Martha’s Vineyard District court report

May 18, 2012

Jessica Elsasser, Vineyard Haven; DOB 5/14/84, negligent operation of motor vehicle: guilty, probation for one year, must pay $250 HIF, $50 VW, $50 PSF and complete 24 hours of community service; marked lanes violation: not responsible; speeding: not responsible.

Martin J. Kelly, 3rd, Edgartown; DOB 4/30/74, possession of class B drug (Percocet): guilty – six months in the house of correction, 30 days to serve with balance suspended, two years probation, must pay $50 VW and $65 PSF; conspiracy to violate drug law: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; resisting arrest: guilty, two years probation concurrent with count 1.

Mati Carlo Zoffoli, Vineyard Haven; DOB 6/12/86, open and gross lewdness: continued without finding for two years, must pay $90 VW and $65 PSF.

May 21, 2012

Matthew J. Bille, Boston; DOB 6/19/87, operating motor vehicle with suspended license: continued to pretrial conference.

Hunter Denman, Vineyard Haven; DOB 9/28/80, resisting arrest: continued without finding for six months, must pay $50 VW, $50 PSF and complete eight hours of community service; possession of class B drug (methadone): continued without finding for six months.

Samuel A. Stellmach, Seekonk; DOB 6/14/90, marked lanes violation, negligent operation of motor vehicle, OUI-liquor or .08%: continued to pretrial conference.

Nicholi D. Sullo, Vineyard Haven; DOB 10/5/85, possession to distribute class D drug (marijuana): guilty, 18 months probation, must pay $50 VW and $65 PSF; a second charge of possession to distribute class D drug (marijuana): guilty, 18 months probation with the same terms and conditions as Count 1.

May 29, 2012

Thomas R. Crowdis 4th, Plymouth; DOB 1/21/92, procurement of liquor by person under 21, false/misuse of liquor identification card to purchase liquor: continued to pretrial conference.

Latoya L. Gatlin, Roslindale; DOB 4/10/84, defrauding innkeeper over $100: continued to pretrial conference.

Latoya L. Gatlin, Roslindale; DOB 4/10/84, possession to distribute class D drug (marijuana): continued to pretrial conference.

Bryant K. Brown, Dorchester; DOB 12/31/78, kidnapping, indecent assault and battery on a disabled person, three counts of aggravated rape, assault to rape, assault to murder and threat to commit a crime: continued to pretrial conference.

Joseph A. Jones, Vineyard Haven; DOB 1/30/89, marked lanes violation, OUI-liquor or .08%, negligent operation of motor vehicle: continued to pretrial conference.

Tad D. Medeiros, Vineyard Haven; DOB 1/4/86, OUI-liquor or .08%, negligent operation of motor vehicle, leaving the scene of property damage, marked lanes violation, possession of open container of alcohol in motor vehicle: continued to pretrial conference.

Bernard C. Mullen 4th, Springfield; DOB 6/13/80, negligent operation of motor vehicle, leaving the scene of property damage, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, marked lanes violation, failure to stop/yield, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, vandalizing property, OUI-liquor or .08%: continued to pretrial conference.

June 1, 2012

Patrick Masse, West Tisbury; DOB 4/1/64, OUI-liquor or .08%, 3rd offense, marked lanes violation, negligent operation of motor vehicle, use of motor vehicle without authority, failure to stop for police, operating motor vehicle with license revoked as a habitual traffic offender: continued to pretrial conference.

Nicholas A. Barbera, Tisbury; DOB 1/5/86, assault and battery, assault with a dangerous weapon: continued to pretrial conference.

June 4, 2012

Scott A. Francis, Edgartown; DOB 8/13/65, shoplifting by asportation: guilty, must pay $100 fine and $50 VW; three additional charges of shoplifting by asportation: guilty, must pay $100 fine for each charge.

Benjamin M. Higgins, Vineyard Haven; DOB 2/29/80, larceny over $250: continued without finding for six months, must pay $350 restitution and $90 VW.

Benjamin M. Higgins, Vineyard Haven; DOB 2/29/80, larceny over $250 by false pretense: continued without finding for six months, must pay $350 restitution, $90 VW and $50 PSF.

Esteban E. Vega, West Tisbury; DOB 5/11/72, assault and battery: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth and the Victim.

Correction: The print edition of the court report incorrectly listed the arraignment dates for Patrick Masse of West Tisbury and Nicholas Barbera of Tisbury as May 29. The coorrrect date was June 1.