– 1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Feb. 22, 2017

In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Wednesday, February 22, the following cases were heard:
Joseph Goodrich, 40, 125 Bradbury Hill Road, Minot, Maine, was found guilty of shoplifting-willful concealment for taking a camo cap and shirt from Walmart valued at $32.94. He was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310, which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.
Jason Rainault, 41, 271 Willard St., Berlin, was found guilty on two charges of violating the terms of his probation and ordered to serve two nine-month terms in the Coos County House of Corrections, to be served concurrently, with credit for time served of 25 days. Rainault also was found guilty of theft by unauthorized taking for removing a Relay for Life donation container, the property of the American Cancer Society, from Dunkin Donuts in Berlin. Rainault was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year and that he pay restitution in the amount of $15 via the Berlin Police Department within 60 days of his release from the Coos County House of Corrections.
Daniel Mikhalev, 21, 31 Sunset Road, Needham, Mass., was found guilty of controlled drug-control premises for knowingly have control of a premise where marijuana was kept unlawfully. Mikhalev was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620. Charges of driving while intoxicated and unlawful transport of drugs in a motor vehicle were nolle prossed.
Pamela Beaulieu, 40, 56 Pleasant St., Berlin, was found guilty of simple assault for striking a juvenile in the face with a hot cast iron pan resulting in burns and cuts. Beaulieu also was found guilty of obstructing the report of a crime for taking a cell phone from the victim prohibiting a call to the Berlin Police Department. Beaulieu was sentenced to serve two six-month terms in the Grafton County House of Corrections to be served concurrently with a term she is now serving in the Belknap County House of Corrections. A charge of endangering the welfare of a child and a charge of domestic violence-simple assault-physical contact were nolle prossed.
Rosa Alonzo, 25, 575 Rockingham St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, buprenorphine, and ordered to serve 30 days in the Grafton County House of Corrections and to pay a fine and penalty of $620, both deferred for one year on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year and that she continues to participate in drug counseling and provide quarterly reports to the state.
Candy Boucher, 45, 56 Pershing Ave., 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. Boucher also lost her license to operate a motor vehicle for nine months with the opportunity to petition the court for early reinstatement. Two charges of prohibited sales of alcohol for enabling a minor to possess alcohol were placed on file without a finding on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year.
Jeffrey Letarte, 41, 745 Main St., Berlin, was found guilty of domestic violence-simple assault-physical contact and was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $670 with $310 suspended, and ordered to serve 10 days in the Coos County House of Corrections, which was suspended for one year. The condition of the suspended fine and jail term is that he maintains good behavior for one year.
Christopher Chasse, 41, 692 Third Ave., Berlin, was charged with contempt of court which was nolle prossed.
Neko Sanchez, 21, 179 Willow St., Berlin, was found guilty of resisting arrest and ordered to serve 60 days in the Coos County House of Corrections with all but seven days suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year. Sanchez also was ordered to serve 100 hours of community service to be completed six months from his court date.
Jonathan Dana, 25, 101 Poplar St., Berlin, was charged with driving after his license to do so was suspended which was nolle prossed.

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.

Coos County grand jury returns 26 indictments

LANCASTER –Meeting Friday, Feb. 17, the Coos County Superior Court grand jury returned 26 indictments against 11 individuals.
David Delafontaine, 25, of 178 Maynesboro St., Berlin was indicted on three counts of sale of a controlled drug( marijuana) having previously been convicted of a drug offense.
Nichole Elsea, 20, of Berlin was indicted on a count of possession of a controlled drug (fentanyl) and falsifying physical evidence.
Katelynn A. Fetko, 26, of 17 Tony’s Mobile Home Park, Littleton was indicted on one count of delivery of a controlled drug (buprenorphine) to a prisoner, one count of conspiracy to delivery articles to prisoners, and one count of possession of a controlled drug.
Matthew Fetko, 29, of the Northern Correctional Facility, Berlin was indicted on a charge of conspiracy to delivery articles to prisoners.
Scott K. Ford, 51, of 66 Lovering St., Manchester was indicted on a charge of aggravated driving while intoxicated. He is alleged to have driven an OHRV under the influence resulting in serious bodily injury to himself and another.
David Harmon, 53, of 508 Hillside Ave., Berlin was indicted on two counts of possession of a controlled drug (clonazepam) and (tramadol), two counts of domestic violence - assault with a weapon, two counts of domestic violence - criminal threatening, one count of reckless conduct - domestic violence, and one count of domestic violence - false imprisonment.
Brandon M. Haugh, 39, of 43 Farmland Rd., Lowell, Mass., was indicted on a count of operating an OHRV under the influence of alcohol, resulting in a collision in which he was injured.
James Poisson, 71, of 119 Maynesboro St., Berlin was indicted on two counts of felonious sexual assault.
Dana Ragonese, 29, of 95 Hillside Avenue, Berlin was indicted on a count of conspiracy to sale a controlled drug (marijuana).
Christopher A. Ross, 23, of the Northern NH Correctional Facility, was charged with assault by a prisoner.
Nina A. Villnave, 37, of 446 School St., Berlin was indicted on three counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – January 25, 2017


