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4th Division District Court


The following Westerly police cases were heard Friday:

James Ragonese, 20, of 59 Granite St., Apt. 21, Westerly, entered no plea to charges of breaking and entering a dwelling without the owner’s consent, and conspiracy. He was released on a promise to appear on Nov. 26.

Kenneth E. Gentry, 51, of 48 Batterson Ave., Westerly, pleaded not guilty to a charge of simple assault and/or battery. He was released on a promise to appear on Oct. 30.

Harold Crandall, 50, of Montville, pleaded no contest to a charge of disorderly conduct. He was sentenced to six months’ probation.

William J. Ketchum, 49, of 10 Beach St., Westerly, had charges of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test to determine intoxication dismissed. He paid a $500 fine on a charge of failing to stop, damage resulting.

John D. Flynn, 24, of 32 Dye Hill Road, Hope Valley, had a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs dismissed. He pleaded no contest to a charge of refusal to submit to a chemical test to determine intoxication in Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal. He was ordered to pay a $200 fine, $700 in assessments and fees, loss of license for seven months, enroll in a alcohol-education program, and complete 30 hours of community service.

Angelica L. Pont, 26, of 61 Pierce St., Westerly, had a charge of disorderly conduct dismissed.

John C. Damato III, 22, of 106 Watch Hill Road, Westerly, had charge of obstruction of an officer dismissed with a contribution to a nonprofit organization.

Norman Renaldi, 40, of Meriden, Conn., had charges of domestic vandalism/malicious injury to property and domestic disorderly conduct dismissed when the alleged victim refused to testify.

John G. Fellin, 20, of Newtown, Conn., had charges of vandalism/injury to property and obstructing an officer in the line of duty dismissed with a contribution to a nonprofit organization and restitution.

Raynor W. Lundy, 18, of Brewster, N.Y., had a charge of vandalism and malicious injury to property dismissed with a donation to a nonprofit organization and 20 hours of community service.

Joseph Silva, 23, of East Providence, had a charge of disorderly conduct dismissed after completing 10 hours of community service.



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