|Charge of Leaving the Scene Dropped in Fatal Adams Incident|
ADAMS, Mass. — A charge of leaving the scene of fatal accident lodged against a local businessman has been dropped.
Instead, David I. Sookey Jr. had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf on Monday in Berkshire Superior Court in Pittsfield for a single count of misleading, impeding and obstructing a police investigation.
Sookey, 61, allegedly ran over 85-year-old Theresa Marby on Feb. 16 when he exited his parking spot next to the Oasis Liquor Store on Dean Street. He told police at the time that he did not see Marby and thought he'd hit a pothole before leaving the area. Police allege that he provided misleading information related to his
08:54PM / Monday, June 18, 2018
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|Superior Court Briefs: June 12 - June 13|
36, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of unarmed robbery and assault and battery on a person age 60 or older.
He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $1,000 cash or $10,000 surety bail. Grady is accused of taking money from the Pizza House on Tyler Street in Pittsfield on March 28, 2018 and assaulting the 63-year-old employee working there.
34, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of armed robbery while masked and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.
He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire
02:02PM / Friday, June 15, 2018
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|Two Men Arrested In Connection To Shooting In Pittsfield|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Two men were arrested after a shooting on Elm Street.
Police say Trevor Pemble and Marchenne Hanson were each charged with single counts of assault and battery by discharging a firearm and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling. Hanson is also being charged with a single count of unlicensed possession of a firearm.
Police responded to the area of 70 Elm Street Friday at about 6 p.m. after a ShotSpotter notification. At the same time, dispatch received a number of calls from the neighborhood reporting a shooting.
At the scene, two men were discovered to have sustained gunshot wounds. Officers rendered aid
08:54PM / Sunday, June 10, 2018
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|Superior Court Briefs: May 30 - June 7|
22, of Springfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
The charges stem from a motor vehicle stop in Pittsfield on March 21, 2018.
29, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of breaking and entering in the daytime, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, larceny from a building, assault and battery, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, vandalize property, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and failure to stop
02:42PM / Friday, June 08, 2018
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|Pittsfield Home on Highland Avenue Destroyed By Fire|
|By Andy McKeever,|
07:26PM / Friday, June 01, 2018
Lanesborough resident Brian Johnson happened to be driving in the area when the fire began. He shared his photos of the blaze with iBerkshires.com.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Fire destroyed a city couple's Highland Avenue home Friday afternoon.
Deputy Chief Andrew Stephenson said a passerby noticed the outside of the home on fire at about 3:30 and called 911. Upon arrival, firefighters found the exterior on fire.
"The exterior of the house, the left side, was pretty heavily involved in fire. It was obvious the fire started on the outside of the house. While crews were here, it burned into the second floor through the window.
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