iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:19:23 EDT en-us Thompson Charged With Vehicular Homicide http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3896 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3896 Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:09:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Joseph C. Thompson, 60, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges related to a fatal collision on July 20, 2018.   He is charged with motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation and a marked lanes violation in the death of Steven Fortier,... Third Man Charged In January Murder In Pittsfield http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3893 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3893 Mon, 17 Jun 2019 20:45:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A third man has been charged in the killing of 18-year-old Jaden Salois in January.   Dasean Smith, 21, is now charged with murder, carrying a firearm without a license, and possession of a firearm while committing a felony. Judge Mark Mason ordered him to... Adams Man Facing Charges Related to 2 Break-ins http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3892 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3892 Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:25:00 EDT ADAMS, Mass. — Police arrested have arrested an Adams man thought to be connected to two break-ins earlier this month.     Andrew D. Allard, 32, was arrested June 14 after making his way from Adams to North Adams in an alleged attempt to cash in some stolen... Lenox Woman Struck Crossing Route 7 on Friday http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3891 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3891 Sat, 15 Jun 2019 16:52:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — An 85-year-old Lenox woman was struck by a car on South Street, Route 7, on Friday night. The victim, whose name has not be released, was taken to Berkshire Medical Center by Action Ambulance with what police are describing as "serous injuries." The woman... Video Leads to Animal Cruelty Charge For Pittsfield Woman http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3888 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3888 Wed, 12 Jun 2019 19:28:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are charging a city woman with animal cruelty after a video of her carrying her small dog by the collar went viral locally.   Police say on Sunday at about 9:30 a.m. they responded to a report of cruelty at the First Street Common earlier in the day.... Two Juveniles Arrested For Breaking and Entering In Pittsfield http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3887 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3887 Tue, 11 Jun 2019 23:40:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police arrested two juveniles for breaking and entering Tuesday.   Police said the department received a call for a breaking and entering in progress on Linn Street. Witnesses said two suspects had fled the scene prior to officer's arrival. They were... Deer Relocated After Getting Stuck in Pittsfield's Downtown http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3884 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3884 Thu, 06 Jun 2019 16:26:00 EDT MassWildlife was successful in tranquilizing the deer. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Authorities relocated a deer that was trapped downtown.   Police received a call of a deer trapped in fencing at First and Fenn Street. The deer then fled to the Brien Center near... Mass MoCA Director Facing Charges in Fatal Crash http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3883 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3883 Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:26:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The director of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art is being charged in the fatal accident last year that killed an Adams man.    According to reports in The Berkshire Eagle on Thursday, Joseph Thompson is scheduled to be arraigned on June 19... Hazmat Called in for Medical Incident at Opioid Treatment Center http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3880 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3880 Thu, 30 May 2019 15:34:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Fire Department and hazardous materials team are investigating a medical incident at Spectrum Health Systems.   Police Sgt. Albert Zoito said a report had been received around 11 on Thursday morning that one of the Spectrum employees had fallen ill... Adams Police Investigating Stabbing Incident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3879 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3879 Thu, 30 May 2019 11:17:00 EDT ADAMS, Mass. — Police are investigating an incident early Thursday morning that left three injured with knife wounds.    "The investigation is fluid and ongoing," Police Chief Richard Tarsa Jr. wrote in a press release late Thursday morning. "This is an...