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District Court Logs, Sept. 8 to Oct. 16, 2017


Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Greenfield, Sept. 8, Judge William Mazanec III

Chad A. Di George, 44, of Bald Mountain Road, Bernardston. Pleaded guilty to charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, in Greenfield. Sentenced to 90 days in the house of correction, direct, and credit for time served. Pleaded guilty to charges of possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, and possessing a Class B drug, to wit, crack cocaine, both sentenced to same 90 days direct, and concurrent with count one. Two charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a motor vehicle in both charges, and miscellaneous municipal motor vehicle ordinance or bylaw, were all dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Found not responsible for miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violation. Charge of failure to stop for police, filed with defendant’s consent, until 12/8/17. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Greenfield, Oct. 5, Judge William Mazanec III

William Hoyt, 48, of River Road, South Deerfield. Found responsible for disorderly conduct. Fined $50, and to be paid this day. Found responsible for assault and battery. Fined $50.

Kristopher N. Quiles-Santiago, 23, of Oak Courts, Greenfield. Pleaded guilty to operating under the influence of liquor, or 0.08 percent, second offense, with two years loss of license, and must have no driving until the Registry of Motor Vehicles reinstates the license. Fined $500, plus $100 surfine, 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 a 14-day inpatient counseling, and take any after-care recommended. Must have no drugs or alcohol, and subject to screens. Found not responsible for marked lanes violation. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150, and $50 counsel contribution. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month, or perform eight hours a month to community service.

Orange, Oct. 10, Judge David S. Ross

Jose L. Santiago, 29, of Holyoke. Pleaded guilty to having operated a motor vehicle after the license to operate a motor vehicle had been revoked by reason of his or her having been found to be an habitual traffic offender in Erving. To be dismissed on payment of $50 victim-witness assessment. Found not responsible for failure to notify the Registry of Motor Vehicles of a name or address change. Charge of using a motor vehicle without authority, was dismissed back on 4/10/17, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, it was in the interest of justice. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service.

Anthony Labonte, 19, of East Main Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member, assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and assault and battery on a police officer. Inquiry made by the court under 276, section 56A. Both sides agreed the defendant is dangerous under that law, and the defendant agreed to the conditions of release that include, no new offenses, must check into probation office as required, must remain with his mother, must observe a curfew of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. must avoid all contact with a named female, at home or at work, and must undergo psychiatric treatment and psychological observation which shall be confidential and available to the Commonwealth. A C276, section 56A form, was filed by the Commonwealth, an allegation of abuse under 276, section 56A, was found. Continued to 12/1/17 for pretrial hearing. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Greenfield, Oct. 11, Judge William Mazanec III

Stanley Kusy, 45, of New Britain, Conn. Pleaded guilty to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, in Greenfield by state police, second offense. Fined $500, plus $100 surfine, with two years loss of license, or until the Registry of Motor Vehicles reinstates the license. Must take and complete the driver alcohol education program, and pay the fee of $726.80. Must have mental health evaluation and take any after-care recommended. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

David Loomis, 32, of River Road, Leyden. Placed on pretrial probation until 10/10/18 for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, in Deerfield. Must have no alcohol and subject to screens/testing. Must take and complete the driver alcohol education program, and pay the fee of $726.80. Found not responsible for speeding. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Elan B. Gregory, 33, of East Hawley Road, Hawley. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor, second offense, in Whately by state police. Placed on probation until 10/10/1 with 45 days mandatory loss of license, or until the Registry of Motor Vehicles, reinstates the 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. Charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and marked lanes violation, both dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Ronald I. Rodgers, 31, of Vladish Avenue, Turners Falls. Placed on pretrial probation until 4/11/18 for breaking and entering into a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony, and must pay $483 restitution, jointly and severely, but it may be dismissed once the payment is made. Placed on pretrial probation until 4/11/18 for larceny over $250.

Amanda L. Guppy, 31, of Union Street, Greenfield. Pleaded guilty to resisting arrest, placed on probation until 10/10/18, with victim-witness assessment of $50, and must take and complete the anger management program. Charges of assault and battery on family/household member, and assault and battery on a police officer were both dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee.

Amanda L. Guppy, 31, of Union Street, Greenfield. Charges of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, and speeding, different date from previous case, were both dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Matthew Feliciano, 27, of Holyoke. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, in Greenfield. Fined $400, plus $100 surfine. Charges of number plate violation to conceal identification, unregistered motor vehicle, uninsured motor vehicle, and possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, all dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Greenfield, Oct. 12, Judge William Mazanec III

Nathan Duran, 39, of Montague Road, Sunderland. Found not guilty following a jury trial for operating under the influence of liquor in Whately. Found responsible for marked lanes violation. Fined $100. Found not guilty in the jury trail, for negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Greenfield, Oct. 12, Judge David S. Ross

Michael Lynch, 33, of Enfield, Conn. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Found not responsible for motor vehicle lights violation.

Greenfield, Oct. 13, Judge William Mazanec III

Nathan J. Purves, 37, of Woodleigh Avenue, Greenfield. Placed on pretrial probation until 10/12/19 for violation of harassment prevention order, different date from previous case, and must obey the same conditions as listed in the previous case.

