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Superior Court Briefs: Nov. 6 - Nov. 15
Staff Reports,
04:55PM / Friday, November 16, 2018
  43, of North Adams had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on a single count of rape and abuse of a child.   He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $10,000 bail. The incident allegedly occurred in North Adams on Nov. 1, 2017, and involved an 8-year-old girl.   34, of Pittsfield had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of possession of child pornography, and dissemination of visual material of a child in a state of nudity.   He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $5,000 bail. He is accused of being in possession of child pornography in

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Four Residents Displaced Following Pittsfield Fire
By Andy McKeever,
02:21PM / Saturday, November 10, 2018

The slate roof kept heat and fire inside the apartment. Firefighters had to punch a hole through the roof for ventilation.  PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Four people are displaced after a fire tore through the rear of their South Church Street home.   Fire Chief Robert Czerwinski said firefighters responded at 12:24 Saturday afternoon to the call at 7 South Church St. One of the occupants, who was the only one home at the time, of the two-family home heard the smoke alarm and then found a fire on the rear porch. He escaped the building through the front stairway.    "On arrival, there was heavy fire on the second floor rear.

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Man Dies Following Pittsfield Shooting
09:29PM / Saturday, November 03, 2018
Updated: The district attorney's office said 30-year-old David Green Jr. died from a gunshot wound to the neck on Wednesday. The case is now being investigated as a homicide.    PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A man was found with a potentially life-threatening gunshot wound just before 9 a.m. on Saturday.    Police were alerted to the shooting by a ShotSpotter activation near the intersection of Spring Street and Willow Street. There they encountered the 30-year-old man, who has not been identified.   Officers performed life-saving measures on the man, and he was later transported to Berkshire Medical Center for

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Pittsfield Man Being Charged for Illegal Firearms, Ammunition Cache
06:14PM / Friday, October 26, 2018
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police have arrested a local man with illegally possessing firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition.   Mathew Sylvia, 32, of Linden Street was found in possession of eight firearms (rifles, shotguns and handguns) as well as a flare gun that was modified to fire shotgun rounds, say police. Sylvia also possessed more than 13,000 rounds of ammunition in both handgun, shotgun and rifle calibers (.22, .25, .357, .38, 9mm, .45, 7.62 x39, .410, 20ga and 12 ga).   According to police, Sylvia does not possess a valid License to Carry (LTC) or Firearms Identification Card (FID).   A tip that Sylvia was going to receive a large

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No Injuries Reported After Police Fire Weapons During Search
Staff Reports,
05:07PM / Friday, October 12, 2018

Noble Avenue was closed for most of the day on Friday. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police officers shot at a man while executing a search warrant on West Housatonic Street on Friday morning but there were no injuries.   According to the district attorney's office, while the Berkshire Law Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant relating to drug activity, 23-year-old Marcel Teixeira-Ingram Jr. was seen pointing a handgun at officers. Two officers discharged weapons in response but did not hit the man.   He was then taken into custody.   Teixeira-Ingram Jr. is being charged with armed assault with intent to murder, illegal

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