iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:16:33 EDT en-us Superior Court Briefs: Sept. 19 - Sept. 22 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3281 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3281 Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:00:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, September 19.   Brian Whittaker, 32, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of possession of heroin with intent to distribute - his second offense - conspiracy to violate drug laws, and possession... Passenger Airlifted to Albany After Vermont Crash http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3279 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3279 Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:47:00 EDT The passenger in Thursday's accident, Jordan Belliveau, 20, died of his injuries later in the day at Albany Medical Center. WHITINGHAM, Vt. — A single-vehicle accident seriously injured a passenger early Thursday morning on Tunnel Street, a mile north of Bosley Hill Road. It... Lee Police Officer Resigns Amid Evidence Theft Investigation http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3278 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3278 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:33:00 EDT LEE, Mass. — A police officer has resigned while being investigated for allegedly stealing evidence.   The district attorney's office says Ryan Lucy, one of two evidence officers for the Lee Police Department, resigned and entered substance abuse rehabilitation treatment... Man Dies Following Assault at Pittsfield YMCA Apartments http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3277 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3277 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:51:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A 44-year-old man died Sunday after being assaulted in the apartments operated by the Pittsfield Family YMCA. Joseph Wirtes, 44, was allegedly assaulted by Brian Signor at the apartments Sunday morning. Wirtes was transported to Berkshire Medical Center following... FBI: MS-13 Member Arrested In Pittsfield http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3275 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3275 Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:57:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — An alleged member of a violent international street gang was arrested Thursday morning in Pittsfield by the FBI.   Efrain Vasquez-Yanez has been charged with conspiracy under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and conspiracy to... Superior Court Briefs: Sept. 12 - Sept. 15 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3274 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3274 Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:36:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, September 12.   Casey Hall, 31, of North Adams pleaded guilty to a single count of possession of heroin.   She was ordered to serve 327 days at the Hampden County House of Correction, Chicopee Woman's Facility with... Police Investigating Robbery of Credit Union of the Berkshires http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3272 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3272 Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:32:00 EDT The bank was closed and officers were on scene Tuesday afternoon. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Credit Union of the Berkshires was robbed Tuesday afternoon.   Police say at 12:38 officers responded to the branch in the William Street Plaza after a man entered the bank,... Superior Court Briefs: Sept. 2 - Sept. 9 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3270 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3270 Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:02:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Friday, Sept. 2.   James Tarjick Jr., 44, of Becket pleased guilty to two counts of receiving stolen property over $250.   On January 14, 2015 Tarjick was in possession of stolen items take from housebreaks that occurred... Pittsfield Police Officer Fired for Misconduct http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3268 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3268 Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:28:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A Pittsfield police officer has been fired for "multiple misconduct charges." Officer Dale Eason, a 20-year veteran of the force, had been on leave since May after a scuffle with an elderly woman in her home last year. A terse press release from... Body Discovered In Windsor Lake in North Adams http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3267 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3267 Fri, 09 Sep 2016 11:06:00 EDT   The body was discovered in the lake Friday morning. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The body of a 63-year-old North Adams man was found in Windsor Lake.   Police say the body of Leszek Godyn of Arnold Place was discovered at 8 a.m. Friday...