iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:23:15 EDT en-us Smoking Materials Blamed for Fire at North Adams American Legion http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3696 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3696 Sat, 11 Aug 2018 21:16:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Smoking materials are believed to be the cause of a fire at the American Legion on Saturday night that forced the closure of the club.    A fire was reported as being in the walls of the American Legion Drive structure shortly after 8 p.m. on... Driver Injured in Readsboro Motorcycle Accident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3695 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3695 Fri, 10 Aug 2018 22:08:00 EDT READSBORO, Vt. — A New York man incurred minor injuries on Friday afternoon when he lost control of his motorcycle and it hit a retaining wall.    Michael Bolognani, 19, of Hoosick Falls, was northbound on Main Street on his 2009 Kawasaki Versys  Main Street when he... Superior Court Briefs: July 30 - July 31 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3692 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3692 Fri, 03 Aug 2018 17:04:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, July 30.   Robert Turner, 36, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of possession of heroin with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug laws.   He was released on $2,500... Two Pedestrians Struck on West Main Street in North Adams http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3689 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3689 Tue, 31 Jul 2018 18:26:00 EDT The hood of the truck was popped open and dented.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Two people were severely injured after being hit by a pickup truck early Tuesday evening while walking on the sidewalk along West Main Street.    Tenisha Bessette, 23, and... Eight Displaced Following Fire in Pittsfield Building http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3688 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3688 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:53:00 EDT The building is likely uninhabitable, which leaves eight people without a home. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Firefighters aggressively knocked down a fire in a Linden Street bedroom Monday afternoon.   Deputy Chief Thomas Sammons said that just before noon... Superior Court Briefs: July 18 - July 26 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3687 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3687 Fri, 27 Jul 2018 14:27:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Wednesday, July 18.   Richard Carnute, 56, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of assault by means of a dangerous weapon, strangulation or suffocation, assault and battery on a family or household member, intimidation of a witness,... Authorities Say Police Service Weapon Used In Cromwell Ave Shooting http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3682 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3682 Mon, 23 Jul 2018 17:38:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police say the gun used in the shooting on Cromwell Avenue was a Police issued service weapon.   A woman, whom authorities continue to refuse to identify, was shot at the home of Officer Miles Barber last Wednesday. She was transported to Berkshire... Man Arrested For Assault Outside Of Elizabeth Warren Event http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3686 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3686 Mon, 23 Jul 2018 16:37:00 EDT GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — A Hillsdale, N.Y. man was arrested for assault after a confrontation outside of the Mahaiwe Theater before Elizabeth Warren's town hall.   Paul Solovay, 74, was arrested and charged with assault and battery and disorderly conduct after pushing a... North Adams Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3685 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3685 Mon, 23 Jul 2018 12:34:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A North Adams man was killed after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a car on Church Street on Friday evening. According to the North Adams Police, Steven Fortier, 49, was driving his 2001 Harley-Davidson motorcycle southbound when he collided with a... Egremont School Takes Extra Safety Precautions As Police Respond To Nearby Incident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3681 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3681 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:12:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Egremont Elementary School took precautionary measures Tuesday morning as Police responded to a Williams Street home for a man threatening to harm himself.   Police said at 9:40 p.m. officers were dispatched to the address and learned that there was a summer...