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October 8, 2012

District Court

NEWBURYPORT: The following cases were recorded at Newburyport District Court on Wednesday, Sept. 26, with Judge Allen Swan presiding over the jury-waived trials:

Robert A. Melanson, 53, 591 North End Blvd., Salisbury; driving while under the influence of alcohol, not prosecuted; driving after license revocation, not prosecuted; marked lanes violation, not prosecuted (Salisbury).

Dylan Svenson, 19, 32 Oakwood Ave., Billerica; uninsured vehicle, continued for three months; driving after registration suspension, continued for three months; unregistered vehicle, not responsible (State Police).

Stephanie Capone, 28, 593 South Main St., Apt. 2, Bradford; negligent driving, continued without finding and probation for one year conditioned upon completion of the State Courts Against Road Rage and half-day Brains At Risk programs, $50 Victim-Witness Fund, $250 OUI, $50 OUI-V, $250 HIF; speeding, responsible, $200 assessment (State Police).

NEWBURYPORT: The following case was recorded at Newburyport District Court on Thursday, Sept. 27, with Judge Allen Swan presiding over the jury-waived trial:

Zachary V. Crossman, 22, 71 Wethersfield St., Rowley; driving while under the influence of alcohol, continued without finding conditioned upon completion of the alcohol safety awareness and half-day Brains At Risk programs, $50 VWF, $250 OUI, $50 OUI-V, $250 HIF; leaving the scene of property damage,dismissed; marked lanes violation, responsible, filed (Rowley).

NEWBURYPORT: The following jury-waived trials were recorded Friday, Sept. 28, in Newburyport District Court with Judge Peter Doyle presiding:

John Strausser, 26, 75 Willow St., Woburn; trespassing, guilty, filed (Newburyport).

Ryan Leclaire, 27, 180 Main St., Amesbury; possession of a class B substance, guilty, 90 days in house of correction, 38 days to be served (Amesbury).

Steven R. Cimmino, 52, 21 Michela Way, Nottingham, N.H.; assault and battery, continued without finding for 11 months, $50 VWF; carrying a dangerous weapon, continued without finding for 11 months (Salisbury).

Neil G. Berzins, 20, 68 Northridge Road, Ipswich; sell/deliver liquor to person under 21, continued without finding for one year, $50 VWF (Newburyport).

Leona Venuti, 58, 257 Newton Road, Haverhill; forge/misuse Registry of Motor Vehicles document, pretrial probation for three months (Amesbury).

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