Pleas entered in prelim hearings
Two guilty pleas were entered and charges were withdrawn against two during preliminary hearings held this week at the Warren County Courthouse.
The following defendants entered guilty pleas:
¯ Donald J. Fink, Jr., Clarendon, to possession of a controlled substance. Two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia were withdrawn.
¯ Devin William-Miles Powell, Clarendon, to possession of a controlled substance. A count of possession of a controlled substance was withdrawn.
Charges were withdrawn against the following:
¯ Elijah S. Highhouse, Warren. Highhouse had been charged with possession — small amount/distribute not sell, possession of drug paraphernalia and restrictions on alcoholic beverages. A count of disorderly conduct was recategorized as a non-traffic offense.
¯ Nicholas J. Lindstrom, Pittsfield. Lindstrom had been charged with three counts of recklessly endangering another person. A count of harassment was re-categorized as a non-traffic offense.