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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2012 VINEYARD GAZETTE, MARTHS VINEYARD, MASS. FIVE Public Record of Cases Heard In Edgartown District Court The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court. Oct. 29 William J. Bernard, 42, of Oak Bluffs, arraigned on Oct. 26 charges in Oak Bluffs of breaking and entering a build- ing in the daytime for a felony, larceny from a building, malicious destruction of property more than $250 and larceny more than $250. According to a police report filed in court, the charges stem from Mr. Bernard and Jason Willoughby allegedly working together to break into an Oak Bluffs home and alleg- edly taking several marijuana plants, marijuana, money and a camouflage crossbow worth $500. A pretrial hearing was continued to Jan. 18. William J. Bernard, 42, of Oak Bluffs, was arraigned on Oct. 27 charges in Oak Bluffs of possessing to distribute class D drugs (marijuana) and a drug violation near a school/park. A pretrial hearing was continued to ]an. 18. Nov. 19 Patrick S. Medeiros, 27, of Oak Bluffs, pleaded guilty to an August 8 charge of drunken driving in Vineyard Haven. Ordered to 90 days in a house of correc- tion, suspended two years and placed on probation for two years, ordered to pay $350 in fees and a $65 monthly probation services fee and to complete a H-day inpatient program and after care. Was found responsible for a charge of possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, ordered to pay a $500 fine, and a responsible finding was filed for a charge of speeding in violation of special regulation. A charge of negli- gent operation of a motor vehicle was dismissed upon request of the common- wealth, and was found not responsible for a marked lanes violation. Tad D. Medeiros, 26, of Oak Bluffs, admitted to sufficient facts on May 25 charges of drunken driving and negli- gent operation of a motor vehicle in Oak Bluffs, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay $850 in fees and a $65 monthly probation services fee, to complete a 24-day driver alcohol education program, to lose license for 45 days, and engage in alcohol treatment per probation if issues arise. Found not responsible for possessing an open con- tainer of alcohol in a motor vehide and a marked lanes violation, and a charge of leaving the scene of property dam- age was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. Tad D. Medeiros, 26, of Oak Bluffs, admitted to sufficient facts on a June 19 charge of assault and battery in Oak Bluffs, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay a $50 vic- tim/witness assessment fee, to remain alcohol-free with random screens, not to abuse the alleged victim, and to engage in any treatment mandated by probation. John Polydores, 30, of Worcester, ar- raigned on a Nov. 14 charge in Edgar- town of assault and battery on a cor- rectional facility employee. According to a report filed in court, Mr. Polydores allegedly refused to be secured in his cell and then lunged at a sergeant at the Edgartown house of correction, grabbing his left shoulder and pulling down his shirt. Bail was set at $1,500 and a pretrial hearing was scheduled for Dec. 20. Nov. 23 Ryan C. Fisher, 18, of Vineyard Haven, had Sept. 1 charges in Vineyard Haven of breaking and entering a building in the nighttime for a felony, larceny from a building, and malicious destruction of property more than $250 dismissed on request of the commonwealth. The charges stemmed for a breaking and entering at Artcliff Diner, in which win- Recent Island Real Estate Transactions Elzartown Dank A. Delli Carpini and Catherine K. Delli Carpini purchased 29 Flamingo Drive in Edgartown from Mathieu Ford Sales Inc. for $899,000 on Nov:. 27. John W Pierce Jr. and Catherine Camp Pierce purchased 90 Herring Creek Road in Edgartown from Alan Wiener and Dances Tietjen Winter for $1,900,000 on Nov. 30. Christopher T. Trailer and Sandra J. Trailer purchased 20 Deacon Vincent Way in Edgartown .from Thomas C. Kracz and Denise Y. Kracz for $733,500 on Nov. 30. Tisbury Rachel Renee Wild purchased 59 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road in Tis- bury from Harold Wild for $160,000 on Nov. 27. KLG Properties purchased 79 Beach Road, Tisbury Market Place Condo- minium, in Tisbury from William H. Bennett for $280,000 on Nov. 27. Robert D. Crane Jr. and Paula J. Crane purchased 112 William street in Tisbury from Judith Belushi Pisano and Victor R. Pisano for $1,359,000 on Nov. 28. West Tisbury Steven Schindler and Susan M. Kath purchased 81 Lambert's Cove Road in West Tisbury from Ward Just for $1,100,000 on Nov. 26. dew screens were damaged and vanilla ice cream was stolen. Nicholas R. Giliberto, 19, of Vineyard Haven, admitted to sufficient facts on Sept. 1 charges in Vineyard Haven of breaking and entering a building in the nighttime for a misdemeanor, amended