Wareham & Plymouth Arraignments and Dispositions: July 8, 2011: Assault with a beer bottle; Percocets in my pocket

WAREHAM DISTRICT COURT

July 8, 2011

In court July 7, 2011

ARRAIGNMENTS

GRIES, David A, 57, 41 Fairhaven Rd., Mattapoisett; from a complaint issued June 14, Gries was arraigned on 3 counts of criminal harassment and 2 counts of civil rights violation from a verbal altercation with a neighbor. Gries was released on his own recognizance to appear on September 12 for pretrial conference.

VEENSTRA, Amanda, 30, 1033 Main St., W. Wareham; from a complaint issued June 14, Veenstra was arraigned on a charge of identity fraud in connection with a utility account allegedly opened by Veenstra using the identity of another. Police allege that Veenstra ran up a $674.60 NSTAR bill on the fraudulently opened account. Veenstra is due back in court for pretrial conference on August 23.

RITUCCI, Mark D, 47, 200 E. Main St., Middleboro; from an arrest on July 6, Ritucci was arraigned of charges of OUI and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Wareham police responding to a report of a motor vehicle accident were told by witnesses that Ritucci rear ended a vehicle that had stopped at a pedestrian crossing near Cumberland Farms on Main Street. Police arrested Ritucci at the scene for the alleged offenses. Pretrial conference was scheduled for August 5.

HOUGHTON, Ashley M, 20, 136 Field St., Taunton; Houghton was arraigned on charges of possession of Class D drug with intent to distribute and trespassing after a motor vehicle stop at 12:00am on July 7 on the property of the Ted Williams camp. Houghton is due back in court on August 23 for a pretrial conference.

PLYMOUTH DISTRICT COURT

July 8, 2011

In court July 6, 2011

ARRAIGNMENTS

MARTINEZ, Wellington, 29,6 St. Casmir Rd., Boston; Martinez was arraigned on charges of conspiracy to violate drug laws and two counts of distribution of a Class A drug, heroin, in connection with an undercover operation back in May 2009 in Plymouth. Martinez was brought in from MCI Cedar Junction where he is currently serving a three year sentence on similar offenses. Martinez will be back in court on August 2.

CAMPBELL, Scott, 21, 13 Pleasant St., Plymouth; from a complaint issued June 28, Campbell was arraigned on charges of larceny under $250 and receiving stolen property in connection with stolen jewelry recovered from one of the gold kiosks at the Kingston Independence Mall. Campbell was released on his own recognizance to appear on August 3 for pretrial conference.

SULLIVAN, John, 46, 15 Langlee Rd., Hingham; from an arrest on July 5, Sullivan was arraigned on charges of willfully obstructing an emergency vehicle and OUI from a motor vehicle stop by Plymouth police on Rt. 3 South. The case was continued to August 5 for pretrial conference.

THOMPSON, Rasiyonda M., 33, 5 Alpine Ave, Fairhaven; from an arrest on July 5, Thompson was arraigned on charges of disturbing the peace, possession of a Class B drug and conspiracy to violate drug laws. According to the police report, Kingston police were dispatched to the area of May Ave. and Main St. for a possible assault in progress. Arriving at the scene, witnesses reported seeing two males, one wielding a baseball bat, chasing another male down Main St. Thompson, allegedly still in possession of the bat, was apprehended a short time later in the vicinity of the alleged incident. A pat frisk allegedly revealed Percocets in Thompson’s pocket.

SHERMAN, Nicholas P., 20, 39 Strawberry Hill Rd., Plymouth; from an arrest on July 2, Sherman was arraigned on charges of possession of a Class A drug, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and leaving the scene of property damage. Sherman was released on his own recognizance to appear on August 2 for pretrial conference.

In court July 5, 2011

ARRAIGNMENTS

FALLON, Frank, 54, 17 Ashbury St., Plymouth; from an arrest on June 7, Fallon was arraigned on charges of OUI, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene after property damage. Plymouth police responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in a driveway at 102 Carver Rd. arrested Fallon for allegedly operating his vehicle while intoxicated. The case was continued to July 29 for pretrial conference.

MERRY, Brandon P., 33, 283 Court St., Apt. 45, Plymouth; from an arrest on July 4, Merry was arraigned on a charge of possession of a Class A drug, heroin. According to the police report, Plymouth police responding to the area of 6 Carver St. for a report of a man having a seizure were approached by Merry who indicated that the man was his boyfriend and that the seizure was probably the result of a heroin overdose. When asked if Merry had any drugs on his person, Merry allegedly emptied his backpack which revealed syringes, spoons, and a small amount of heroin. Police also determined that Merry had outstanding warrants out of Falmouth, Plymouth and Wareham courts for possession of a Class C drug, assault and battery, and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Bail was set at $1,000 for Merry’s appearance on July 28 for pretrial conference.

GARDNER, Craig, 50, 31 School St., Taunton; from an arrest on July 1, Gardner was arraigned on charges of indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over and distribution of obscene material. The case was continued to August 23 for pretrial conference.

MILLOY, Matthew W., 23, 145 B Taylor Ave., Manomet; from an arrest on July 3, Milloy was arraigned on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Milloy allegedly struck the victim over the head with a beer bottle. Milloy was released on his own recognizance to appear on September 1 for pretrial conference.

DISPOSITIONS

PARKER, Steven, 23, 104 Plymouth St., Pembroke; Parker admitted to sufficient facts to a charge of OUI from his arrest on June 18 in Halifax. The case was continued without a finding with probation to June 29, 2012. Parker was ordered to pay $600 in fees and assessments in addition to a $65 per month probation fee.

HORGAN, Robert, 45, 16 Pheasant Ave., Plymouth; from an arrest on May 25, Horgan admitted to sufficient facts to a charge of OUI. The case was continued without a finding with probation to July3, 2012. Horgan was ordered to pay $600 in fees and assessments in addition to a $65 per month probation fee.

WHYTE, Matthew, 20, 4 Squire Way, Plymouth; from a complaint issued May 25, Whyte entered a guilty plea on a charge of larceny over $250 in connection with the theft of a laptop computer. He was placed on probation to June 29, 2012 and ordered to pay $950 in restitution. In an unrelated case, Whyte plead guilty to charges of breaking and entering in a building for felony and larceny over $250 from a disabled person over 60 in connection with stolen jewelry recovered from two pawn shops at the Kingston Mall.

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