Current Court Report - March 3, 2023
David Creed •
This edition of the Current Court Report includes arraignments and dispositions from Nantucket District Court during their rare Wednesday court session in the midst of the offseason.
After being continued without a finding for one year, a July 18, 2021 charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle against Melvin Alexander Mata-Portillo, 46, of Nantucket, was dismissed.
Devon Murphy, 48, of Nantucket, was arraigned on Jan. 26 charges of assault and battery and intimidating a witness/juror/police/court official. He had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf and was ordered to return to court April 26 for a pretrial hearing.
*All defendants are considered innocent until proven guilty under a court of law*