NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

October 26, 2013

Newburyport District Court

By Mac Cerullo
Staff Writer

---- — NEWBURYPORT: The following cases were recorded at Newburyport District Court on Friday, Oct. 25, with Judge Allen Swan presiding over the jury-waived trials:

Elias Lopez, 45, of 722 Boston St., Apt. 1, Lynn; unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, decriminalized, responsible, $200 assessment; state highway traffic violation, responsible, filed (Rowley).

Michael Blanchette, 33, of 5 Lonvale Lane, Apt. 106, Amesbury; possession of a Class E drug, continued without finding for six months, $200 court costs, $50 Victims-Witness assessment (Amesbury).

Emanuel Gonzalez, 21, of 90 Peaslee Crossing Road, Newton, N.H.; driving an uninsured motor vehicle, continued without finding for three months, $200 court costs, $50 VWF, restitution to be determined; unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, decriminalized, responsible, $200 assessment; failure to yield at an intersection, responsible, filed (Amesbury).

Ronald Elkin, 64, of 11 Dartmouth Road, Ipswich; operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license, three months pretrial probation, $50 VWF (Newbury).

Willy Espinal, 21, of 11 Howard St., Apt. 2, Lynn; racing a motor vehicle, continued without finding for one year, must enroll in State Courts Against Road Rage and Brains At Risk programs, $200 court costs, $50 VWF; negligent operation of a motor vehicle, continued without finding for one year, $250 head injury assessment; marked lanes violation, responsible, filed; failure to signal, not responsible; speeding in violation of a special regulation, responsible, $290 assessment (State Police).

Richard Puopolo, 54, of 169 Apache Way, Tewksbury; operating under the influence of alcohol, continued without finding for one year, one year of supervised probation, Alcohol Safety Awareness Program, 45 day loss of license, $250 OUI fee, $250 Head Injury assessment, $50 OUI Victims fee, $50 VWF; no inspection sticker, not responsible (West Newbury).

Howard Zabriskie, 58, of 87 Lime St., Newburyport; threat to commit a crime, six months pretrial probation, no abuse of family (Newburyport).

James Laurendeau, 47, of 122 Georgetown Road, West Newbury; domestic assault and battery, six months pretrial probation, no abuse of victim; witness intimidation, six months pretrial probation, no abuse of victim (West Newbury).