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Student disfigured during school fight
By Kristen Bradley / Daily News Staff
Thursday, April 21, 2005

MARLBOROUGH -- A 17-year-old high school student was severely disfigured yesterday -- her face maimed by a broken glass bottle -- during a fight with an out-of-town teen in the high school parking lot, police said.

Jennifer Oraingo -- a Marlborough High senior -- was lying in a pool of blood just before 1 yesterday morning when paramedics arrived. At presstime, she was at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester being treated.

Jamie L. Pelletier, 17, of 1 Judges Road, Lexington, was arraigned yesterday in Marlborough District Court on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and mayhem. She was held without bail pending hearings today on bail and whether she is a danger to the public.

The two girls fought over Jeffery Tucci, Pelletier's ex-boyfriend who is now dating Oraingo, according to authorities.

Pelletier and Oraingo argued and shoved one another, police said. At one point, Pelletier picked up a broken glass bottle and repeatedly slashed Oraingo in the face.

Oraingo suffered deep facial cuts, including one above her lip, Officer Andrew LaRose wrote in his police report.

Officers who responded, took photos of Oraingo's injuries, multiple pools of blood and a broken bottle that had contained "Twisted Tea," an alcoholic malt beverage.

"The photos of the victim attached to this incident (report) do not depict the horrific site I saw at the scene," Officer Andrew LaRose wrote.

Several people were standing around Oraingo, who was lying on her back on the ground, covered in blood. One girl held a cloth to Oraingo's face.

As the ambulance arrived, Oraingo regained consciousness, coughed up blood and complained she could not breathe.

When police initially questioned witnesses, no one would talk, according to court records. Eventually, friends told police about the fight.

Pelletier admitted to police that she attacked Oraingo with the bottle.

Oraingo got word that Pelletier was in town and out with Tucci, also a Marlborough High student, so she and some of her friends followed the former couple around town in a car for part of the night.

When Pelletier and Tucci caught on, they pulled into the parking lot at the high school and the two girls got out of their cars and screamed at each other. Tucci left the two girls to fight it out and fend for themselves, according to court records.

Oraingo was taken to Marlborough Hospital and then to UMass in Worcester to see a plastic surgeon, authorities said. Oraingo was still being evaluated in the emergency room last night and her condition was not immediately available, according to a hospital spokesman.
 

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What a guy that boyfriend was, getting caught by his new girlfriend cheating on her with his old one and then letting the ex slice up the new girls face.
 

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We had a girl get her throat slashed with a box cutter when I was in high school. I'm not saying she deserved it or anything....but she wasn't the most popular of homewreckers...
 

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Defense: Slasher was provoked
By Kristen Bradley / Daily News Staff
Saturday, April 23, 2005

MARLBOROUGH -- The Marlborough High School student had been provoked when she slashed another teen's face with a broken bottle earlier this week, her attorney said yesterday, but a judge wasn't buying that argument.

Jamie Pelletier, 17, had seen Jennifer Orangio following her in a car throughout Tuesday night into early Wednesday, which made her increasingly upset, lawyer Kenneth Gross told Judge Douglas Stoddard in Marlborough District Court.

Had Orangio not instigated Pelletier and had the teens not been drinking, Gross says the outcome would have been different.

Instead, Gross said, "(Pelletier's) life has been changed forever."

"This is a very sad case," Gross said. "Everyone wishes this night didn't happen. This situation to some extent was made from the victim confronting (Pelletier)."

Besides drawing outrage from prosecutor David Cunis, the remarks drew a rebuke from Stoddard.

"You want to plant an inference that the victim was the aggressor," Stoddard said. "There's no evidence that would support that inference. It should have been at the most, a pushing match. (Pelletier's) the one that escalated it to a felony."

Yesterday's hearing was to determine if Pelletier, who lives in Lexington but attends school here, should be released on bail or held until trial because she may be a danger to others. She had been held without bail since Wednesday morning.

She was released on $1,000 bail and placed on pretrial probation. Under Stoddard's order she must show proof she's working or attending school. She must submit to random drug and alcohol screenings, stay away from Orangio and her family. She has a 7 p.m. curfew and must wear an electronic bracelet for the next 60 days.

She's due back in court June 3.

According to authorities, Pelletier used to date Orangio's current boyfriend. Before midnight Tuesday, police say, Orangio learned her boyfriend was out with his ex-girlfriend.

In an interview earlier this week with the Daily News, Orangio said she and her friends decided it would be funny to follow the former couple around the city. Pelletier and her ex-beau realized they were being followed and turned into the high school parking lot.

Pelletier and Orangio got out of their cars and shouted at each other. Orangio says Pelletier struck her with a glass bottle.

Orangio was found lying in a pool of blood, with nearly a half-dozen gashes to her face. She has been treated at the hospital, but will most likely suffer extensive scarring to her face.

Cunis took offense to Gross' comments.

"This is horrific," Cunis said, holding up photos of Orangio's injuries. "I don't think it takes a doctor or an expert to know that she has permanent disfiguring injuries. Her life has been changed forever. (Pelletier) went right for her face, right at her head. A few more inches right or left and she would have been dead. She would have bled out right there on the cement. This is someone that has a certain rage in her ... anyone who could do such a thing to another human being shows she's a danger."

Pelletier's family members waited patiently in court, anticipating her arrival from MCI-Framingham. She screamed and cried as she was led shackled out of the van and into the courthouse.

Pelletier's mother, Tara, refused to comment to reporters. Her mother urged her to remain strong.

"It's OK baby, it's going to be OK. Mommy and Daddy are here," she said, before swearing at news photographers.

Pelletier is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and mayhem, both felonies.
 

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YIKES!!!!!!!!!
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These young "ladies" certainly know how to act like young animals. We just broke up a cat fight between some young female students and surprise, surprise........................

