For Immediate Release - July 24, 2012

O’Neil pleads guilty to a drug charge

A North Adams man pleaded guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court to a drug charge.  45 year old DENNIS W. O’NEIL appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

O’NEIL pleaded guilty to one (1) count of DISTRIBUTION OF METHADONE.   Judge Agostini gave him a 6 month suspended sentence at the Berkshire County House of Correction and placed O’NEIL on 1 year probation.    

The incident occurred in North Adams on November 6, 2010. 

One (1) count of CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE DRUG LAWS was dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth. 

The investigation was conducted by members of the North Adams and Adams Police Departments and state troopers assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, members of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force.