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Pittsfield Police Log: May 17 - May 19.
Staff Reports On: 12:48PM / Monday May 19, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Here are copies of the police log from May 17 through May 19.

 

Pittsfield Police Log 5-17-2014.

 


Pittsfield Police Log 5-18-2014.


Pittsfield Police Log 5-19-2014



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Chalue Found Guilty In Triple Murder Case
Staff Reports On: 03:28PM / Friday May 16, 2014
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David Chalue

Update: David Chalue was sentenced by Judge C. Jeffrey Kinder on Monday, May 19, to serve consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction for the murders of  David Glasser, Edward Frampton and Robert Chadwell.

He was given concurrent 8 to 10-year sentences on the other charges of kidnapping and intimidation of a witness.


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A jury found David Chalue, 47, guilty of murder, kidnapping and intimidation of a witness in the highly publicized triple murder.

Chalue was found guilty on three counts of first degree murder, three counts of kidnapping and three counts of intimidation of a witness after the jury deliberated over five days.

Judge Jeffrey Kinder ordered that he be held without bail pending sentencing on Monday at 2 p.m. in Hampden Superior Court.

Chalue is one of four men facing charges in the kidnapping and murder of David Glasser, 44, Edward Frampton, 58, and Robert Chadwell. The three men went missing from their Pittsfield apartment on August 28, 2011 and their bodies were found in Becket that September.

Adam Lee Hall, 34, was the primary defendant and he was found guilty and sentenced to three consecutive life sentences without the chance at parole. Caivus Veiovis, 31, is facing the same charges but has not gone to trial.

David Casey, 62, of Canaan, N.Y., is faced with multiple charges of accessory after the fact for allegedly providing the equipment to bury the three bodies.



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Superior Court Briefs: May 9 - May 15
Staff Reports On: 10:36AM / Friday May 16, 2014
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Cases heard before Judge Mary Lou Rup on Friday, May 9.

Joseph Mathews, 25, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to a single count of possession of cocaine.

He was ordered to serve eight months at the Berkshire County House of Correction. The charge stems from an incident in Pittsfield on February 12, 2013.

Cases heard before Judge Mary Lou Rup on Tuesday, May 13.

Chad Foley, 19, of Lanesborough pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent assault and battery on a person who has attained age 14 and single counts of rape and abuse of a child, no force, and indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of 14.

He was ordered to serve one year at the Berkshire County House of Correction on the rape and abuse charge and placed on two years probation on the rest.

The incidents occurred in Pittsfield between July 1, 2012 and August 31, 2012 and involved girls who are now ages 16 and 14.

Cases heard before Judge Mary Lou Rup on Thursday, May 15.

Gerald Gaetani, 64, of Pittsfield was found guilty by a jury of 12 counts of illegal possession of a large capacity feeding decide, three counts of illegal possession of a large capacity weapon or feeding device, three counts of improper storage of a large capacity firearm and single counts of illegal ownership of a firearm, possession of ammunition without a firearm identification card, possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number and improper storage of a firearm.

He was released on $10,000 cash or $100,000 surety bail pending sentencing on Monday, May 19. The charges stem from the execution of a search warrant at his Bradford Street home on March 3, 2012.

Anthony Shepard, 25, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to a single count of receiving stolen property over $250 in connection with an incident that occurred on April 9, 2013.

He was ordered to serve 60 days at the Berkshire County House of Correction.

Douglas Starbird Jr., 28, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to four counts of receiving stolen property over $250.

He was given an 18 months suspended sentence on two counts and fined $500 each for the other two counts. He must also perform 100 hours of community service work.

Starbird was in possession of stolen property on April 9, 2013.



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Pittsfield Police Log: May 15 - May 16
Staff Reports On: 10:10AM / Friday May 16, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Here are copies of the Police log from May 15, 2014 until May 16, 2014.

 

Pittsfield Police Log 5-15-2014

 

 

Pittsfiled Police Log 5-16-2014

 



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Missing North Adams Man's Body Found Bronx
Staff Reports On: 11:21AM / Thursday May 15, 2014
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Police are investigating the death of Joshusa Bressette as a homicide.

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The body of a missing North Adams man has been discovered in Bronx, N.Y.

The death Joshua S. Bressette is being investigated as a homicide, according to Berkshire District Attorney David F. Capeless.

Bressette was last seen by friends in the city on Monday, May 5, and his information was entered into a law enforcement missing persons database.

According to Capeless, members of the Berkshire County Law Enforcement Task Force were contacted Wednesday by New York Police Department homicide detectives.

NYPD investigators indicated they found the body of an unidentified man matching Bressette's description in the Bronx.

The body was positively identified Thursday morning.

According to numerous reports from New York City news sources, the body of a man fitting Bressette's description, including a full skeleton tattoo on his torso, was found with gunshot wounds to the head and back atop a roof in the Gun Hill housing project in the Bronx last Thursday night, May 8.

There was reportedly heroin on the body but no ID. The six 13- and 14-story Gun Hill projects buildings on Magenta Street house more than 1,500 people.

Members of the task force are assisting New York detectives with the investigation.



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