The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.

Dec. 17

Daniel A. Bendavid, 50, of Edgartown, arraigned on a Dec. 16 Edgartown charge of assault and battery. Pretrial hearing set for Jan. 22, 2013. Ordered to remain illicit drug and alcohol-free with random screens and to report to probation officer within 24 hours of release. Alleged to have gotten into a physical altercation with another man regarding money.

April L. Cerrato, 25, of Vineyard Haven, had a Dec. 21, 2011 Oak Bluffs charge of larceny over $250 dismissed upon recommendation of probation department upon payment of $268 restitution. Alleged to have stolen property from the Oak Bluffs store Laughing Bear.

Michael C. Gunn, 25, of West Tisbury admitted to sufficient facts on Oct. 28 Edgartown charges of drunken driving, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay $350 in fees and a $65 monthly probation services fee, to complete a 24-day driver alcohol education program and to lose license for 45 days. A charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. Found not responsible for a marked lanes violation.

Linda A. Hayden, 42, of Vineyard Haven, arraigned on Dec. 15 West Tisbury charges of drunken driving, obstructing a stationary emergency vehicle and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Pretrial hearing set for Jan. 24, 2013.

Deshawn James, 18, of Oak Bluffs, arraigned on Nov. 20 Oak Bluffs charges of breaking and entering into a building during daytime for a felony and larceny from a building. Pretrial hearing set for Jan. 22, 2013. Alleged to have entered an Oak Bluffs home and taken money belonging to the homeowners and their tenant over the course of several weeks in three separate instances.

Deshawn James, 18, of Oak Bluffs, arraigned on Oct. 22 Oak Bluffs charges of unarmed burglary, larceny from a building and breaking and entering during nighttime for felony. Pretrial hearing set for Jan. 22, 2013.

Deshawn James, 18, of Oak Bluffs arraigned on Dec. 5 Oak Bluffs charges of breaking and entering into a building during daytime for felony and larceny from a building. Pretrial hearing set for Jan. 22, 2013.

Cindy Maciel, 57, of Edgartown, had an August 22 Tisbury charge of larceny under $250 dismissed upon request of the commonwealth.

Ronald E. Pine, 45, of Vineyard Haven, admitted to sufficient facts on a Nov. 15. Oak Bluffs charge of drunken driving, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay $600 in fees and a $65 monthly probation services fee, to complete a 24-day driver alcohol education program and to lose license for 45 days. Admitted to sufficient facts on a separate charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay $250 in fees. A Nov. 15 charge of driving under the influence of drugs was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. Found not responsible for a marked lanes violation and possession of an open container of alcohol.

Mark V. Peters Jr., 34, of Vineyard Haven, pleaded guilty to a Feb. 18, 2011 Oak Bluffs charge of possession of a Class A drug (heroin). Placed on probation for one year, ordered to pay $50 in fees and follow all federal probation conditions. Alleged to have picked up heroin in Falmouth and transported it to Island via the Patriot ferry boat, where it was found on his possession.

Mark V. Peters Jr., 34, of Vineyard Haven, had a Feb. 15, 2011 Oak Bluffs charge of attempting to commit a crime dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. Alleged to have attempted to fraudulently obtain a controlled substance.

David J. Pothier Jr., 24, of Oak Bluffs, pleaded guilty to a Sept. 1 Oak Bluffs charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle. An additional charge of drunken driving was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth; found not responsible for a marked lanes violation.

John Thurgood, 58, of Oak Bluffs, admitted to sufficient facts on a Sept. 9 Oak Bluffs charge of assault and battery, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay $50 in fees and have no contact with victim. A charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a shod foot) was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth.