1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – February 14, 2017

In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on February 14, the following cases were heard:
Sheena Ridley, 26, 628 Burgess St., Berlin, was found guilty of simple assault and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 with $310 suspended on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year.
Brian Pike, 28, 2 Twist Hill Road, Dunbarton, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle without a license to do so and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310 and to serve seven days in the Coos County House of Corrections. Pike also lost his license for 12 months and must install an interlock device for 12 months once his license is restored.
Jonah R. Eames, 20, 1070 Amity Road, Bethany, Conn., was charged with operating a motor vehicle without a license to do so which was nolle prossed.
Mildred Arinella, 49, 653 Cheshire St., Berlin, was found guilty of simple assault and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, and to serve 10 days in the Grafton County House of Corrections, both of which were suspended on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year. A charge of criminal threatening was placed on file with a finding of guilty on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year, and cannot be brought forward after February 14, 2018.
Kaylie McDonough, 19, 352 High St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of alcohol while under the age of 21 and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $372.
Ronald Reaves, 56, 12 Green Street Square, Berlin, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, and to participate in the Impaired Driver Care Management Program (IDCMP). Reaves also lost his license to operate a motor vehicle for nine months with the opportunity to petition the court for early reinstatement after 90 days upon completion of the IDCMP. Reaves also was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle after his license to do so was suspended and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310 which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year. An additional charge of driving while intoxicated was nolle prossed, and a charge of having an open container of alcohol in the passenger area of his vehicle was placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.
Jonathan Croft, 23, 616 Third Ave., Berlin, was found guilty of theft by unauthorized taking for taking $728 in cash from Walmart by voiding five cash transactions with five different customers. Croft was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year. Croft must pay $728 in restitution to Walmart within eight months, payable through the Department of Corrections.
Nick J. Roy, 19, 11 School St., Gorham, was charged with failure to yield at a stop or yield sign on Madison Street in Berlin which was nolle prossed.
John P. Beaudoin, 50, 1371 NH Route 16, Dummer, was charged with driving his motor vehicle at a speed of 35 miles-per-hour in a 25-mile-per-hour zone on Sweden Street in Berlin which was placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.
Cory Bertholdt, 37, 18 Rich St., Groveton, was charged with operating an uninspected vehicle on North Main Street in Gorham which was nolle prossed.
Sabin A. Khasin, 23, 46 Pleasant St., Lewiston, Maine, was found guilty of driving his motor vehicle at a speed of 75 miles-per-hour in a 55-mile-per-hour zone on Lancaster Road in Gorham and ordered to pay a fine of $124.
Barry Richards, 30, 544 Burgess St., Berlin, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, and to participate in the Impaired Driver Care Management Program (IDCMP). Richards also lost his license to operate a motor vehicle for nine months with the opportunity to petition the court for early reinstatement after 90 days upon completion of the IDCMP. A charge of driving under a suspended license was nolle prossed.

1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – February 8, 2017


In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Wednesday, February 8, the following cases were heard:
Cassandra Lacasse, 19, 382 Church St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful transportation of alcohol by a minor and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310. Lacasse also was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle without a valid license and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $62. Charges of unlawful transport of drugs in a motor vehicle and contempt of court were nolle prossed. A charge of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, was placed on file without a finding on the condition Lacasse maintains good behavior for one year and that she completes the 3rd Millennium program within 45 days of her court date and file proof of completion with the Berlin Police Department.
Michael Lefebvre, 50, 215 Glen Ave., Berlin, was charged with conspiracy to commit theft of a motor vehicle which was nolle prossed. A charge of unsworn falsification for providing a false written statement regarding the conspiracy to commit theft was placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.
Jacob Marshall, 24, 576 Burgess St., Berlin, 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 and he participates in parenting/relationship counseling with quarterly written reviews provided by the court.
Robert Mckenzie, 34, 583 Champlain St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434. Mckenzie also was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle without a valid license and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $62. A charge of unlawful transport of drugs in a motor vehicle was nolle prossed.
Derek Lefebvre, 25, Coos County House of Corrections, West Stewartstown, was charged with theft by unauthorized taking which was nolle prossed.
Kaitlyn Adam, 18, 25 Plain Road, Stark, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434. Adam also was charged with unlawful possession of alcohol by a minor which was placed on file without a finding on the condition Adam maintains good behavior for one year and completes the 3rd Millennium Program within 45 days of her court date and file proof of completion with the Berlin Police Department. A charge of contempt of court was nolle prossed.
Paul Morrison, 58, 29 Wight St., Berlin, was charged with stalking which was dismissed.

1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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.

1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Tuesday, January 17,

In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, Jan. 17, the following cases were heard:

Michael Allen Hodson, 49, 567 Cheshire St., Berlin, was found guilty of trespass-criminal penalty for cutting trees on the property of Jeannette Blanchette at 432 Hillsboro St., without the owner’s permission and selling them for firewood. Hodson was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $744 with $434 suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.

Kelly A. Yeargle, 20, 14 West St., Groveton, was found guilty of willful concealment for taking a package of Garnier hair product from the Family Dollar Store in Berlin and was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $310, and to pay restitution to the victim in the amount of $7.75. Yeargle is not to enter the Family Dollar Store for one year.

Eric Hogan, 20, 700 Third Ave., Berlin, was found guilty on two counts of violating a domestic violence protective order and ordered to serve two 30-day terms concurrently in the Coos County House of Corrections with credit for time served of 33 days. A third charge of violating a domestic violence protective order and two charges of contempt of court were nolle prossed.

Christian Mulligan, 15, 183 Grafton St., Berlin, was found guilty of being a minor in the possession of tobacco and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $62.

Brandon Roy, 33, 574 Rockingham St., Berlin, was found guilty of violating the City of Berlin ordinance that prohibits on-street parking between the hours of midnight and 7 a.m. and ordered to pay a fine of $50.