Plymouth man arraigned on drug possession charge
Joseph D. Carita, 23, of 7 Forest Ave., Apt. 4, Plymouth was arraigned on charges of possession of Oxycodone and conspiracy to violate drug law in Quincy District Court. The charges stem from a Jan. 4, 2011 incident in Quincy when a drug control unit confronted Carita, who allegedly admitted to buying Percocet tablets. He then told narcotics officers the tablets were tucked in the waistand of his pants. Police recovered five tablets which they believed were in fact Oxycodone.
Mashpee man found guilty of unlicensed driving
William Nee, 23, of 243 Wheeler St., Masphee was found guilty of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in Plymouth District Court. A judge ordered Nee to pay a $100 fine, according to the court. The charge stems from a Jan 3 incident at 3:05 p.m. on Pilgrim Road in Plymouth.
Alleged burglar to be back in court in February
Richard J. Cushing, 54, of 92 Spooner St., Plymouth had charges of felony daytime breaking and entering into a building, larceny from a building, and possession of a burglary tool continued to Feb. 2 for a pretrial hearing in Plymouth District Court. The charges stem from a Dec. 29 incident in Plymouth at 11:48 a.m.
Hingham District Court
Alleged check forger to be back in court in February
Ryan T. Dixon, 21, of 55 Revere St., Hull had two counts of larceny under $250 and forgery of a check continued to Feb. 9 for a pretrial hearing in Hingham District Court. The charges stem from a Aug. 4, 2011 incident in Hingham when a man went to police and reported numerous checks had been stolen and cashed at Sovereign Bank In Hingham. Dixon, one of two people named in the case, allegedly cashed two checks, one for $125, the other for $170, according to the police incident report. Dixon is also facing charges of uttering a false check, forgery of a check, and two counts of witness intimidation stemming from an alleged scam exchanging checks for cash. That case was also continued to Feb. 9 for a pretrial hearing.
Alleged three-time drunk drive to face jury in April
Michel A. Keddy, 47, of 329 North Ave., Rockland had charges of third-offense drunken driving, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and a marked lanes violation continued to April 2 for a jury trial in Hingham District Court. The charges stem from a Aug. 6, 2011 incident in Hingham at 1:17 a.m. when police observed a motor vehicle operating in an erratic manner on Main Street and
pulled the vehicle over. Police in the incident report said they detected an odor of alcohol in the vehicle. After administering field sobriety tests, they arrested Keddy on suspicion of being intoxicated.
Woman who wouldn't hand over alleged stolen sneakers faces shoplifting charge
Patti A. Lunedei, 56, of 73 New London Ave., Marstons Mills, had a charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise continued to Feb. 3 for a pretrial hearing in Hingham District Court. The charge stems from a Nov. 4, 2011 incident in Hingham at 2:32 p.m. when police responded to a report of a shoplifter at a shoe store at 400 Derby St. A witness said Lunedei allegedly stuffed a pair of
$89.95 New Balance sneakers in her purse and refused to return them when confronted by a store employee. Lunedei then got in her car and drove off.
Hingham man charged with downloading child pornography to face jury in April
Steven D. O'Connell, 59, of 11 Volunteer Road, Hingham had six counts of possession of child pornography continued to April 30 for a jury trial in Hingham District Court. The charges stem from Sept. 2, 2008, Sept. 6, 2008, and Dec. 1, 2008 incidents in Hingham. According to the police incident report, while preparing O'Connell's personal computer a technician at Computer Solutions,
94 Station St., allegedly found images of pre-pubescent girls engaged in various sex acts on the computer hard drive. The images apparently had been moved or deleted "showing (the) user had control of what files were stored and in what location," the report said.