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District Court Logs, Nov. 9 to Nov. 13, 2017


Thursday, November 16, 2017
Greenfield, Nov. 9, Judge William Mazanec III

Arthur D. Thompson, 50, of Hartford, Conn. Pleaded guilty to uttering a false check, and larceny by check over $250 in Shelburne. Sentenced to 18 months in the house of correction, direct, on both charges, concurrent with another sentence being served, and given credit for time served. Charge of forgery of a check was dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Laurie J. Hines, 52, of Sunderland Road, Montague. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, second offense. Fined $500, plus $100 surfine, OUI victims assessment of $50, head-injury assessment of $250, and victim-witness assessment of $50, with two-year loss of license, and must have no driving until the Registry of Motor Vehicles reinstates the license. Must take and complete a 14-day inpatient counseling, and take any after-care recommended. Found not responsible for failure to signal, and failure to wear a seat belt. Must pay probation supervision fee of $65 per month.

Laurie J. Hines, 52, of Sunderland Road, Montague. Admitted to sufficient facts for leaving the scene of property damage in Greenfield, same date as in previous case, but different towns. Sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 11/8/19, with two-year loss of license. Must have no driving until the Registry of Motor Vehicles reinstates the license, and must have mental health evaluation and take any after-care recommended, concurrent with a previous docket. Restitution yet to be determined.

Sherri I. Williams, 46, of Leyden Road, Greenfield. Charge of trafficking in 200 grams or more of heroin/morphine/opium in Montague by state police was 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,

Theodore E. Murphy, 51, of Old Greenfield Road, Shelburne Falls. Pleaded innocent to larceny over $250. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/23/18 for pretrial conference.

Theodore E. Murphy, 51, of Old Greenfield Road, Shelburne Falls. Pleaded innocent to larceny over $250 in Greenfield, different date from previous case. Released on personal recognizance, continued to 1/23/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Ryan Trenholm, 34, of Country Club Road, Greenfield. Pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, subsequent offense, in Montague. Placed on probation until 4/4/18, with victim-witness assessment of $50, and must have no drugs or alcohol, and subject to screens/tests, and must complete in-patient to continue with counseling. Pleaded guilty to resisting arrest. Placed on probation until 4/4/18, with same conditions as in count one. Must pay eight hours a month probation supervision fee unless the defendant is paying on another case.

Taminka Coaxum, 36, of Wells Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery. Released on personal recognizance, continued to 1/23/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Arthur D. Thompson, 59, of Hartford, Conn. Charge of possessing a counterfeit note, in Greenfield. Sentenced to 18 months in the house of correction, direct, with credit for time served. Pleaded guilty to larceny by check over $250, also sentenced to 18 months in the house of correction, direct, and concurrent with previous count. Charges of uttering a false check, and forgery of a check were both dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Greenfield, Nov. 10, Judge William Mazanec III

Stephen R, Martel, 35, of Keene, N.H. Pleaded innocent to conspiracy to violate drug laws in Deerfield by state police. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 11/17/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $50 counsel contribution.

Seth E. Donovan, 19, of Reynolds Road, Shelburne Falls. Charge of being a person under 21 in possession of liquor in Northfield to be dismissed on payment of $100 court costs, to be paid this date.

Thomas J. Scopa, 47, of South Shelburne Road, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to leaving the scene of property damage, and miscellaneous municipal motor vehicle ordinance or bylaw, to wit, failure to use care in starting, stopping, turning or backing. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/22/18 for pretrial conference.

David L. Cozma, 57, of Main Road, Gill. Possessing a Class B drug, to wit, cocaine, and conspiracy to violate drug laws in Greenfield. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/28/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Nicole A. Seymour, 27, of Hemlock Drive, Warwick. Pleaded guilty to shoplifting, at Adam and Eve store on Main Street in Greenfield. Fined $50, and must pay $79 restitution to Adam and Eve store.

Jonathan Alvarez, 31, of Indian Orchard. Found not responsible for charges of no license in possession, and no inspection sticker. Placed on probation until 2/9/19, 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, and must have no driving until the subject is properly licensed.

Sarah E. Bowling, 24, of Conway Street, Greenfield. Found responsible for disorderly conduct in Charlemont by state police. Fined $150, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil offense.

Vanianaan Labadie, 29, of Townsend, Vt. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, speeding at a rate of speed exceeding the posted limit, and failing to dim headlights in Northfield. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 2/8/18 for pretrial conference.

