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Superior Court Briefs: January 7 - January 11

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Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Monday, January 7.

Sarah Gordon, 30, of Dalton pleaded guilty to two counts of breaking and entering in the daytime, two counts of larceny over $250, two counts of larceny in a building and a single count of larceny of a controlled substance.

She was placed on two years probation. The charges stem from house breaks in Dalton and Lee on May 29, 2011 and June 3, 2011.

Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Wednesday, January 9.

Brian Podavani, 42, was found guilty by a jury of intimidation of a witness or other person.

He was ordered to be held without bail at the Berkshire County House of Correction pending sentencing on Friday, January 11.

The incident occurred in Pittsfield on September 25, 2011 and involved a 25-year-old man.

Podavini was found not guilty on two counts of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and a single count of kidnapping.

Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Thursday, January 10.

Christopher Peterson, 41, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of aggravated rape and breaking and entering in the nighttime.

He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $100,000 bail.

Peterson allegedly sexually assaulted a 26-year-old woman in Pittsfield after breaking into her home on November 14, 2012.

Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Friday, January 11.

Brian Podavini was sentenced to two to three years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction on a single count of intimidation of a witness.

Podavini was found guilty by a jury on Jan. 9. The incident occurred in Pittsfield on September 25, 2011 and involved a 25-year-old man.

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