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Cases heard before Judge Mary Lou Rup on Friday, May 9.

Joseph Mathews, 25, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to a single count of possession of cocaine.

He was ordered to serve eight months at the Berkshire County House of Correction. The charge stems from an incident in Pittsfield on February 12, 2013.

Cases heard before Judge Mary Lou Rup on Tuesday, May 13.

Chad Foley, 19, of Lanesborough pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent assault and battery on a person who has attained age 14 and single counts of rape and abuse of a child, no force, and indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of 14.

He was ordered to serve one year at the Berkshire County House of Correction on the rape and abuse charge and placed on two years probation on the rest.

The incidents occurred in Pittsfield between July 1, 2012 and August 31, 2012 and involved girls who are now ages 16 and 14.

Cases heard before Judge Mary Lou Rup on Thursday, May 15.

Gerald Gaetani, 64, of Pittsfield was found guilty by a jury of 12 counts of illegal possession of a large capacity feeding decide, three counts of illegal possession of a large capacity weapon or feeding device, three counts of improper storage of a large capacity firearm and single counts of illegal ownership of a firearm, possession of ammunition without a firearm identification card, possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number and improper storage of a firearm.

He was released on $10,000 cash or $100,000 surety bail pending sentencing on Monday, May 19. The charges stem from the execution of a search warrant at his Bradford Street home on March 3, 2012.

Anthony Shepard, 25, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to a single count of receiving stolen property over $250 in connection with an incident that occurred on April 9, 2013.

He was ordered to serve 60 days at the Berkshire County House of Correction.

Douglas Starbird Jr., 28, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to four counts of receiving stolen property over $250.

He was given an 18 months suspended sentence on two counts and fined $500 each for the other two counts. He must also perform 100 hours of community service work.

Starbird was in possession of stolen property on April 9, 2013.

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