to distributing a Class A drug, to wit heroin, subsequent offense, possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, and possessing a Class E drug, to wit, testosterone. Bail set at $500, by agreement. Continued to 4/13/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Patrick C. O’Malley, 39, of Second Street, Turners Falls. Pleaded innocent to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, possessing a Class E drug, to wit, carisoprodal, and failure to wear a seat belt in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/09/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Melissa M. O’Malley, 43, of Second Street, Turners Falls. Pleaded innocent to two charges of possessing a Class B drug, to wit, adderall, one charge of possessing a Class C drug, to wit, clonazepam, and one charge of possessing a Class E drug, to wit, carisoprodal in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/9/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Ashleigh E. Judd, 30, of Walnut Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, and no inspection sticker, in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/10/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Krysty Walsh, 31, of Rutland. Pleaded innocent for disguising to obstruct justice, and possessing a Class B drug, to wit, crack cocaine. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/13/18 for pretrial conference.

Wilfredo Leyro Jr., 35, of Davis Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of drugs, second offense, operating a motor vehicle with license suspended for operating under the influence of liquor, and miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violation in Erving. Bail set at $1,500 cash. Continued to 4/9/18 for pretrial conference.

Zachary A. Wheeler, 23, of Main Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to breaking and entering into a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony, and vandalizing property in Orange. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/30/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Jared M. Wiggin, 20, of Commonwealth Avenue, Northfield. Pleaded innocent to negligent operation of a motor vehicle in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/6/18 for pretrial conference.

Derek J. Bourque, 47, of School Street, Athol. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Orange dismissed on request of the commonwealth.

Timothy J. Bowers Jr., 28, of Main Street, Athol. Pleaded guilty to possessing unlawful fireworks. Fined $50. Pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace, also fined $50.

Jalen W. Sanders, 19, of Birchwood Circle, Millers Falls. Charges of operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration, and uninsured motor vehicle in Erving both dismissed on request of the commonwealth. Found not responsible for no license in possession.

Greenfield, Feb. 26, Judge Robert Santaniello

Wilfredo Leyro Jr., 35, of Quincy Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, subsequent offense. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/2/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Damon Blake, 23, of Wisdom Way, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member, strangulation or suffocation, intimidating a witness, juror, police, or court official, and assault and battery on a pregnant victim, in Ashfield by state police. 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 4/2/18 for pretrial conference.

Andrew Piela, 32, of River Road, Deerfield. Pleaded guilty to strangulation or suffocation, placed on probation until 2/25/21 with victim-witness assessment of $90. Must stay away from and have no contact with named people. Must have GPS unit applied. Must have mental health evaluation and take any after-care recommended, and must take and complete the certified batterer’s intervention program. Pleaded guilty to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a boxspring/mirror and placed on probation until 2/25/21 with all conditions as in count one. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Andrew Piela, 32, of River Road, Deerfield. Pleaded guilty to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a shod foot, different date from previous case. Sentenced to 18 months in the house of correction, direct, with credit for time held, and must return to court for GPS unit, after sentence is served. Pleaded guilty to assault and battery on family/household member. Sentenced to the same 18 months in the house of correction, concurrent with the first count, and also given credit for time held.

Tevin Daniels, 23, of L Street, Turners Falls. Admitted to sufficient facts for having operated a motor vehicle after the license to operate a motor vehicle had been revoked by reason of his or her having been found to be an habitual traffic offender. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 2/22/19, with administrative probation. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee, or perform four hours per month community service.

Peter L. Bryant, 27, of Main Road, Monroe. Pleaded innocent to larceny over $250, and breaking into a depository in Greenfield. Released on personal recognizance. Must continue with methadone medication and must sign releases so that the probation office can monitor attendance at programs ordered by the judge. Continued to 4/2/18 for pretrial conference.

Joshua R. Hubbard, 31, of Shelburne Falls Road, Conway. Charge of operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, second offense, by Conway Police was not prosecuted, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, after review of all facts and evidence available in this case, the commonwealth couldn’t sustain it’s burden to this charge; the defendant is pleading to negligent operation of a motor vehicle, which is appropriate, given the circumstances. Admitted to sufficient facts for negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 8/26/18, with head-injury assessment of $250, and administrative probation. Found not responsible for no inspection sticker,

Joshua R. Hubbard, 31, of Shelburne Falls Road, Conway. Admitted to sufficient facts for assault and battery on family/household member, different date from previous case in Conway by state police. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 2/25/19. Must take and complete the certified batterer’s intervention program. Must have no alcohol and subject to screens and testing. Must remain on a Scram unit and will be reviewed on 4/6/18, and must have no abuse of the victim. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $150 legal counsel contribution.

Joseph Beattlle, 50, of Elm Street, Greenfield. Pleaded guilty to receiving a lost credit card, filed until 4 p. m. (on 2/26/18) and must write a letter of apology and submitted this date. Charge of attempting to commit a crime, to wit, larceny, dismissed on request of the commonwealth. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Greenfield, Feb. 26, Judge William Mazanec III

James R. Bennett, 37, of Harrison Avenue, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to improper use of a credit card over $250, five counts of improper use of a credit card under $250, one charge of attempting to commit a crime, to wit, improper use of a credit card over $250 but failed in the offense, and one charge of receiving stolen property. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/1/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $50 counsel contribution.

Orange, Feb. 26, Judge David S. Ross

Andria Prizio, 20, of Barre. Placed on pretrial probation until 3/26/18 for shoplifting in Orange at Walmart and must take the Millennial online program for shoplifting, and pay the fee.

