Orange County Court Cases

Crime / Sep. 28, 2017 9:14am EDT

The following cases were heard before Judge Michael J. Harris at Orange County Criminal Division in Chelsea on September 20 and all defendants were released without bail, unless noted otherwise.

Arraignments

On September 19, Timothy J. Blondin, 41, of Chelsea pleaded innocent before Judge Timothy B. Tomasi to a felony of aggravated domestic assault in the second degree (prior conviction) on September 19. Blondin was held at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield on $2000 bail.

Charity Guiles, 36, of Tunbridge pleaded innocent to driving under the influence (DUI), and four counts of reckless endangerment on August 30.

Francis C. Calabro, 51, of Milton, Florida failed to appear for an arraignment for DUI on September 5. Bail was set at $5,000.

Harold Birnn, 68, of Bonia Springs, Fla., pleaded innocent to DUI on September 1.

Ezra L. Senecal II, 26, of Fairlee denied violation of probation as filed on August 25. The probation stems from convictions for: cruelty to animals (torture or abandonment); resisting arrest; and simple assault on a law enforcement officer on July 7, 2015.

On September 21, Samuel M. Gallitano, 18, of Graniteville pleaded innocent to domestic assault on September 20.

Sentencings

Nathan P. George, 32, of Barre pleaded guilty to a felony of unlawful trespass on an occupied residence (amended from felony burglary); violation of conditions of release; unlawful mischief $250 or less; and possession of fewer than 100 doses of depressant, stimulant or narcotic on April 22. A charge of reckless endangerment was dismissed by the state. George was sentenced to serve three months to one year all suspended and pay $147.

Nathan R. Cassinell, 41, of Braintree pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace by phone on April 17 and simple assault on April 27. A charge of disorderly conduct (fight) was dismissed by the state. Cassinell was sentenced to serve one to three months at the Springfield Correctional Facility and pay $147 in surcharges.

Michael K. Drury, 21, of Bethel pleaded guilty to vehicle operation with reckless or gross negligence, amended from DUI, on April 30. Drury was sentenced to $722 in fines and surcharges.

Christopher D. Russin, 52, of Milton pleaded guilty to resisting arrest on May 17 and violation of conditions of release on June 1. Two more counts of violation of conditions were dismissed by the state. Russin was sentenced to serve one to 18 months at the Springfield Correctional Facility and pay $294 in fines and surcharges.

Justin David Geiger, 35, of Cavendish pleaded guilty to vehicle operation with suspended license (DLS) on August 1. Geiger was ordered to pay $542 in fines and surcharges.

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