Arraignments, week of Jan. 28

Tresha Cote, 46, of Hyde Park pleaded not guilty to three counts of false pretenses.

Tyler James, 28, of Williamstown denied violating probation.

Regino Pizarro III, 47, of Stowe pleaded not guilty to violating an abuse prevention order.

Sherri Messenger, 53, of Morristown pleaded not guilty to domestic assault.

Adam Stoddard, 37, of Hyde Park pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence No. 2 and reckless endangerment.

Mary Brandt, 61, of Johnson pleaded not guilty to careless or negligent driving.

Kimberly Rooney, 35, of Morrisville pleaded not guilty to driving after criminal license suspension.

Cases decided, week of Jan. 28

Timothy Patterson, 32, of East Calais pleaded guilty to two counts of passing bad checks as well as driving after criminal license suspension, and was ordered to serve 9-10 days and fined $300. Patterson was also ordered to pay a total of $1,103.97 in restitution to two different Morrisville businesses. Two additional charges of passing bad checks were dismissed at the prosecution’s request.

William Bassett, 33, of Johnson pleaded guilty to DUI No. 3 or subsequent and was ordered to serve 30 days to 3 years, with 30 days of home confinement recommended, along with a $300 fine. A charge of careless or negligent driving was dismissed at the prosecution’s request.

Evan Alexson, 43, of Ipswich, Mass., pleaded guilty to DUI No. 1 and was fined $300.

William Hunter, 56, of Jeffersonville pleaded guilty, at his arraignment, to careless or negligent driving and was fined $300.

Jordan Lehouillier, 20, of Johnson pleaded guilty to unlawful mischief. Sentencing was deferred for one year.

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