Fentanyl Arrest Follows Fatal Overdose
Sara Brown

A Vineyard Haven man was arrested and charged this week for distributing fentanyl on the Island.

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Chilmark Man Arraigned on Deer Jacking Charge
A Chilmark man was arraigned last week on charges related to improper deer hunting, including hunting at night and hunting from a vehicle.
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District Attorney Declines to Prosecute Overdose Complaint
Sara Brown
The district attorney’s office declined to prosecute an Edgartown man for manslaughter in a case that involved a fatal drug overdose last April.
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Former Island Doctor Admits Facts in Assault Case

Peter J. Laursen, who no longer practices medicine, has admitted to sufficient facts on two counts of indecent assault and battery.

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Board Recommends Reprimand for Prosecutor
Julia Wells

Assistant district attorney Laura Marshard violated the rules when she met with a witness without having his attorney present, a Board of Bar Overseers panel said.

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District Court Judge Reduces Bail in Fentanyl Case
Steve Myrick

Alexander Carlson, 30, of Edgartown, was arraigned in Edgartown district court Friday on charges of trafficking in fentanyl and resisting arrest.

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West Tisbury Man Arrested on Drug Charges
Sara Brown

A West Tisbury man was arrested Saturday on drug-related charges after police executed a search warrant at his Skiff’s Lane home.

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Former Physician Charged With Indecent Assault
Sara Brown

Peter J. Laursen was arraigned on two counts of indecent assault and battery after allegedly assaulting two women at a Jabberwocky fundraiser.

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Public Record of Cases Heard in Edgartown District Court
The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.
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Public Record of Cases Heard in Edgartown District Court
The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.
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