iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Sun, 25 Oct 2020 06:00:16 EDT en-us State Police Bust $3M Illegal Pot Growing Operation in Savoy http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4111 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4111 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:46:00 EDT Troopers say they confiscated nearly 3,600 marijuana plants with a street value of more than $3 million. The grow operation was using $10,000 a month in electricity. SAVOY, Mass. — State Police say they have busted an illegal pot operation in the small hilltown and seized... First-Responders Searching for Lost Hiker on Mount Greylock http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4107 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4107 Wed, 29 Jul 2020 11:57:00 EDT   Update: The hiker was reportedly found about noontime Wednesday. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Northern Berkshire first-responders are looking for a self-reported missing hiker on Mount Greylock State Reservation. State Police Sgt. Michael O'Neil said a... Pittsfield Driver Injured in Elm Street Accident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4106 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4106 Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:43:00 EDT Elm St. is open. The operator was transported to BMC for non life-threatening injuries. pic.twitter.com/DK01sRXuWM — Pittsfield Police (@PittsfieldPD) July 28, 2020 PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A city man was injured Tuesday when the truck he was operating collided with a house on... North Adams Police Investigate Possible Shooting Incident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4105 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4105 Sun, 26 Jul 2020 04:14:00 EDT Update: Police Chief Jason Wood gave us this statement:    "Last night's incident cannot be confirmed as a 'shots fired' call at this time. North Adams officers and detectives did not locate any evidence of a weapon being discharged in the area. Also,... Williamstown Police Looking into Cemetery Vandalism http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4102 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4102 Tue, 21 Jul 2020 12:28:00 EDT Sticks that once held American flags adorning graves at East Lawn Cemetery are disposed of in a trash can at the cemetery. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Police Department is investigating a vandalism incident at East Lawn Cemetery, Lt. Michael Ziemba said on Monday... Florida Woman Dies in Motorcycle Accident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4101 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4101 Mon, 20 Jul 2020 14:08:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A local woman was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon on Route 2.    The accident occurred about 5 p.m. near the Florida town line.    According to a release from the Berkshire district attorney's office, Daryl... Route 2 at Harpin Turn Closed for Motorcycle Accident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4100 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4100 Sat, 18 Jul 2020 19:56:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A serious motorcycle accident near the Hairpin Turn has closed Route 2 from West Shaft Road to the Florida line.   No traffic is being permitted between the Wigwam Western Summit and the Hairpin Turn. Westbound traffic is being detoured over Stryker... Pittsfield Fire Responds to Kitchen Blaze http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4097 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4097 Thu, 16 Jul 2020 14:57:00 EDT PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A fire caused $2,000 in damage to a kitchen in a Benedict Road home on Thursday.    Firefighters responded to the call at 126 Benedict shortly after noon and found smoke showing from the rear of the single-family, wood-frame structure. The homeowner... Juvenile Arrested in North Adams Shooting http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4096 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4096 Thu, 16 Jul 2020 11:55:00 EDT NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Police have arrested a juvenile in connection with the Tuesday night's shooting on River Street.   According to a statement from Mayor Thomas Bernard, the arrest was made on Wednesday and the suspect is being held in a correctional facility in... North Adams Police Seeking Information on Shooting Incident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4095 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4095 Tue, 14 Jul 2020 22:07:00 EDT Update: July 15, 2020: The victim in Tuesday night's shooting is a 62-year-old man. His identity is still being withheld but he was transported by helicopter Tuesday to Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center where he underwent surgery and continues to receive treatment.    Police say...