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June 27, 2013

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Newburyport Daily News

---- — NEWBURYPORT: The following jury-waived trials were recorded Thursday, June 20, at Newburyport District Court with Judge Peter Doyle presiding:

Karen Hathaway, 39, 1 Hillside Ave., No. 3, Amesbury; assault and battery, six months pretrial probation, no contact with victim (Amesbury).

Christian Miller, 42, 1 Hillside Ave., No. 4, Amesbury; assault and battery, six months pretrial probation, no contact with victim (Amesbury).

NEWBURYPORT: The following jury-waived trials were recorded Friday, June 21, at Newburyport District Court with Judge Peter Doyle presiding:

Damien A. Daniels, 29, 145 Belmont St., Worcester; operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, guilty, nine months house of correction, sentence suspended two years while on probation, $800 fine, $200 surfine, $50 Victim-Witness Fund (West Newbury).

Jacob Gauthier, 17, 65 Beach Road, Salisbury; threat to commit crime, dismissed; disorderly conduct, continued without finding for six months; disturbing a school assembly, continued without finding for six months, $50 VWF, comply with school rules, no abuse of school staff (Newbury).

Katie Sullivan, 27, 164 Whitehall Road, Apt. 3-33, Amesbury; possession of a class A substance to distribute, 18 months in house of correction, sentence suspended 18 months, remain drug/alcohol free with random screens, continue with treatment, attend three AA meetings a week, $90 VWF; operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, continued without finding for 18 months; possession of a class A substance to distribute, same as count 1; possession of a class A substance, continued without finding for 18 months; possession a class B substance, continued without finding for 18 months (Amesbury).

Mikhael Sarkis, 51, 5 Hoffman Ave., Lawrence; motor vehicle homicide while OUI; two counts of driving while under the influence of alcohol causing serious injury and neglect; marked lanes; and open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle; all dismissed upon indictment in superior court (Newburyport).

Brenda L. Blanchard, 51, 45 Locust St., No. 221, Haverhill; intimidate a witness, continued without finding for a year, stay away and have no contact with victim, $90 VWF; intimidate a witness, continued without a finding for a year, $90 VWF; threat to commit a crime, continued without finding a year; intimidate a witness, continued without finding for a year, stay away and have no contact with victim, $90 VWF (Newburyport).

Nicole Hawkins, 33, 68 Main St., No. 5, Byfield; permitting unlicensed or suspended operation of a motor vehicle, six months pretrial probation, $50 VWF (West Newbury).

Scott P. McNiff, 27, 87 Pembroke Road, Providence, R.I.; uninsured motor vehicle, three months pretrial probation, $50 VWF; operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, three months pretrial probation, $50 VWF; unregistered motor vehicle, not responsible (Rowley).

Dana H. Choolijian, 47, 156 Bachelor St., West Newbury; larceny over $250, continued without finding for 18 months, submit to mental health substance abuse counseling, remain drug/alcohol free with random screens, $500 restitution; larceny by check over $250, same as count 1, $2,910 restitution to victim (West Newbury).

Kombana Mokomzi, 57, 3 Oak St., Newburyport; shoplifting, six months pretrial probation, stay away from CVS Pharmacy on Route 1, $50 VWF (Salisbury).

NEWBURYPORT: The following jury-waived trials were recorded Monday, June 24, at Newburyport District Court with Judge Peter Doyle presiding:

Dennis W. Coogan, 43, 12 Glenwood Ave., Salisbury; operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license due to OUI, guilty, 60 days house of correction, 18 days credit, $1,000 fine, $250 surfine, $50 VWF (Salisbury).

Justin R. Frost, 23, 234 Low St., No. 5, Newburyport; number plate violation to conceal identity, two months pretrial probation, $50 VWF; unregistered motor vehicle, responsible, filed (Newburyport).

Andrew J. Beaton, 24, 45 Ferry Road, Salisbury; operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, four months pretrial probation, $50 VWF; miscellaneous equipment violation, responsible, filed (Amesbury).

Dereck Leighton, 35, 24 1/2 Powow St., Amesbury; possession of a class B substance, guilty, one year in house of correction, 90 days to be served, 26 days credit, balance suspended two years while on probation, remain drug/alcohol free with random screens, $50 VWF (Amesbury).

Christopher B. Haefner, 39, 8 Church St., No. 2, Merrimac; uninsured motor vehicle, dismissed; operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, dismissed (Merrimac).

Laura C. Fennelly, 22, 61 Storey Ave., No. 11, Newburyport; assault and battery, six months pretrial probation, no contact with victim (Newburyport).

Glen A. Chase, 42, 34 Rocks Road, Seabrook; violate an abuse prevention order, guilty, eight months in house of correction, 69 days credit (Amesbury).

Jacob Dow, 17, 111 Forest Road, Salisbury; malicious destruction of property more than $250, not prosecuted; malicious destruction of property more than $250, dismissed upon payment of $100 court costs (Salisbury).

Judge Mary McCabe presided over the following jury-waived trial:

Steven A. Heffernan, 23, 5 Reeds Lane, West Newbury; driving while under the influence of alcohol, continued without finding for a year, 45-day loss of license, complete Alcohol Safety Awareness Program, $250 OUI fee, $50 OUI Victims Fund, $250 Head Injury (Salisbury).

NEWBURYPORT: The following cases were recorded at Newburyport District Court on Tuesday, June 25, with Judge Peter Doyle presiding over the jury-waived trials:

Michael D. Piercy, 48, 65 Market St., first floor, Amesbury; domestic assault and battery, guilty, one year in the house of correction, 47 days to be and deemed served and the balance suspended with one year probation conditioned upon remaining drug and alcohol free and no abuse of the victim, $50 VFW; failing to register as a sex offender, continued without finding and one year probation, $50 VWF (Amesbury).

Franklin Downie, 47, 5 Andover Terrace, Peabody; driving after license suspension, pretrial probation, $50 VWF; speeding in violation of regulations, responsible, filed (State Police).

Armando M. Furtado, 56, 76 Cross St., Rowley; domestic assault and battery, pretrial probation for one year conditioned upon no abuse of the victim (Rowley).

Jodi A. McNamara, 46, 8 Liberty Lane, Merrimac; driving while under the influence of alcohol, continued without finding and probation for one year conditioned upon completion of the alcohol safety awareness program, 45-day loss of license, $50 VWF; $250 Operating Under Intoxication, $50 Operating Under Intoxication Victim Fund, $250 Head Injury Fund; marked lanes violation, responsible, filed; fail to stop/yield, not responsible (Amesbury).

Gearald Turcotte, 47, 18 Farm Lane, Seabrook; disorderly conduct, guilty, $100 fine and $50 VWF (Salisbury).