NORTH ADAMS -- The following cases were heard in Northern Berkshire District Court on Tuesday:
* Christopher Peters, 30, of 139 Reed Street in North Adams, was found guilty at a bench trial on charges of assault and battery and destruction of property less than $250 in value. He was sentenced to nine months in the Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction, and given a 96 day credit for time served. Peters is also facing a separate charge of assault and battery. A jury trial is scheduled for Oct. 1. Another trial is scheduled for Nov. 13 for a violation of an abuse prevention order charge.
* Christopher Chapin, 33, of 144 Mohawk Forest Boulevard in North Adams, admitted to sufficient facts and was found guilty on two counts of assault and battery, destruction of property, and a violation of a harassment prevention order. Chapin was given a 90-day sentence in the Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction, with a 70-day credit for time served. In separate cases, Chapin was given concurrent 90-day sentences and a 70-day credit for two violations of an abuse prevention order.
* Anthony Tovani, 20, of 2 Haskins Road in Savoy, was found responsible on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle and was fined $100. Tovani had a number plate violation to conceal ID and an uninsured motor vehicle charge dismissed.
* Kimberly Powell, 31, of 4 Crossey Place in North Adams, admitted to sufficient facts and was found guilty on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. She was ordered to pay $300 in fines.
* Gerald Darling, 47, of 12 Spring Street in North Adams, was arraigned on a charge of violating a municipal ordinance by possessing an open container of alcohol in public.