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Superior Court Logs, Jan. 25 to Feb. 12, 2018


Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Greenfield, Jan. 25, Judge Michael K. Callan

Tyler James Beam, 27, of Main Street, Shelburne Falls. Pleaded not guilty to all charges, to wit, two charges of assault and battery on family/household member, one charge of kidnapping, two charges of rape, one charge of mayhem, 10 charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit, his fists, a shod foot, and numerous weapons, one charge of assault and battery with serious bodily injury, and one charge of intimidating a witness, juror, police, or court official, ordered held by agreement, continued to 1/30/18 for a bail hearing.

Aaron Donald Bowling, 19, of French King Highway, Erving. Pleaded not guilty to two charges of rape, and one charge of indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over, ordered held without bail, by agreement, pending a pretrial hearing on 2/21/18.

Greenfield, Feb. 9, Judge Michael K. Callan

Benjamin V. Rodriguez, 34, of Milwaukee, Wis. Pleaded guilty to disseminating obscene matter to a minor, under 18, in Whately, and was sentenced to no less than three years and six months, and not more than four years and six months, at Cedar Junction in Walpole. A charge of lascivious posing or exhibiting a child in the nude that was known to be under 18, was dismissed in favor of the preceding plea.

Greenfield, Feb. 12, Judge Michael K. Callan

Dennis A. Arsenault Jr., 41, of K Street, Turners Falls. Pleaded guilty to breaking and entering into a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony, in April 2017, in Turners Falls, and was sentenced to not less than 2½1/2 years, but not more than three years, at Cedar Junction in Walpole and was given credit for 328 days served. Pleaded guilty to charge of larceny over $250 from a person 60 or over, and was placed on three years probation, from and after the sentence in the previous count. While in probation, the defendant must remain drug free with random screens, and must take and complete a substance abuse evaluation, and take any after-care treatment recommended. Two charges of larceny from a building, and a second charge of larceny over $250, from a person 60 or over were nol prossed in lieu of the firsts two counts.