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Superior Court Briefs: September 22 - September 29
Staff Reports,
04:31PM / Friday, September 30, 2011

, 24, of Bristol, Conn. had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on two counts of breaking and entering in the nighttime, two counts of malicious destruction of personal property over $250 and a single count of larceny in a building.

Pahl was released on personal recognizance. It is alleged that Pahl broke in to two  homes in Becket between November 23, 2010 and December 8, 2010.

, 44, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to two counts of dissemination of visual material of a child in a state of nudity or sexual conduct and 19 counts of knowingly possessing visual material of a child depicted in sexual conduct.

Whipple was sentenced to one to two years at the Berkshire


Pittsfield Man Hospitalized After Being Shot By Police
Staff Reports,
01:33PM / Thursday, September 29, 2011
LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — A Pittsfield man was shot by police Wednesday afternoon and is in stable condition at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield.

According to the district attorney's office, Keith Carnute, 46, of Summit Street in Pittsfield was shot by Lanesborough Officer Timothy Sorrell on Silver Street after Carnute allegedly went after him with a knife.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., police and fire responded to Silver Street, near Ore Bed Road, after two women walking their dogs reported a body in the road. Upon arrival, Sorrell and firefighters found Carnute on the edge of an elevated shoulder in a heavily wooded area. Carnute was allegedly armed with a knife and began


Williamstown Teen Charged With OUI, Resisting Arrest
Staff Reports,
11:36PM / Monday, September 26, 2011
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A teenager was arrested on multiple charges after an early-morning incident in which police say he tried to elude officers until his car collided with a tree.

Elijah Price, 19, of Pines Lodge Park was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol, failing to stop for police, resisting arrest, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, marked lanes violation and operating a motor vehicle without a license.

North Adams Police said they received a report at about 1:53 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, of an intoxicated driver headed west on Massachusetts Avenue in a maroon Oldsmobile and contacted Williamstown


Superior Court Briefs: September 12 - September 16
By: Staff Reports,
02:06PM / Monday, September 26, 2011

, 31, of Bristol, Conn. had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on 15 counts of breaking and entering in the nighttime, six counts of larceny over $250, 15 counts of malicious destruction of property, eight counts of larceny in a building and a single count of common and notorious thief.

Primm was released on personal recognizance. The charges stem from a series of house break-ins in Becket between September 1, 2010 and July 11.

, 40, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of trafficking in heroin, trafficking in cocaine and distribution of heroin.

Catala was sentenced to concurrent five year sentences on the trafficking charges and a concurrent four to five year


Police Search Apartment Connected To Murder Suspect
Staff Reports,
09:16PM / Friday, September 23, 2011
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Law enforcement authorities were searching a city home on Friday afternoon listed as an address for murder suspect David Chalue.

State and local police, as well as FBI according to a witness at the scene, left 31 Angeli St. in the Greylock Valley Apartments complex shortly before 2 p.m.

Chalue is charged in the murder of David Glasser, Robert Chadwell and Edward Frampton, whose bodies were discovered a week after they were reported missing on Aug. 28. Also charged in the deaths are Adam Hall and Caius Veiovis, aka Roy Gutfinski; David Casey of Canaan, N.Y., has been charged as an accessory.

It was not clear if police found anything in the unit; a car

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