The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court:

March 10

North M. Whitney, 32, of Vineyard Haven, had October 2012 charges in Edgartown of drunken driving and negligent operation of a motor vehicle dismissed. Found not responsible on charges of speeding in violation of special regulation and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

March 21

Theodore C. Bennett, 32, of Edgartown, admitted to sufficient facts on a Feb. 14 charge in Edgartown of possessing a class B drug (Percocet), amended from possessing to distribute a class B drug. Continued without a finding for 18 months and ordered to undergo counseling until professionally discharged, and to pay a $50 victim/witness assessment fee and a $50 monthly probation services fee.

Vera L. Cacique, 48, of Vineyard Haven, admitted to sufficient facts on a March 16 charge in Vineyard Haven of drunken driving, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to complete a 24-day driver alcohol education program, to lose license for 45 days and to pay $350 in fees and a $65 monthly probation services fee. A charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth and found not responsible on a charge of marked lanes violation.

Caitlyn T. Colley, 21, of Vineyard Haven, was arraigned on March 19 charges in Vineyard Haven of possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, no inspection/sticker, speeding in violation of special regulation and operating a motor vehicle with license suspended. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for May 9.

Gilmar S. Felix, 43, of Edgartown, was arraigned on March 15 charges in Oak Bluffs of domestic assault and battery and breaking and entering a building in the nighttime for a felony. Bail was set at $1,000 and a pretrial hearing was scheduled for April 25.

Timothy A. Higgins, 30, of Vineyard Haven, admitted to sufficient facts on a June 2 charge in Vineyard Haven of drunken driving, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to complete a 24-day driver alcohol education program, to lose license for 45 days, and to pay $350 in fees and a $65 monthly probation services fee. A charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth and found not responsible on a charge of failure to drive in the right lane.

Sean P. Ludwick, 41, of New York, N.Y., admitted to sufficient facts on May 26 charges in Edgartown of assault and battery and malicious destruction of property less than $250, amended from vandalizing property. Continued without a finding for one year, and ordered to pay a $50 victim/witness assessment fee, a $50 monthly probation services fee, $1,477.67 in restitution. Charges of assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a telephone), vandalizing property and two counts of intimidating a witness were dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. According to a police report filed in court, Mr. Ludwick was staying at an Edgartown inn when he allegedly struck his girlfriend, ripped the phone out of the wall when she tried to call police, and hit her with the phone. Police also said he allegedly broke down the door to the bathroom.

Sarah T. Minton, 47, of Edgartown, pleaded guilty to a June 4 charge in Edgartown of resisting arrest, ordered to pay a $500 fine/assessment. Charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a Shih Tzu) and assault and battery on a police officer were dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. According to a police report filed in court, she allegedly threw a small dog at police officers and resisted arrest.

Marcos P. Paim, 38, of Vineyard Haven, will have a Sept. 27, 2007 charge of larceny by check less than $250 in Vineyard Haven dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. In a separate case, two counts of larceny by check less than $250 from Sept. 20, 2007 were also dismissed upon request of the commonwealth.

Matthew P. Tucci, 31, of Vineyard Haven, was arraigned on a March 19 charge in Vineyard Haven of failure to register as a sex offender. According to a police report filed in court, the Martha’s Vineyard Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a Mariners Way home where Mr. Tucci was living without having completed a sex offender registration with the town as required by law. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for April 25.