Wareham & Plymouth Arraignments and Dispositions for August 2, 2011: Drugs near a school, no jail time for 2nd OUIs

WAREHAM DISTRICT COURT :: PLYMOUTH DISTRICT COURT

WAREHAM DISTRICT COURT

In court July 28, 2011

ARRAIGNMENTS

SLOCOMB, Harry C, 44, 185 Acushnet Rd., Mattapoisett; from an arrest on July 28, Slocomb was arraigned on a variety of charges in connection with an alleged stabbing. According to the police report, Mattapoisett police dispatch received a call from New Bedford police and St. Luke's Hospital emergency department reporting that they had a patient in the emergency room that was the victim of a stabbing in Mattapoisett.  An interview of the victim by Mattapoisett police revealed the identity of the attacker as Harry Slocomb of Acushnet Rd, Mattapoisett.  Further investigation by police indicated that Slocomb was an associate or member of the Sidewinder Motorcycle Gang, and that he was the owner of several firearms.  At 6:45 am, Mattapoisett police met up with members of the SWAT team to execute an arrest and search warrant at the Slocomb residence. Slocomb was arraigned on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a knife, in connection with the stabbing. Bail was set at $1,500. Slocomb was also arraigned on charges of possession of a firearm without an FID card, improper storage of a firearm, and assault with a dangerous weapon, a Mag light. Additional bail in the amount of $1,000 was set on the firearms charges. Slocomb is due back in court on August 17 for pretrial conference.

DISPOSITIONS

SMITH, Russell W, 37, 7 Sawyer St., Wareham; from a complaint issued February 22, 2011 by Wareham police, Smith entered a guilty plea on a charge of domestic assault and battery and was sentenced to 2 years house of correction, 6 months to be served, balance suspended with probation to July 26, 2013. Smith admitted that he slapped and punched the female victim in the face.

HARRIS, Robert J, Jr., 53, 9 Tremont St., Apt.2, Carver; from an arrest on June 3, 2010 by Carver police, Harris entered a guilty plea on a charge of domestic assault with a dangerous weapon, a knife. Harris was sentenced to 2 1/2 years house of correction, suspended with probation to July 26, 2013. The facts of the case as contained in the police report, which Harris admitted to today, state that Harris became so upset with the victim because some vegetables had gone bad that he held a steak knife to her throat and threatened to cut her [expletive] head off.

In court July 27, 2011

ARRAIGNMENTS

O'ROURKE, Gerald F, 50, 2875 Cranberry Highway, Wareham; from an arrest on July 25, O'Rourke was arraigned on charges of disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, resisting arrest, threatening to commit a crime and trespass in connection with an incident that required Wareham canine Rolf and a stun gun to take O'Rourke into custody. According to the police report, Wareham police were dispatched to 57 Cromesett Rd. on a report of a male party banging on the door trying to get in. Upon arrival, the male party was nowhere to be found, but the occupants of the home gave a good description of the man. Police patrolled the area and observed a male matching the description hiding behind a shed in a nearby yard. When ordered by police to stop, the man allegedly ignored the officer several times and walked away. According to the report, the man repeatedly reached inside his shirt, as one might do to get a weapon.  Rolf, the Wareham canine was released after numerous warnings, taking the man to the ground. When police approached to cuff the man, a scuffle ensued, requiring a jolt from a stun gun to finally subdue O'Rourke. O'Rourke was taken to Tobey hospital to be treated for a dog bite, and then to the station for booking. Yesterday in court, bail was set at $2,500 for O'Rourke's appearance on August 17 for pretrial conference. Court records indicate that O'Rourke has additional pending charges of disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace from an incident back in March.

GONZALEZ, Luis, 52, 94 Park Ave., Wareham; from a complaint issued on July 6, Gonzalez was arraigned on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon, a motor vehicle. Pretrial was set for September. Gonzalez was released on his own recognizance.

In court July 26, 2011

ARRAIGNMENTS

SIGGINS, Eric, 24, 426 Main St., Wareham; from an arrest on July 25, Siggins was arraigned on a charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise. According to the police report, Wareham police were dispatched to Shaw's Supermarket on a report of an "active" shoplifter. Upon arrival, loss prevention personnel pointed out a male wearing a backpack, believed to be stealing merchandise. The male, later identified as Siggins, was approached by the officer, and informed that loss prevention had him on camera loading up his backpack, twice, with grocery items. Siggins was searched, handcuffed, and taken into custody. He was released on his own recognizance to appear on August 3 for pretrial conference.

