1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – July 11, 2017


In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, July 11, the following cases were heard:

Joshua Labbe, 35, 394 Church St., Berlin, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle after his license to do so was suspended and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620. A charge of operating a vehicle with a suspended registration was nolle prossed.

Grand jury returns 35 indictments

LANCASTER – The Coos County grand jury returned 35 indictments against 16 individuals during its June session.

Donald Bartlett, 36, of 54 South St., Apt. 3, Concord, Vt., was indicted on a charge of operating after certification as a habitual offender.

Brittany Beaton, 27, of 9 Maple St., Whitefield was indicted on three counts of possession of a controlled drug.

Britney Cross, 23, of 42 Portland St., Lancaster was indicted on two counts of sale of a controlled drug.

Roy “Scott” Doe, 44, of 15 Vaness St., Sanford, Maine was indicted on a count of endangering the welfare of a child under the age of 16.

Justin Dowland, 28, of 25 York St., Groveton was indicted on possession of a controlled drug, one count of attempt to manufacture methamphetamine and one count of manufacture of methamphetamine.

Terrance W. Hartley, 51, of Northern NH Correctional Facility, 138 East Milan Rd., Berlin was indicted on one count of first degree assault buy a prisoner, one count of second degree assault by a prisoner, and two counts of simple assault by a prisoner.

Casey J. Hynes, 26, of 25 Hawl Rd., Ossipee, was indicted on one count of possession of a controlled drug.

Arthur J. Jones, 26, of 105 Georgetowne Dr., Boston, and 46 High St, Berlin, was indicted on five counts of possession of a controlled drug with intent to sell ( two of the charges involved in excess of five grams of cocaine and heroin) and one count of possession of a controlled drug.

Robert A. Lewis III, 39, of 53 Church St., Groveton was indicted on a count of operating a motor vehicle after certification as a habitual offender.

Jeffrey L. Mailhot, 40, of 124 Bog Rd., North Stratford, was indicted on a count of theft by deception and one count of financial exploitation of an elderly adult.

Jess Mason, 26, was indicted on a count of tampering with witnesses and informants.

Kyle McKenzie, 26, of 39 Bunker Hill, Lancaster, was indicted on one count of operating a motor vehicle after certification as a habitual offender.

Gary W. Silva, 54, of the Northern NH Correctional Facility, 138 East Milan Rd., Berlin was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit falsifying physical evidence, one count of falsifying physical evidence and one count of tempering with witnesses and informants.

Andrew Soboleski, 24, of the Northern NH Correctional Facility, 138 East Milan Rd., Berlin was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit falsifying physical evidence.

Jonathan L. Woodbury, 34, of the Northern NH Correctional Facility, 138 East Milan Rd., Berlin was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit falsifying physical evidence, one count of falsifying physical evidence and three counts of simple assault by a prisoner.

1st Circuit Court – District Division Berlin – Tuesday, June 20, 2017


In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Tuesday, June 20, the following cases were heard:

Derrick L. Washington, 48, 2 Water St., Gorham, was charged with a traffic violation, which was nolle prossed.

Robert A. Lewis III, 39, 53 Church St., Groveton, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $420.

Mary Seeley, 58, 1791 Riverside Drive, Berlin, was found guilty of willful concealment for taking merchandise from the Family Dollar Store without paying for it and was ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $372 and to pay restitution to the victim in the amount of $19.62.

Danielle Hayford, 40, 2 Birch St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434.

Joel Chaloux, 34, 2 Birch St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434.

Sylvie Blair, 64, 117 Wentworth Ave., Berlin, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $930, and to complete the Impaired Driver Care Management Program. Blair also lost her license to operate a motor vehicle for nine months with the opportunity to petition the court for early reinstatement after three months. A charge of aggravated driving while intoxicated and a charge of failing to yield to an emergency vehicle were nolle prossed.

Casey Gilman, 28, 519 Goebel St., Berlin, was charged with criminal mischief for throwing toilet water on a holding cell floor in the Berlin Police Department causing the paint to peel. The charge was placed on file without a finding on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year and that she pay restitution to the Berlin Police Department in the amount of $116.08 within six months of her court date.

Samuel Essig, 17, 526 Hillsboro St., Berlin, was charged of being a minor in possession of alcohol, which was placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year and that he completes the 3rd Millennium Program within 45 days of his court date and file proof of completion with the Berlin Police Department.

Crystal L. Bell, 32, 107 Norway St., Berlin, was charged with a hands-free violation for using an electronic device while driving. The charge was placed on file without a finding on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year, and that she complete the defensive driving course by January 1, 2018, and file proof of completion with the Berlin Police Department.

