March 17 - Judge Richard

• The case of Benjamin E. Cohen, 25, of East Hampton N.Y. was adjourned to April 28. He is charged with seventh-degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, a Misdemeanor, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a Violation, and DWI-Drugs, a Misdemeanor. Police said that on Dec. 4 he was stopped on I-87 driving 82 miles per hour in a 65 m.p.h. zone. When stopped, police found a plastic Baggie containing .4 grams of cocaine and 8 grams of marijuana and a metal grinder containing 3 grams of marijuana - all in his possession. Police said that when arrested, he said "I know I'm stupid, I'll never touch the stuff again." They said he told them he had smoked marijuana the prior day, but he refused to submit to a urine test.

• The case of Jacey Hayes, 23, of Warrensburg was adjourned to March 31. She is charged with Felony and Misdemeanor charges that are alcohol- and drug-related, based on a Jan. 30 incident. Police said she drove her 1997 Ford Thunderbird Jan. 30 on Golf Course Rd. under the influence of Xanax pills with her 13-month old daughter in the back seat. She is facing a Felony charges of DWAI-ALcohol and DWAI-Drugs as well as a Misdemeanor charge of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, police said. Police said she admitted consuming three Xanax pills and a little beer and said "it's not a big deal" but she had driven off the road into a snowbank on her way to visit her father.

• The case of Megan Kenyon, 26, of Athol was adjourned to March 31. She is charged with third-degree Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, a Misdemeanor, based on a traffic stop about 3:35 p.m. on Feb. 22.

• The case of Joseph R. Giustino, 255 of Forest Lake Rd., Warrensburg was adjourned to March 31. He is charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a Violation, based on a traffic stop Jan. 31 in Warrensburg when police found a metal smoking device containing marijuana residue and a paper bag containing less than 25 grams of marijuana. He is facing a variety of other drug-related charges in a separate case.

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