First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin

In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, the following cases were heard on previous court dates:
October 26, 2016:
Jason Rainault, 40, 174 South Main St., Colbrook, was found guilty of criminal trespass for entering Gords Store in Milan after the store had closed for the night, and criminal mischief for breaking the glass front door of Gords Store. Rainault was ordered to serve two concurrent six-month sentences in the Coos County House of Corrections which were both suspended for six months on the condition he maintains good behavior for two years, that he stay 50 feet from Gords Store for two years, and that he pay restitution in the amount of $515.62 to Gords Store through the Department of Corrections. He also was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $1,240 which was suspended on the above conditions. Rainault was placed on probation for 12 months. Charges of attempted burglary and contempt of court were nolle prossed. In another incident Rainault was charged with willful concealment for taking two beverages from the Big Apple store which was placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year and that he pay restitution to the Big Apple in the amount of $3. Two counts of theft by unauthorized taking at the Big Apple store were nolle prossed.
November 08, 2016:
Andrew Brown, 19, 617 1st Ave., Berlin, was found guilty of hunting without a license to do so and ordered to pay a fine of $186, with $93 suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year to include no Fish & Game violations.

First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, November 22,

In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, November 22, the following cases were heard:
Donavan Aubin, 16, 178 Bridge St., Berlin, was found guilty of being a minor in possession of tobacco and was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $62.
Joseph Desmarais, 30, 1631 Main St., Berlin, was found guilty of violating a City of Berlin ordinance prohibiting motor vehicle offenses and was ordered to pay a fine of $100.
Pamela Beaulieu, 40, 745 Main St., Berlin, was found guilty on two counts of contempt of court for violating the conditions of her bail and was ordered to serve two 60-day sentences concurrently in the Grafton County House of Corrections, which were suspended on the condition she maintains good behavior for two years. Beaulieu also was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 with $310 suspended on the same condition as above.
Joseph Lamarche, 33, 575 Rockingham St., Berlin, was found guilty of receiving stolen property which consisted of a wallet, a prescription bottle and a checkbook, and was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 with $310 suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year. Lamarche also was found guilty of criminal trespass for entering the property at 507 Main St., Berlin, without the consent of the owner / tenant and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 with $310 suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year. A charge of loitering was nolle prossed.
Marc Lacroix, 61, 969 Mad Brook Road, E. Charleston, Vt., was charged with driving while intoxicated on Main Street in Gorham which was nolle prossed.
Kaitlyn Adam, 17, 25 Plain Road, Stark, was found guilty of being a minor in possession of alcohol and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $372.
Ethan Dorval, 22, 184 Emery St., Berlin, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, and complete the Impaired Driver Care Management Program. Dorval also lost his license to operate a motor vehicle for nine months with the opportunity to petition the court for early reinstatement after three months.
Joshua Riff, 26, New Hampshire State Prison for Men, Concord, previous residence was 88 Church St., Berlin, was found guilty of violating a protective order and was sentenced to serve 60 days in the Coos County House of Corrections to be served concurrently with his current state prison sentence. An additional charge of violating a protective order was nolle prossed.

1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Tuesday, November 8


In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, the following cases were heard:
Katlyn Waninger, 29, 83 Main St., Gorham, was found guilty on two charges of simple assault and one charge of resisting arrest. Waninger was ordered to serve three concurrent sentences of six months in the Grafton County House of Corrections with credit for time served of 115 days, suspended for six months on the condition she maintains good behavior for two years upon release and that she meaningfully participate in a licensed adult drug counseling / mental health evaluation and follow all recommendations including treatment and educational programs. She must appear in court monthly to assess her compliance and she must remain on probation for two years following her conviction. Waninger also was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 with the option to perform 62 hours of community service in lieu of payment. In addition, for violating the terms of her probation she was ordered to serve six months in the Grafton County House of Corrections concurrent with the above sentences with credit for time served of 115 days. Two charges of criminal threatening and charges of disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and domestic violence-simple assault were nolle prossed.
Brian Theriault, 43, 111 Rheims St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of marijuana and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434 with $310 suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.
Kaylie McDonough, 18, 559 Hillsboro St., Berlin, was charged with being a minor in possession of alcohol which was placed on file without a finding on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year and that she complete the 3rd Millennium Program within 45 days of her court date and file proof of completion with the Berlin Police Department.
Frank J. Edmondson, 29, 79 Jimtown Road, Gorham, was found guilty of operating an Off Highway Recreation Vehicle on private property without permission of the owner and ordered to pay a fine of $74.40. A charge of operating an OHRV at unreasonable speed on the Rail Trail in Gorham was placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.
Shakira Bilodeau, 30, 61 Grange Road, Lancaster, was charged with knowingly acquiring a controlled drug without the authority to do so which was placed on file without a finding on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year and that she receive counseling with quarterly reports to be filed with the Gorham Police Department.
Patricia Hamilton, 37, 463 Alpine St., Berlin, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, and complete the Impaired Driver Care Management Program. Hamilton also lost her license to operate a motor vehicle for nine months with the opportunity to petition the court for early reinstatement after three months.
Roman Cornelius, 27, Designated Receiving Facility, 54 Green St., Laconia, was charged with harassment for making offensive calls to the dispatcher at the Berlin Police Department, and for making a false report to law enforcement claiming he was being robbed. The charges were placed on file without a finding on the condition Cornelius maintains good behavior for one year, and that he comply with the rules and programs at the Laconia facility where he resides.

Grand jury November indictments: Four people indicted on drug charges

LANCASTER —Meeting Friday, Nov. 18, a Coos County grand jury returned indictments against four people.
Steven Blaisdell, 26, of 4 Elm St., Lancaster, was indicted on seven counts of sale of a controlled drug (heroin and Fentanyl) and one count of conspiracy to sell a controlled drug.
Mollie Berry, 24, of 4 Elm St., Lancaster, was indicted on a count of conspiracy to sell a controlled drug (heroin).
Michael Allen Hodsdon, 19, of 567 Cheshire St., Berlin, was indicted on one count of possession of a controlled drug (cocaine) and one count of operating a motor vehicle after certification as a habitual offender.
David Decker, 52, of the Northern N.H. Correctional Facility, 138 Milan Rd., Berlin, was indicted on a count of being a felon in possession of a deadly weapon. He is alleged to have had in his possession a shank, after conviction of first degree murder in 1992.