Wayne R. Hurlburt III, 26, of East Main Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent for disguising to obstruct justice, and shoplifting, at Walmart, second offense. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/9/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Demetri T. Guilmette, 24, of Craigin Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to assault to intimidate, two counts of assault and battery on family/household member, and one charge of intimidating a witness, juror, police, or court official. 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 4/13/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Steven M. Rocheleau, 32, of Winthrop Street, Athol. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle dismissed on request of the commonwealth.

Steven M. Rocheleau, 32, of Winthrop Street, Athol. Pleaded guilty to unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, different date from previous case. Fined $200, plus $50 surfine.

Breanna Latwis, 23, of Orange Road, New Salem. 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, speeding in violation of special regulation, operating a motor vehicle in violation of a class of license in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 3/30/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $50 counsel contribution.

Allen T. Fournier, 18, of Blackington Road, New Salem. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, crack Cocaine, no inspection sticker, and second charge of possessing a Class B drug, to wit, Suboxone, in Orange. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/6/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $50 counsel contribution.

Greenfield, Feb. 27, Judge William Mazanec III

Tylor J. Sevene, 24, of Elm Street, South Deerfield. Pleaded innocent to disorderly conduct, and two charges of assault and battery. Released on personal recognizance. Bail set at $500 cash. Must have no alcohol and subject to screens. Must comply with the Scram program, but must report daily to probation office until the Scram unit can be installed, and must stay 100 yards away from and have no contact with the alleged victim. Continued to 4/23/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Edward E. Owens-Thomas, 33, of Indian Orchard. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class D drug, to wit, marijuana, with intent to distribute, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, oxycodone, possessing a Class C drug, to wit, lorazepam, no license in possession, operating with suspended registration, operating under the influence of drugs, possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and uninsured motor vehicle in Bernardston by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/5/18 for pretrial conference.

Jennifer Bassett, 54, of Abbott Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a bottle of Old Crow Whiskey. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/23/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Michael G. Martineau, 75, of Pittsfield. Pleaded innocent to unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and marked lanes violation in Shelburne. Continued to 5/25/18 for pretrial conference.

Lisa Hall, 56, of Union Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to marked lanes violation, speeding in violation of special regulation, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/5/18 for pretrial conference.

Mollie L. Peters, 37, of Chapman Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to two charges of violation of an abuse prevention order. Released on personal recognizance. Must abide by any 209A restraining order in existence. Continued to 4/24/18 for pretrial conference.

Steven Smith, 22, of Barber Avenue, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on a person 60 or over, or disabled, with injury, assault and battery on family/household member, three charges of vandalizing property, and one of intimidating a witness, juror, police, or court official. Released on personal recognizance, must have no alcohol and subject to screens. Continued to 4/5/19 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Jamie P. Mahar, 44, of Chicopee. Pleaded innocent to violation of miscellaneous municipal motor vehicle ordinance or bylaw, and operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Greenfield. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/27/18 for pretrial conference.

Stephen R. Martel, 35, of Keene, N.H. Charge of conspiracy to violate drug laws in Deerfield by state police was not prosecuted, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, the commonwealth states there is no jurisdiction in the district court over this offense. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $50 counsel contribution.

Christina R. Mateo, 24, of Griswold Street, Turners Falls. Admitted to sufficient facts for breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 8/27/18 with victim-witness assessment of $50. Must stay away from and have no contact with a named person, and stay away from an L Street location in Turners Falls. Charge of disorderly conduct dismissed on request of the commonwealth. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee, or perform four hours per month community service.

Joan L. Brennan, 59, of Elm Terrace, Greenfield. Placed on pretrial probation until 8/27/18 for assault and battery on family/household member. Must have no abuse of the victim, and must commit no new crimes. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Caleb Bristol, 21, of Main Street, Northfield. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Found not responsible for unregistered motor vehicle, and walking or riding on a railroad track.

Brent D. Pieczarka, 32, of Holyoke. Pleaded guilty to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, with intent to distribute. Fined $800, plus $200 surfine. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Orange, Feb. 27, Judge Bruce Melikian

Rafael J. Garcia, 23, of Bridge Street, Millers Falls. Charge of trespassing in Erving, to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs.

Greenfield, Feb. 28, Judge William Mazanec III

Tawnja L. Suchoski, 41, of Shelburne, Vt. Charges of trafficking in 0.36 grams, or more, or less than 100 grams of cocaine, operating under the influence of drugs, possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, conspiracy to violate drug laws, to wit trafficking in cocaine, speeding, marked lanes violation, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and no registration in possession,in Greenfield by state police were not prosecuted, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, the defendant has been indicted and arraigned in Franklin Superior Court.

Cody W. Jobst, 25, of Amherst Road, Sunderland. Pleaded innocent to violation of an abuse prevention order, and malicious damage to a motor vehicle. Released on personal recognizance. Must stay away from and have no contact with a named person, and must have no alcohol and subject to screens. Continued to 4/13/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $50 counsel contribution.

Christopher P. Porrovechio, 20, of Cross Street, Bernardston. Pleaded innocent to possessing a firearm without a firearms identification card, possessing ammunition without an FID card, unsafe operation of a motor vehicle, no inspection sticker, and operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Greenfield by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 5/3/18 for pretrial conference.

Andrew P. Engle, 29, of Woodleigh Avenue, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, rate of speeding exceeding the posted limit, possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, failing to keep to the right for oncoming motor vehicle, and failure to wear a seat belt. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/13/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $50 counsel contribution.

Kalia B. Bonaiuto, 20, of Riddell Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to larceny over $250. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 5/25/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Lynn M. Stanley, 35, of North Adams. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, crack cocaine, and being present where heroin is kept in Greenfield by state police. Bail set at $300 cash or $3,000 surety. Defendant had 101 bags of heroin. Continued to 4/2/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.