iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:48:16 EST en-us Pittsfield Police Seize 63 lbs. of Marijuana, Cash, Stolen Gun http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2819 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2819 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:06:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police patrolmen seized 63 lbs. of marijuana Tuesday.   The officers were following up on an investigation when they discovered the drugs, cash and a stolen gun. With assistance from the Detective and Narcotics Bureau, Police seized 63 lbs. of marijuana, a... Superior Court Briefs: Nov. 17 - Nov. 19. http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2817 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2817 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:26:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, November 17.   Lois Aubin, 45, of Stamford, Vt. was found guilty of single counts of larceny over $250 and misleading a police officer or other person.   She was ordered to serve concurrent two to four years at the... Man Involved in Shooting At Pittsfield Big Y Dies http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2816 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2816 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:38:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A man shot in the Big Y parking lot earlier this week has died.   Anthony Gamache, 29, of Goshen died Wednesday, the district attorney's office confirmed on Thursday. Gamache had been shot Tuesday while in the Big Y parking lot on West Street. Police... Firefighters' Quick Response Saves Readsboro Home http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2815 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2815 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:34:00 EST Fire Chief Adam Codogni, left, coordinates the response a woodstove fire on Route 100. READSBORO, Vt. — A quick — and overwhelming — response to woodstove fire on Tuesday afternoon saved a local family's home. "It went up to the second... Fire Displaces Pittsfield Family of Five http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2813 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2813 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:12:00 EST The single-family home at 52 Seymour St. suffered damage because of the fire. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A family of five has been displaced following a fire that destroyed their Seymour Street home on Monday.   The family was not home at the time... Superior Court Briefs: November 12 - November 13 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2810 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2810 Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:28:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Wednesday, November 12.   Gina Arnold, 33, of Lee pleaded guilty to four counts of receiving stolen property over $250, two counts of wanton destruction of property, and single counts of larceny over $250, trespassing and being present where... Report: Pittsfield Experiences Most Violent August in Years http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2809 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2809 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:04:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — This August was the most violent August in the last five years.   While violent crime is still overall down trending compared to other years, August showed a massive upswing of 27 violent crimes — 69 percent more than the five-year average. The... Two People Airlifted To Albany Medical Following Crash In Hancock http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2808 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2808 Sat, 08 Nov 2014 12:16:00 EST UPDATE: State police have released the names of the people injured in Friday's crash.  The driver was 30-year-old James Daigneault of Lee and his passenger was 31-year-old Sara Rock of Stephentown, N.Y. HANCOCK, Mass. — Two people were seriously injured after a crash on Route... Superior Court Briefs: Oct. 28 - Nov. 6 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2807 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2807 Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:34:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Tuesday, October 28.   David Marshall, 49, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of distribution of lorazepam, conspiracy to violate drug laws, possession of oxycodone, and being present where heroin is kept.   He was... North Adams Man Arrested in Rash of Dumpster Fires http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2802 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2802 Sun, 02 Nov 2014 21:29:00 EST NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Police say they have caught an a man believed responsible for nearly a dozen trash container and other fires over the past month. Scott Baker was arrested on Sunday and charged with eight counts of burning a personal property (a Dumpster) and two counts of burning...