For Immediate Release - August 06, 2013

Ellis enters not guilty pleas on armed robbery and other charges

A Troy, New York man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on armed robbery and other charges.  42 year old LEONARD ELLIS (376 4th Street) appeared before Judge Daniel Ford. 

ELLIS had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ARMED ROBBERY, one (1) count of ASSAULT BY MEANS OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON and one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY in connection with an incident involving a 28 year old man in North Adams on January 10, 2013.

Judge Ford ordered that ELLIS be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $75,000 cash or $750,000 surety bail.

The investigation was conducted by members of the North Adams Police Department and state police detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office.