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Court logs: Oct. 9, 2013


WAKEFIELD — The following Hopkinton cases were heard before Judge Madeline Quirk in 4th Division Court on Tuesday.

Thomas J. Murray, 38, of 825 Main St., Hope Valley, pleaded no contest to a charge of domestic disorderly conduct. Judge Quirk sentenced Murray to a six-month suspended prison term and six months of probation. He was ordered to attend domestic violence classes and issued a no-contact order with the victim.

Joseph A. Petit, 26, of 45 Canonchet Road, Hopkinton, entered no plea to a charge of domestic disorderly conduct, third offense, a felony, and a not guilty plea to domestic assault and/or battery. He was released on a promise to appear on Nov. 19.

Joseph Cherenzia, 50, of 30 Driftwood Drive, Charlestown, pleaded not guilty to driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, blood alcohol level unknown. He was also charged with refusal to submit to a chemical test to determine level of intoxication. He was released on a promise to appear on Oct. 29

Kari L. Scholle, 24, of 370 Hillsdale Road, Richmond, pleaded not guilty to charges of domestic disorderly conduct and disorderly simple assault/battery. She was released on a promise to appear on Oct. 29.

The following case was heard in Washington County Superior Court before Judge Melanie Wilk Thunberg.

Kerry Gears, 24, of Canob Lane, Wyoming, pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of domestic assault and disorderly conduct. Hopkinton police initially charged Gears with domestic assault and domestic disorderly conduct. On the amended charges, she was sentenced to a one-year suspended prison term, with six months suspended and six months probation. She was ordered to continue substance abuse counseling and have no contact with the victim.



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