iBerkshires Blotter http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter? iBerkshires Blotter Fri, 28 Feb 2020 02:41:12 EST en-us Pittsfield Man Killed in Train Accident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4033 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4033 Tue, 25 Feb 2020 19:18:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Authorities are investigating the death of a Pittsfield man who was hit and killed by a train late Tuesday afternoon.   Rodney Sumner, 54, died in the collision shortly after 4 p.m. Investigators believe Sumner was in the area observing nearby construction... Crash in Stockbridge Leaves Wales Man Dead http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4029 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4029 Sun, 09 Feb 2020 20:07:00 EST STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — The driver of a logging truck was killed Sunday morning after his truck veered off the Massachusetts Turnpike and into a gully.   State troopers from the Lee and Westfield barracks responded at about 7:32 a.m. to reports of a logging truck crash on I-90... Lanesborough Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4028 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4028 Fri, 07 Feb 2020 16:09:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A Lanesborough woman pleaded guilty in Berkshire Superior Court on Friday to embezzling nearly $50,000 over a period of two years.    Elizabeth Hakes, 48, admitted to guilt on two counts of larceny over $1,200 by a single scheme related to embezzling... Pittsfield Firefighters Douse Structure, Kitchen Fires Thursday http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4027 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4027 Fri, 07 Feb 2020 12:50:00 EST Firefighters extinguish a structure fire on McArthurStreet. The cause was not known late Thursday. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Firefighters responded to two different blazes on Thursday. No one was injured in either fire but the homes in which they occurred suffered some... Adams, State Police Investigating Death During Dog Attack http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4024 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4024 Wed, 05 Feb 2020 20:52:00 EST Complete write-thru with updated information from original post at 4:14 p.m.   ADAMS, Mass. — An Adams man is dead after a bizarre incident in which he was mortally wounded when a good Samaritan tried to save him from a dog attack.   The name of the... Vermont State Police Welcome Newest K9 Member http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4023 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4023 Tue, 04 Feb 2020 14:35:00 EST Det. Trooper Chris Hunt and Loki. WATERBURY, Vt. — The newest member of the Vermont State Police will be making her public debut on Friday at the State House in Montpelier.    Ten-week-old Loki, a Plott hound, will specialize in tracking missing people... Great Barrington Police Charge Driver for Leaving Scene of Accident http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4021 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4021 Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:13:00 EST GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Police have charged a local man with leaving the scene of an accident that snapped a utility pole in two.    Sgt. Paul Storti, while on patrol, at about 2:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, discovered the downed pole and wires across the road at the... Man Sentenced to Life for Murder of Christa Steele-Knudslien http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4018 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4018 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 17:50:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The murderer of Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien will spend life in prison.    Mark Steele-Knudslien, 49, pleaded guilty on Thursday in Berkshire Superior Court to second-degree murder in the death of his wife. Judge John Agostini sentenced him to life... Arrest Made in Adams Gas Station Armed Robbery http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4016 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4016 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:40:00 EST ADAMS, Mass. — A North Adams man was arrested over the weekend for the armed robbery of the Mobil Gas Station on Dec. 26, 2019.   Detective Michael Wandrei worked alongside members of the Berkshire County Law Enforcement Task Force, and patrol officers of the Adams Police... No One Injured in Readsboro Roll Over http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4015 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/blotter?bid=4015 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:26:00 EST READSBORO, Vt. — A New York City man avoided injury when his Infiniti rolled over on Route 8 on Monday morning.    State Police Trooper Colin Shepley reported that Liu Chang, 31, was northbound in a 2019 Infiniti QX8 when he lost control, when off the road and struck...