NEWPORT — The following cases were heard in Newport Circuit Court during the week ending Nov. 23:

Brenda S. Palmer, 49, 140 Olive St., Springfield, Vt., pleaded guilty to operating without a valid license July 3 in Newport and was fined $250. She pleaded innocent to a yellow/solid line violation and the charge was placed on file without a finding.

Matthew E. Cross, 33, 39 Pine Ave., Claremont, pleaded guilty to a charge of theft of $250 Oct. 30 and was sentenced to 180 days in the Sullivan County House of Corrections with credit given for 21 days of pretrial confinement and the remaining 159 days suspended on good behavior until Nov. 19, 2020. He was ordered to make restitution in the amount of $250. He pleaded innocent to stalking and violation of protective orders. Both charges were placed on file without a finding on good behavior for one year.

Andrew Lang, 20, 45 Rice Road, Hartland, charged with transportation of alcohol by a minor while under the age of 21 July 14 in Newport, was ordered to take an on-line teen alcohol awareness class by Jan 1 under terms of a conditional withdrawal of the charge.

Corrina M. Carr, 2 Crescent St. Springfield, Vt., failed to appear to answer a charge of driving after revocation/suspension Oct. 2 and the case was defaulted through the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles.

Walter Stevens Jr., 40, 29 Court St., Apartment B, Newport, pleaded innocent to a charge of unreasonable speed July 19 in Newport, was found guilty, and fined $310. A charge of negligent driving was withdrawn.

Thomas L. Foreman, 44, 60 Middle St., Newport, failed to appear to answer a charge of disorderly conduct July 13 in Newport and the case was defaulted through the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles.

Michael Russo, 33 Whipple Road, No. 23, Newport, pleaded innocent to illegal kindling of a fire Sept. 20 in Newport, was found guilty and fined $250, suspended for one year on good behavior.

Nathan A. Burnham, 39, 651 John Stark Highway, Newport, pleaded no contest to negligent driving Aug. 11 in Newport, was found guilty and fined $500 with $250 suspended for two years on good behavior. His license was revoked for 30 days.

Cale A. Manseau, 24, 137 South Main St., Newport, pleaded guilty to driving after revocation/suspension Sept. 27 in Newport and was fined $250.

Victoria E. Cronan, 64, 522 Route 114, South Sutton, pleaded guilty to speeding and was fined $200. She also pleaded guilty to operating without a valid license and was fined $250, suspended for one year on good behavior. A charge of registration required was withdrawn.

Marcy Burroughs, 50, 26 Chandlers Mills Road, Newport, pleaded no contest to a charge of a dog being a menace, nuisance or vicious, was found guilty and fined $500 with $400 suspended.

Michael Shottes, 20, 154 Garnet Road, Sunapee, pleaded guilty to conduct after an accident Aug. 16 in New London and was fined $250.

Ethan H. Guerrlich, 28, 16 French Road, West Sutton, pleaded guilty to driving after revocation or suspension June 22 in New London and was fined $250.

Jake A. Seidel, 29, 8 Birchfield Road, East Newbury, pleaded guilty to reckless driving Sept. 6 in Newbury, was fined $500 and his license revoked for 60 days.

Martha M. Laporte, 32, 9 Stagecoach Lane, Sunapee, pleaded no contest to a charge of negligent driving, was found guilty and fined $500.

Adrian G. Hill, 23, 387 South Road, Newbury, pleaded innocent to simple assault in Newbury, was found guilty and sentenced to 60 days in the Sullivan County House of Corrections with 55 days suspended.

Scott B. Hill, 387 South Road, Newbury, pleaded innocent to simple assault Nov. 10, 2018, was found guilty and sentenced to 90 days in the HOC, suspended to Nov. 19, 2020.

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