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4th Division District Court, March 1, 2014


The following Westerly police cases were heard before Judge Walter Gorman on Friday:

Zachary D. Turner, 34, and Benjamin D. Turner, 34, of 6 Sunset Drive, Westerly, pleaded not guilty to charges of domestic disorderly conduct. Judge Gorman issued a no contact order to both men. He said the men were not to have any contact with each other although they share the same residence. Gorman said they would have to make accommodations. They were released on a promise to appear on March 21.

Kenneth R. Babcock, 51, of 97 White Rock Road, Westerly, pleaded not guilty to charges of domestic simple assault/battery, domestic vandalism/malicious injury to property, and domestic disorderly conduct. He was released on a promise to appear on March 21.

Michael S. Gallagher, 41, of 83 Land Harbor Drive, Charlestown, pleaded not guilty to charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, blood alcohol level unknown, and refusal to submit to a chemical test to determine intoxication. He was released on a promise to appear on March 21.

Sara A. Tefft, 26, of 7 Pond St., Apt. 1, Westerly, pleaded not guilty to a charge of domestic simple assault and/or battery. He was released on a promise to appear on March 21.

Steven W. O’Dell, 50, of 24 Chestnut St., Westerly, pleaded not guilty to charges of simple assault and/or battery and disorderly conduct. He was released on a promise to appear on March 21.

Krystal M. Lydick, 24, of 43 Pierce St., Westerly, pleaded not guilty to charges of domestic simple assault and/or battery, domestic refusal to relinquish a telephone and domestic disorderly conduct. A no contact order was issued and she was released on a promise to appear on March 21.

David Sean Cornell, 37, of 59 Granite St., Westerly, was charged with domestic simple assault and/or battery and domestic disorderly conduct. He was released on a promise to appear on March 21.

Andrew T. Loughlin, 51, of 12 Nutmeg Drive, Westerly, had a charge of violating a no contact order dismissed after the alleged victim refused to testify.

David J. Tabor, 29, of 77 Beach St., Westerly, pleaded not guilty to a charge of embezzlement/fraudulent conversion. He was released on a promise to appear on March 7.

Sean M. McGuire, 22, of 7 Maxon St., Apt. 2, Ashaway, pleaded not guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct. He was released on a promise to appear on March 21.

Shannon L. Ternes, 42, of 89 Pierce St., Westerly, pleaded no contest to a charge of disorderly conduct. The charge was filed for a year and she was ordered to have no contact with two people and not trespass on their property. A charge of simple assault and/or battery was dismissed.

Christopher M. Longo, 19, of 57A White Rock Road, Westerly, pleaded no contest to a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, blood alcohol level over .15 (readings, .266,.266). He was ordered to perform 40 hours of community service, lost his license for three months, attend DUI school and pay $500 in fees.

Andrew Pastore, 19, of 71 Ledward Ave., Westerly, pleaded no contest to possession of marijuana, one ounce or less, third offense. He was sentenced to one year of probation and community service.

Steve Sinardi, 33, of North Kingstown, pleaded no contest to a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, and refusing to submit to a chemical test to determine intoxication. The DUI charge was dismissed after he pleaded guilty in the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal to the refusal charge where his sentence included losing his license for six months, attending DUI school, completing community service and paying costs and assessments.

Ceara H. Hayes, 25, of 49 Tower St., Westerly, pleaded no contest to a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, first offense. She was assessed a $100 fine, lost her license for 60 days and was ordered to attended DUI school. Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal charges were dropped.

Kris A. Gengarella, 35, of 2 Linnate St., Westerly, pleaded no contest to driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, first offense. He lost his license for 80 days retroactive to Dec. 17, must attend DUI school, perform community service and pay fines and assessments.

Edward K. Ross, 36, of 20 Pierce St., Westerly, had a charge of violation of a foreign protective order dismissed after completing classes.

Dana K. Kason Stamp, 58, of 20 Thompson Ave., Westerly, had a charge of domestic simple assault and battery dismissed after the alleged victim refused to testify.

Carla Castagnaro, 48, of 48 River Road, Ashaway, had a charge of shoplifting dismissed with completion of community service.

Jordan D. Beebe, 20, of 7 Alice Court, Pawcatuck, pleaded no contest to a charge of vandalism/malicious injury to property. He was ordered to pay restitution.

William J. Gaccione, 49, of 52 Granite St., Apt.1, Westerly, had a charge of disorderly conduct dropped with completion of 20 hours of community service.

David Crisp, 50, of Coventry, pleaded no contest to Charlestown police charge of receiving $800 under false pretenses from a Charlestown resident. He was sentenced to one year of probation, payment of restitution and court costs.



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