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District Court Logs, Oct. 24 to Oct. 30, 2017


Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Greenfield, Oct. 24, Judge Paul Smyth

Brett A. Bean, 20, of Webber Road, Whately. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Deerfield. To be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs, and it was paid that day. Found not responsible for no inspection sticker.

Greenfield, Oct. 26, Judge William Mazanec III

Stephen M. Emerson, 30, of Haywood Street, Greenfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 10/25/18, with 45 days mandatory loss of license, plus $100 OUI fee, OUI victims assessment of $50, and head-injury assessment of $250. 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. Admitted to sufficient facts for possessing a Class B drug, to wit, white powdery substance. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 10/25/18, and concurrent with count one. Charge of operating a motor vehicle in violation of a license restriction dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Found not responsible for speeding. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Must perform four hours a month in community service.

Crystal M. Wicks, 28, of Easthampton. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent in Whately. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 10/25/18, 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 and complete the driver alcohol education program, and pay the fee of $726.80. Found not responsible for failure to stop/yield. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Miguel Carrasquillo, 43, of West Hartford, Conn. Found responsible for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, in Bernardston by state police. Fined $100, paid that day, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil offense. Found not responsible for charge of failure to drive in the right lane.

Mitchell J. MacConell, 25, of Holland. Pleaded innocent to unarmed burglary and assault, violation of an abuse prevention order, strangulation or suffocation, assault and battery on family/household member, malicious destruction of property over $250 value, and wanton destruction of property under $250 in Greenfield. Bail set at $10,000 cash or $100,000 surety. Continued to 11/27/17 for bind-over hearing.

Faine A. Fursterfield, 39, of Lower Road, Deerfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for resisting arrest. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 1/26/18, with victim-witness assessment of $50. Charge of assault and battery on family/household member dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must perform 16 hours community service in lieu of legal counsel fee.

Janette Gimenez, 49, of Chapman Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to violation of an abuse prevention order. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/4/17 for pretrial conference.

Janette Gimenez, 49, of Chapman Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to harassment protective order, different date from previous case. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/4/17 for pretrial conference.

Janette Gimenez, 49, of Chapman Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to harassment protective order, different date from previous cases. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/4/17 for pretrial conference.

Richard G. Lefrancois Jr., 47, listed as homeless, of Greenfield. Found guilty of miscellaneous municipal motor vehicle ordinance or bylaw, to wit a skate, skateboard or bicycle riding on sidewalks. Fined $20, with $5 surfine.

Richard J. Reynolds, 48, of Greenfield Road, Colrain. Charge of leaving the scene of property damage in Greenfield. To be dismissed on payment of $150 court costs, and it was paid.

Andrew Piela, 32, of River Road, Deerfield. Pleaded innocent to charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a shod foot, and assault and battery on family/household member. A C276, section 56A form was filed by the Commonwealth. An allegation of abuse under Chapter 276, Section 56A was found. Ordered held without right of bail until 12/7/17 for pretrial conference.

Greenfield, Oct. 27, Judge William Mazanec III

Ivan J. Davila, 46, of Sadoga Road, Heath. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Greenfield. To be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs, by 12/1/17.

Blair A. Thoma, 33, of Meade Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to receiving stolen property. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/4/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Ferdinan Ocasio, 32, of Springfield. Pleaded innocent to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, and marked lanes violation in Greenfield by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/26/18 for pretrial conference.

Jorman Mejias, 23, of Springfield. Charge of operating with suspended registration in Deerfield. To be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs, this date. Charge of uninsured motor vehicle dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Steven Mehitretter, “aka” Richard Steven, 43, of Gardner. Found responsible for operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Northfield. Fined $150. Found not responsible for failure to notify the Registry of Motor Vehicles of a name or address change, and speeding.

Kevin Ryan, 23, of Bald Mountain Road, Bernardston. Pleaded guilty to possessing unlawful fireworks. Fined $80, plus $20 surfine.

Jason M. Russell, 35, of West Street, Greenfield. Charge of malicious destruction of property over $250 value, to wit, a 47-inch Smart TV. To be dismissed on payment of $1,200 this date. Charge of malicious destruction of property under $250 value, for damage to a cell phone, and second charge of malicious destruction of property under $250 value, for medications thrown away, were both dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Kevin R. King, 58, of Montague City Road, Turners Falls. Pleaded innocent to disorderly conduct, and intimidating a witness, juror, police, or court official in Greenfield. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/4/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Arturo Crisostomo, 43, of Springfield. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Deerfield. Fined $100, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil offense. Found not responsible for motor vehicle lights violation.

