Wednesday, June 19, 2013
From the case files at Edgartown District Court. Where arrests or charges are reported, they do not indicate convictions.
A 32-year-old Edgartown woman accused of conspiracy and possession to distribute heroin and cocaine has been ordered into a residential drug-treatment program, according to records on file at Edgartown District Court: After failing court-ordered drug screenings for two months in a row, April and May, Christy L. Dobson had her bail revoked June 17 and was ordered to check into an in-patient program by June 24. Dobson was arrested in a March raid on her 14th Street home by drug agents who said she was later found to have cocaine and heroin concealed inside her body, according to a report in the Martha's Vineyard Times. After Dobson admitted to sufficient facts in the case, charges of possession to distribute and conspiracy to violate the …
Monday, June 17, 2013
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A weekly round-up of police and court news from Martha's Vineyard and Cape Cod. Arrest information does not indicate convictions.
Editor's note: The following information has been provided by local police departments, courts and state agencies serving Patch towns. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction. A loud party in Oak Bluffs resulted in the arrests of five people, most of them teenagers. After police said she threw a small dog at an officer, an Edgartown woman was arrested on suspicion of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest and cruelty to animals. In West Tisbury, a Pembroke man was arrested for larceny of more than $250 after allegedly walking off with four photographic prints without paying for them at the Grange. In Falmouth, police named the two victims involved in a …
Friday, June 14, 2013
Arrest information from the Oak Bluffs Police Department does not indicate convictions.
Five young people, three under 18, were taken into custody in Oak Bluffs over the weekend on charges that included violating the town’s noise bylaw, keeping a disorderly house, furnishing alcohol to minors, intimidation of a witness, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, according to documents on file at Edgartown District Court. ‘It’s the police, don’t open the door’ A noise complaint in the early hours of Sunday, June 9 drew Oak Bluffs police to a home at the end of a long, wooded driveway on Worcester Avenue at about 1:45 a.m., according to a police report by officer Timothy Millerick. Hearing a loud party in progress, Millerick drove down the driveway to the house and saw people …
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Information is provided by the Edgartown Police Department and Edgartown District Court. Where charges are mentioned, they do not indicate convictions.
An Edgartown woman was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest and cruelty to animals, according to documents filed in Edgartown District Court. She also wound up with nine stitches in her ear following a takedown by police after she allegedly threw her shih-tzu dog at Edgartown police officer Jeff Trudel, according to his arrest report. Trudel's report begins with a call from the 46-year-old woman saying she had been assaulted at a downtown Edgartown restaurant by staff who ejected her after she asked the bartender to take a picture of her with two "stiffs" at the bar. When Trudel explained over the phone that she could file assault …
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Updated: A charge of assault and battery against an Edgartown father accused of swatting his 14-year-old daughter with a flip-flop sandal has been dismissed, according to court records.
A 44-year-old Edgartown man was scheduled for arraignment Thursday on a charge of assault and battery for allegedly striking his daughter in the head with a flip-flop sandal, according to documents filed at Edgartown District Court. The man apparently became angry with his 14-year-old daughter when she wouldn’t finish singing the birthday song before cutting her sister’s birthday cake last Sept. 16, according to a police report. The family was arguing over the matter when he smacked her in the head with the footwear and on the arm with his hand, the daughter told police after calling 911. June 6, the charge was dismissed at the request of the commonwealth and the victim, court records indicate. For more police and court news on and off …
Larceny over $250 is the charge against a Pembroke man accused of walking off with four photographic prints without paying for them at the Grange in West Tisbury Sunday.
A Pembroke man accused of filching four art prints from an exhibitor at the Vineyard Artisan Festivals over the weekend was arraigned Monday on a charge of larceny over $250, according to documents filed in Edgartown District Court. Scott Murphy, 56, was freed on $300 cash bail following his arrest Sunday, which according to a police report in the court file unfolded in this way: At about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Vineyard artist Warren Gaines was returning by car to the weekly Artisans Festival at the Grange in West Tisbury, where his wife was staffing the couple's booth selling photographic prints. In the parking area, he saw a man carrying what looked like the photography prints Gaines sells in the art booth. But while Gaines told police he …
Sunday, June 9, 2013
A weekly round-up of police, fire and court news from the South Shore, Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.
Editor's note: Where arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate a conviction. A demolition job got out of hand after workers dismantling a boat behind Carroll's Trucking ignited gas that remained in its tank. The Tisbury blaze left two boats totalled and a truck damaged. A Milton man with a cocaine-dealing conviction was nabbed by drug agents as he arrived in Vineyard Haven Tuesday night, allegedly with a big bag of cocaine in his pants. A 70-year-old Delaware man was killed Wednesday when his small plane crashed on Cuttyhunk. A passerby pulled a woman from a burning car following an accident Wednesday evening in Marstons Mills. A Hyannis man was driving the car when it crashed into a utility pole; he is now facing multiple …
Friday, June 7, 2013
A Boston man with a cocaine-dealing conviction was nabbed by Island drug agents as he arrived in Vineyard Haven Tuesday night, according to a report in the Martha's Vineyard Times.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
A Milton man with a cocaine-dealing conviction was nabbed by Island drug agents as he arrived in Vineyard Haven Tuesday night, according to Island newspapers.
Updated: According to a report in the Vineyard Gazette, Jesurum is from Milton; the original Times report indicated he was from Boston. Fernando Jesurum didn't know it till Tuesday night, but Martha's Vineyard and mainland drug agents have been keeping an eye on the 26-year-old Boston man's movements for the past eight months, according to a report in the Martha's Vineyard Times. Jesurum, a convicted cocaine dealer who has served a five-year prison sentence, had been shuttling drugs to the Island, where agents advised of his latest trip were waiting for him at the Vineyard Haven ferry terminal Tuesday night, the Times reports. A bag of cocaine stuffed into Jesurum's pants burst and spilled on the ground as he was being taken into custody, …