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Court Case Record COMMONWEALTH vs. MARK HOUGHTON 2012-P-1336 UID(b92f)


COMMONWEALTH vs. MARK HOUGHTON Court Case Record

Court Case Number: 2012-P-1336


 
Case Number2012-P-1336
Case TitleCOMMONWEALTH vs. MARK HOUGHTON
Case TypeCriminal
StateMassachusetts, MA
CountyMiddlesex
CourtMiddlesex Superior Court
Court Address
Phone
Field Date03/03/2011
Close Date01/30/2014

Parties

CounselNameType
James W. Sahakian, A.D.A. Melissa Weisgold Johnsen, A.D.A.CommonwealthPlaintiff/Appellee
Kathleen M. Moore, Esquire Peter M. Onek, Esquire Kathleen M. Moore, EsquireMark HoughtonDefendant/Appellant
DOCKET ENTRIES
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
08/21/2012 #1 Transcripts received: NONE
08/21/2012 #2 Entered.
08/21/2012 #3 Notice of entry sent.
09/12/2012 #4 Docketing Statement received from Mark Houghton.^
09/14/2012 #5 Notice of appearance of Peter M. Onek for Mark Houghton.
09/28/2012 #6 MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by Mark Houghton.
09/28/2012 #7 RE#5: Extension to 11/30/2012 granted for filing of brief of Mark Houghton, Defendant/Appellant. Notice to counsel.
11/30/2012 #8 SERVICE of brief & appendix for Defendant/Appellant Mark Houghton.
12/20/2012 #9 MOTION to extend brief due date of Commonwealth.
12/20/2012 #10 RE#7: Extension to 04/09/2013 granted for filing of brief of Commonwealth, Plaintiff/Appellee. Notice to counsel.
02/15/2013 #11 Letter pursuant to MRAP 16(l) filed by Mark Houghton.^
04/04/2013 #12 SERVICE of brief for Plaintiff/Appellee Commonwealth.
07/11/2013 #13 Notice sent seeking information on unavailability for oral argument in September 2013
07/12/2013 #14 Letter of Melissa Weisgold Johnsen, A.D.A. unavailable for oral argument 9/4, 9/9, 9/10.
07/18/2013 #15 Notice of appearance of Kathleen M. Moore for Mark Houghton.
08/01/2013 Notice of 09/13/2013, 9:30 AM argument at John Adams Courthouse, Courtroom 3 (a3) sent.
09/09/2013 Letter pursuant to MRAP 16(l) filed by Mark Houghton^
09/13/2013 Oral argument held. (Cohen, J., Katzmann, J., Agnes, J.).
01/28/2014 Suggestion of death, filed by Kathleen M. Moore, Esq. ^
01/30/2014 ORDER: The defendant, having died while his appeal was pending, as evidenced by a copy of his death certificate filed by his counsel, said suggestion of death not being challenged by the Commonwealth, the indictments must be dismissed. See Commonwealth v. Eisen, 368 Mass. 813 (1975); Commonwealth v. De La Zerda, 416 Mass. 247, 248-249 (1993). Accordingly, Middlesex Superior Court docket number MICR2011-00176 is remanded to the Middlesex Superior Court, where the indictments shall be dismissed (Cohen, Katzmann & Agnes, JJ.). Notice/attest/Chernoff, J.