iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:21:49 EDT en-us Superior Court Briefs: Aug. 24 - Aug. 27 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2996 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2996 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:18:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Monday, August 24.   William Soper, 33, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to four counts of rape of a child with force, and single counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14, and intimidation of a witness.   He was... Lanesborough Police Warn Of Home Breaks http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2995 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2995 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:30:00 EDT LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Police are investigating a series of home break ins that occurred on Thursday and Friday.   Police Chief Timothy Sorrell said on Monday there were five successful break ins and one attempt. The thieves are entering through windows during the work day and... Pittsfield Man Accused of Setting New York Thurway Shed On Fire http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2992 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2992 Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:19:00 EDT LARCHMONT, N.Y. — A Pittsfield, Mass. man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly setting a New York State Thruway salt shed on fire.   Richard Cass, 54, is being charged with 4th degree arson, according to New York State Police. Cass, an electrician with the Thruway, is... Police Seize $32K Worth of Heroin From North Adams Home http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2991 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2991 Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:50:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Police seized an estimated $32,000 worth of heroin from a Union Street home on Tuesday.   Authorities arrested Christopher Therrien and charged him with trafficking in heroin following the raid at 440 Union Street.    The Berkshire County... Adams Fire Department Douses Grease Blaze http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2990 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2990 Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:35:00 EDT Firefighters at the scene of a fire at a single-family off Grove Street. ADAMS, Mass. — The Adams Fire Department quickly knocked down a grease fire on Grove Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. Assistant Fire Chief John Pansecchi said the fire started out on the... Motorist Crashes Fence at North Adams Ambulance http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2989 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2989 Mon, 17 Aug 2015 22:17:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A Williamstown woman is being charged with negligent driving after crashing into the fence outside the North Adams Ambulance Service on River Street. According to the police log, Gail Massari, 50, was eastbound in a 2001 Pontiac Grand... Superior Court Briefs: Aug. 10 - Aug. 13 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2987 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2987 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:25:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Monday, August 10.   Matthew Guillou, 27, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of possession of heroin and possession of Oxycontin in connection with a drug transaction on May 20, 2014. He pleaded guilty to single counts of conspiracy... North Adams Woman Found Guilty Of Social Security Fraud http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2986 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2986 Wed, 12 Aug 2015 18:28:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A North Adams woman was ordered to pay $72,635 back to the federal Social Security Agency after being convicted of fraudulently obtaining Social Security disability benefits.   Nancy Killackey, 57, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Mark... Two Pittsfield Stores Robbed At Knifepoint http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2985 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2985 Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:28:00 EDT Updated: Aug. 16 at 12:55 p.m.  Police say they made an arrest in the Subway robbery.      PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Two city businesses were robbed at knife point in the last few days.   Police say on Sunday night, at about 5:45, the... Superior Cout Briefs: Aug. 3 - Aug. 6 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2984 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=2984 Fri, 07 Aug 2015 15:35:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Monday, August 3.   Jeffery Butler, 34, of Pittsfield had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on a single count of trafficking in cocaine.   He was released on $2,500 bail. The charge stems from a motor vehicle stop in Lenox...