Rape Trial Ends With Acquittal
Sara Brown

A California man was found not guilty by a Dukes County superior court jury Friday on charges of rape, indecent assault and battery and intimidation of a witness.

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Trial Begins in Rape Case
Sara Brown
Closing arguments were scheduled for Friday morning in Dukes County superior court in the case of a California man charged with rape.
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Fall Superior Court Session Begins
Sara Brown

The fall sitting of Dukes County superior court begins this week, with two fresh indictments and two criminal cases slated for trial.

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All Rise: a Day in Court with Joe Sollitto
Mollie Doyle

Superior court clerk Joseph E. Sollitto Jr. is taking names. It is 9 a.m. on a rainy April morning, and 65 jurors are crowded into a basement room at the Edgartown courthouse.

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Judge Upholds Airport Commission in Gas Station Lease Dispute
Sara Brown

A superior court judge has ruled in favor of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission in a dispute over the commission’s decision last month not to renew the lease for the Airport Mobil station.

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Jury Trial Begins in Rape Case
Sara Brown

A criminal trial began this week in Dukes County superior court for a Vineyard Haven man facing rape charges. A jury of 12 women and three men is hearing the case.

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Judge Hears Arguments in Airport Mobil Lease Dispute
Sara Brown

A superior court judge heard arguments on both sides in a legal dispute over a decision by the Martha’s Vineyard airport commission to not renew a lease for the Airport Mobil station.

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Spring Superior Court Session Begins Next Week
Sara Brown

The spring sitting of the Dukes County superior court begins next week, with a criminal trial for a Vineyard Haven man charged with rape on the docket.

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Oak Bluffs Man Sentenced on Drug Charges
Sara Brown

An Oak Bluffs man has been sentenced to five years in state prison on charges including drug trafficking.

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SJC Reinstates Indictment in Child Sex Offense Case
Steve Myrick

The state Supreme Judicial Court has reversed a Dukes County superior court judge’s decision to throw out an indictment against a Vineyard Haven man. The case returns to court for trial this fall.

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