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Court Log Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019

Westfield District Court
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019

Cassandra M. Carter, 29, of 29 Woodmont St., Westfield, was released on her personal recognizance pending a Nov. 1 hearing after she was arraigned on a charge of shoplifting by asportation brought by Westfield police.
Kristina M. Masso, 40, of 305 Main St., Easthampton, submitted to facts sufficient to warrant a guilty finding for a charge of assault and battery brought by Westfield police and the charge was continued without a finding with probation for one year. She was assessed $50. Three charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and single charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery on a family or household member were not prosecuted. In a second case also brought by Westfield police, Masso submitted to facts sufficient to warrant a guilty finding for a charge of assault and battery and the charge was continued without a finding with probation for one year. She was assessed $50 and charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a dangerous weapon were not prosecuted.
Nicholas J. Distefano, 33, of 2 Maria Drive, Westfield, pleaded guilty to charges of violation of an abuse prevention order and resisting arrest and was sentenced to a six month term in the house of correction with credit for time served awaiting trial. In a second case also brought by Westfield police, Distefano pleaded guilty to a charge of violation of an abuse prevention order and was sentenced to a 127 day term in the house of correction to be served concurrently with the sentence imposed in the first case. In a third case also brought by Westfield police, Distefano again pleaded guilty to a charge of violation of an abuse prevention order and was again sentenced to a 127 day term in the house of correction to be served concurrently with the sentence imposed in the first case.
Christopher Roman, 23, of 12 Connor Ave., Apt. 1, Westfield, submitted to facts sufficient to warrant a guilty finding for a charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor brought by Westfield police and the charge was continued without a finding with probation for one year. He was assessed $600 and his license was suspended for 45 days. He was found to be responsible for a charge of speeding at a rate exceeding the posted limit, not responsible for a motor vehicle lights violation and a charge of reckless operation of a motor vehicle was not prosecuted.

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