The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court:

Feb. 27

Jeffrey A. Wray, 42, of Oak Bluffs, was arraigned on Feb. 24 charges in Oak Bluffs of drunken driving, third offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and speeding in violation of a special regulation. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for March 28.

March 6

Walterlei T. Deoliveira, 45, of Vineyard Haven, was arraigned on March 5 charges in Vineyard Haven of assault and battery and assault to murder. According to a police report filed in court, he allegedly scratched and strangled a woman that he knows. Bail was set at $1,000 surety and a pretrial hearing scheduled for May 8.

Leonardo Miranda, 23, of Edgartown, was arraigned on March 2 charges in Edgartown of drunken driving, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, speeding, failure to stop for police and wanton destruction of property less than $250. According to a police report, officers allegedly tried to pull Mr. Miranda over because they observed him traveling at a high rate of speed through Oak Bluffs headed toward Edgartown. He allegedly did a U-turn in the middle of Edgartown-Vineyard Haven road and then went into reverse, crashing into some landscaping at the entrance to Dodger’s Hole. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for May 8.

Elizabeth L. Shanor, 56, of Oak Bluffs, had a June 8 charge in Oak Bluffs of assault with a dangerous weapon (a knife) dismissed upon request of the commonwealth.

Jesse M. Silva, 46, of Vineyard Haven, was arraigned on Jan. 1 charges in Vineyard Haven of drunken driving, second offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and number plate violation. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for May 8.

March 7

Susan E. Barnette, 61, of Edgartown, had a Jan. 21 charge in Edgartown of assault and battery dismissed upon request of the commonwealth at the request of the complainant.

Richard J. Brymer, 39, of Vineyard Haven, pleaded guilty to a September 2012 charge in Edgartown of possessing a class B drug (Adderall, Amphetamine, and Dextroamphetamine). Sentenced to one year in a house of correction, 116 days of jail credit given and no fines/fees imposed. Charges of conspiracy to violate drug law, possessing to distribute a class B drug (Adderall, Amphetamine, and Dextroamphetamine) and possessing a class E drug were dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. According to the police report filed in court, Edgartown police officers observed Mr. Brymer hand another man a prescription bottle outside of the Stop & Shop pharmacy.

Douglas Dexter, 49, of Edgartown, was arraigned on a Sept. 3 charge in Edgartown of drunken driving, second offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for April 18.

Richard R. Dimond 3rd, 28, of Oak Bluffs, pleaded guilty to a Dec. 7 charge in Edgartown of hunting/fishing without a license, ordered to pay a $100 fine/assessment. Admitted to sufficient facts on a charge of possessing a firearm without an FID card, continued without a finding for 18 months and ordered to pay a $50 victim/witness assessment fee and a $50 monthly probation services fee. A charge of a hunter orange violation was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. According to a police report filed in court, he was allegedly hunting in the state forest without wearing orange and without the proper licensing.

Brian J. Lawlor, 33, of West Tisbury, was arraigned on March 6 charges in Chilmark of drunken driving, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for April 4.

March 10

Jessica I. Peters, 40, of Oak Bluffs, admitted to sufficient facts on a September 2012 charge in Edgartown of delivering drugs to a prisoner, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay a $50 victim/witness assessment fee and a $65 monthly probation services fee and to stay away from the Dukes County house of correction and to remain illicit drug-free with screens.