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Search Warrants Lead Seizure of Drugs, a Gun and Ammunition

Three New Yorkers and a city woman are facing drug charges after authorities seized $14,000 worth of cocaine.

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Egremont Man Died From Self-Immolation

Officials have determined that an Egremont man died from intentionally setting himself on fire.

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Police Investigating Unsuspicious Death in Adams

The District Attorney's office affirmed that the death is neither suspicious nor represents a danger to the public.

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Over $30,000 Drug Seizure in Pittsfield Leads to Trafficking Charges

Ramos was arraigned in Central Berkshire District Court on drug trafficking charges.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Extinguish North St. Fire

There were no civilian or firefighter injuries associated with this fire. Damage estimates are currently not available. No occupants were displaced.

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Adams Police Make Drug Arrest on Howland Ave.

Adams Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Howland Ave. and made an arrest after finding over 40 grams of cocaine and over 100 bags of heroin.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Extinguish Chimney Fire

All residents were home. There were no injuries.

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Pittsfield Fire Knocks Down Christmas Day Blaze

Deputy Chief Daniel Garner reported that the Fire Department was alerted to the blaze at 23 East Mill at 4:39 p.m. on Dec. 25. Firefighters found flames venting from windows on the first floor of the 2 1/2 story wood frame structure.

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Life Sentence Imposed in Asiyanna Jones Murder

Lengthy state prison sentences were handed down by Judge John Agostini on Wednesday for those responsible for the death of of the 22-year-old Jones.

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3 Found Guilty in Asiyanna Jones Murder

After a week and a half trial in Berkshire Superior Court, the jury returned guilty verdicts against Gary Linen, Carey Pilot, and Elizabeth Perez for the Oct. 2, 2017, shooting on Dewey Avenue.

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Remains Positively Identified as Missing New York Teacher

Remains found in Lee in September have been positively identified as missing New York State teacher Meghan Marohn.

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Pittsfield Man Sentenced to Prison in U.S. Capitol Breach

Troy Sargent, 38, was sentenced Monday in the District of Columbia to 14 months in prison for felony charges of assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers during the breach of the U.S. Capitol, civil disorder, and four related misdemeanor offenses.

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North Adams Man Charged for Attempted Sex With Child

On Dec. 9, 2022, Macko left his home to meet the presumed child in North Adams at Natural Bridge State Park, where he was encountered by law enforcement and arrested.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Put Out Congress Street Blaze

An unresponsive victim was found in the second-floor bedroom, and they were removed through an exterior window. They were transported to Berkshire Medical Center. The victim is still being treated at BMC.

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Victim Found in Fatal Readsboro Fire

The body of a female occupant of the residence at 78 Grinka was found inside the burned building. The individual's identity has not yet been released.

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Dalton Firefighters Extinguish Zinky's Pub Stove Fire

It was concluded after an investigation that the fire was caused by a malfunctioning pellet stove.

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Pittsfield Man Arrested After Berkshire Bank Robbery

Hoffman 32 of Pittsfield, was taken into custody and charged with crimes related to the robbery. He is expected to be arraigned Thursday, Dec. 1, at Pittsfield District Court.

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UPDATE: Pittsfield Police Investigating Berkshire Bank Robbery

Pittsfield Police vehicles have lined the surrounding area, and the banks McKay Street entrance is secured with caution tape.

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Five Berkshire Communities Get Police Body-Camera Grants

The grant program awarded $2,494,752.40 in fiscal 2023 to a total of 32 municipal departments across Massachusetts to implement or expand body-worn camera programs.

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Onota St. Shooting Incident

Police said do one was injured during the incident. Ballistic evidence was found at the scene.

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One Held on Drug, Firearms Charges in Williamstown

Police arrested a man Thursday on nearly a dozen drug-related and firearms charges after an incident in South Williamstown.

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Stamford Man Charged in Stabbing

A Stamford man is being held on attempted murder charges after a stabbing on Jepson Road early Thursday.

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Motor Vehicle Accident in Dalton Sends 2 to BMC

Dalton first-responders and Hinsdale Police were called to 707 Main St., at Daly Avenue, at 5:21 p.m. for a crash involving two cars — a Toyota Corolla and a Kia sedan — and a GMC Acadia sport utility vehicle.

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One Treated After Single Car Crash on Main Street in Williamstown

Officials at the scene said that the driver of the car was conscious and alert when taken from the scene by ambulance. The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle.

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North Adams Swears in Four New Firefighters

They recently graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy's 50-day Career Recruit Firefighting Training Program, all earning certifications in Firefighter 1 and 2.

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