In the Courts
In Northern Berkshire District Court on Monday:
Quinn Whitney, 19, of Richmond Street, Cheshire, had sufficient facts found on a charges of operating under the influence, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and leaving the scene of property damage that were continued without a finding until Aug. 10, 2015. Whitney was fined $600. He was found not responsible for charges of speeding an possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, admitted to sufficient facts and was found responsible for a marked lanes violation.
Michael Gagnon, 48, homeless, of Charlemont, admitted to sufficient facts on a charge of shoplifting by asportation that was continued without a finding until Sept. 10, 2014. He was fined $50.
Janoi Vilayvanh, 24, of Greylock Avenue, North Adams, admitted to sufficient facts and was found guilty of disturbing the peace. Vilayvanh was fined $50.
In Southern Berkshire District Count on Monday:
John T. Juliano, 49, of Main Street, Lee, was found guilty of one count each of obtaining cable television service fraudulently and identity fraud. He was ordered to pay $257 in restitution and placed on probation until Aug. 25.
Thomas K. Goewey, 37, submitted to sufficient facts for a guilty finding of one count each of assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. He was fined $140 and ordered to have no contact with the victim.
Matthew R. Bleau, 22, of State Road, Great Barrington, submitted to facts sufficient for a guilty plea to one count of operating under the influence of alcohol in connection with an incident on June 30. He was fined $665, ordered to surrender his license for 45 days and ordered to attend an alcohol education program. He was found not responsible for driving with expired license plates.
Jennifer E. Marcel, 25, who is homeless and Patrick Austrian, 29, of North Plain Road in Great Barrington had charges against them dropped by the commonwealth. Both were charged with possession of a class D substance, possession with intent to distribute a class D substance, conspiracy to violate drug laws and committing a drug violation in a school zone. The incident happened June 4. The commonwealth reserved the right to prosecute the case at a later date.
Austrian was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. That charge was continued without a finding until Aug. 18 and he was fined $250.
In Northern Berkshire District Court on Tuesday:
Levi Haner, 19, Enterprise Street, Adams, admitted to sufficient facts on charges of breaking and entering in the daytime for a felony, larceny from building, and possession of a burglarious instrument that were continued without a finding until Jan. 16, 2015. Haner was fined $590.
Colin Dezess, 21, of Hoosac Street, Adams, had a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon dismissed upon a failure to prosecute.
Robert Russell, 43, of West Main Street, North Adams, had a charge of failure to produce a license dismissed upon a $50 payment.
James Shea, 29, of Cross Road, Clarksburg, admitted to sufficient facts and was found guilty of disorderly conduct and assault and battery. She was fined $50 and sentenced to one of probation.
Richard Reed II, 32, of East Hoosac Street, Adams, had charges of assault and battery, intimidating a witness, and violation of an abuse prevention order dismissed.
Nicholas Winters, 24, of North Houghton Street, Clarksburg, admitted to sufficient facts on a charge of malicious destruction of property over $250 that was continued without a finding until Sept. 10, 2014. Winters was fined $690.
In Southern Berkshire District Court on Thursday:
Heather M. Mirto, 24, of Wellington Avenue, Pittsfield submitted to facts sufficient for a guilty finding to two counts of shoplifting over $100 and one count of larceny under $200, She was ordered to pay $620 restitution, remain drug and alcohol free and remain at Keenan House, not to leave against a doctor’s advice.
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