In the courts
In Southern Berkshire District court on Thursday:
Charges of receiving stolen property under $250 and credit card fraud over $250 against James Morrison, 24, of State Road, Great Barrington, were dropped.
In Northern Berkshire District Court on Monday:
John Labelle, 28, of Prospect Street, Adams, had a charge of failing to return leased personalty dismissed upon the request of the commonwealth.
Michael Valentine, 25, of Hall Street, North Adams, admitted to sufficient facts and was found guilty of violating an abuse prevention order. He was fined $50 and placed on probation until Sept. 2, 2016.