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District Court Logs, June 22-25, 2018


Thursday, July 05, 2018
Orange, June 22, Judge David S. Ross

Christopher J. Baker, 30, of Walnut Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, second offense, operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, rate of speed exceeding the posted limit, no inspection sticker and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 8/14/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Kyle P. Pollock, 31, of Pinetree Drive, New Salem. Pleaded innocent to larceny of a motor vehicle, and larceny under $1,200 by false pretense, in Athol. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 8/17/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Angeline M. Coburn, 30, of Grove Street, Greenfield. Charge of having operated a motor vehicle after the license to operate a motor vehicle had been revoked by reason of his or her having been found to be an habitual traffic offender dismissed on request of the commonwealth.

Steven W. Carey, 18, of Hinsdale, N.H. Pleaded innocent to unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle and no inspection sticker in Orange. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 8/21/18 for pretrial conference.

Greenfield, June 25, Judge William Mazanec III

Latifa O. Brown, 26, of East Hartford, Conn. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, cocaine with intent to distribute, and trafficking in 18 grams or more or less than 38 grams of cocaine in Bernardston by state police. Bail set at $3,500 cash, by agreement. Continued to 7/26/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Zoe Gaines, 24, of Main Road, Colrain. Placed on pretrial probation until 9/25/18 for charges of possessing a Class C drug, to wit, clonazepam, possessing a Class E drug, to wit, clonidine, and second count of possessing a Class E drug, to wit, quetiapine, in Greenfield. Must continue with methadone treatment. Must sign releases so that the probation office can monitor attendance at programs ordered by the judge and must provide the results of screens to the probation office. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Michael A. Gonyer, 26, of Shelburne Line Road, Colrain. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, and possessing a Class B drug, to wit, crack cocaine. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 7/26/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Alex J. Aaviles, 33, of Riverside Drive, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a knife/cutting instrument, and of threatening to commit a crime, to wit, murder. Bail set at $500 cash or $5,000 surety. Continued to 7/26/18 for pretrial conference.

Ryan S. Boyer, 26, of Norwood Street, Greenfield. Initially pleaded innocent to vandalizing property, disturbing the peace and intimidating a witness, juror, police or court official on 4/30/18, and then on 6/25/18, the defendant appeared for an amendment brought by a commonwealth motion to add “subsequent offense,” on disturbing the peace. That was allowed, and then it was continued to 8/1/18 for a discovery motion. Bail set at $1,000 on the 4/30/18 hearing, by agreement, and that continued after the subsequent offense was approved. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Tyler J. Pecor, 24, of Washington Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to larceny under $250. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 8/7/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Orange, June 25, Judge David S. Ross

Eric F. Zewiey, 53, of Unity Avenue, Athol. Charges of operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, third offense, and failure to stop/yield were not prosecuted, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, (this was) in the interest of justice.

Eric F. Zewiey, 53, of Unity Avenue, Athol. Pleaded guilty to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, in Orange. Placed on probation until 6/28/19, with victim- witness assessment of $50. Must have no drugs or alcohol and is subject to screens. Must take and complete a substance abuse evaluation and must have mental health evaluation, and take any after-care treatment recommended. Pleaded guilty to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, crack cocaine, and possessing a Class E drug, to wit, gabapentin. Placed on probation until 6/28/19, with all the other conditions as in count one.

Eric F. Zewiey, 53, of Unity Avenue, Athol. Pleaded guilty to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, different date from previous case, subsequent offense, with same conditions as in a previous case. Pleaded guilty to possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin with intent to distribute. Placed on probation until 6/28/19 with same conditions as in count one

Phylis Harris, 41, of Main Street, Athol. Placed on pretrial probation until 12/28/18 for assault and battery. Must stay 10 yards away from and have no contact with a specified person. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Michael Indelicato, 33, of Froman Street, Athol. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, in Orange. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 6/28/19 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 not drive until the Registry of Motor Vehicles reinstates the license. Found responsible for marked lanes violation. Fined $50. Found not responsible for rate of speeding exceeding the posted limit. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month, or perform four hours a month of community service.

Jay Pressley, 28, of North Main Street, Orange. Charges of manslaughter, manslaughter while operating under the influence, motor vehicle homicide by operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent and including negligent operation of a motor vehicle, operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent with serious injury, operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, and rate of speeding exceeding the posted limit in Athol. Ordered held by agreement, as, according to a statement made by a counsel from the district attorney’s office, the defendant has been indicted and arraigned on this matter in superior court.

Evan R. Smith, 26, of Newburyport. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Erving dismissed on request of the commonwealth.

Robert J. Loder, 28, of D Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended and miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violations. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 7/27/18 for pretrial conference.

Robert J. Loder, 28, of D Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to operating a motor vehicle with license suspended and miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violations. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 7/27/18 for pretrial conference.

Ethan Fontaine, 19, of Meadow Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, possessing an open container of alcohol in motor vehicle, and being a person under 21 in possession of liquor in Orange. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 7/27/18 for pretrial conference.

Leasha M Cote, 23, of East River Street, Orange. Found responsible for being the owner of, or the person in control of, a motor vehicle, did knowingly permit such vehicle to be operated by a person who was unlicensed or whose license had been suspended or revoked. Fined $50, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil offense.

Robert L. Gagnon, 23, of Barre. Pleaded innocent to violation of an abuse prevention order in Athol. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 8/7/18. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

John Twomey, 26, of Forest Street, Erving. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery on family/household member, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a purse in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Must stay 50 yards away from and have no contact with a named alleged victim. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.