iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:07:38 EDT en-us Truck Pulls Down Tree Limb on North Adams' Church Street http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3233 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3233 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:42:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A tractor-trailer truck heading north on Church Street took down two tree limbs and cable wires when the tree became entangled with the cab's wind deflector. The incident occurred shortly after noontime in front of the Wilkinson House at 164 Church St. The... Stephentown Man Sentenced To 30 Years in Jail For Drug Operation http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3231 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3231 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:21:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass — A Stephentown, N.Y. man was sentenced to 30 years in jail on drugs charges, the investigation of which included 14 Berkshire County residents being indicted, including former City Councilor Paul Capitiano.   Joshua Stegemann was sentenced to 30 years... Superior Court Briefs: July 18 - July 22 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3230 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3230 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:03:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, July 18.   Michael Taylor, 56, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute - his second offense - possession of oxycodone with intent to distribute -... Pittsfield Police Still Investigating Hit And Run Accident On Columbus Avenue http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3229 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3229 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:23:00 EDT McAllister's Jeep was damaged after it rolled onto its side. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are investigating a hit and run accident in which the driver of an allegedly stolen vehicle fled on foot.   Police say 25-year-old Kelly McAllister was traveling east... Early Morning Fire Destroys Pittsfied Duplex On Robbins Ave http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3227 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3227 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:17:00 EDT Firefighters were evacuated from the building when the roof showed signs of collapsing. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — An early morning fire destroyed a Robbins Avenue duplex, leaving two people without homes.   Fire Captain Raymond Tart said the cause is still be... Pittsfield Investigating Apparent Homicide http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3226 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3226 Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:36:00 EDT Update at 5:30 p.m., Monday:   Dr. Mindy Hull, an associate medical examiner for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, conducted the autopsy on 38-year-old Joseph Brown on Monday in Boston. Dr. Hull's preliminary results ruled the manner of death as a homicide from a single... Superior Court Briefs: July 11 - July 14 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3223 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3223 Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:54:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, July 11.   Juan Lopez-Lucas, 34, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on two counts of assault and battery on a disabled person and a single count of caretaker abuse on a disabled person.   He was... Pittsfield Man Shot On Second Street Sunday http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3222 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3222 Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:50:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A 25-year-old man was shot in the early hours of Sunday morning.   Police say 25-year-old Eric Cornielle was transferred to Bay State Medical Center after being shot in the are of the Second Street, Adam Street, and Pleasant Street intersection shortly... Superior Court Briefs: June 27 - July 7 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3220 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3220 Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:59:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge Maureen Hogan on Monday, June 27.   Dale Crittelli, 36, of Adams 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 personal... Vehicle Towing Boat Catches Fire Near Pontoosuc Lake http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3219 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3219 Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:20:00 EDT Reader John Friend submitted this photo of the blaze. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Firefighters were able to save a boat after the vehicle towing it caught on fire.   Deputy Fire Chief Mark Cancilla said he and six firefighters from two engines responded to Upper...