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Adams Businessman Arrested in Pedestrian Death
04:50PM / Tuesday, February 20, 2018

ADAMS, Mass. — A longtime Adams resident has been arrested in Friday's hit-and-run death of 85-year-old Theresa Marby.   Police arrested David I. Sookey Jr., 61, of East Road on Tuesday afternoon. He is charged with single counts of leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident and of misleading, impeding and obstructing a police investigation. Sookey was released on personal recognizance and will be arraigned on those charges in Northern Berkshire District Court on Wednesday morning.   Marby was discovered laying in the middle of Dean Street mid-morning on Friday and taken to Berkshire Medical Center in North Adams, where she

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Pittsfield Police Seeking Information on Gas Station Robbery
11:17AM / Monday, February 19, 2018
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are seeking information on an armed robbery that occurred at a Wahconah Street gas station on Saturday night.    The incident happened at about 10:30 p.m. at the Gulf Gas Station at 186 Wahconah St. When officers arrived at the location they learned that a masked man had entered the store, brandished a knife, and demanded money.    The clerk, who suffered a small cut to one of his fingers during the robbery, reported that the suspect took cash from the register and then fled the store. The robbery suspect was described as being a white or Hispanic male.    Anyone with information on the robbery is

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Adams Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run
Staff Reports,
05:34PM / Friday, February 16, 2018
ADAMS, Mass. — A senior citizen was apparently struck and killed by a motor vehicle Friday morning on Dean Street.    Police say 85-year-old Theresa Marby of 43 Spring St. was found lying in the middle of the road at about 9:30 a.m. and was taken to Berkshire Medical Center in North Adams, where she was pronounced dead.    Investigators believe that Marby was the victim of a hit-and-run. An autopsy to determine the cause of death will be performed Sunday at office of the medical examiner in Holyoke.     Marby was a longtime member of the VFW Auxiliary in Adams and frequently attended Memorial Day

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Superior Court Briefs: Feb. 9 - Feb. 14
Staff Reports,
01:17PM / Friday, February 16, 2018
  30, of Port Jervis, N.Y. pleaded guilty to a single count of possession of heroin with intent to distribute.   She was ordered to serve two and a half to three years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Framingham.    Walker was in possession of the drug when she was arrested in Pittsfield on March 26, 2017.     , 35, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on four counts of breaking and entering a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony, three counts of larceny over $250, and single counts of larceny of a firearm and larceny under $250.   He was ordered to

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Pittsfield Man Arrested After Leaving Scene of Accident
Staff Reports,
05:08PM / Wednesday, February 14, 2018
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A 20-year-old Pittsfield man was arrested on Wednesday morning after police said his reckless driving caused him to hit a van and a bridge.   Trevor Maffuccio was charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. Maffuccio was arraigned in Central Berkshire District Court.   Maffuccio was driving north on Holmes Road when he reportedly crossed a double yellow line to pass the vehicle in front of him at a high rate of speed and collided nearly head-on with a southbound van, spun out of control, struck the bridge, and went off the

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