The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.
Benjamin D. Fogg, 29, of West Tisbury, was arraigned on Sept. 24 charges in Edgartown of possessing class B drugs (Adderall) and conspiracy to violate drug law. According to the police report filed in court, Edgartown police officers observed Mr. Fogg receive a prescription bottle from Richard Brymer outside of the Stop & Shop pharmacy. Bail was set at $600 and a pretrial hearing continued to Nov. 5.
Adaaro Blackhawk, 17, of West Tisbury, was arraigned on Sept. 28 charges in West Tisbury of malicious destruction of property more than $250 (a chair and other household items), larceny less than $250 (bottles of alcohol) and three charges of breaking and entering a building in the nighttime for a felony. Bail was originally set at $10,000 without prejudice. He was later released on personal recognizance with conditions, including staying away from any unoccupied home not invited by the owner, obeying a curfew of 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on school days and 9:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, reporting to probation every two weeks, remaining a student in good standing and remaining alcohol free with testing. The charges come from allegedly breaking into a Music street home that he believed to be seasonally occupied for partying purposes; a police report said alcohol bottles, drug paraphernalia and trash were found in the house. An estimated 70 people allegedly attended the party there, and all the alcohol in the house was allegedly consumed. A pretrial hearing was continued to Nov. 8.
Thomas Buckley, 22, of Mattapoisett, was arraigned on Oct. 3 charges in Oak Bluffs of drunken driving, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and speeding. A pretrial hearing was set for Nov. 5.
Melanie J. Dickson, 24, of Vineyard Haven, was arraigned on Oct. 2 charges in Vineyard Haven of drunken driving, marked lanes violation, child endangerment while operating under the influence and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. The charges stem from a two-car crash on State road in which Ms. Dickson allegedly drove into the oncoming lane and collided with a truck. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 26.
Melissa Neuner, 40, of Vineyard Haven, had a Sept. 14 charge of assault and battery in Vineyard Haven dismissed upon request of the commonwealth.
Leigh J. Rogers, 52, of Oak Bluffs, was arraigned on July 11 charges in Vineyard Haven of state highway signal/sign/markings violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. The charge stems from allegedly turning his truck in front of a biker on Beach Road; the biker allegedly struck the rear end of the truck and sustained a broken nose, cracked ribs and abrasions to his arms and legs. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 9.
Cole S. Schweitzer, 23, of Manhattan, Ill. admitted to sufficient facts on a Sept. 5 charge in Oak Bluffs of drunken driving, continued without a finding for one year. He was ordered to pay $600 in fees, complete a 24-day alcohol driver education program and to lose license for 45 days. Charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest were dismissed upon request of the commonwealth, and he was found not responsible for charges of marked lanes violation and speeding in violation of special regulation.
Bradford Belding, 44, of Avon, Conn., admitted to sufficient facts on a Feb. 15 charge of drunken driving in Oak Bluffs, continued without a finding for
one year. Ordered to pay $350 in fees and to complete a 24-day alcohol driver education program and to lose license for 45 days. Found not responsible on charges of a marked lanes violation and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
William J. Bernard, 41, of Oak Bluffs, had an April 16 charge of assault and battery in Oak Bluffs dismissed upon request of the commonwealth and the alleged victim.
Martin J. Kelly 3rd, 38, of Edgartown, was arraigned on an Aug. 14 charge in Edgartown of receiving an article from a prisoner, and, in a separate case, on an Aug. 22 charge of receiving an article from a prisoner for allegedly setting up, procuring and having delivered nine Suboxone pills to the Dukes County Jail and House of Correction. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 29
John K. Oliveira, 18, of West Tisbury, will have Sept. 8 charges in Vineyard Haven of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and possessing class B drugs (Ecstasy/MDMA) dismissed upon payment of court costs/restitution of $100 per charge by Nov. 14. He was found not responsible on a charge of motor vehicle lights violation.
Gabriel Rios-Leon, 20, of Rockaway, N.J., was arraigned on a Sept. 26 charge of intimidating a witness in Edgartown. Mr. Rios-Leon was already arraigned Sept. 27 on charges of receiving stolen property and deriving support from prostitution. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 9.