iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Sun, 20 Oct 2019 05:51:03 EDT en-us Authorities Release Details of Alleged Assault at Simon's Rock http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3965 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3965 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:58:00 EDT GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The details of an alleged assault at Bard College at Simon's Rock more than two weeks ago have been released by the authorities, and several aspects of the account aren't adding up.   The victim, an unidentified student of color, has said they... Pittsfield Man Charged with Setting A-Mart Convenience Store Blaze http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3963 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3963 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:48:00 EDT Screen capture taken from video by Patricia Devinez  here. Update: PITTSFIELD,  Mass. — A Pittsfield man has been arrested in relation to the devastating fire that destroyed the A-Mart convenience store on Tuesday night.   Thomas Roberts,... Propane Tank Explosion in Cheshire Destroys Property http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3962 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3962 Sat, 12 Oct 2019 14:44:00 EDT CHESHIRE, Mass. — A propane tank explosion rocked Lake Shore Drive on Friday night at about 8. Miraculously, there were no injuries but the recreational vehicle and adjacent structure are a total loss.    Occupant David Willett said he was fortunate to get out... Pittsfield Man Struck, Killed by Tractor-Trailer http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3959 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3959 Tue, 08 Oct 2019 17:20:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A local man was killed Monday evening after being struck by a tractor-trailer on Route 8.   Ernest Millette, 73, of Pittsfield was pronounced dead on the scene in the area of 550 Cheshire Road.   At about 7:12 p.m., a 2019 semi-truck operated... Adams Police Arrest Suspect in Val's, Racing Mart Break-ins http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3958 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3958 Sun, 06 Oct 2019 21:17:00 EDT ADAMS, Mass. — Police say they have arrested a suspect in the burglaries committed at Val's Package Store and Racing Mart Gas Station early Sunday morning.    According to a statement from the Adams Police Department, officers responded to both Columbia Street... Adams Man Charged With Murder In Columbus Avenue Shooting http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3955 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3955 Mon, 30 Sep 2019 14:50:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — An Adams man has been charged in the murder of 32-year-old Stephanie Olivieri of Yonkers, N.Y.   Tyler Sumner, 25, was arraigned in Central Berkshire District Court on a single count of murder on Monday.   He is being held at the Berkshire... Police Investigating Assault at Simon's Rock; College Cancels Classes http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3954 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3954 Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:06:00 EDT GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Bard College at Simon’s Rock has canceled classes for the week as it deals with an assault on a student and the appearance of racist and anti-Semitic graffiti.   Police are investigating an assault that occurred on Friday at 2 p.m. on a wooded... Williamstown Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident in Vermont http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3951 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3951 Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:38:00 EDT READSBORO, Vt. — A Williamstown, Mass., man was seriously injured early Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was driving struck a guard rail on Route 100.    According to state police, Fran A. Rosasco, 74, was taken by medical helicopter to Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center... Firefighters Knock Down Fire at Lanesborough Truck Repair Shop http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3947 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3947 Thu, 12 Sep 2019 19:25:00 EDT LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — A swift response knocked down a small fire in a garage bay at Village Truck Sales on Thursday evening.    A motorist notified police that he believed there was a fire at the Route 8 business and Fire Chief Charlie Durfee said the call of a structure... Former Williams Student Convicted of Rape http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3946 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3946 Fri, 06 Sep 2019 18:01:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Former Williams College student Yoonsang Bae has been found guilty of raping a classmate five years ago.   He was convicted on Friday in Berkshire Superior Court by Judge Michael Callan of a single count of rape relating to an on-campus incident in...