Vanianaan Labadie, 29, of Brattleboro, Vt. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, unregistered motor vehicle, and motor vehicle lights violation in Northfield, different date from previous case, released on personal recognizance, continued to 2/9/18 for pretrial conference.

Michael Lainey, “aka” Michal Cogur-Lainey, 34, of Grove Street, Greenfield. Charge of possessing a Class B drug, to wit, cocaine, to be dismissed on payment of $150. Charges of possessing a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, and conspiracy to violate drug laws were dismissed on request of the Commonwealth.

Ian J. Lang, 21, of Fourth Street, Turners Falls. Pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace. Fined $100, plus $25 surfine, paid this date.

Zachary T. Yarter, 27, of Pittsfield. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, amended from subsequent offense in Buckland. To be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs, and to be paid this date. Found not responsible for speeding at a rate of speed exceeding the posted limit.

Orange, Nov. 10, Judge William Mazanec, III

Brandon Chim, 22, of Dracut. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, amphetamines/methamphetamines, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, LSD ice drops, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, LSD blotters, possessing a Class D drug, to wit, marijuana, and conspiracy to violate drug laws in Erving. Bail set at $4,000 cash or $40,000 surety. Continued to 11/28/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Casey J. Hagedorn, 19, of Brattleboro, Vt. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, amphetamines/methamphetamines, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, LSD ice drops, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, LSD blotters, possessing a Class D drug, to wit, marijuana, conspiracy to violate drug laws, intimidating a witness, juror, police, or court official, and miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violation in Erving. Bail set at $3,000 cash or $30,000 surety. Continued to 12/8/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Kyle Roda, 22, of Oak Lawn, Ill. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, amphetamines/methamphetamines, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, LSD ice drops, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, LSD blotters, possessing a Class D drug, to wit, marijuana, and conspiracy to violate drug laws in Erving. Bail set at $5,000 cash or $50,000 surety, continued to 12/8/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Tylor Raymond, 24, of Auburn, Maine. Pleaded innocent to possessing a Class B drug, to wit, amphetamines/methamphetamines, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, LSD ice drops, possessing a Class B drug, to wit, LSD blotters, and possessing a Class D drug, to wit, marijuana, intimidating a witness, juror, police, or court official, carrying a dangerous weapon, to wit, knives, and failure to wear a seat belt in Erving. Bail set at $10,000 cash or $100,000 surety. Continued to 11/28/17 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150.

Orange, Nov. 10, Acting Court Magistrate Joella Fortier

Jeanette Fishell, 63, of Guilford, Vt. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/5/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150 and $150 legal counsel contribution.

Laura Cecchini, 31, of Fitchburg. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/5/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Christopher R. Martin, 37, of Mt. Pleasant Street, Athol. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, subsequent offense, to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Found not responsible for number plate violation.

John P. Ingress, 38, of South Main Street, Athol. Charge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Athol by state police. To be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Found not responsible for and violation of state highway traffic regulations.

Dakota M. Whitmore, 21, of Daniel Shays Highway, Orange. Pleaded innocent to rate of speeding exceeding the posted limit, and operating a motor vehicle with license suspended in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/11/17 for pretrial conference.

Dakota M. Whitmore, 21, of Daniel Shays Highway, Orange. Pleaded innocent toCharge of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, and miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violation in Orange by state police, different date from previous case. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/11/17 for pretrial conference.

Evan Johnson, 22, of Ward Street, Athol. Pleaded innocent to unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle lights violation. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/22/17 for pretrial conference.

Greenfield, Nov. 13, Judge William Mazanec III

Brandon M. Choinere, 29, of Easthampton. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, second offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, and rate of speeding exceeding the posted limit, in Greenfield. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 1/5/18 for pretrial conference.

Orange, Nov. 13, Judge David S. Ross

Ernest J. Boblin, 63, of East River Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, fifth offense, failure to yield at an intersection, and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Must have no abuse of the victim. Must have Scram and sobrietor. Must have no driving until this case concludes, curfew of 9 p.m. to 5 a. m., and must be held until a GPs unit is applied. Continued to 1/8/18 for pretrial conference. Must pay counsel fee of $150, or perform 12 hours of community service, in lieu of regular 16 hours.

Paul A. Mioduszewski, 53, of Blackstone. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, third offense, marked lanes violation, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle in Athol. Must have no alcohol and subject to screens and testing. Continued to 12/22/17 for pretrial conference.

Michael A. Davis, 30, of Westford. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and marked lanes violation in Erving. Released on personal recognizance. Continued to 12/18/17 for pretrial conference.