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January 18, 2013

DISTRICT COURT

NEWBURYPORT: The following cases were recorded at Newburyport District Court on Tuesday, Jan. 15, with Judge Peter Doyle presiding over the jury trials.

Scott Bortle, 41, 45 Ashland St., Newburyport; unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, pretrial probation until March 15, $50 Victim/Witness Fund assessment (Newburyport).

James Richards Jr., 17, 56 Baker Road, Salisbury; negligent operation of motor vehicle, failure to stop for police, admission to facts, continued without finding until July 15; $50 VWF, $200 fine (Salisbury).

David MacDonald, 45, 25 Temple St., Newburyport; trespassing, guilty plea, 30 days in house of correction, suspended until July 15, $50 VWF (Newburyport).

Hugo Belo, 31, 7 Dwight Ave., Seabrook; assault and battery, domestic, dismissed due to failure of witness to appear (Amesbury).

Hilary Thompson, 23, 23 Chase Road, South Hampton; leaving scene of property damage, admission to facts, continued without finding for one year, $50 VWF (Amesbury).

NEWBURYPORT: The following cases were recorded at Newburyport District Court on Tuesday, Jan. 15, with Judge Allen Swan presiding over the jury trials.

Jessica Flanders, 25, 41 Main St., Amesbury; operating under the influence, sending electronic messages while driving, probation for one year, 60-day loss of license, ASAP counseling, $50 VWF, $250 Operating Under Intoxication fee, $50 Operating Under Intoxication Victim Fund assessment, $250 Head Injury Fund assessment (Newburyport).

Michael Jones, 42, 29 Hillcrest Ave., Beverly; operating under the influence, third offense, 18 months in house of correction, five months to be served, balance suspended for two years, credit 94 days; eight-year loss of license, $1,000 fine, $250 surfine, $250 Head Injury Fund assessment, $50 Operating Under Intoxication Victim Fund assessment, $90 VWF (Newburyport).

NEWBURYPORT: The following case was recorded at Newburyport District Court on Wednesday, Jan. 16, with Judge Peter Doyle presiding over the jury trial.

Michael Kent, 30, 2 Atlantic Ave., Amesbury; driving while under the influence of alcohol, not guilty; possession of class C drugs (anabolic steroids), dismissed at the request of the commonwealth; marked lane violation, not responsible; speeding, responsible, $150 fine (Newbury).

NEWBURYPORT: The following cases were recorded at Newburyport District Court on Wednesday, Jan. 16, with Judge Allen Swan presiding over the jury-waived trials.

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