from a felony, and destruction of prop- erty less than $250, amended from more than $250, continued without a find- ing for one year. Ordered to pay a $50 monthly probation services fee and a $50 victim/witness assessment fee. A charge of larceny from a building was dismissed upon request of the com- monwealth. The charges stemmed from a breaking and entering at the Artcliff Diner, in which window screens were damaged and vanilla ice cream was stolen. Nicholas R. Giliberto, 19, of Vineyard Haven, had Sept. 1 charges in Vineyard Haven of resisting arrest and an arrestee furnishing a false name dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. Tonia M. McCarthy, 49, of Oak Bluffs, admitted to sufficient facts on a June 24 charge of domestic assault and battery in Oak Bluffs, continued without a find- ing for one year. Ordered to" pay a $65 monthly probation services fee and a $50 victim/witness assessment fee, and to remain alcohol free with screens. Nov. 29 Eugene D. Brice, 48, of Oak Bluffs, pleaded guilty to an August 10 charge in Vineyard Haven of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, placed on probation for one year. Ordered to pay $300 in fees and to complete 16 hours of community service. He admitted to sufficient facts on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with licensed suspended, continued without a finding for one year. Charges of operating under the influence of drugs and possessing a class B drug (Hydrocodone) were dismissed upon request of the commonwealth, and was found not responsible for a marked lanes violation. Eugene D. Brice, 48, of West Tisbury, had an August 10 charge in Edgartown of malicious destruction of property more than $250 dismissed if $450 in restitution is paid forthwith. Donald L. Gentry, 49, of Edgartown, was arraigned on a Nov. 28 charge in Vineyard Haven of malicious destruc- tion of property more than $250 (a car door). Pretrial hearing scheduled for Jan. 3. Gabriel Rios-Leon, 20, of Rockaway, N.J., pleaded guilty to a Sept. 26 charge in Edgartown of receiving stolen prop- erty less than $250, amended from more than $250. Ordered to spend 27 days in a house of correction, deemed served, '+a'fidto f6rfeit $2,000.' A dharge + bf de- riving support+from prostitution will be dismissed if $500 in costs is paid forthwith. Gabriel Rios-Leon, 20, of Rockaway, N.J., had a Sept. 26 charge of intimidat- ing a witness in Edgartown dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. Joshua L. Sperling, 20, of Chilmark, admitted to sufficient facts on a Nov. 6 charge in Vineyard Haven of possessing to distribute class D drugs (marijuana), continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay a $50 victim/wit- ness assessment fee and a $50 monthly probation services fee, to continue treatment and remain illicit drug free. Zachary R. Sweeney, 27, of Vineyard Haven, pleaded guilty to a March 9 charge in Oak Bluffs of drunken driving, second offense. Sentenced to 90 days in a house of correction, suspended two years, and placed on probation for two years. Ordered to pay $100 in fees and a $65 monthly probation services fee, and to complete a 14-day inpatient program and aftercare. Pleaded guilty to a charge of negligent operation of a mo- tor vehicle, placed on probation for two years and ordered to pay a $250 head injury assessment fee. Two charges of wanton destruction of property more than $250 were dismissed upon request of the commonwealth, and was found not responsible for a marked lanes violation. Nov. 30 William ]. Bernard, 42, of Oak Bluffs, arraigned on an Oct. 26 charge in Oak Bluffs of breaking and entering a build- ing in the daytime for a felony. Accord- ing to a police report filed in court, the charge stems from allegedly working with Jason Willoughby to hide a sto- len crossbow at Spike Lee's Oak Bluffs home, where Mr. Bernard had done landscaping work. With Mr. Bernard's directions, the police allegedly found the crossbow in a guest house crawl space. Pretrial hearing scheduled for Jan. 18. William J. Bernard, 42, of Oak Bluffs, was arraigned on Oct. 19 charges in Oak Bluffs of unarmed robbery, larceny more than $250, and breaking and entering in the daytime for a felony, person in fear. Pretrial hearing scheduled for ]an. 18. Curtis Greer, 55, of Livingston, N.J., pleaded guilty to a June 21 charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle in Edgartown, placed on probation for one year. Ordered to pay a $300 in fees and a $50 monthly probation services fee. A charge of drunken driving will be dismissed upon payment of $500 in costs, and was found not responsible for a marked lanes violation. Benjamin M. Higgins, 32, of Vine- yard Haven, was arraigned on a Jan. 20 charge in Vineyard Haven of larceny more than $250 for allegedly accept- ing a $350 check for firewood but not delivering the wood. Pretrial hearing scheduled for Jan. 25. Joseph