In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, Dec. 27, the following cases were heard:
Russell M. Marquis, 37, 21 Bemis St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of marijuana and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $1,488 with $744 suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.
Kazandra Troll, 21, 594 Cheshire St., Berlin, was found guilty of simple assault and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 which was suspended on the condition she participate in anger management counseling and file proof of participation with the Berlin Police Department in 90-day intervals, and that she maintains good behavior for one year. A charge of reckless conduct with a deadly weapon was nolle prossed.
Matthew J. Blais, 33, 624 Kent St., Berlin, received an amended sentence for his conviction of driving while intoxicated which includes an additional six-day sentence in the Coos County House of Corrections to be served consecutive to the original 60-day sentence (with 30 days suspended) in lieu of paying the $930 fine and penalty. Blais also lost his license to operate a motor vehicle for three years and upon reinstatement of his license he must install an alcohol ignition interlock device in his vehicle which will remain in place for one year. Blais must complete the impaired driver care management program and maintain good behavior for one year. Charges of driving after his license to do so was revoked and having an open container of alcohol in his vehicle were nolle prossed.
Chad E. Poulin, 38, 8 Jodrie Lane, Milan, was found guilty of having an open container of alcohol in his vehicle and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $186. Poulin also was found guilty of reckless operation of his vehicle and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 and he lost his license to operate a motor vehicle for 74 days. Charges of driving while intoxicated and failing to obey a traffic signal were nolle prossed.
Johnson Buron, 35, 679 Cheshire St., Berlin, was charged with domestic violence-simple assault-physical contact which was dismissed due to the absence of the alleged victim and lack of cooperation by the alleged victim.