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Superior Court Briefs: July 21 - July 24

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Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, July 21.
 
Catherine Brackett, 23, of North Adams pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to violate drug laws and single counts of distribution of cocaine and assault and battery on a public employee. 
 
She was ordered to serve one year at the Berkshire County House of Correction on one count of conspiracy to violate drug laws and one count of distribution of cocaine. She was placed on one-year probation on the rest. 
 
The incidents occurred in North Adams between January 1, 2013 and November 26, 2013.
 
Michael Cahalan, 44, of Lee pleaded guilty to three counts of knowingly possession visual material of a child depicted in sexual conduct.
 
He was placed on two-years probation. The incidents occurred in Lee between January 13, 2013 and February 11, 2013. A single count of dissemination of visual material of a child in a state of nudity was dismissed by the state.
 
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Tuesday, July 22.
 
Quintin Sumpter, 25, of Pittsfield had single counts of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and assault and batter continued without a finding for a year.
 
The charges stem from an incident in North Adams on June 15, 2013 and involved a 42-year-old man.
 
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Wednesday, July 23.
 
Mario Babbs, 27, of North Adams pleaded guilty to a single count of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury.
 
He was ordered to serve four to five years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction. Babbs stabbed a 29-year-old man in North Adams on June 2, 2012.
 
A single count of armed assault with intent to murder was dismissed by the state.
 
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Thursday, July 24.
 
Jarrod Stanton, 36, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of possession of heroin with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug laws.
 
He was placed on one-year probation. The charges stem from the execution of a search warrant in New Ashford on October 9, 2012.
     

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