For Immediate Release - July 23, 2012

Powell enters a not guilty plea

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on a conspiracy charge.  34 year old LAMAR L. POWELL (198 Dewey Avenue) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

POWELL had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on one (1) count of CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE DRUG LAWS, TO WIT: POSSESSION OF COCAINE.  Judge Agostini released him on personal recognizance.    

It is alleged that POWELL conspired with others to possess cocaine in Pittsfield on April 11, 2012.    

The investigation was conducted by members of the Pittsfield, Lenox, Lanesborough, Adams, Great Barrington and Lee 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.