Arthur Jones arraigned in Superior Court on kidnapping and other charges
A Weymouth, Massachusetts man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges. 43 year old ARTHUR W. JONES III a/k/a BUCKY JONES appeared before Judge Daniel Ford.
JONES had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of KIDNAPPING, one (1) count of UNARMED ROBBERY, VICTIM 60 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, one (1) count of ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO MURDER, two (2) counts of ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A PERSON 60 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER and one (1) count of LARCENY UNDER $250. Judge Ford ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $25,000 cash or $250,000 surety bail.
The charges stem from an incident in New Ashford involving a 60 year old man on March 19, 2013 and March 20, 2013.
The investigation was conducted by state troopers assigned to the Cheshire barracks.