Hingham woman arraigned on traffic charges
Elaine R. DaSilva, 38, of 1 Buloward St., Hingham, was arraigned in Quincy District Court on charges of reckless driving and unlicensed operation of a motor venicle. The case was continued to Aug. 14.
The charges stem from a May 28 incident in Braintree at 1:50 p.m. when police observed a vehicle traveling northbound in the southbound lane. Police stopped the vehicle and found DaSilva had a Brazilian passport but did not have a Massachusetts driver's license.
Braintree man charged with receiving stolen property
Ryan M. Matthews, 17, of 229 Quincy Ave., Braintree, was arraigned in Quincy District Court on charges of receiving stolen property under $250, driving an uninsured vehicle, and driving an unregistered vehicle. The case was continued to Aug. 21.
The charges stem from a Nov. 8, 2011 incident in Weymouth at 10:35 a.m. when police stopped Matthews in a 1996 Mazda Protege in the area of Joseph Fern Court and found that the license plates were stolen. Matthews allegedly told police he had just purchased the vehicle and hadn't registered or insured it yet, and admitted the plates were stolen.
Brockton woman gets jail time for larceny charges
Tina Oehlschlagel, 50, of 721 Pleasant Street, Brockton, was found guilty of two counts of larceny over $250 in Quincy District Court and was sentenced to a year in the Norfolk County House of Correction in Dedham. She is to serve six months of the sentence, with the balance suspended to Dec. 10, 2013. The judge instructed Oehlschlagel to abstain from drugs and alcohol and submit to random testing. The judge dismissed a related charge of receiving stolen property over $250.
The charges stem from a Aug. 4, 2011 incident in Braintree at 4:46 p.m. at the South Shore Plaza where police responded to a report of two people possibly having sold DVDs stolen from Target to another store in the mall. The total value of merchandise from Target was $1,095, according to the police incident report.
Rhode Island man skips court hearing, warrant issued
Kevin Taylor, 22, of 118 Vandewater St., Providence, R.I., had a warrant issued for his arrest after he failed to appear in Quincy District Court for arraignment on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.
The charges stem from a June 11, 2011 incident in Braintree at 2:50 a.m. when police allegedly observed a black Nissan drifting into the breakdown lane on Route 95 at least three times and then back into the travel lane, according to the police report. Police then stopped the vehicle.