Berlin Daily Sun – 1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Tuesday, March 8, 2016


In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, March 8, the following cases were heard:
James Sprano, 29, 7 Tannery Road, Haverhill, was charged with felony criminal threatening with a deadly weapon. At his Tuesday probable cause hearing the court ruled no probable cause was found.
Coy Savannah, 15, 256 Madison Avenue, Berlin, was found guilty of being a minor in possession of tobacco and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $62.

1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Tuesday, March 1,

Berlin Daily Sun – 1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Tuesday, March 1, 2016
In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, March 1, the following cases were heard:
Nicholas Dube, 32, 117 Willard Street, Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of marijuana and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $372. Dube also was found guilty of operating a vehicle without a valid license and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $62.
Penny Bedell, 46, 72 Lucille Street, Manchester, was found guilty of willful concealment of merchandise belonging to Walmart and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $1,240, with $620 suspended, on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year, and that she pays restitution to Walmart on or before April 3, 2016 in the amount of $187 through the Gorham Police Department. Bedell was ordered to not enter or go upon the Walmart property for one year. Bedell also was found guilty of theft by deception for taking merchandise belonging to Walmart valued at less than $1000 and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $1,240 with $620 suspended. The conditions of the suspended amount of the second fine are the same as those assigned to the conviction of willful concealment and are to be served concurrently. Two additional charges of theft by deception of merchandise valued at less than $1,000 were nolle prossed.
Timothy Farrell, 61, 391 North Main Street, Gorham, was found guilty of domestic violence-simple assault and sentenced to serve 30 days in the Coos County House of Corrections, with 30 days suspended, and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $620, with $310 suspended, plus a fine of $50 for a domestic violence conviction. The conditions of the suspended fine and sentence are that Farrell must participate in mental health counseling and report back to the Gorham Police Department every 90 days for one year. Farrell also must maintain good behavior for one year.
Kristin Goss-Schatz, 32, 587 Western Avenue, Berlin, was found guilty of willful concealment of merchandise belonging to Walmart and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $620, with $310 suspended on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year, and that she pays restitution to Walmart within 45 days of her court date in the amount of $147 through the Gorham Police Department. Goss-Schatz was ordered to not enter or go upon the Walmart property for one year. A second charge of willful concealment was nolle prossed.
Tyler Hamlin, 18, 284 Denmark Street, Berlin, was found guilty of simple assault and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $620.
Thomas Carter, 36, 75 Western Avenue, Berlin, was charged with willful concealment of merchandise belonging to the Berlin Market Place which was placed on file without a finding on the condition Carter maintains good behavior for one year and that he pays restitution to the Berlin Market Place within 45 days of his court date in the amount of $15 with proof of payment to be filed with the Berlin Police Department.

First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin -Tuesday, Feb. 16,

In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, February 16, the following cases were heard:
Jonathan Croft, 22, 616 Third Avenue, Berlin, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana which was placed on file without a finding on the condition Croft completes the 3rd Millennium Program for drugs within 45 days of his court date and file proof of completion with the Berlin Police Department. Croft also must maintain good behavior for one year.
Brian C. Lessard, 37, 745 Main Street, Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of marijuana and ordered to complete 62 hours of community service in lieu of a fine and penalties of $620, to be completed within 62 days of his court date. Lessard must file proof of completion with the court.
Robert E. Goulet, 58, 100 Pine Street, Berlin, was found guilty of driving a motor vehicle with an unofficial inspection sticker

1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Wednesday, February 10, 2016

In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Wednesday, February 10, the following cases were heard:
Brian Bishop, 23, 40 Pine Island Avenue, Berlin, was found guilty of simple assault. Bishop was ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $620, and sentenced to nine months in the Coos County House of Corrections, suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.
Christopher Bishop, 25, 686 Third Avenue, Berlin, was found guilty of simple assault. He was ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $620, and sentenced to nine months in the Coos County House of Corrections, suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.
Amanda Reed, 35, 327 Willard Street, Berlin, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $930. Reed must submit to an alcohol and drug abuse screening within 14 days of her court date and complete the Impaired Driver Care Management Program. Reed also lost her license for 12 months, with the possibility of having six months suspended provided she is in compliance with the sentencing order. A charge of aggravated driving while intoxicated was nolle prossed.
Millisa Hamilton-Woods, 34, PO Box 203, Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of Oxycodone. She was ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $434 with $124 suspended, and sentenced to nine months in the Grafton County House of Corrections which was suspended on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year. Hamilton-Woods was put on probation for two years and must complete counseling as recommended.
Armand Fortier, 48, 398 Westcott Street, Berlin, was charged with stalking, which was placed on file with a finding, and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $620, which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year and that he have no contact with the victim.
Kris Dowland, 43, 679 Cheshire Street, Berlin, was found guilty of theft by unauthorized taking for removing a microwave from the victim’s apartment. Dowland was ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $620, which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year and that he pay restitution to the victim through the court in the amount of $500. Dowland also was sentenced to 10 days in the Coos County House of Corrections which was suspended.
Jennifer Baldridge, 31, 104 Grafton Street, Berlin, was charged with domestic violence- simple assault which was dismissed.
Eugene Leeman, 476, Derrah Street, Berlin, was found guilty of domestic violence-simple assault and sentenced to 30 days in the Coos County House of Corrections, which was suspended, and ordered to pay a fine and penalties of $360, with $310 suspended. Leeman must maintain good behavior for one year.
Albert Warford, 51, 502 School Street, Berlin, was found guilty of violating a city ordinance for allowing his dog to run at large and ordered to pay a fine of $25.
Kimberly Veno, 27, 112 Willard Street, Berlin, was charged with domestic violence-simple assault which was placed on file without a finding on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year, and that she participates in mental health counseling and provide proof of that participation with the court by May 1, 2016.