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Goshen Man's Death Related to Pittsfield Shooting
Staff Reports On: 01:05PM / Friday December 12, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A Goshen man died as a result of a blood clot caused by a gunshot wound incurred in a Pittsfield parking lot. 

Dr. Henry Nields, the state's chief medical examiner, said 29-year-old Anthony Gamache died as a result of the blood clot that, in his opinion, was caused by a gunshot wound to the leg.  

Gamache was shot in the leg in the Big Y parking lot in Pittsfield on Tuesday, Nov. 18, allegedly over a drug deal gone bad.

He was taken to Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton to seek treatment of his injury and then transported to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, from which he was treated and released. Gamache returned to his home in Goshen.  

He began experiencing pain Wednesday evening, Nov. 19.  Emergency medical technicians responded to his home and transported Gamache to Cooley Dickinson Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.  

Peter J. Campbell, 18, of Pittsfield, is facing several assault charges in the shooting of Gamache and District Attorney David F. Capeless said additional charges will be forthcoming when the case is presented to a Berkshire County grand jury.  

Campbell had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf in Central Berkshire District Court, on single counts of armed assualt with intent to rob, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building.  He is being held without the right to bail at the Berkshire County House of Correction.     
 
The investigation into the shooting is being conducted by members of the Pittsfield Police Department and state police detectives assigned to the district attorney's office.



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Delivery Truck Shears Off Pole in Stamford
Staff Reports On: 06:27PM / Thursday December 11, 2014
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STAMFORD, Vt. — A delivery truck driver was taken to Berkshire Medical Center's satellite emergency facility in North Adams, Mass., on Tuesday after shearing off a utility pole.

State police said Darrell Thomas, 43, of Albany, N.Y., was southbound on Route 100 at about 12:30 p.m. when he left the highway just south of Collins Road.

Investigation into the crash determined that Thomas' uniform delivery truck lost traction on the snow-covered roadway and exited the west side of the road. The truck flipped onto its right side and slid nose first into the pole, cutting it in two and causing the cab and cargo area to rip open.  

Thomas had been wearing his seat belt, which saved him from serious injury. However, he complained of neck and back pain and was taken to the emergency room.

The truck, a 2009 Freightliner, incurred extensive damage to the cab and cargo areas and had to be towed from the scene. Stamford firefighters provided traffic control; the highway was closed briefly while the truck was removed.



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Superior Court Briefs: Dec. 8 - Dec. 10
Staff Reports On: 12:51PM / Thursday December 11, 2014
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Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Tuesday, December 8.
 
Christopher Peterson, 43, of Pittsfield was sentenced to seven to 10 years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction after pleading guilty on Dec. 3 to charges of rape and breaking and entering.
 
Peterson sexually assaulted a 28-year-old woman in Pittsfield after breaking into her home on November 14,2012.
 
Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Thursday, December 10.
 
Alan Taylor, 34, of Adams had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of burning a dwelling house and malicious destruction of personal property over $250.
 
He was released on personal recognizance. Taylor is accused of setting fire to the outside of a Bradley Street home in North Adams and damaging items inside. The incident allegedly occurred on October 6, 2014.
 
Matthew Guillou, 27, of Pittsfield had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on a single count of possession of heroin with intent to distribute - his second offense.
 
He was released on $5,000 cash or $50,000 surety bail. The charge stems from the execution of a search warrant at his home on October 29, 2014.
 
Edward O'Bert, 33, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on three counts of rape and single counts of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and assault and battery.
 
He was released on personal recognizance. O'Bert is accused of assaulting a 22-year-old woman in Pittsfield between December 1, 2011 and April 16, 2013.


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Snowy Conditions Cause Accidents on Route 7
By Stephen Dravis On: 09:35PM / Wednesday December 10, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Weather likely was a factor in two accidents involving four vehicles on the same stretch of road in Williamstown on Wednesday.
 
At 7:50 a.m., there was a single car rollover on New Ashford Road (Route 7). The lone occupant of the vehicle, the driver, refused medical assistance at the scene, Williamstown Police said. The car was towed by Ron's Auto Repair.
 
On Wednesday evening, there was an accident involving three vehicles on New Ashford Road.
 
Village Ambulance transported one person to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. Police had no information about the person's condition.
 
Two vehicles from the evening accident were towed from the scene. The third vehicle was driven from the scene.

 



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Casey Released With Time Served For Role In Triple Murder
Staff Reports On: 12:53PM / Monday December 08, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. - The man who helped bury the remains of three murdered Pittsfield men has been released from prison.
 
David Casey, 66, of Canaan, N.Y., pleaded guilty in Hampden Superior Court Monday morning to three counts of accessory after the fact, murder and three counts of accessory after the fact, intimidation of a witness. He was sentenced to sever concurrent two to two and a half years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction. But he was given credit for 969 days for time served while waiting for the case to be disposed.
 
Casey helped Adam Hall, David Chalue and Caius Veiovis dispose of the remains of David Glasser, Edward Frampton and Robert Chadwell in what was one of the most high profile homicide cases the county has seen. Hall, Chalue and Veiovis were all found guilty of killing the three men in 2011.
 
The remains were found buried in Becket and Casey testified that he had used excavating equipment to help dispose of the remains. He testified in each of the three trials, which ultimately led to consecutive life sentences for each without parole.


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