For Immediate Release - May 24, 2013

Buttlieri found not guilty on sexual assault charges

A Pittsfield man was found not guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on sexual assault charges.  The jury deliberated for about 1 hour before returning its verdict against 46 year old JOSEPH A. BUTTLIERI. 

BUTTLIERI was found not guilty on four (4) counts of RAPE.     

It was alleged that BUTTLIERI sexually assaulted a woman who is now 21 years of age in Pittsfield between June 1, 2008 and July 31, 2010. 

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