STODDARD, Karen P, 46, 16 Valley Rd., Middleboro; from an arrest on July 25, Stoddard was arraigned on charges of OUI drugs, and child endangerment while operating under the influence of drugs. According to the police report, Middleboro police were dispatched to the parking lot of the Stop and Shop Supermarket on a report called in by an off duty officer of an erratic operator. The operator of the vehicle was known to the off duty officer, according to the report, as a drug user. Upon arrival, the officer responding to the scene observed two people in the parked vehicle, the operator, later identified as Stoddard, slumped forward against the steering wheel as if she had passed out, and a passenger, later identified as Stoddard's 7-year-old son. As a result of several observations made by the officer, Stoddard was taken into custody and charged with the above offenses.  Pretrial conference was scheduled for August 25.

SHADRICK, Jennifer, 22, 28 Camardo Dr., Wareham; from a complaint issued July 8 by Marion police, Shadrick was arraigned on charges of OUI, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lane violation in connection with a motor vehicle accident in the area of 330 Wareham Rd. According to the police report, Marion police, responding to several 911 calls reporting the accident, arrived at the scene to find Shadrick, suffering from injuries, trapped in her vehicle by the steering wheel. An investigation determined that Shadrick, allegedly while operating the vehicle while intoxicated, left the roadway and drove on the sidewalk, striking a utility pole causing heavy damage to the front end of the vehicle. The report stated that the vehicle hit the pole so hard that the battery was ejected from under the hood and thrown 15 feet. Shadrick was transported to the Tobey Hospital Trauma Center. She was released on her own recognizance to appear on September 9 for pretrial conference.

DISPOSITIONS

THOMAS, Kyle, 32, 14 Beaver Dam Rd., Carver; plead guilty today to a charge of breaking and entering, nighttime for felony in connection with stolen jewelry valued at more than $3,600 recovered from local pawn shops. The thefts occurred at 16 Beaver Dam Rd., next door to the Thomas residence. Thomas was sentenced to two years house of correction, suspended with probation to January 8, 2014. Thomas also had another case brought forward today involving the alleged theft of over $20,000 worth of equipment from another residence. He is scheduled to be back in court for a disposition on that matter on September 14.

FOX, Nancy, 55, 115 Precinct St., Lakeville; from an arrest by Lakeville police on June 22, Fox was found guilty on charges of OUI, 2nd offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and speeding. Fox was sentenced to 90 days house of correction, suspended with probation to July 24, 2013, and ordered to attend a 14 day inpatient program.

PLYMOUTH DISTRICT COURT

In court July 27, 2011

ARRAIGNMENTS

DONNELLY, Katherine O, 24, 483 Temple St., Duxbury; from a complaint issued June 22 by Plymouth police, Donnelly was arraigned on charges of forgery of a check, uttering false check, larceny over $250 and larceny under $250. Police allege that Donnelly cashed checks in the combined amount of $369 that were stolen from a home where Donnelly was hired to cut a woman’s hair. Donnelly was released on her own recognizance to appear on September 28 for pretrial conference.

WILSON, James W., 49, 23 Wampanoag Rd., Plymouth; from an arrest on July 23 by Plymouth police, Wilson was arraigned on charges of OUI, 3rd offense , intoxicated licensee carrying a firearm, and marked lane violation. Wilson was released on his own recognizance to appear on August 31 for pretrial conference.

BAHNEMANN, Matthew B., 30, 7 Seven Hills Rd., Plymouth; from a complaint issued July 1 by Plymouth police, Bahnemann was arraigned on charges of breaking and entering in a vehicle, nighttime for felony and receiving stolen property over $250. Police allege that Bahnemann and an accomplice stole items from vehicles at the Walmart parking lot at 300 Colony Place. Bail was set at $1,000 for Bahnemann’s appearance on September 8 for pretrial conference.

INDICTED

MCGRATH, Patrick, 25, 34 Summer St., Apt. 1, Plymouth; indicted and arraigned in Plymouth County Superior Court on charges of rape of a child with force and indecent assault and battery on a child under 14. McGrath continues to be held on $50,000 bail.

