iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:51:36 EDT en-us No Injuries Reported After Police Fire Weapons During Search http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3736 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3736 Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:07:00 EDT Noble Avenue was closed for most of the day on Friday. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police officers shot at a man while executing a search warrant on West Housatonic Street on Friday morning but there were no injuries.   According to the district attorney's... Superior Court Briefs: Sept. 21 - Oct. 11 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3735 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3735 Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:17:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Friday, September 21.   Shane Harding, 29, of Marcy, N.Y. was found guilty on three counts of rape and a single count of kidnapping.   He was ordered to be held without bail at the Berkshire County House of Correction until... Williamstown Woman Killed in Pownal Crash http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3734 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3734 Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:15:00 EDT Updated at 3:41 p.m. POWNAL, Vt. — A Williamstown, Mass., woman was killed Friday morning after her sport utility vehicle was totaled in a three-car accident on Route 7.    Kristie M. Kuziel, 54, was taken by medical helicopter to Albany, N.Y., Medical Center,... Pittsfield Couple Dies In Early Morning Fire http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3733 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3733 Thu, 11 Oct 2018 09:42:00 EDT The home caught fire shortly before 4 a.m. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — An elderly couple died in an early morning fire on Bryan Street Thursday.   Shortly before 4 a.m., an electrical cord short-circuited and set the home at 71 Bryan St. on fire. The... Pittsfield Firefighters Quickly Knock Out North Street Fire http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3732 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3732 Wed, 10 Oct 2018 11:20:00 EDT The multi-family building is at the corner of North and Edgewood. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Pittsfield firefighters were able to quickly knock down a fire that started in the back of 823 North St. on Wednesday morning. Fire Chief Robert Czerwinski said crews got the call at 9:11... Phone Scammers Targeting Berkshire County Residents http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3729 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3729 Thu, 04 Oct 2018 10:03:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Authorities are warning Berkshire County residents about a telephone scam targeting elderly victims.   Berkshire District Attorney Paul J. Caccaviello says several people have fallen victim to the scam in which the caller poses as a relative or the... Adams Police Investigating Possible Hit & Run http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3728 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3728 Mon, 01 Oct 2018 18:10:00 EDT ADAMS, Mass. — Adams Police are investigating a Saturday morning accident that left two people hospitalized. At approximately 1:30 Saturday morning, Officer Nick Dabrowski was responding to Meadow Street near East Hoosac Street to assist Officer Dakota Baker with a motor vehicle stop.... Barn Destroyed in Early Morning Fire in Adams http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3725 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3725 Sun, 23 Sep 2018 06:53:00 EDT Cows walk in front of the fire on their way to the barn. ADAMS, Mass. — An early morning fire at Ziemba's farm on Walling Road destroyed a hay-filled barn complex.   Firefighters from nearly a dozen fire departments spent hours containing the blaze and... UPDATE: Suspected Pittsfield Arsonist Apprehended http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3724 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3724 Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:07:00 EDT Update: Monday, September 24, 2018, at 5:05 p.m. Phillip Jordan was arraigned in Vermont on Monday afternoon on a fugitive from justice charge and is being held on $25,000 bail. A not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf and his case was continued pending an examination to determine his... Superior Court Briefs: Sept. 17 - Sept. 18 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3723 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3723 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:04:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, September 17.   Brian Puntin, 50, of Lenox pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and battery on a disabled person and two counts of caretaker abuse on a disabled person.   The case was continued without a finding for...