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Superior Court Briefs: July 14 - July 15

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Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, July 14.
 
William Soper, 32, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on four counts of rape of a child with force and single counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and intimidation of a witness.
 
He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $25,000 bail. The incident allegedly occurred in Pittsfield between December 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012 and involved an 11-year-old girl.
 
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, July 15.
 
John Dyer Sr., 39, of Springfield pleaded guilty to single counts of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute - his second offense - and failure to wear a seatbelt in connection with in incident in Cheshire on November 24, 2012.
 
He also pleaded guilty to single counts of possession of oxycodone with intent to distribute - his second offense - possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to wear a seatbelt in connection with a motor vehicle stop in Dalton on May 7, 2013.
 
He was ordered to serve concurrent two and a half to three years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction on the possession of cocaine and possession of oxycodone charges. He was given concurrent time that Berkshire County House of Correction on the marijuana charge. The remaining charges were placed on file.
     

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