Nathan J. Purves, 39, of Woodleigh Avenue, Greenfield, Placed on pretrial probation until 10/12/17 for violation of harassment prevention order, and all the same conditions as in a previous case.

John M. Gallison, 59, of Juniper Court, Greenfield. Pleaded guilty to violation of an abuse prevention order. Sentenced to 16 days in the house of correction, with credit given for time served. The defendant had been held since 9/26/17.

Branden L. Tinsley, 28, of Pray Drive, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 11/17/17 for pretrial conference.

Orange, Oct. 13, Judge David S. Ross

John H. Guyer, 43, of Pierce Street, Athol. Charges of possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, and operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, subsequent offense. Both dismissed on request of the Commonwealth, in lieu of a plea in another case. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

John H. Guyer, 43, of Pierce Street, Athol. Pleaded guilty to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, different date from previous case. Placed on probation until 4/12/19, with victim-witness assessment of $50, and must take and complete a substance abuse evaluation, and take any after-care treatment recommended, and must have no drugs or alcohol. Subject to screens/tests. Pleaded guilty to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, cocaine. Placed on probation until 4/12/19 with all the same conditions as in count one. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month, or perform eight hours a month to community service.

Shane Roberts, 30, of Wells Street, Erving. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 10/12/18, with 45 days mandatory loss of license, and must have no driving until the Registry of Motor Vehicles reinstates the 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. Charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and number plate violation, both dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Found not responsible for failure to stop/yield, speeding in violation of special regulation, possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and an open container of marijuana in a vehicle. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Thomas J. Pace, 46, of Cook Place, Athol. Charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and uninsured motor vehicle both dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Found not responsible for no inspection sticker.

Daniel R. Willor, 27, of West Main Street, Erving. Charge of operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, in Erving, dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Admitted to sufficient facts for negligent operation of a motor vehicle, sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 10/12/18, plus head-injury assessment of $250, and victim-witness assessment of $50, and must take the eight-hour safe driver education program, and the Brains at Risk program. Must surrender his license to probation for seven days and must have no driving until the license is restored. Charge of possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Fined $500. Found not responsible for marked lanes violation, speeding, and no license in possession. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee.

Samantha A. Blanchette, 20, of Cheney Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to receiving stolen property. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/5/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Kathryn A. Stevens, 59, of Lenox. Charge of distributing Class B drug dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Charge of conspiracy to violate drug laws was dismissed prior to arraignment.

Cindia M. Fontaine, 42, of East River Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to shoplifting at Wal-Mart in Orange. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 11/17/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Eric J. Newton, 40, of McCarthy Lane, Orange. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, percocet. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 11/21/17 for pretrial conference.

Anthony M. Cutaia, 26, of South Main Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery, and disorderly conduct. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 11/21/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Donald McMullin, 63, of Middleton, N.H. Pleaded innocent to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, no license in possession. and violation of state highway traffic regulations in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/12/17 for pretrial conference.

Samuel Kimberley, 19, of Berlin, N.H. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/1/17 for status review. The defendant was recommended by the Commonwealth to enter the Drug Diversion program, and the judge approved the recommendation.

Rodney Bryant, 51, of School Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a Ryan Erickson assault knife. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 11/10/17 for pretrial conference.

Isaiah J. Greene, 18, of Daniel Shays Highway, New Salem. Pleaded innocent to breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor, and larceny under $250 in New Salem. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 11/21/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Nicholas R. Picariello, 28, of Prospect Street, Turners Falls. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, no inspection sticker, and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/5/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $50 counsel contribution.

Kayleigh V. Chase, 24, of Pequoig Avenue, Athol. Pleaded innocent to unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, number plate violation to conceal identification, uninsured motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, and possessing a Class B drug, to wit, suboxone. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 10/20/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Cathy J. Budry, 44, of Pequoig Avenue, Athol. Pleaded innocent to shoplifting over $100 value at Wal-Mart in Orange. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/5/17 for pretrial conference.

Greenfield, Oct. 16, Judge Daniel Ford

Stephen J. Hosier, 31, of Conway Street, Greenfield. Pleaded guilty to assault and battery on family/household member. Sentenced to 18 months in the house of correction, suspended. Placed on probation until 4/16/19, must have mental health evaluation and take any after-care recommended, must take medications as present prescription requires, must take and complete the certified batterer’s intervention program and must stay 100 yards away from and have no contact with a named person. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Greenfield, Oct. 16, Judge William Mazanec III

Walter H. Perry, 39, of Hatfield. Pleaded innocent to having a motor vehicle that isn’t meeting Registry of Motor Vehicles safety standards, and operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, subsequent offense, in Deerfield. Bail set at $500 cash, or $5,000 surety, and must have no operation of a motor vehicle until the Registry of Motor Vehicles reinstates the license. Continued to 11/27/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Robin Tassinan, 53, of Millers Falls Road, Turners Falls. Pleaded innocent to violation of an abuse prevention order, and assault and battery on family/household member. Released on personal recognizance. Must stay 50 yards away from and have no contact with a named person and from a specified address in Turners Falls. Continued to 11/29/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Agassy M. Soares, 20, of Framingham. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of drugs, and rate of speeding exceeding the posted limit in Northfield. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/5/17 for pretrial conference.