1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Tuesday, January 31, 2017


In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, Jan. 31, the following cases were heard:

Timothy Glover, 18, 1643 East Side River Road, Dummer, was found guilty of illegal night hunting and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620.

Logan Fournier, 20, 100 Young Road, Milan, was found guilty of illegal night hunting and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620.

Sheena Ridley, 26, PO Box 706, Berlin, was found guilty of violating the City of Berlin ordinance prohibiting disorderly conduct and ordered to pay a fine of $50.

Scott A. Richart, 45, 155 Haverhill Road, Salem, was found guilty of reckless operation of a motor vehicle on Route 16 in Dummer after consuming a certain amount of alcohol and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620. Also, Richart lost his license to operate a motor vehicle for 60 days. A charge of driving while intoxicated was nolle prossed.

Matthew Blais, 33, 624 Kent St., Berlin, was found guilty of criminal mischief for damaging the passenger side rear door of a Berlin police cruiser by kicking the interior of the door. Blais was sentenced to serve 10 days in the Coos County House of Corrections and pay restitution in the amount of $2,097, payable through the department of corrections. Blais also was found guilty of simple assault for striking Berlin Police Corporal Joseph Priest, and ordered to serve six months in the Coos County House of Corrections, concurrent with previous sentence, with credit for time served of 28 days.

Jeffrey Boucher, 17, 56 Pershing Ave., Berlin, was charged with unlawful possession of alcohol by a minor which was placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year and he complete the 3rd Millennium Program and file proof of completion with the Berlin Police Department within 45 days of his court date.

Thomas Carter, 37, 247 Pleasant St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434. A charge of indecent exposure for urinating in a public place was nolle prossed.

Monique Levesque, 21, 105 Verdun St., Berlin, was found guilty of allowing an improper person to operate a vehicle for allowing Erika Tessier, an unlicensed driver, to operate her vehicle. Levesque was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $248. A second charge of allowing an improper person to operate a vehicle was nolle prossed.

Jared M. Peterson, 27, 156 Faraway Road, Dalton, was found guilty of reckless operation for speeding out of Lowe’s parking lot in Randolph onto Route 2 in a manner endangering the lives and safety of the public. Peterson was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620.

Daniel Ouellette, 31, 43 Seventh St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug and sentenced to serve six months in the Coos County House of Corrections with four months suspended on the condition Ouellette maintains good behavior for two years. Ouellette was found guilty of disobeying an officer for failing to stop when signaled to do so and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for two years. Ouellette also was found guilty of conduct after accident for leaving the scene of an accident on Norway Street involving property damage and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for two years. Ouellette was found guilty of reckless operation and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 payable by incarceration in the Coos County House of Corrections for four days and he was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $450 to the owner of the property on Norway Street payable through the Department of Corrections. He also lost his license to operate a motor vehicle for 90 days. Two additional charges of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, a charge of driving after his license was suspended, and a second charge of reckless operation were nolle prossed.

Patrick Harrison, 24, 306 Church St., Berlin, was found guilty of reckless operation of a vehicle on Spruce Street and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, and perform 80 hours of community service to be completed within six months of his court date and file proof of completion with the state. Harrison also lost his license to operate a motor vehicle for 90 days. A charge of driving while intoxicated was nolle prossed.

Nicholas Cesaro, 26, 33 Royal St., Providence, R.I., was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434.