iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:14:37 EST en-us Special Response Team Called To Lanesborough Home http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3556 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3556 Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:19:00 EST Bailey Road was closed from Route 7 to Noppet Road nearly all day. LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Bailey Road was closed for close to eight hours Tuesday after a man barricaded himself inside a home.   Police said a Bailey Road resident called at about 11 a.m. to report... Sandisfield Town Garage Burns to the Ground http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3554 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3554 Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:59:00 EST SANDISFIELD, Mass. — WesternMassNews.com is reporting that the Sandisfield Town Garage burned to the ground Sunday morning.    According to news reports, the five-alarm fire was reported shortly after 9 a.m. and was "fully engulfed" when firefighters from... Superior Court Briefs: Dec. 4 - Dec. 6 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3553 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3553 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:52:00 EST Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Monday, December 4.   Nicholas Beauchamp, 29, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on two counts of breaking and entering in the nighttime and two counts of larceny from a building.   He was ordered to be held... Adams Fire Snuff Out Columbia Street Fire http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3551 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3551 Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:57:00 EST Mutual aid companies also arrived at the scene. ADAMS, Mass. — The Fire department quickly knocked down a small fire at 246 1/2 Columbia St. on Wednesday. Fire Chief John Pansecchi said the call came in late morning and once firefighters arrived at the single-family home,... Montgomery Fire Chief Dies Fighting House Fire http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3550 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3550 Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:25:00 EST MONTGOMERY, Mass. — Fire Chief Stephen P. Frye collapsed and died after fighting a fire at 1524 Southampton Road on Tuesday night.    State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey and Montgomery Deputy Fire Chief Chris Galipeau announced his death at a press conference on... Driver Smashes Through PetCo Store in Pittsfield http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3549 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3549 Tue, 05 Dec 2017 12:21:00 EST The vehicle came to a halt about 100 feet into the store. Updated at 6:20 p.m. with the name of the driver, make and model of vehicle, and specific time of the call. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — An elderly driver smashed through the glass-front windows at Pet Co. and... Collision With Utility Pole Closes Section of State Road http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3547 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3547 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:32:00 EST NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A section of State Road was closed down on Friday afternoon after a sport-utility vehicle took out a utility pole.    The single-vehicle crash occurred at about 2:30 p.m. near George Avenue, just west of Stop & Shop. The late-model charcoal Honda... Superior Court Briefs: Nov. 20 - Nov. 30 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3546 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3546 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:18:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, November 20.   Gregory Frye, 45, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on two counts of assault and battery on a correctional officer.   He was placed on $25 bail. He is currently serving a prison... Missing Pittsfield Plane Crashed in Vermont http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3544 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3544 Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:21:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The pilot of a small plane that left Pittsfield Municipal Airport on Wednesday died when the plane crashed on it's way to Middlebury, Vt. The pilot was identified late Thursday afternoon as Norman Baker, 89, of Windsor. State Police said Baker was an experienced pilot... Motorist Misses Hairpin Turn, Speeds Into Golden Eagle Parking Lot http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3541 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3541 Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:18:00 EST CLARKSBURG, Mass. — A driver headed up the Mohawk Trail missed the Hairpin Turn completely on Wednesday and sped through the small parking lot at the Golden Eagle Restaurant and slammed into owner's pickup truck.   The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. and restaurant...