iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:24:42 EST en-us Single Car Accident Causes Road Closure in Williamstown http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3771 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3771 Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:06:00 EST WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Traffic was snarled for about a half-hour Wednesday afternoon by a one-car accident on Simonds Road that saw one person taken away by ambulance.   A little after noon, a car southbound on U.S. Route 7 lost control, striking and severing a utility pole on... Pittsfield Police: Multi-agency Operations Lead To 32 Arrests http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3770 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3770 Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:59:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A series of four police operations have led to some 32 arrests over the last three weeks.   The operations consisted of highly visible patrols in areas identified as higher crime areas in the Morningside and Westside neighborhoods. Police say the series of... Pittsfield Fire Stops Kitchen Small Blaze On Appleton Avenue http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3769 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3769 Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:36:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Firefighters snuffed out a small kitchen first in an Appleton Avenue apartment.    Deputy Chief Daniel Garner said at about 10:37 a.m. Monday morning firefighters responded to 65 Appleton Avenue for a fire alarm activation. Firefighters found light... Superior Court Briefs: Dec. 5 - Dec. 6 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3768 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3768 Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:40:00 EST Cases heard before Judge Mark Pasquariello on Wednesday, Dec. 5.   Lance Burke, 40, of Bronx, N.Y. entered a not guilty plea on a single count of murder.   He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction without bail. He will return to court on... Superior Court Briefs: Nov. 20 - Nov. 29 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3766 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3766 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:26:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Tuesday, Nov. 20.   Kelly McIntosh, 24, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of intimidation of a witness and larceny from a person.    She was given concurrent one-year sentences at the Hampden County House of... Thermostat Causes Small Fire In Pittsfield Apartment Building http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3763 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3763 Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:38:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Firefighters snuffed out a fire at 99 Second Street Monday afternoon.   According to Deputy Chief Daniel Garner, firefighters responded to the address at 12:45 p.m. and found "moderate smoke condition" in apartment 104. A thermostat unit had... Lanesborough Police Seeking Info on Vape Shop Break-in http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3760 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3760 Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:54:00 EST LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Police are asking looking for help in identifying a group of individuals who broke into Uniq Vape on South Main Street and stole upward of $9,000 worth of products.   Police were notified of a burglar alarm at about 3:10 a.m. on Wednesday. Upon arrival,... State Police Investigating Burglary at Stamford School http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3759 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3759 Tue, 20 Nov 2018 18:52:00 EST STAMFORD, Vt. — State police say someone broke into Stamford School over the past weekend.    Trooper Nicholas Grimes' reported that the burglary occurred sometime between 10 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. on Sunday morning. The press release does not state what if... Superior Court Briefs: Nov. 6 - Nov. 15 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3758 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3758 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:55:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Tuesday, Nov. 6.   Anthony Deordio, 43, of North Adams had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on a single count of rape and abuse of a child.   He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on... North Adams Man Killed in MassPike Work-Site Accident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3755 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3755 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:54:00 EST BECKET, Mass. — A North Adams man was killed Thursday afternoon while working on the Massachusetts Turnpike near mile-marker 17.2.   Authorities say Brian M. Simard, 26, was killed in a "work site accident" at 1:45 p.m. Simard, a construction worker, was...