Berkshire District Attorney

Double Fatal Fire in Sheffield
There was a deadly fire in the southern Berkshires early this morning (Wednesday). The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office and the State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating what is being described as a double fatal fire in the town of Sheffield...
DA's Office Working to Ensure Safe Election Day
With the Presidential Election only a few days away, The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office is working in collaboration with the Attorney General’s Office, local law enforcement, and local elections officials to ensure a safe and orderly election day...
Grand Jury Indicts Michael Cook On Murder Charge
The Grand Jury in Berkshire Superior Court returned a true bill for a homicide charge on Wednesday as the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office continues to seek justice for Charli Cook by obtaining an indictment of Michael Cook for murder...
Zoom Event Will Focus On The Opioid Epidemic
As we try to endure the coronavirus pandemic it is difficult to think that there are other problems that we continue to work against, but… there indeed are. One of these issues is opioid addiction, and what is being referred to as the “Fourth Wave of the Opioid Epidemic...
Berkshire DA’s Office Adopts Brady Policy
The Office of Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington has implemented another justice reform initiative this week as part of the office’s ongoing commitment to promoting public trust in law enforcement.
The Office has adopted a formal Brady Policy detailing requirement for prose…
Two Arrested In Nationwide Fraud Scheme
Law enforcement executed search warrants at three locations in the Northern Berkshires on Monday and arrested two individuals as part of a three-month investigation into a nationwide organized fraud scheme. Members of the State Police Detective Unit, Berkshire Law Enforcement Task Force assigned to …
Berkshire DA's Office Secures Two Grants to Help Victims
The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office is enhancing services to victims of crime with the help of two state grants.
The Massachusetts Office of Victim Assistance awarded the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office Victim of Crimes Act funding totaling $166,254 and Human Trafficking Trust Fund grant fu…
Resource Guide Created by DA's Office
The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office has created a resource guide to educate community members about the availability of health and safety resources during social distancing.
The comprehensive guide is 31 pages long and provides tons of important information including how to contact all the local…
Domestic Violence Sentences Secured
The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office secured maximum jail sentences for two men in domestic violence cases last week. Both men were ordered to serve two and a half years at the Berkshire County House of Correction following guilty pleas.

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