Frederick H. Johnson, 65, of 23 Wendy Lane, Richmond, was referred to Veteran’s Court on a Richmond police charge of domestic disorderly conduct. A no-contact order with the alleged victim was also dropped by Judge Madeline Quirk. Johnson will appear before a special Veteran’s Court judge in 3rd Division District Court within the next three weeks. A hearing has been slated in 4th Division District Court for Nov. 7 to check on Johnson’s progress with securing an attorney and appearance in Veteran’s Court.
Ryan A. Booth, 35, of 12 Batterson Ave., Apt. B, Westerly, pleaded no contest to a Westerly police charge of domestic simple assault which occurred Thursday. Judge Quirk filed the charged for one year, meaning if he stays out of legal trouble, the incident will be expunged from his record. A charge of domestic disorderly conduct was dismissed.
Alex Minteer, of 243 Richmond Townhouse Road, Richmond, had a Richmond police charge of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, dismissed after pleading no contest to failure to submit to a chemical test to determine intoxication at the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal, where the minimum sanction is 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.
Mickey E. Thweatt, 63, of 15 Cedar Meadows Road, pleaded not guilty to a Charlestown police charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense. He was released on a promise to appear on Oct. 31.