The following cases were heard in Edgartwn district court.

Nov. 18

Richard A. Duarte, 39, of Chilmark, was arraigned on Nov. 17 Oak Bluffs charges of drunken driving, third offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Dec. 22.

Nov. 21

Joaquim B. Freitas, 57, of Oak Bluffs, was arraigned on a Nov. 12 Oak Bluffs charge of larceny over $250. Police allege he took an estimated $5,000 of jewelry from an Oak Bluffs woman. Immigration authorities were notified and his passport was surrendered. A Dec. 8 pretrial hearing was scheduled.

John C. McBride, 62, of Edgartown was arraigned on Nov. 4 charges in Edgartown of credit card fraud under $250 and forgery of a document. A Dec. 23 status hearing was scheduled.

Douglas R. Gordon, 49, of Vineyard Haven, was fined $500 after he was found responsible on an Aug. 28 Aquinnah charge of possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. A charge of drunken driving, second offense was dismissed at the request of the commonwealth.

Tut H. Liu, 32, of Worcester, had Sept. 10 charges of assault and battery and malicious destruction of property over $250 dismissed at the request of the commonwealth.

Shane K. True, 29, of Edgartown, pleaded guilty to a June 1 Edgartown charge of drunken driving, second offense and was given a nine-month house of corrections sentence, suspended two years. He was ordered into a 14-day inpatient treatment program and to pay a $65 monthly probation fee plus $500 in other court costs and fees. In a separate case, five charges stemming from a May 5 stop by Edgartown police were dismissed at the request of the commonwealth.

Charles J. Rutowski, 31, of Oak Bluffs, was arraigned on a Nov. 20 Oak Bluffs charge of larceny over $250 for allegedly stealing diamond jewelry and sterling silver items valued at more than $1,500 from an Oak Bluffs woman. A Dec. 19 pretrial hearing was scheduled

James E. Barbosa, 38, of New Bedford, admitted to sufficient facts on a Sept. 22 charge in Edgartown of malicious destruction of property less than $250. The case was continued without a finding for one year. He was ordered to pay a monthly $50 probation supervision fee and a $50 victim witness assessment fee. An additional charge of breaking and entering for misdemeanor was dismissed at the request of the commonwealth.

Seth A. Butynski, 31, of Edgartown, admitted to sufficient facts on an Oct. 10 drunken driving charge. The case was continued without a finding for a year. He was ordered to complete an alcohol education program, forfeit his license for 45 days and pay a monthly $65 probation fee and $600 in other fees. A second charge of driving with a suspended license was dismissed at the request of the commonwealth.

Charles M. Everett, 18, of West Tisbury, was placed on six months’ pretrial probation and ordered to perform 12 hours of community service and pay $221.24 restitution on Nov. 6 charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in Oak Bluffs. Charges of possession of liquor under age 21 and false/misuse of a liquor ID card/license were dismissed.

Miles J. Lester, 22, of Edgartown, admitted to sufficient facts on an Oct. 4 Edgartown charge of possession to distribute class D drugs. The case was continued without a finding for one year. He was ordered to pay a monthly $50 probation fee and a $50 victim witness assessment fee, and to forfeit $1,743.

Bernard M. Wojnowski, 35, of Vineyard Haven, was placed on a year’s pretrial probation for two July 6 charges of threat to commit crime. He was ordered to have no contact with the victim and to maintain medication and counseling regimes.

Nov. 22

Colleen T. Drew, 46, of Chilmark, was arraigned on Nov. 21 Chilmark charges of drunken driving, second offense, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and having no inspection sticker. A Dec. 22 pretrial hearing was scheduled.

Nov. 23

Leandro Leoncio, 30, of Oak Bluffs, was arraigned on a Nov. 23 Oak Bluffs charge of indecent assault and battery on a person 14 and over. Bail was set at $300. A Dec. 30 pretrial hearing was scheduled.

Rebecca B. Rubel, 21, of Westport, Conn., was arraigned on a Nov. 23 Oak Bluffs charge of drunken driving. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Dec. 30.

Nov. 25

Brian Frost, 33, of Edgartown, was arraigned on a Nov. 25 Oak Bluffs charge of possession to distribute a Class B drug (Percocet). Bail was set at $100,000 cash; the court noted his history of defaults, convictions on similar offenses and current probation in Florida on a federal case. A Dec. 2 pretrial hearing was scheduled.

Carlos R. DeOliveira, 39, of Edgartown, was arraigned on Nov. 22 Edgartown charges of assault and battery of a female and intimidating a witness. A Dec. 29 pretrial hearing was scheduled.

James G. Lawson, 21, of Oak Bluffs, admitted to sufficient facts on an Aug. 1 drunken driving charge in Chilmark, continued without a finding for a year. He was ordered to pay a monthly $65 probation fee and $350 in other fees and assessments, forfeit his license for 45 days, and complete an alcohol education program. A negligent operation of a motor vehicle charge was dismissed; he was found not responsible for a marked lanes violation.

Nov. 28

Richard J. Corwin, 26, of Vineyard Haven, was arraigned on Nov. 25 Edgartown charges of possession to distribute class B drugs (Percocet) and possession of class B drugs (Suboxone). Bail was set at $1,000 and a pretrial hearing scheduled for Dec. 23.

Stephanie R. daRosa, 36, of Chilmark, admitted to sufficient facts on a Nov. 6 Chilmark charge of drunken driving. The case was continued without a finding for one year. She lost her driver’s license for 45 days and was ordered into an alcohol education program and to pay a $65 monthly probation fee plus $350 in other fees. A charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle was dismissed and she was found not responsible on a lane violation.

Damien M. Geoffrion, 37, of Oak Bluffs and Tucson, Ariz., had July 1993 charges of disturbing the peace, disorderly person and three counts of assault and battery dismissed at the request of the commonwealth upon payment of $50 court costs. In a related case, a bail violation charge from August 1993 also was dismissed at the request of the commonwealth upon payment of $50 court costs.