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Superior Court Briefs: November 14 - November 15

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Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Wednesday, November 14.

David Clerc, 32, of Adams pleaded guilty to five counts of knowingly possessing visual material of a child depicted in sexual conduct.

He was released on personal recognizance pending sentencing on Nov. 26. Clerc was in possession of child pornography in Adams on January 25, 2010.

Daniel Knight, 27, of Pittsfield was found guilty by a jury on seven counts of illegal possession of a firearm, four counts of breaking and entering in the nighttime, two counts of larceny from a building, two counts of breaking into a depository and single counts of receiving or possessing a stolen motor vehicles, larceny over $250, vandalize property and common and notorious thief.

The jury found Knight not guilty of 19 counts of breaking and entering in the nighttime and Agostini ordered that not guilty verdicts be entered on 20 counts of malicious destruction of property and the state dismissed seven counts of carrying a dangerous weapon.

The charges stem from a series of break ins in Pittsfield between June 1, 2011 and September 13, 2011.

Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Thursday, November 15.

Daniel Knight
, 27, of Pittsfield was found guilty on a single count of armed career felon.

He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction without bail pending his sentencing on Nov. 29.

At that sentencing hearing he will also face sentenced for the charges he found found guilty of on Wednesday.

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