iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:32:53 EST en-us Superior Court Briefs: Jan. 17 - Jan. 19. http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3331 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3331 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:02:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Tuesday, Jan. 17.   Valerie Soules, 63, of Pittsfield, pleaded guilty to a single count of sexual relations with inmates.   She was placed on three-years probation and ordered to perform 200 hours of community service. Soules... No Serious Injuries in Hoosac Valley Bus, Tractor-Trailer Accident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3330 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3330 Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:27:00 EST ADAMS, Mass. — No major injuries were reported after emergency services responded to an accident involving a school bus and a tractor-trailer truck on Route 116 on Wednesday morning    "Essentially it was what it was but it could have been a lot worse," Police... Multiple Towns Battle Blaze in Pittsfield Apartment Building http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3329 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3329 Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:45:00 EST Lenox, Adams, and Williamstown sent ladder trucks to the scene. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Multiple towns joined Pittsfield Fire early Sunday morning to combat a blaze in a multi-family building on Dalton Avenue.   Fire Chief Robert Czerwinski said a family of five... Superior Court Briefs: Jan. 9 - Jan. 12 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3328 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3328 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:57:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, Jan. 9.   John Smith, 52, of Hinsdale pleaded guilty to three counts of larceny of a firearm, and single counts of unarmed burglary, breaking and entering in the nighttime, larceny over $250, and conspiracy to commit a... Superior Court Briefs: Dec. 28 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3326 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3326 Fri, 30 Dec 2016 15:45:00 EST Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Wednesday, Dec. 28.   Sharareh Cordero, 27, of Pittsfield had a single count of conspiracy to violate drug laws continued without a finding for one year.   The charge stems from the execution of a search warrant at her West Street... Former Pittsfield Officer Coco Now Facing Larceny, Identity Theft Charges http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3325 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3325 Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:34:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The former Pittsfield Patrol Police Union President Jeffrey Coco pleaded not guilty to two counts of larceny and a single count of identity theft.   Coco entered those pleas in Berkshire Superior Court on Wednesday. Judge Daniel Ford released him on... Pittsfield Fire Knocks Down Blaze On East Street http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3323 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3323 Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:44:00 EST A portion of East Street was closed and traffic was backed up. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A fire at Carlo Motor Express on East Street caused heavy traffic backups as firefighters worked to save two tractor trailers and minimize damage to the building.   Fire Chief... Superior Court Briefs: Dec. 19 - Dec. 23 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3322 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3322 Fri, 23 Dec 2016 12:45:00 EST Cases heard before Judge Daniel Ford on Monday, Dec. 19.   Alexander Jack, 71, of Becket had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on a single count of intimidation of a witness.    He was released on personal recognizance. Jack allegedly intimidated a victim in... Sprinkler System Break Briefly Closes North Adams' Tractor Supply http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3321 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3321 Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:00:00 EST NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A damaged sprinkler triggered the fire suppression system in the Tractor Supply store on Tuesday, leading to the evacuation of the facility until repairs could be made.   The Fire Department responded to the store after an employee damaged a sprinkler... Electrical Fire at North Adams Stop & Shop Forces Evacuation http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3320 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3320 Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:57:00 EST NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A malfunctioning refrigerated case forced the local Stop & Shop grocery to evacuate customers for more than an hour. Firefighters responded to a call from the store shortly before 9 p.m., and minutes later called for all off-duty firefighters to stand by the...