iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Thu, 09 Apr 2020 05:58:01 EDT en-us Pittsfield Fire Department Contains Weekend Blazes http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4047 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4047 Mon, 30 Mar 2020 02:40:00 EDT Pittsfield firefighters douse a blaze on Plunkett Street on Sunday. PITTISFIELD, Mass. — Firefighters were able to save two structures from significant damage over the weekend.   The first occurred on Saturday morning in a two-unit apartment building at 126... Pittsfield Police Investigating Shooting That Injured Man http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4046 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4046 Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:48:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are seeking information about a shooting on Friday night that injured a city man.    Police were alerted by ShotSpotter that "numerous rounds" were being fired in the 300 Block on Fenn Street at about 10:40 p.m. The alert was followed... Kitchen Fire Forces 18 to Evacuate North Adams Building http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4043 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4043 Wed, 18 Mar 2020 04:50:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — An early morning fire forced the evacuation of about 18 people from a boarding house on Union Street.    The fire started in a back common kitchen on the top floor about 2 a.m. and spread up through a vent. It took almost two hours to ensure it was it... Dalton Woman Charged With Hit-and-Run in Great Barrington http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4042 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4042 Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:20:00 EDT GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — A Dalton woman was charged with motor vehicle offenses after striking a person walking on the side of the road on Vandeusenville Road on Tuesday morning and leaving the scene, according to Great Barrington Police.   Police received a report at 10:45... North Adams First Responders Extricate Injured Girl From Ravine http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4038 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4038 Wed, 04 Mar 2020 17:48:00 EST NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — First responders rescued a teenager who fell and apparently broke her ankle or leg in the ravine behind Brayton Hill Apartments.    The initial call came in shortly after 4 p.m. on Wednesday of a girl who had fallen on the slope behind the apartment... Pittsfield Firefighters Save Dog That Fell Through Ice http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4037 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4037 Wed, 04 Mar 2020 15:21:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Two Pittsfield firefighters on Wednesday rescued a dog that fell through the ice on a pond off Gale Avenue.   Craig Eggleston and Jeremy Ostrander donned ice water rescue suits to successfully retrieve the dog. A video posted by Police Officer Darren... Fire Destroys North Street Home in North Adams http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4036 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4036 Sat, 29 Feb 2020 07:52:00 EST See more photos taken by North Adams 911 here. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A two-family home at the corner of Cady and North streets went up in flames Saturday morning.    Fire Chief Stephen Meranti said the call came in at 5:12 a.m. for a possible structure... Pittsfield Man Killed in Train Accident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4033 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4033 Tue, 25 Feb 2020 19:18:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Authorities are investigating the death of a Pittsfield man who was hit and killed by a train late Tuesday afternoon.   Rodney Sumner, 54, died in the collision shortly after 4 p.m. Investigators believe Sumner was in the area observing nearby construction... Crash in Stockbridge Leaves Wales Man Dead http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4029 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4029 Sun, 09 Feb 2020 20:07:00 EST STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — The driver of a logging truck was killed Sunday morning after his truck veered off the Massachusetts Turnpike and into a gully.   State troopers from the Lee and Westfield barracks responded at about 7:32 a.m. to reports of a logging truck crash on I-90... Lanesborough Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4028 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4028 Fri, 07 Feb 2020 16:09:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A Lanesborough woman pleaded guilty in Berkshire Superior Court on Friday to embezzling nearly $50,000 over a period of two years.    Elizabeth Hakes, 48, admitted to guilt on two counts of larceny over $1,200 by a single scheme related to embezzling...