The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.

April 4

Kurt J. Tesch, 55, of Vineyard Haven, arraigned on March 31 charges in Vineyard Haven of lewd, wanton and lascivious conduct and accosting/annoying a person of the opposite sex. Bail set at $1,000, pretrial hearing scheduled for May 5.

April 11

Michael F. Ayers, 51, of Oak Bluffs, arraigned on April 9 charges in Vineyard Haven of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended for drunken driving third offense and failure to stop/yield. Bail set at $500, pretrial hearing scheduled for May 22. Scott A. Chase, 23, of Vineyard Haven, admitted to sufficient facts on a March 8 charge in Oak Bluffs of drunken driving, continued without a finding for eighteen months. 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 and found not responsible on a charge of failure to stop/yield. Prudence J. Fisher, 23, of Oak Bluffs, had a Feb. 23 charge of assault and battery dismissed at the request of the commonwealth with accord and satisfaction.

Elizabeth M. Jones, 50, Vineyard Haven, pleaded guilty to a Dec. 4 charge in Vineyard Haven of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, placed on probation for two years and may not seek early termination. Ordered to pay $300 in fees and a $50 monthly probation services fee, ordered to remain alcohol free with screens in the first year, and may not seek reinstatement of license until Dec. 4. A charge of drunken driving, second offense was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth and found not responsible on a charge of speeding.

Theodore J. Kram, 21, of West Tisbury pleaded guilty to a Nov. 30 charge in Vineyard Haven of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, placed on probation for two years. Ordered to remain alcohol free with screens for the first year, to pay $300 in fees and a $65 monthly probation services fee for the first year, a $50 monthly probation services fee for the second year. A charge of drunken driving was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth and found not responsible on a charge of marked lanes violation.

Brian D. McBride, 52, of West Tisbury, admitted to sufficient facts on a March 12 charge in West Tisbury of drunken driving, continued without finding for one year. Ordered to pay $350 in fees and $65 monthly probation services fee, to complete a 24-day driver alcohol education program and to lose license for 45 days. A not responsible finding was filed on a marked lanes violation, and a charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. According to a police report filed in court, the charges came from a single-car crash in West Tisbury. Police found the vehicle on its side with major damage. The driver allegedly said he crashed the car because he saw a deer.

Tad Medeiros, 28, of Edgartown, admitted to sufficient facts on a Feb. 18 charge in Vineyard Haven of breaking and entering for a misdemeanor, continued without a finding for one year. Ordered to pay a $50 victim/witness assessment fee and a $65 monthly probation services fee, to remain alcohol free with screens, write a letter of apology, not to trespass at the victim’s home and not to contact the victims. A charge of disorderly conduct was dismissed upon request of the commonwealth.

Abraham T. Rendon, 24, of Edgartown, arraigned on April 5 charges in Vineyard Haven of drunken driving, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, leaving the scene of property damage, wanton destruction of property damage more than $250, threat to commit a crime, resisting arrest, bribing a public employee, speeding and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. According to a police report filed in court, he allegedly drove a silver Toyota 4 Runner into the Net Result fish market. Police allegedly late found him and a female passenger at a hotel across the street, and Mr. Rendon allegedly threatened to kill police officers and correctional officers and offered a police officer $100 and $200 to let him go. Bail set at $500, pretrial hearing set for May 8.