In court July 25, 2011

ARRAIGNMENTS

GALLAGHER, Shaun D, 27, 10 Damons Point Circle, Marshfield; from a complaint issued June 2, Gallagher was arraigned on a charge of possession of Class A drug, heroin. According to the police report, Marshfield police responding to a call of a man lying in the street found an unconscious male, later identified as Gallagher, suffering from an apparent overdose. Paramedics called to the scene administered Narcan, a drug used to counter the effects of opiates, reviving Gallagher. A small quantity of heroin was found in Gallagher’s pocket. Gallagher was released on his own recognizance to appear on September 27 for pretrial conference.

NORRIE, Heath, 40, 1 Griffin Way, W. Wareham; from a complaint issued on June 3, Norrie was arraigned on charges of larceny over $250, trespassing with a motor vehicle and use of a motor vehicle in connection with a felony in connection with the attempted theft of an excavation bucket from Plympton Sand and Gravel, his family’s business. Norrie was released on his own recognizance to appear on August 28 for a pre-trial conference.

COULSTRING, Rylan D., 30, 48 Minuteman Lane, Plymouth; from an arrest on April 17, Coulstring plead guilty to a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license. The judge sentenced him to 3 months house of correction, deemed served. Coulstring had been held on $10,000 bail since his arrest in April. Charges of drug possession near a school or park, possession of Class A drug, subsequent offense, possession of Class B drug, subsequent offense, 2 counts of possession of Class C drug, subsequent offense, and possession of a Class A drug with intent to distribute were all dismissed when a defense motion to suppress evidence was allowed by the judge.

SCOTT, Craig A, 38, 100 Ellisville Dr., Plymouth; from an arrest on March 6 by Plymouth police, Scott plead guilty to charges of witness intimidation, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon in connection with a domestic incident. The judge sentenced Scott to 2 ½ years in house of correction, 18 months to serve, balance suspended with probation.

In court July 22, 2011

ARRAIGNMENTS

HARLOW, Richard D. III, 24, 44 Main St. Ext., Apt. 3, Plymouth; from an arrest on July 21, bail was set at $2,500 at Harlow’s arraignment on charges of drug violation in a school zone, possession of class A drug, subsequent offense, possession with intent to distribute class A drug and conspiracy to violate drug laws in connection with the execution of a “no knock” search warrant by Plymouth Police Narcotics Unit at Harlow’s residence. Pre-trial conference was scheduled for August 17.

ZAHN, Amanda, 24, Algonquin Terr., Apt. P27, Plymouth; from a complaint issued June 2, Zahn was arraigned on a charge of shoplifting by concealing property of Walgreens at 165 Samoset St. Pretrial conference was scheduled for August 26.

RIDEOUT, Derek J., 21, 98 Colby Dr., Halifax; from an arrest by Hanson police on July 20 on Indian Head St., Rideout was arraigned on charges of OUI, drugs, two counts of possession of Class E drug and marked lane violation. Rideout was released on his own recognizance to appear on September 27 for pretrial conference.

DISPOSITIONS

MURPHY, Patrick, 21, 24 Plymouth St., Halifax; from his arrest on May 30, Murphy admitted to sufficient facts on charges of disturbing the peace, assault and battery on a police officer, and resisting arrest. The court continued the case without a finding with probation to July 18, 2012.

MCGANTY, Richard F, 52, 16 Fortune Dr., Plymouth; from an arrest on August 14, 2010, McGanty plead guilty to a charge of OUI, 2nd offense. The judge sentenced McGanty to 2 ½ years house of correction, suspended with probation to July 14, 2021 (10 years probation), 14 day inpatient program, and ordered McGanty to wear a bracelet/GPS monitor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for an undetermined amount of time. In addition, McGanty will be under house arrest from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am, and forbidden to operate a motor vehicle for the duration of his 10 year probationary term. McGanty’s arrest back in 2010 was in connection with a motor vehicle accident at 145 Main St. in Kingston.

O’CONNELL, Kenneth M Jr, 40, 10 Stonebridge Lane, Apt. 2, Kingston; from a complaint issued April 5, 2010, O’Connell was found guilty on a charge of OUI, 2nd offense and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. O’Connell was sentenced to 18 months house of correction, suspended with probation to July 17, 2014, and ordered to attend a 14 day inpatient program.

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