In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, the following cases were heard:

Benjamin Dexter, 18, 538 Burgess St., Berlin, was found guilty of criminal mischief for puncturing the tires of a vehicle belonging to Patience Innie and ordered to pay restitution to the victim in the amount of $456, and to pay a fine and penalty of $310, which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.

David M. Coulombe, 21, 10 Harrington Ave., Berlin, was found guilty of resisting arrest and ordered to serve seven days in the Coos County House of Corrections, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $1,240 which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.

Ashley Dexter, 28, 184 Glen Ave., Berlin, was charged with violating the City of Berlin ordinance prohibiting disorderly conduct and ordered to pay a fine of $50.

Samantha Braley, 18, 1886 Riverside Drive, Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful transporting of drugs, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310, and lost her license to operate a motor vehicle for 60 days.

Mark Couture, 39, 401 Willard St., Berlin, was charged with financial exploitation of an impaired adult and criminal trespass which were both placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year. Couture was also charged with resisting arrest, breach of bail, and two more counts of financial exploitation which were all placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.

Ann St. Onge, 36, 47 Main St., Gorham, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434. St. Onge also was found guilty of vehicular assault for causing a collision with a pedestrian while backing out of her driveway that resulted in the victim’s death and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $1,240 with $620 suspended on the condition she maintains good behavior for two years. She also lost her license to operate a motor vehicle for 30 days.

Darlene Cronin, 47, 421 Champlain St., Berlin, was found guilty on two charges of violating her duty as a parent to see that her child attends public school and ordered to pay fines and penalties totaling $248. Five additional charges of violating her duty as a parent were nolle prossed.

Natalie Bergeron, 22, 51 Norway St., Berlin, was charged for willful concealment of a package of bacon while at the Berlin Marketplace which was nolle prossed.

Roland Arsenault, 57, 286 Success Road, Milan, was charged with two counts of domestic violence-simple assault-physical contact which were placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.

Stephen Gregory, 28, 594 Cheshire St., Berlin, was found guilty of negligent driving for operating a vehicle at a high rate of speed in the parking lot of the Jericho State Park and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620. Gregory also was found guilty on two counts of violating the City of Berlin ordinance prohibiting disorderly conduct in the Jericho State Park and ordered to pay a fine of $50 for each offence. A charge of contempt of court and reckless operation were nolle prossed.

Kimberly Black, 32, 107 Mannering St., Berlin, was charged with theft by unauthorized taking for removing supplies from the emergency room at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital without permission to do so which was placed on file without a finding on the condition she pays the victim restitution in the amount of $138.95 payable through the Department of Corrections.

Michael Cote, 35, N.H. State Prison for Men, Concord, was found guilty of simple assault and ordered to serve 12 months in the Coos County House of Corrections to be served concurrently with his current N.H. State Prison sentence. Charges of contempt of court and disorderly conduct were nolle prossed.

David Harmon, 53, 508 Hillside Ave., Berlin, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and a suspended license and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310 for each offense which were both suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year. Harmon also was found guilty of receiving stolen property, a prescription bottle, and ordered to serve six months in the Coos County House of Corrections which also was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year. Harmon was found guilty of misuse or improper display of license plates and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $186 which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year. A charge of breach of bail, an additional charge of operating a motor vehicle after his license to do so was suspended, and a charge of operating a vehicle without properly displaying license plates were all nolle prossed. Also nolle prossed was a charge of theft by unauthorized taking.

Gregory Menard, 60, 65 True St., Revere, Mass., 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 transporting of drugs was nolle prossed.

Gail Johnson, 55, 231 Lynnewood Road, Laconia, was charged with simple assault which was dismissed.

Jasmine Braley, 19, 615 Amherst St., Nashua, was found guilty of receiving stolen property, a cell phone, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, and ordered to serve six months in the Coos County House of Corrections which was suspended on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year.

Kevin J. Mulligan, 18, 183 Grafton St., Berlin, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled drug which was nolle prossed.