iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Mon, 22 May 2017 11:36:00 EDT en-us Searchers Recover Body of Missing Pittsfield Man in State Forest http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3423 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3423 Thu, 18 May 2017 13:41:00 EDT LENOX, Mass. — Investigators do not suspect foul play in the death of a missing Pittsfield man whose body was discovered Wednesday afternoon in October Mountain State Forest.    The body of 33-year-old Matthew J. Gottung was found about 3 p.m. Wednesday approximately 50... Home Damaged, Pets Lost in North Adams Fire http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3422 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3422 Sun, 14 May 2017 03:03:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — An early morning fire severely damaged a Greylock Avenue home on Sunday. No one was injured but two pets were lost.    Fire Director Stephen Meranti said the fire began on small exterior porch on the south side of the single-family... Great Barrington Rescuers Locate Missing 13-Year-Old Boy http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3421 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3421 Thu, 11 May 2017 22:24:00 EDT GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — A 13-year-old special needs child who went missing early Thursday afternoon during a hike was located shortly before 7 p.m. Police Chief William Walsh and Fire Chief Charles Burger said more than 75 rescuers took part in the search that successfully located... Hairpin Turn Collision Sends Two to Hospital http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3419 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3419 Wed, 10 May 2017 16:45:00 EDT CLARKSBURG, Mass. — A two-car collision at the curve of the Hairpin Turn sent the drivers to the emergency room.   Police Chief Michael Williams said the injuries appeared non-life-threatening but both individuals were taken by ambulance to the emergency facility at Berkshire... Two Juveniles Arrested in Relation to Sullivan School Arson http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3416 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3416 Mon, 08 May 2017 16:49:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Police have arrested two juveniles related to the fires set inside Sullivan School on Friday night.    Police Director Michael Cozzaglio said the two juveniles were arrested on Monday afternoon but have not yet been arraigned. Their names are being... Pittsfield Man Arrested For Armed Robbery Early Monday Morning http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3415 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3415 Mon, 08 May 2017 16:22:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A city man was arrested for armed robbery early Monday morning.   Police say officers responded to the Stop & Shop parking lot on Merrill Road shortly after midnight for the report. An employee of a local business arrived to make a night drop at... Multiple Fires Set in North Adams School http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3414 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3414 Fri, 05 May 2017 20:58:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Multiple fires were apparently deliberately set throughout Sullivan School on Friday night.    "There was more than one fire on more than one level," Fire Director Stephen Meranti said late Friday after firefighter has spent some two hours... Superior Court Briefs: May 3 - May 5 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3413 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3413 Fri, 05 May 2017 14:23:00 EDT Cases heard before Judge Edward McDonough on Wednesday, May 3.   Gabrielle Garzone, 23, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of manufacturing cocaine, conspiracy to violate drug laws, possession of heroin, possession of suboxone, and possession of trazadone in connection... Pittsfield Man Arrested For Groping Woman http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3412 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3412 Wed, 03 May 2017 14:12:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A city man was arrested for inappropriately grabbing a woman on Robbins Avenue, according to police.   But it isn't clear whether he is responsible for other assaults reported in recent weeks.   Edward Jennings, 30, of Pittsfield was... Pittsfield Police Field 4th Report of Groping http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3411 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3411 Mon, 01 May 2017 15:09:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are launching extra patrols in the downtown area after yet another report of a woman being "groped" while out walking.   Police say on Thursday at about 9:27 a.m. a 19-year-old woman said she was groped by a man while she was walking on...