Pittsfield police have send out details and photo's related to three separate shooting incidents in the City of Pittsfield, one of them dating back to late March.

Pittsfield Police were dispatched to a residence on Second Street on Thursday, May 28th for a report of a person with a handgun. Responding patrol officers encountered 33-year-old Pittsfield resident Joshua Stimpson on scene and located a loaded 9mm pistol that Stimpson admitted was his. As a result, officers arrested Stimpson and charged him with:

1. CARRYING A FIREARM WITHOUT A LICENSE
2. POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION WITHOUT FID CARD

 

Joshua Stimpson

 

Members of the Berkshire County Anti-Crime Unit and PPD Detective Bureau / Drug Unit on Friday May 29th conducted a near-simultaneous traffic stop and search warrant execution involving 31-year-old Pittsfield resident Ryan Aulisio. Aulisio was wanted for a shooting incident that had occurred in Pittsfield several days prior during which a vehicle had been struck by gunfire, though no injuries were reported. He was also suspected of distributing illegal drugs. Investigators discovered over 1800 bags of heroin and dealer paraphernalia on Aulisio’s person and in the motel room. As a result of the traffic stop and search warrant execution, Aulisio was charged with:

1. DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM W/IN 500 FT OF BLDG
2. POSSESSION OF A FIREARM WITHOUT FID CARD
3. ATTEMPT TO COMMIT A&B W/ DW(FIREARM)
4. TRAFFICKING IN HEROIN 36-100 GRAMS
5. POSSESSION TO DISTRIBUTE CLASS A, SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE
6. POSSESSION OF CLASS B SUBSTANCE
7. FIREARM VIOLATION W/ 2 PRIOR VIOLENT/DRUG CRIMES

Ryan Aulisio

 

Pittsfield Police responded to a ShotSpotter Activation in the area of Fenn Street on Friday, March 27th. They later learned that a victim had gone to Berkshire Medical Center for treatment of a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. 41-year-old Pittsfield resident Teddy Cepeda was later identified as the suspect of the shooting. Members of the ACU and PPD Drug Unit arrested Cepeda this past Thursday, June 4th on an outstanding warrant charging him with:

1. DISCHARGE OF A FIREAMN W/IN 500 FT OF BLDG
2. ASSAULT AND BATTERY BY DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM
3. POSSESSION OF A FIREARM WITHOUT FID CARD

Teddy Cepeda

 

According to the press release, the Pittsfield Police Department continues to investigate other shootings and serious crimes that have occurred within the city. The public’s cooperation is oftentimes instrumental in the investigation and prosecution of these cases. Anyone who wishes to provide information is asked to contact the PPD Detective Bureau at 413-448-9705. Information can also be provided anonymously via the Detective Bureau Tip Line at 413-448-9706, or by texting PITTIP and your message to TIP411 (847411).