iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Sat, 23 Feb 2019 14:53:08 EST en-us Suspected Pittsfield Arsonist Arraigned http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3818 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3818 Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:50:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A man accused of setting fires in four places in September was arraigned in Berkshire Superior Court on Tuesday.   Phillip Jordan is facing four counts of burning a dwelling house. He was ordered by Judge John Agostini to be held without bail. Jordan is... Superior Court Briefs: Feb. 13 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3816 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3816 Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:12:00 EST Cases heard on Wednesday, Feb. 13.   Isaiah Calderon, 22, of Holyoke was arraigned on charges of illegal possession of a firearm - his second offense - illegal possession of heroin with intent to distribute, armed career felon, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a... Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of Spectrum Health In Pittsfield http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3813 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3813 Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:08:00 EST   PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A bomb threat forced the evacuation of Spectrum Health on Merrill Road Thursday morning.   Police say an individual called the facility at 10:10 a.m. saying there was a bomb in the building was would explode 10 minutes... Adams Man Charged in Drug Importation Scheme http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3812 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3812 Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:34:00 EST BOSTON — Daniel Borer of Adams is accused of importing synthetic drugs from China through the U.S. Postal Service and using them to manufacture "massive wholesale quantities of smokeable synthetic cannabinoids" for sale throughout the United States.    Borer,... North Adams Firefighters Respond to Stove Fire http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3811 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3811 Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:11:00 EST NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Firefighters responded to a stove fire at 133 Reed St. on Monday afternoon.    The appliance was quickly removed from the house and the area ventilated. The A shift was initially called in to cover the station but the scene was cleared fairly... Crash in Cheshire Kills Adams Man http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3810 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3810 Sun, 10 Feb 2019 17:56:00 EST CHESHIRE, Mass. — An Adams man was killed in a motor vehicle accident on Sunday morning on Lanesborough Road. William M. Morrissette, 26, was traveling east when his vehicle crossed the westbound lane, exited the roadway and struck a tree, according to state police. Troopers from the... Superior Court Briefs: Feb 5 - Feb. 7 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3809 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3809 Fri, 08 Feb 2019 17:03:00 EST Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, Feb. 5.   Christopher Letalien, 34, of North Adams pleaded guilty to a single count of possession of a Class B drug with intent to distribute, his second offense.   He was sentenced to two and a half years at the... North Adams Firefighters Douse Basement Garage Fire http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3807 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3807 Thu, 07 Feb 2019 22:47:00 EST NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Firefighters on Thursday responded to the third fire in a month on the north side of the city.   The early evening fire at 66 Harris St. forced the occupants to flee and destroyed much of the basement garage and scorched the siding above the garage... Pittsfield Police Seek Info On Attempted Gas Station Robbery http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3806 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3806 Tue, 05 Feb 2019 17:35:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are asking for information regarding an attempted robbery of the Lipton Mart on West Housatonic Street.   Police say at about 9:17 p.m. Friday night members of the department were called to the location for the reported robbery. A man had entered the... Pittsfield Man Shot By Police During Pursuit Found Guilty of Reckless Driving http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3805 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=3805 Mon, 04 Feb 2019 17:40:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A man shot by police officers during a vehicle pursuit in 2017 was found guilty on Monday of reckless operation of a motor vehicle, operating a vehicle with a suspended license, and failure to stop for an officer.   The jury, however, found him not guilty...