They all had BOP's and one was on probation. Guess what police agency called her P.O.?
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Guess what young female now has an arrest warrant?
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Remember the good old days when girls fought over boys?..................
 

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That seems to be the kids for you these days, some of the stories coming out of these schools around here are just ridiculous, and it's disturbing.
 

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That seems to be the kids for you these days, some of the stories coming out of these schools around here are just ridiculous, and it's disturbing.
The scary part is that many school administrators are reluctant to suspend/expell these dangerous little animals, despite that they are criminally charged in many cases.
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Had Orangio not instigated Pelletier and had the teens not been drinking, Gross says the outcome would have been different. Instead, Gross said, "(Pelletier's) life has been changed forever."
Ohh...she is the victim??? Right? Even if she was instigated, a normal responce is not to shatter a glass bottle in someones face. Glad to see the judge gave it back a the attorney for that assertion

"It's OK baby, it's going to be OK. Mommy and Daddy are here," she said, before swearing at news photographers
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Sounds like the parents have the "my kid wouldn't do that" affliction... Commiting A&B D/W and mayhem isn't enough to convince the parents shes got some issues...
 

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Teen charged with assault freed from house arrest
By Kristen Bradley / Daily News Staff
Saturday, July 2, 2005

MARLBOROUGH -- The former Marlborough High School student charged with smashing a bottle in the face of another teen in April has been allowed to remove the electronic monitoring bracelet she has worn for nearly three months.

Jamie Pelletier, 17, of Lexington was back in Marlborough District Court yesterday, where her case was continued until July 12.

Pelletier is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and mayhem, both felonies.

In late April, a district court judge ordered her to wear an electronic bracelet for 60 days and follow a strict 7 p.m. curfew.

Yesterday, the bracelet was removed because the 60 days is up. Pelletier must still abide by the curfew.

Pelletier used a glass bottle to severely disfigure the face of another former Marlborough High School teen -- Jennifer Orangio, also 17, according to police.

The two girls fought over a boy in the parking lot of the high school.

Pelletier picked up a full bottle of Twisted Tea, a malt beverage, and repeatedly smashed it into the face of Orangio, police said.

Orangio sustained deep facial lacerations, which required emergency surgery.

When police responded to the high school, Orangio was unconscious and lying in a pool of her own blood.

According to court records, after being arrested, Pelletier admitted to police that she hit Orangio with the glass bottle.

The two girls were fighting over the same boy -- Pelletier's ex and Orangio's current boyfriend.

Orangio saw her boyfriend and Pelletier driving around Marlborough together, according to court records, and decided it would be "funny" to follow them, Orangio said in a prior interview.

When Pelletier and the boy pulled into the high school, Orangio followed. Pelletier and Orangio parked their cars, got out and yelled at each other.

According to court records, the two girls have a history of prior disagreements, with Orangio reportedly telling Marlborough school authorities on more than one occasion that Pelletier had harassed her. Orangio's mother, Linda, has said she had met with school officials to talk about the problem. Orangio has said the harassment got to be too much, so she eventually dropped out of school.
 

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Judge sentences bottle slasher to 30 days in jail
By Kristen Bradley / Daily News Staff
Saturday, July 16, 2005

A former Marlborough High School student who smashed a bottle across the face of another teen in April was sentenced Thursday to 30 days in jail, followed by house arrest and probation.

Jamie Pelletier, 17, of Lexington, waived her right to a jury trial in Natick District Court and pleaded guilty before Judge Douglas Stoddard to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Charges of mayhem and being a minor in possession of liquor were dismissed.

Assistant District Attorney Josh Spirn urged Stoddard to sentence her to three months in jail on the assault and battery charge. He wanted the other charges placed on file until her probation ends.

Pelletier's attorney, James R. Burke, argued for a one-year suspended sentence, followed by a year's probation. Burke wanted the mayhem charge dismissed and the alcohol possession charge placed on file.

According to police, Pelletier and another former Marlborough High School student -- Jennifer Orangio, also 17 -- got into an argument over a boy in the high school parking lot in late April. According to court records, Orangio remembers pushing Pelletier, who retaliated by picking up a glass bottle of liquor. Pelletier then smashed the bottle across Orangio's face, severely disfiguring the teen.

Stoddard sentenced Pelletier to 60 days in jail, with 30 days to serve beginning Aug. 1. The balance is suspended until 2010. After she gets out of jail, Pelletier must spend 30 days under house arrest with an electronic ankle bracelet. She may leave for work, school, medical appointments or emergencies. During her five years probation, Pelletier must stay away from Orangio.

In a victim impact statement, Orangio wrote "each and every day, I look in the mirror and see the damage that will never be completely repaired. It's a constant reminder of the defendant's vicious attack. Long after the defendant completes the terms of her plea agreement, I will carry the scars, both physical and emotional."

Stoddard also ordered Pelletier to pay for Orangio's medical bills, which currently amount to $250.

Orangio said yesterday that her doctors told her she will need many future surgeries, but she has to wait a year in order for her face to fully heal. She said she hopes that plastic surgery will help conceal the scars on her face.

Orangio said she's comfortable with Pelletier's punishment.

"I'm fine with everything," she said. "I am moving on."

Orangio's mother, Linda, said she feels for Pelletier's family and what they will have to endure when the girl goes to jail. The sentence will give Pelletier time to think about what she's done and help her learn from her mistakes, she said.

"I think it's sufficient," Linda Orangio said. "Five years probation is a lot of time. I'm just glad it's all over so we can move on and (the Pelletiers) can move on."
 

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Oh nice..................

Isn't it special that everyone is feeling better and "moving on" after "time to think". I 'm sure this young lady will be such a different person after a quick thirty days. She'll be out just in time to go back to school!!
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