A. Jones, 23, of Vineyard Ha- ven, admitted to sufficient facts on a May 26 charge in Vineyard Haven of drunken driving, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay $350 in fees and a $65 monthly proba- tion services fee, to complete a 24-day driver alcohol education program and to lose license for 45 days. A charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle was dismissed upon request of the com- monwealth, found not responsible for a marked lanes violation. Christopher Lowe, 37, of Oak Bluffs, had sufficient facts found on a July 31 charge of violating a harassment pre- vention order in Oak Bluffs, continued without a finding for six months and ordered to pay a $50 victim/witness assessment fee. Christopher Lowe, 37, of Oak Bluffs, admitted to sufficient facts on a Sept. 18 charge in Oak Bluffs of assault and bat- tery, amended from assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, continued without a finding for six months. Or- dered to pay a $50 monthly probation services fee and a $50 victim/witness assessment fee. Edward Willoughby, 45, of Uxbridge, admitted to sufficient facts on an Oct,, 20 charge of drunken driving in Edgar-i town, 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 driver alcohol education program and to lose license for 45 days. Found responsible for a marked lanes violation and ordered to pay a $25 fine/assessment, and a charge of negligent operation of a motor ve- hicle was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. Jason R. Willoughby, 27, of Vineyard Haven, was arraigned on an Oct. 26 charge in Oak Bluffs of breaking and entering in the daytime for a felony. The charge stems from allegedly work- ing with William Bernard to hide a stolen crossbow at Spike Lee's Oak Bluffs home. Police allegedly found the crossbow in a guest house crawl space. Pretrial hearing scheduled for Jan. 10. Dee. :3 Artiom Chiseacov, 26, of Boston, ar- raigned on Dec. 2 charges in Oak Bluffs of drunken driving, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding and intimi- dating a witness. According to a police report filed in court, the charges stem from an incident in which police said he allegedly drove his car into a coastal dune about 72 feet from the roadway on State Island Real Estate BROKERAGE OF PROPERTY ON MARTHA'S VINEYARD ON THE WATER - NEW TO MARKET - EDGARTOWN WATERFRONT HOUSE AND GUEST HOUSE. $3,450,000 IN THE VILLAGE - WALK TO EVERYTHING TWO MASIER SUITES AND GOURMET KITCHEN. $1,450,000 "Helping others to share the Vineyard experience" 107 Beach Rd., Suite 203- P.O. Box 746, Vineyard Haven, MA (508) 693-4800 (800) 2874801 E-maih islandre@vineyard.net Check us on our web site at www.islandrealestatemv.com Beach while allegedly driving in excess of 80 miles per hour. The car allegedly stopped about 72 feet from the roadway. Pretrial hearing scheduled for Jan. 10. Emmett Cook, 19, of Bennington, N.H., arraigned on a Dec. 2 charge in Vineyard Haven of malicious de- struction of property more than $250 for allegedly smashing a Vineyard Ha- ven woman's car windows with a golf club. According to a police report filed in court, he allegedly did so to settle a score with the woman's boyfriend, who had allegedly assaulted Mr. Cook's friend. Bail set at $1,000; pretrial hearing scheduled for Dec. 17. Daniel J. Edelbach, 22, of Edgartown, arraigned on Dec. 2 charges in Vineyard Haven of assault and battery, disorderly conduct and intimidating a witness. The charge stems from allegedly as- saulting a man at Cumberland Farms. Pretrial hearing scheduled for Jan. 7. Joshua S. Jackson, 23, of Edgartown, arraigned on Dec. 1 charges in Oak Bluffs of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a po- lice officer. According to a police report filed in court, police officers tried to arrest Mr. Jackson on a warrant outside Seasons Pub at about 1 a.m. Saturday, at which point he allegedly kicked and grabbed at police officers and was sub- dued with pepper spray. The report said 40 to 50 people gathered around using cellphones to record the event, with another fight breaking out in the crowd. The report said Mr. Jackson allegedly fought with police for about 10 minutes, and after he was arrested, officers tried to disperse the crowd, some of whom were yelling and cursing at the officers. The crowd was advised that Circuit av- enue was being shut down, police said, and began to disperse. Pretrial hearing for Mr. Jackson set for Jan. 18. Brianna May Reardon, 26, of Oak Bluffs, had sufficient facts found for an August 4 charge in Oak Bluffs of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay a $300 in fees and a $50 monthly probation services fee and to complete 40 hours of com- munity service. Admitted to sufficient facts on a charge of leaving the scene of property damage, continued without a finding for one year and restitution to be determined. Abraham Torres-Rendon, 24, of Ed- gartown, arraigned