For Immediate Release - June 04, 2012

Jones appears on robbery and other charges

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges.  19 year old SOLOMON JONES III (1 Taubert Avenue) appeared before Judge Mary Lou Rup. 

JONES had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ARMED ROBBERY, three (3) counts of ASSAULT AND BATTERY BY MEANS OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON and one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY.  Judge Rup ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $10,000 cash or $100,000 surety bail. 

The charges stem from the robbery and assault of a 17 year old man in Pittsfield on May 7, 2012.

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