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Court logs: Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014


WAKEFIELD — The following Charlestown police case was heard before Judge Frank J. Cenerini in 4th Division District Court Friday.

James S. Siler, 48, of 4329 South County Trail, Charlestown, pleaded not guilty to two Charlestown police charges of domestic disorderly conduct. He was issued a no-contact order with the alleged victim and released on a promise to appear on Aug. 28.

The following Westerly police cases were heard:

Kenneth Gentry, 52, of 11B Columbus Ave., Westerly, pleaded not guilty to charges of domestic disorderly conduct and domestic simple assault and battery. A no-contact order with the alleged victim remains in place. He was released on a promise to appear on Aug. 29.

John Montoya, 42, of New Canaan, Conn., pleaded not guilty to a charge of domestic simple assault and/or battery. He was released on a promise to appear on Aug. 5.

Alvaro E. Zurito, 32, of Providence, pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, first offense, blood alcohol content unknown. He was released on a promise to appear on Aug. 22.

Shannon E. Crossen, 30, of 53 New London Turnpike, Wyoming, pleaded no contest to a charge of domestic simple assault and battery and vandalism. A charge of refusal to relinquish a telephone was dismissed. Crossen, who readily admitted she had a fight with her twin sister, was sentenced to a one-year filing with a referral to justice assistance to determine if domestic-violence counseling is appropriate. She is also ordered to pay any restitution for damages. Crossen said the damages have been repaired.

John E. Smith, 53, of 11 Sparrow Lane, Westerly, had a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, blood alcohol content unknown, dismissed. Police said Smith pleaded to a Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal charge of failure to submit to a chemical test to determine intoxication, which carries a six-month loss of license, 10 hours of community service, attendance at DUI school and mandatory fines and assessments totaling up to $1,200.

Jordan H. Doran, 43, of 29 Pasadena Ave., Westerly, had a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, blood alcohol content unknown dismissed. Police said Smith pleaded to a Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal charge of failure to submit to a chemical test to determine intoxication which carries a six month loss of license, 10 hours of community service, attendance at DUI school and mandatory fines and assessments totaling up to $1,200

Devin N. Greene, 27, of 16 Saundra Drive, Westerly, had a charge of reckless driving dismissed with a $100 contribution and payment of traffic tickets.

Deborah A. Hawkins, 53, of Plainfield, Conn., had a charge of disorderly conduct filed, with 20 hours of community service and court costs.

Esther Gordon, 79, of Newton, Mass, had a charge of shoplifting dismissed.

Tatiana Boris Roschko, 84, of 3 Courtland St., Pawcatuck, had a charge of shoplifting dismissed.



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