1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Tuesday, August 8, 2017


In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, Aug. 8, the following cases were heard:

Todd Meehan, 51, 843 Third Ave., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434, payable by performing 28.9 hours of community service to be completed within 60 days of his court date.

Christopher Fleury, 25, 524 Goebel St., Berlin, was found guilty of leaving the scene of an accident and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, payable by performing 41.3 hours of community service to be completed within three months of his court date.

Alexandra Ruel, 41, 275 Grafton St., Berlin, was found guilty of prohibited sales of alcohol for allowing people under the age of 21 to drink alcohol at a party where she was the host and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310, payable by performing 20 hours of community service to be completed by Oct. 8, 2017.

George Cross, 63, 424 Goebel St., Berlin, was found guilty of public urination or defecation for defecating on the south wall of the Berlin City Hall building on June 14, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310. Cross also was found guilty of violating a City of Berlin ordinance prohibiting nuisance activity, in this case public urination or defecation, on June 22, and ordered to pay a fine of $100. A charge of criminal mischief was nolle prossed.

Stephanie Bilodeau, 38, 517 Hillsboro St., Berlin, was found guilty of willful concealment for withholding payment for merchandise belonging to Walmart valued at $33.91 and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310. Bilodeau also is not allowed to enter the Gorham Walmart store for a period of 12 months from her court date.

Richard Lavoie, 59, 62 Verdun St., Berlin, was found guilty of theft by unauthorized taking of two sawhorses belonging to another individual and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310.

Ashley Marie Archinski, 20, 850 Fourth Ave., Berlin, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, complete the impaired driver care management program, and surrender her license to operate a motor vehicle for 12 months. A charge of unlawful transport of drugs in a motor vehicle was nolle prossed.

Sharon Maloney, 20, 45 West Side Woods Road, North Conway, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle after her license to do so was suspended and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310.

Jacob Labbe, 24, 12 Clarendon St., Berlin, was found guilty of disorderly conduct for cutting in the line of waiting customers at Dunkin Donuts in Gorham and interfering with the cashier’s service to those customers. Labbe was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $124.

James Essig, 18, 641 King St., Berlin, was found guilty of prohibited sales of alcohol for knowingly providing alcohol to persons under the age of 21 at a party at his residence and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310. An additional charge of prohibited sales of alcohol was nolle prossed.

Christina Lowe, 26, 641 King St., Berlin, was found guilty of prohibited sales of alcohol for knowingly providing alcohol to persons under the age of 21 at a party at her residence and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310.

Steven Gaudet, 22, 364 1st Ave., Berlin, was found guilty of operating an off-road vehicle on a public way in Gorham and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $124. Gaudet also was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434. A charge of unlawful transport of a controlled drug was nolle prossed.

Charles E. Clayton, 35, 19 Robinswood Way, Gilmanton, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of 434.

Kyle R. Morey, 28, 32 Ashworth Ave., Hampton, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated, second offense within ten years, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, complete the impaired driver care management program, and surrender his license to operate a motor vehicle for 12 months with the opportunity to petition the court for early reinstatement after six months. Once his license is reinstated, Morey can only operate a vehicle with an alcohol ignition interlock device installed for the next 12 months. Morey also was found guilty of resisting arrest and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620. Charges of failing to drive on the right side of the road, having an open container of alcohol in his vehicle, and an additional charge of driving while intoxicated were nolle prossed.