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Superior Court Briefs: Feb. 9 - Feb. 14

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Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Friday, February 9.
 
Deidra Walker, 30, of Port Jervis, N.Y. pleaded guilty to a single count of possession of heroin with intent to distribute.
 
She was ordered to serve two and a half to three years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Framingham. 
 
Walker was in possession of the drug when she was arrested in Pittsfield on March 26, 2017.
 
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Tuesday, February 13.
 
Jeremy Levernoch, 35, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on four counts of breaking and entering a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony, three counts of larceny over $250, and single counts of larceny of a firearm and larceny under $250.
 
He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $10,000 bail. Levernoch is accused of breaking into homes in Hinsdale, Dalton, and Peru between November 23, 2017 and January 14, 2018.
 
Marquis Williamson, 30, of North Adams had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on a single count of possession of heroin with intent to distribute - his second offense.
 
He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $1,000 bail. The charges stem from a motor vehicle stop in North Adams on November 30, 2017.
 
James Cromartie, 31, of Pittsfield pleaded not guilty to a single count of murder.
 
He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction without the right to bail. Cromartie is accused of shooting and killing James Dominguez III, 30, of Springfield on January 23, 2016. 
 
Cromartie had previously been indicted on a murder charge and this one replaces that. 
 
Jonathan Therrien, 29, of Adams had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of improper use of a credit card over $250 and larceny under $250.
 
He was released on $100 bail on these charges but Therrien is currently being held at the Hampden County House of Correction without bail on other charges. The incidents allegedly occurred in Lanesborough and Pittsfield on September 23, 2017.
 
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Wednesday, February 14.
 
Christopher Davis, 34, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of perjury and misleading a police officer.
 
He was ordered to be held at the Hampden County House of Correction on $200,000 bail. Davis is accused of giving false information in a homicide investigation and providing perjured testimony in a grand jury presentation between November 9, 2017 and December 21, 2017.
 
Randy Lambach, 45, of Becket had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on nine counts of trafficking a person for sexual servitude, seven counts of deriving support from prostitution, and single counts of conspiracy to traffick person for sexual servitude, paying for sexual conduct, and intimidation of a witness.
 
He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction without bail. Lambach is accused of trafficking nine women to engage in commercial sexual activities in Pittsfield between November 1, 2014, and November 14, 2017.
 
Joseph Vanwert, 66, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on five counts of paying for sexual conduct, and single counts conspiracy to traffick persons for sexual servitude and maintaining a house of prostitution.
 
He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $7,500 bail. Vanwert is accused of conspiring to traffick women to engage in commercial sexual activity in Pittsfield between November 1, 2014 and November 12, 2017.
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