For Immediate Release - July 03, 2012

Holley pleads guilty, sent to prison

A Pittsfield man pleaded guilty this morning in Berkshire Superior Court to several charges.  24 year old J.T. N. HOLLEY a/k/a J.T. NIKKO HOLLEY appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

HOLLEY pleaded guilty to one (1) count of POSSESSION OF HEROIN WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF A FIREARM DURING THE COMMISSION OF A FELONY, one (1) count of ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN and one (1) count of POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION WITHOUT A FIREARM IDENTIFICATION CARD.   Judge Agostini ordered that he serve concurrent 4 to 5 year state prison sentences at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction on all the charges except for POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION WITHOUT A FIREARM IDENTIFICATION CARD.  HOLLEY was given a concurrent house of correction sentence on that charge.        

The charges stem from a disturbance and subsequent motor vehicle stop in Pittsfield on October 15, 2011.  

One (1) count of POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN WITH A PRIOR CONVICTION FOR A VIOLENT CRIME OR SERIOUS DRUG OFFENSE was dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth. 

The investigation was conducted by members of the Pittsfield Police Department.