on Nov. 30 charges in Oak Bluffs of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating under the in- fluence of drugs (marijuana) and failure to signal. Pretrial hearing scheduled tbr Jan. 10. Safety First Please drive with caution and at slower speeds on our crowded and narrow Island streets. +, z : : . , , , , , ., , ! i IN VINEYARD SKIES Sunrise Sunset Di., Dec. 7 6:54 4:11 Sat., Dec. 8 6:55 4:11 Sun., Dec. 9 6:56 4:11 Men., Dec. 10 6:57 4:11 Tues., Dec. 11 6:58 4:11 Wed., Dec. 12 6:59 4:11 Thurs., Dec. 13 6:59 4:11 Fri., Dec. 14 7:00 4:11 Moving Through the Stars On Tuesday morning a thin crescent moon appears low in the southeastern sky before sunrise near the bright planet Saturn. Saturn, the ringed planet, resides in the zodiacal constellation Virgo, where it has been tbr more than two years. It usually takes Saturn two years to move from one zodiacal constellation into the next. "Ihe moon takes two days to move through one constellation. On Wednesday morning the moon will have advanced farther eastward and will Black Powder Shoot Celebrates the Old Ways As one hunting season goes out with a bang, another begins. The Martha's Vineyard Rod & Gun Club will host its 13th annual Black Powder Shoot on Sunday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., one day before primitive firearm deer season opens on the Island. The muzzle-loading marksmanship competition gives Island black powder shooters an opportunity to sight in their ancient guns and hone their shooting skills before going out into the field. Mem- bers and the public are invited to partici- pate. There will be a nominal entry fee. Competitive events involve loading, shooting and reloading for accuracy and points. There will be two firearm classifications, as well as prizes for both traditional and modern muzzleloaders. Scopes are allowed. Prizes include hams donated by Cro- nig's markets. The overall winner will be awarded a Black Powder Champion's trophy and have his name engraved on the Black Powder clubhouse perpetual plaque. Spouses and children are invited to enjoy the day's action for flee. For more information call Dick Carl- son at 508-939-0909. The Rod & Gun Club is located off the Edgartown-Vine- yard Haven Road at 3rd street. Honor Society Award Vincent I)eGregorio of Vineyard Ha- ven has been inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society at Salem State University. Mr. Vincent is one of 216 students at the school to receive the honor. AN UPPER-SCALE FISH MARKET FISH SO FRESH THEY'LL MARE YOU BLUSH TAKE OUT Sunday 11-4 Wed-Sat 11-6 Closed Mon& Tues appear in the zodiacal constellation l.ibra. Saturn is creeping toward l,ibra and will be in that constellation later this inonth. Venus, the brightest planet in tbe eastern sky, is close to the horizon and quite brilliant. lupiter is well into the western sky at that hour of the morning. But most of Us have been watching lupitcr as it rises in the east after sunset. By 10 p.m. lupiter is the domi nant celestial object in the east. By tnidlfight it is ahnost overhead. Jupiter moves a lot faster than S;tturn through the night sky. It is half the distance from the Sun as Saturn. lupiter is in the zo diacal constellation'lhurus and will be there only one year. For purposes of comparison, the Earth moves through a zodiacal constellation each month. It takes one year for the Earth to complete its urbit. It takes lupiter 12 years to complete the same task. It takes Saturn 29 years to make one trip around the stm. M.A.I. New D Full Moon Moon Dec. 13 Dec. 28 First B Last Quarter Quarter Dec. 20 Jan. 4 Temperature: Day Max. Min. F" F Nov. 30 44 36 .00 Dec. 1 43 33 .06 Dec. 2 54 38 .01 Dec. 3 60 49 .00 Dec. 4 59 34 .00 Dec. 5 56 49 .03 Dec. 6 56 30 .00 Precip. Inches. Water temperatnre in Edgartown harbor: 47 o E FISH MARKET Sunday 11-4 tl Monday 9-6 Tuesday Closed Wed- Sat 9-6 retail sushi take out At the Tisbury Marketplace 508-693-6071 www.mvseafood.com Richard Carlson and (;lift Meehan. Top Gun Keeps Crown for Second Year For the second year in a t'ox; Richard Carlson of()ak Bluffs has been named Top Gun at the Rod and Gun (lub's annual Fall Shoot, held Sunday, Nov. 25. Past winner Cooper Gilkes Ill earned second place: Michael Ferry captured third. I'articipants were ranked based on their participation in three categories of competition. Prizes were also awarded to the following people tbr their individual perfor- mances: Mike Ferry for the Bulls Eye colnpetition; Dick Carlson for the Over the Shoulder competition, and Matt Gamache for the Standing Deer competition. The Fall Shoot allows competitors a chance to sight in their guns in advance of deer hunting season; shotgun began on the Island on Monday, Nov. 26. It continues through l)ec. 8. :i!! 6 th - 22 "d THE BEST SEI 20%-40% OFF All In-Stock Outdoor Furniture 10%-50% OFF Store wide! .... SALE OF THE YEAR, +SO DONT MISS OUT! ' t ' ! .........