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4th Division District Court


The following Westerly police charges were heard before Associate Judge Frank J. Cenerini on Friday:

Jessica Sowle Manchester, 35, of 56 Spruce St., Westerly, pleaded not guilty to four counts of passing fraudulent checks under $1,000, four counts of conspiracy and a charge of larceny of batteries from town vehicles. The batteries were recovered, according to a police report. She was released on a promise to appear on Oct. 11.

Ashley Savoie, 29, of 22 South Woody Hill Road, Westerly, pleaded not guilty to five counts of issuing fraudulent checks under $1,000 and four counts of conspiracy. She was released on a promise to appear on Oct. 18.

Andrew Kmetz, 19, of 15 Danielle Ave., Westerly, had a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, dismissed after he pleaded no contest to a charge of refusal to submit to a chemical test to determine intoxication in Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal. In RITT, he was sentenced to six months’ probation, a seven-month loss of license, $500 fine, attendance at DWI school and substance-abuse counseling.

Gonzalo J. Pool, 31, of North Providence, had a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, dismissed after he pleaded guilty to refusal to submit to a chemical test to determine intoxication in Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal. At RITT, he was sentenced to a six- month loss of license, $500 fine, attendance at DWI school and substance-abuse counseling.

Kayla M. O’Clair, 20, of 14 Harrison Ave., Westerly, pleaded not guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct. She was released on a promise to appear on Oct. 23.

Dionne E. Johnson, 25, of 34 Pierce St., Apt. 1, Westerly, had a charge of domestic disorderly conduct dismissed after pleading no contest to a charge of domestic assault. The charge was filed for three years and Johnson was ordered to attend domestic violence counseling classes.

Tonya Singletary, 48, of 122 Cross St. Apt. B201, Westerly, pleaded not guilty to simple assault and/or battery. She was released on a promise to appear on Oct. 18.

Tayla F. Northup, 18, of 68 Beach St., Westerly, had charges of domestic vandalism/malicious injury to property, domestic simple assault and/or battery, and domestic disorderly conduct dismissed.

Louis F. Constantineau, 41, of Stamford, Conn., had a charge of domestic simple assault dismissed after the alleged victim refused to testify.

Andrew C. Bernard, 27, of New Durham, N.H., had a charge of disorderly conduct dismissed.

Eddie Foster, 34, of 27 Oak St., Apt. 3, Westerly, pleaded not guilty to a charge of obstructing a police officer.

Mikle J. Cucca, 30, of 100 Canonchet Road, Hope Valley, had a charge of disorderly conduct dismissed.

Cory J. Ellis, 19, of 59 Granite St., Westerly, pleaded not guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct. He was released on a promise to appear on Oct. 18.

Anthony Capalbo, 53, of 6 Jay St., Westerly, pleaded not guilty to a charge of domestic disorderly conduct. He was released on a promise to appear on Oct. 11, had a no-contact order extended and ordered to contact pretrial services to discuss counseling.

Rebecca A. Engstrume, 22, of Slocum, had a charge of shoplifting filed with 34 hours of community service.



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