Kaitlyn Adam, 18, 98 Mason St., Berlin, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $434. Adam also was found guilty of being a minor in possession of alcohol and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $744. Two charges of contempt of court were nolle prossed.

Russ C. Luciano, 30, 112 Willard St., Berlin, was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle after his license to do so was suspended and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $335.

Zachiah Houle, 14, 663 Gendron, St., Berlin, was found guilty of being a minor in possession of a tobacco product and ordered to perform 20 hours of community service to be completed within 45 days of his court date and file proof of completion with the court.

Ashley Connelly, 28, 385 Pearl St., Manchester, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, and unlawful transport of a controlled drug, and having an open container of alcohol in her vehicle. All of the charges were nolle prossed.

First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, Wednesday, June 14,

In First Circuit Court, District Division, Berlin, on Wednesday, June 14, the following cases were heard:

Ryan Brown, 24, 192 Willard St., Berlin, was charged with controlled drug-acts prohibited for allegedly selling marijuana, which was dismissed due to the failure of the state to appear in court.

Carroll Smith, 60, 544 Burgess St., Berlin, was charged with domestic violence-simple assault-physical contact which was dismissed.

Kristy Weeks, 30, 52 Washington St., Conway, was charged with driving a motor vehicle after her license to do so was suspended which was nolle prossed.

Sterne Toussaint, 31, PO Box 503, Berlin, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620 and must complete the impaired driver care management program. Toussaint also lost his license to operate a motor vehicle for nine months with the opportunity to petition the court for early reinstatement after three months. Toussaint also was found guilty of having an open container of alcohol in his vehicle and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $124. A charge of unlawful transportation of drugs in a motor vehicle was nolle prossed.

Christopher Parr, 38, 4 Abenaki Lane, Berlin, was found guilty of domestic violence-simple assault-physical contact and ordered to pay a fine of $50. Parr also was ordered to serve a term of 30 days in the Coos County House of Corrections which was suspended on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year, and that he continue to participate in counseling. Charges of obstructing the report of a crime or injury and contempt of court were nolle prossed.

Teresa Long, 38, 299 Madison Ave., Berlin, was charged with two counts of violating a protective order which were nolle prossed.

Celeste Roy-Robinson, 44, PO Box 107, Gorham, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated, third or subsequent offense and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $930 and complete the impaired driver care management program. Roy-Robinson also lost her license to operate a motor vehicle for 12 months after which she must have an interlocking device installed for 12 months. She also was ordered to serve a term of 180 days in the Grafton County House of Corrections with 150 days suspended on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year. Roy-Robinson also was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle after her license to do so was suspended and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $620, and to serve an additional seven days in jail. She also lost her license for an additional 12 months and must maintain the interlocking device for an additional 12 months. An additional charge of driving while intoxicated, an additional charge of operating a motor vehicle after her license to do so was suspended, and a charge of contempt of court were all nolle prossed.

Edgar Onofre, 41, 8 Primrose Lane, East Millbury, Mass., was found guilty of operating an OHRV on land of another without the owner’s permission and ordered to pay a fine of $74.40.

Kevin Diroma, 39, 370 Champlain St., Berlin, was charged with contempt of court which was nolle prossed.

Scott Fortier, 36, 107 Church St., Berlin, was found guilty of criminal trespass for remaining on the defendant’s private property after being asked to leave and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $124.

Patience Innie, 37, 31 Williams St., Berlin, was charged with violating a protective order, which was placed on file without a finding on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year.

Edith Cloutier, 44, 562 First Ave., Berlin, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor for providing a 15-year-old with a cigarette, which was placed on file without a finding on the condition she maintains good behavior for one year.

Yajayra L. Santana, 34, 68 Watling St., Springfield, Mass., was found guilty of violating a City of Berlin ordinance by committing a vehicle violation and ordered to pay a fine of $250. A charge of speeding was nolle prossed.

Margarito Lopez, 37, 412 Goebel St., Berlin, was charged with violating a protective order, which was placed on file without a finding on the condition he maintains good behavior for one year.

Jody Albert, 48, 13 West St., Berlin, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated and ordered to pay a fine and penalty of $930 and complete the Impaired Driver Care Management Program. Albert also lost his license to operate a motor vehicle for 18 months with the opportunity to petition the court for early reinstatement after one year. Two additional charges of driving while intoxicated were nolle prossed.

Jack Harris, 21, 29 Summit Road, Needham, Mass., was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled drug, marijuana, which was placed on file without a finding on the condition he complete the 3rd Millennium Program within 45 days of his court date and file proof of completion with the Berlin Police Department.