Dominic Emery, 23, of Fosters Road, Montague. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Whately by state police. To be dismissed on payment of $49 court costs, this date.

Timothy D. Bourbeau, 49, of Wells Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to violation of harassment prevention order. Bail set at $100 cash. Must stay 100 yards away from and have no contact with the named alleged victim, and must have no alcohol and subject to screens/testing. Continued to 11/28/17 for pretrial conference.

James R. Bennett, 36, of Springfield. Pleaded innocent to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, for operating under the influence of liquor, failure to drive in the right lane, and speeding in Deerfield by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/4/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Daniel Rodriguez, 38, of Pierce Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, third offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, speeding at a rate of speed exceeding the posted limit, intimidating a witness, juror, police, or court official, marked lanes violation, and leaving the scene of property damage in Deerfield. Bail set at $3,000 cash or $30,000 surety. Must have no drugs or alcohol, and subject to screens/tests. Continued to 11/27/17 for pretrial conference. If the defendant posts bail, the defendant must report to probation office daily until the Scram unit is available, and must comply with the Scram program, Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Adam L. Conway, 36, of Captain Beers Plain Road. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member in Leyden by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/4/7 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Orange, Oct. 27, Judge David S. Ross

Justin Looper, 28, of Brattleboro, Vt. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Erving. Dismissed on request of the Commonwealth prior to arraignment. Found not responsible for speeding in violation of special regulation.

Austin M. Leary, 20, of East Main Street, Orange. Pleaded guilty to larceny of a credit card. Placed on probation until 4/27/18, with victim-witness assessment of $50, and must have no drugs or alcohol, and subject to screens/tests. Charge of larceny under $250, amended from larceny over $250, placed on probation until 4/27/18, with same conditions and concurrent as in the first count. Charge of improper use of a credit card over $250. Dismissed on request of the Commonwealth. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service.

Austin M. Leary, 20, of East Main Street, Orange. Pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property, different date from previous case. Placed on probation until 4/27/18, with must have no drugs or alcohol, and subject to screens/tests, and probation fee was waived in both cases.

Austin M. Leary, 20, of Cottage Street, Orange. Admitted to sufficient facts for receiving stolen property, in Athol, different date from previous cases. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 4/27/18, and must have no drugs or alcohol, and subject to screens/tests. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Alicia M. Young, 31, of Crescent 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 victim didn’t appear for the bench trial, and we can’t prove the case without him. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 16 hours of community service.

Kenneth H. Wilkey III, 36, of Crescent Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery, and strangulation or suffocation. 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 12/18/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Andrael A. Ball, 35, of Goodale Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member, and strangulation or suffocation. 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 12/15/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Greenfield, Oct. 30, Judge William Mazanec III

Kara J. Jacobsen, 43, of Dewolf Road, Montague. Placed on pretrial probation until 7/27/18 for assault and battery on family/household member. Must have no alcohol and subject to screens/testing. Must take and complete a substance abuse evaluation, and take any after-care treatment recommended, and must comply with Department of Communities and Family.

Lorrie H. Landis, 64, of Warren, Vt. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor in Deerfield by state police. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 10/29/18, with 45 days 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 and complete the driver alcohol education program, and pay the fee of $726.80. Found responsible for possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, fined $500. Found not responsible for violation of state highway traffic regulations, making an improper turn, and speeding. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Paul D. Braman, 25, of West Street, Montague. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, marked lanes violation, and no inspection sticker in Deerfield. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/27/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $50 counsel contribution.

Aidan C. Connelly, 21, of Green Pond Road, Millers Falls. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Sunderland to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs, and it was paid this date.

Marco Morales, 29, of Springfield. Pleaded guilty to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent in Sunderland. Fined $500, plus $100 surfine, OUI victims assessment of $50, head-injury assessment of $250, and victim-witness assessment of $50. Found responsible for possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Fined $500. Charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle both dismissed on request of the commonwealth. Found not responsible for marked lanes violation and unregistered motor vehicle. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.