The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.
Bryan V. Marino, 37, of Oak Bluffs, had a default warrant removed and case continued to Sept. 23. Charged with violating a restraining order by sending his ex-wife a threatening text message August 29.
Patrick L. Melvin, 22, of Oak Bluffs, admitted to sufficient faces on a charge of larceny under $250, continued without a finding for six months. Charges of larceny over $250 and receiving stolen goods over $250 dismissed. Had been arrested in connection with June 20 theft of two bicycles in Edgartown.
Robert W. Dias Jr., 38, of New Bedford, arraigned on charges of using a boat without authority and abandoning the boat (a dinghy) taken from Edgartown docks June 8. Pretrial hearing scheduled for Sept. 23.
John A. Cincotta, 49, Vineyard Haven, admitted to sufficient facts of operating an uninsured motor vehicle and motor vehicle with suspended registration, July 1 in Oak Bluffs, continued without a finding for three months.
Kevin T. Biorci, 39, of Vineyard Haven, had a littering charge dismissed. Had been accused of dumping 12 bags of household trash into a recycling dumpster at Camp Jabberwocky on July 18.
Michael D. Bettencourt, 41, of Oak Bluffs, arraigned on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license July 3 on Beach Road in Oak Bluffs. Pretrial hearing scheduled for Oct. 14.
William R. Crabtree 2nd, 50, of Oak Bluffs, arraigned on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery and intimidating a witness. Bail originally set at $10,000 cash, but later reduced to $5,000. Police alleged that on Sept. 3 in Oak Bluffs, he pulled a 47-year-old woman from a car, punched her in the face, drove her face into the ground and then threw her keys into the bushes so she could not escape.
Sean K. O’Brien, 29, of Oak Bluffs, arraigned on Sept. 5 charges in Oak Bluffs of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, threat to commit a crime and intimating a witness. Bail set at $200, pretrial hearing Oct. 7.
Nickolas W. Peters, 29, of Oak Bluffs, arraigned on Sept. 5 charges in Oak Bluffs of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Bail set at $100, pretrial hearing Oct. 7.
Laura C. Radcliffe, 25, of Vineyard Haven, arraigned on a Dec. 3 charge of larceny by check under $250. Also arraigned on March 23 charges of charges of operating motor vehicle with a suspended registration, no inspection sticker and failing to notify registry of address or name change. Pretrial hearings set in both cases for Oct. 14.
Jason M. Canha, 39, Vineyard Haven, arraigned on Sept. 7 charges of domestic assault and battery and intimidating a witness. Pretrial hearing set for Sept. 23, bail set at $5,000. Charged with assaulting a 35-year-old West Tisbury woman.
Mollie K. Osborne, 41, of Ambler, Pa., arraigned on Sept. 6 charges in Oak Bluffs of drunken driving, open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, failure to stop and yield and failure to wear a seat belt. Pretrial hearing set for Sept. 23.
Sanja J. Steer, 22, of Vineyard Haven, admitted sufficient facts to a charge of operating a motor vehicle with suspended license, continued without a finding for six months. Also found responsible for speeding and fined $1,000 for July 22 incidents in Chilmark. Also admitted to sufficient facts of a July 4 charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license in Chilmark, continued without a finding for six months. Ordered to pay monthly $50 probation services fee. Also found responsible for failing to file an accident report, fined $35.
Elisha J. Wiesner, 35, of Chilmark, arraigned on a July 14 disorderly conduct charge in Vineyard Haven, which will be dismissed if eight hours of community service performed.
Lee Ann Yeddo, 38, of Oak Bluffs, had a July 11 domestic assault and battery charge in Oak Bluffs dismissed.
Kevin P. Beals, 24, of Chilmark, arraigned on July 27 charges in West Tisbury of operating unregistered and uninsured motor vehicle. Found not responsible on unregistered vehicle charge, uninsured vehicle charge will be dismissed after completion of eight hours community service.
Olivia Denicholas, 20, of West Tisbury, arraigned on July 2010 charges in Chilmark of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a marked lanes violation and operating an unregistered motor vehicle. Unlicensed operation charge will be dismissed after eight hours of community service and $100 court costs paid. Found responsible for the marked lanes violation and fined $35, found not responsible for the unregistered vehicle charge.
Peter E. Guernsey, 32, of Edgartown, had a July 11 unlicensed operation of motor vehicle charge dismissed on payment of $250 court costs, found not responsible on a speeding violation.
Zilmara Moraes, 33, of Vineyard Haven, had a Feb. 18 unlicensed operation of motor vehicle charge dismissed upon completion of eight hours of community service. In a separate case, she admitted to sufficient facts to a June 18 charge of domestic assault and battery, continued without a finding for a year and ordered to pay a $50 monthly probation services fee.
Michael W. O’Donoghue, 21, of Oak Bluffs, admitted sufficient facts to July 16 charges in Oak Bluffs of false identification and possession of a class B drug, continued without a finding until May 2012. Ordered to perform eight hours of community service.
Taylor Higgins, 17, of Vineyard Haven, admitted sufficient facts to charges of larceny from a building and trespass, continued for a year, ordered to pay $312 restitution. Charges stemmed from the theft of items at Mansion House Health Club in Vineyard Haven.
Antonio Pires Jr., 24, of Vineyard Haven, ordered to pay $800 restitution by June 15. Had admitted to sufficient facts on an assault and battery charge, but continued without a finding, stemming from September 2010 incident in Edgartown. Additional charges of assault and battery with dangerous weapon and wanton destruction of property had been dismissed.
Tut H. Liu, 32, of Worcester, arraigned on charges of assault and battery and malicious destruction of property in excess of $250. Bail set at $300; pretrial hearing Oct. 14. Accused of punching a female victim and breaking a window in Chilmark on Sept. 10.
Benjamin M. Higgins, 31, of Vineyard Haven, arraigned on charges of assault and battery on an elderly or disabled person and malicious destruction of property under $250. Bail set at $500 and pretrial hearing Sept. 23. Accused of punching his disabled stepfather in the chest and then urinating on floors and back seat of Tisbury police cruiser on Sept. 10.
Wesley J. Gilpin, 21, of Oak Bluffs, had an April 19 trespass charge in Vineyard Haven dismissed.
Maureen M. Murray, 43, of Oak Bluffs, pleaded not guilty to May 24 charges in Chilmark of larceny of drugs and obtaining drugs by fraud. Pretrial hearing scheduled for Oct. 7.
Isaac H. Margulis, 22, of New York city, pleaded guilty to August 14 charge in Chilmark of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, placed on one year’s probation and ordered to pay $1,150 court costs, fines and probation fees. A drunken driving charge to be dismissed upon payment of $200 court costs. Found not responsible for a speeding charge.
Bret E. Benway, 52, of Vineyard Haven, had a June 12 domestic assault and battery charge in Vineyard Haven dismissed at request of prosecutors.
Michael B. Dunn, 42, of Oak Bluffs, entered a guilty plea to a charge of boating under the influence of drugs, third offense, and ordered to serve nine months in a house of correction, with the remainder of a two-and-a-half-year sentence to be suspended for five years, during which he will serve probation and pay a monthly $65 probation services fee. A charge of boating under the influence of alcohol in the June 29 case was dismissed.
Christopher S. Francis, 37, of Vineyard Haven, pleaded guilty to violating an abuse prevention order on May 15 and ordered to serve six months in house of correction. Also pleaded guilty to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for an August 17 complaint, and serve a concurrent six months sentence, serve two years probation and pay a monthly $65 probation services fee. He also pleaded guilty to an August 13 charge of assault with a dangerous weapon and placed on four years probation.