The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.
Eric S. Bassett 44, of Edgartown, was arraigned on August 21 charges in Vineyard Haven of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a glass bottle) and assault and battery. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 16.
Patrick S. Lampart, 51, of Vineyard Haven, was arraigned on Sept. 26 charges in Tisbury of drunken driving, second offense and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 9.
John M. Francis, 48, of Pepperell, admitted to sufficient facts on an August 26 charge in Edgartown of drunken driving, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay $600 in fees and a $65 monthly probation services fee, to complete a 24 day alcohol education program and to lose license for 45 days. He was found not responsible for a marked lanes violation and a charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth.
Martin Lee Hayes, 24, of Vineyard Haven, pleaded guilty to August 7 charges in Vineyard Haven of assault and battery and violating an abuse prevention order, sentenced to two and a half years in a house of correction with 90 days to serve and 52 days of jail credit given, balance suspended three years and placed on probation for three years. Ordered not to abuse the victim and to complete a batterers program or equivalent. A charge of assault to murder was not prosecuted.