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Defendants in Delacruz-Batista, Tatro Homicides Arraigned
04:42PM / Thursday, September 01, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Superior Court on Monday arraigned the third of four defendants charged with murder in the homicide of Reymon Delacruz-Batista.
 
Naquan Miller, 43, faces charges of murder, armed kidnapping with serious bodily injury, accessory before the fact, accessory after the fact, and description of documents and objects. The court ordered that Miller be held without the right to bail.
 
He is one of four co-defendants, all of whom are currently detained without the right to bail and charged with murder in the case. 
 
The court has also arraigned:
 
Jamel Nicholson on Aug. 16 on charges of murder, armed kidnapping with serious bodily injury, accessory before the fact, accessory after the fact, and two counts of illegal possession of a firearm. 
 
• Timothy McFadden on Aug. 18 on charges of murder, armed kidnapping with serious bodily injury, two counts of illegal possession of a firearm, and two counts of illegal possession of a loaded firearm.
 
The court scheduled Anthony Robertson's arraignment for Sept. 22. Robertson faces charges of murder, armed kidnapping with serious bodily injury, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building, two counts of illegal possession of a firearm, and two counts of illegal possession of a loaded firearm. Robertson is currently in federal custody.
 
Hunters found Delacruz-Batista deceased at the Pittsfield State Forest on Dec. 4, 2021. The State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney's Office is investigating the homicide. The State Police Detective Unit previously obtained arrest warrants for the four defendants. The Pittsfield Police Department located and took Nicholson into custody without incident on Feb. 20. The Berkshire Law Enforcement Task Force arrested Miller in North Adams on March 18. The U.S. Marshals Service arrested McFadden on March 30 in Bronx, N.Y. The U.S. Marshals Service arrested Robertson in New York on April 26.
 
The Berkshire District Attorney's Office obtained indictments of all four defendants on July 22.
 
On Aug. 24, the court arraigned Luis Rosado, 49, on a single count of murder related in the homicide of Jillian Tatro, 38. The court ordered that Rosado be held without the right to bail.
 
North Adams Police and Northern Berkshire Emergency Medical Services discovered Tatro deceased inside a home on Charles Street in North Adams on May 29. The State Police Detective Unit assigned to the DA's Office is investigating the homicide. Members of the unit, North Adams and Pittsfield police and the State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section brought Rosado into custody June 2. He was indicted on July 28.
 
All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
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