Coefield is arraigned on drug and firearm charges
A Springfield man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges. 38 year old YARMI LAMART COFIELD, SR. a/k/a LAMART COFIELD and LIFE (144 Prospect Street) appeared before Judge John Agostini.
COFIELD had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE (2nd offense), one (1) count of POSSESSION OF A FIREARM DURING THE COMMISSION OF A FELONY, one (1) count of ILLEGAL OWNERSHIP OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN, one (1) count of IMPROPER STORAGE OF A FIREARM and one (1) count of POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION WITHOUT A FIREARM IDENTIFICATION CARD. Judge Agostini ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $20,000 cash or $200,000 surety bail.
The charge stems from the execution of a search warrant at 76 Linden Street, in Pittsfield, on September 19, 2012.
The investigation was conducted by members of the Pittsfield, Lanesborough and Great Barrington Police Departments, the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Department and state troopers assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, members of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force.