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District Court Logs, March 27n to April 3, 2018


Friday, April 06, 2018
Orange, March 27, Judge David S. Ross

Clayton S. Kessler, 25, of High Knob Road, Athol. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery, improper storage of a firearm, possessing a firearm without a firearms identification card, possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, and intimidating a witness, juror, police or court official. Bail set at $500 cash, or $5,000 surety. Continued to 4/17/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Orange, March 28, Judge Patrick Sabbs

Ashley Adams, 32, of Goodale Street, Athol. Found not guilty following a jury trial for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent. Found responsible for marked lanes violation. Fined $100.

Brandon S. Blake, 25, of South Athol Road, Athol. Admitted to sufficient facts for leaving the scene of property damage. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 6/26/18 with victim-witness assessment of $50, and must take the Safe Driver program.

Vincent L. Renaud, 38, of Coolidge Avenue, Turners Falls. Charge of number plate violation to conceal identification dismissed on request of the commonwealth. Found not responsible for unregistered motor vehicle.

Orange, March 29, Judge David S. Ross

Michael P. Blanchard, 32, of Ridge Road, Athol. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 3/29/19, with 45 days mandatory loss of license, and must not drive until the Registry of Motor Vehicles reinstates the license, plus head-injury assessment of $250, OUI victims assessment of $50 and victim-witness assessment of $50. Must take and complete the driver alcohol education program and pay the fee of $726.80. Admitted to sufficient facts for negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 3/29/19 with head-injury assessment of $250. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle dismissed on request of the commonwealth. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Todd Fredette, 51, of Stone Valley Road, Orange. Found not guilty following a jury trial for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, second offense, in Athol. Found responsible for motor vehicle lights violation, filed with defendant’s consent. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Danielle C. Gonzalez, 35, of Mechanic Street, Orange. Admitted to sufficient facts for unnatural act. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 6/29/18, with victim-witness assessment of $90, and must have mental health evaluation and take any after-care recommended. Charge of miscellaneous municipal motor vehicle ordinance or bylaw, to wit, possessing alcohol in public dismissed on request of the commonwealth.

Greenfield, March 30, Judge Laurie MacLeod

Diane Morley, 57, of Worcester. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, rate of speed exceeding the posted limit, and marked lanes violation in Deerfield by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 5/25/18 for pretrial conference.

Corey J. Burt, 19, of Plainfield. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Montague to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Charge of uninsured motor vehicle dismissed on request of the commonwealth. Found not responsible for motor vehicle lights violation.

Steven A. Boutcher, 38, of Shattuck Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, second offense, and marked lanes violation. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 5/25/18 for pretrial conference.

Timothy W. Pike, 29, of Chapman Street, Greenfield, Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended dismissed on request of the commonwealth.

Carin L. Robbins, 36, of Bath, N.H. Pleaded innocent to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, and rate of speed exceeding the posted limit in Bernardston by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 5/25/118 for pretrial conference.

Orange, March 30, Judge David S. Ross

Krysty L. Walsh, 31, of Daniel Shays Highway, Orange. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class E drug, to wit, gabapentin, and possessing a Class B drug, to wit, methadone. Must have no drugs or alcohol, and is subject to screens, and must participate in the Worcester IOP program. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Krysty L. Walsh, 31, of Daniel Shays Highway, Orange. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, klonopin, different date from previous case. Continued to 5/4/18 for pretrial conference.

Douglas L. Cass, 28, of West Hawley Road, West Hawley. Admitted to sufficient facts for possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, in Erving. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 6/29/18. Must have no drugs, and is subject to screens. Found not responsible for speeding in violation of special regulation. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Neil A. Ketola Jr. 28, of Winchendon. Admitted to sufficient facts for vandalizing property in Orange. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 8/28/18, with restitution yet to be determined. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service. Must Pay $50 default warrant fee.

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.

