iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:53:32 EST en-us Adams Apartment House Destroyed in Blaze http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3342 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3342 Sat, 18 Feb 2017 12:49:00 EST ADAMS, Mass. — At least a half-dozen people have lost everything after a fire ravaged a three-apartment home on Old Columbia Street early Saturday morning. Fire Chief Paul Goyette said some 45 firefighters from four towns battled the blaze for nearly five hours before it was finally... Superior Court Briefs: Feb. 14 - Feb. 16 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3341 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3341 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:36:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Tuesday, Feb. 14.   George Chapman, 31, of Springfield pleaded guilty to single counts of possession of heroin with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug laws.   He was ordered to serve concurrent two and a half... Pittsfield Police Officer Cleared in Shooting http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3340 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3340 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:58:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A Pittsfield Police officer who discharged his weapon in the course of his duties, injuring the suspect in a motor vehicle pursuit, has been cleared of any charges. An investigation led by state police Sgt. Edward Culver, a member of the State Police Detective Unit... Great Barrington Police Investigating Bank Robbery; Suspects Arrested http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3339 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3339 Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:31:00 EST Update: Eric J. Sheridan, 36, of Connecticut and a woman, Rachelle Winter, 30, of East Providence, R.I., were arrested Wednesday after allegedly being involved in a bank robbery in Fall Village in the town of Canaan, Conn.   Both suspects are being treated at Sharon ( Conn.)... North Adams Police Investigating Hit & Run http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3338 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3338 Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:16:00 EST   Above is an image of a 2013 Ford Explorer similar to the sport utility vehicle believed involved in Wednesday's accident. Police say the suspect SUV could a 2016-17 model and has damage to its passenger side. Update on Feb. 9, 2017: North Adams Police posted... Superior Court Briefs: Jan. 31 - Feb. 2 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3337 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3337 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:26:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Tuesday, Jan. 31.   Eric Moore, 31, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of trafficking in cocaine, possession of heroin with intent to distribute - his second offense - and conspiracy to violate drug laws.   He was... Police Investigating Attempted Abduction From Berkshire Mall http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3336 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3336 Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:06:00 EST LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Police are looking for assistance in identifying a man accused of attempting to abduct a 9-year-old girl at the Berkshire Mall on Sunday night.   Police released a composite sketch of the man they are looking to question regarding the incident. Police... Pittsfield Police Seeking Information on Appleton Ave Shooting http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3335 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3335 Mon, 30 Jan 2017 18:55:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are investigating another shooting incident in the city that injured a teenager. According to a press release by Lt. Gary Traversa, police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Appelton Avenue and East Street shortly after midnight on Sunday... Superior Court Briefs: Jan. 20 - Jan. 26 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3334 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3334 Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:46:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Friday, Jan. 20.   Timothy Welch, 48, of Pittsfield was found not guilty of two counts of breaking and entering in the nighttime, two counts of wanton destruction of property, and a single count of larceny from a... Mistaken Report Leads to Search of Hoosic River in North Adams http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3333 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3333 Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:16:00 EST NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Emergency responders spent about an hour searching the Hoosic River along State Road on Wednesday before determining that a report of two youngsters in the river was unfounded. City and Williamstown police and firefighters, as well as North Adams Ambulance...