Dylan J. Gray, 20, of Riceville Road, Athol. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of drugs, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, improper operation of a motor vehicle and rate of speed exceeding the posted limit in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/27/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Kimberly Shaw, 39, of Royalston Road, Orange. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, cocaine. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 4/27/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Greenfield, April 2, Judge William Mazanec III

Warren L. Brothers, 32, of Depot Street, Monroe. Pleaded innocent to violation of an abuse prevention order in Charlemont by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 5/16/18 for pretrial conference.

Omar I. Cruz, 25, of Deerfield Street, Greenfield. Found responsible for rate of speeding exceeding the posted limit in Deerfield. Fined $100. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended dismissed on request of the commonwealth.

Patrick E. Wright Jr., 36, of North Adams. Admitted to sufficient facts for being present where heroin is kept in Greenfield by state police. Fined $100, with victim-witness assessment of $50. Charges of possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, and possessing a Class B drug, to wit, cocaine, both dismissed on request of the commonwealth. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Stephon C. Dawson, 29, of Springfield. Pleaded innocent to trafficking 18 grams, or more, or less than 38 grams, of cocaine, possessing a Class E drug, to wit, pills, and conspiracy to violate drug laws in Greenfield by state police. Bail set at $15,000 cash, or $150,000 surety. Continued to 5/1/18 for bind-over hearing.

Robert Peterson, 35, of Manchester, N.H. Pleaded innocent to trafficking 100 grams or more, less then 200 grams of methamphetamine. Bail set at $25,000 cash or $250,000 surety. Continued to 5/3/18 for bind-over hearing.

Greenfield, April 3, Judge William Mazanec III

Aaron W. Parent, 37, of Methuen. Pleaded innocent to 19charges of, trafficking 100 grams or more, less than 200 grams of controlled substance, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, ecstasy, improper storage of a firearm, improper storage of a large capacity firearm, assault and battery on a police officer, possessing a firearm in a felony, possessing a burglarious instrument, carrying a dangerous weapon, to wit, a sword, second charge of carrying a dangerous weapon, to wit, a double-edged knife, possessing a firearm without a firearms identification card, possessing ammunition without an FID card, possessing a large capacity firearm, violation of a motor vehicle inspection station, left lane restriction violation, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, no license in possession. no registration in possession, improper operation of a motor vehicle, and number plate violation in Greenfield by state police. Bail set at $100,000 cash or $500,000 surety. Continued to 5/4/18 for bind-over hearing.

Amanda A. Loisette, 29, of Old Stage Road, West Hatfield. Charge of trafficking 100 grams, or more, but less than 200 grams of methamphetamine in Greenfield by state police. Bail set at $50,000 cash, or $500,000 surety. Continued to 5/3/18 for bind-over hearing.

Chad W. Oberacker, 46, of Main Road, Gill. Charges of assault and battery, assault to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a scissors, assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a motor vehicle, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to stop for police in Gill 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.

Chad W. Oberacker, 46, of Main Road, Gill. Charges of leaving the scene of property damage and rate of speed exceeding the posted limit, different date from previous case, in Gill 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.

Jeffrey Arsenault, 35, of South Street, Bernardston. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on a family/household member in Bernardston by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Must have no alcohol and is subject to screens, and must have no abuse of the alleged victim. Continued to 5/14/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Alexander M. Johnson, 21, of Manchester, Center, Vt. Pleaded innocent to being present where heroin is kept, possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, and failure to wear a seat belt in Greenfield by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 5/8/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Mark A. Hicks-Boyden, 25, of Adamsville Road, Colrain. Admitted to sufficient facts for malicious destruction of property over $250 value. Placed on probation until 10/3/18, and must have mental health evaluation and take any after-care recommended, with victim-witness assessment of $90, and a $500 restitution to be paid today, and $50 minimum payment on balance of restitution per month, until the balance reaches the total of $800. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee, but it may be waived while making payments on restitution.

Julie C. Riddle, 47, of Park Street, Turners Falls. Placed on pretrial probation until 10/2/19 for violation of harassment prevention order. Must have no contact with two named people, and stay away from a Turners Fall Road specified location. Placed on pretrial probation until 10/2/19, for making annoying telephone calls or electronic communications, with all conditions as in count one.