For Immediate Release - September 04, 2013

Gendron is arraigned on child sexual assault charges

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on sexual assault charges.  34 year old JASON A. GENDRON (1223 North Street) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

GENDRON had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on six (6) counts of RAPE AND ABUSE OF A CHILD AGGRAVATED BY AN AGE DIFFERENCE and four (4) counts of INDECENT ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A CHILD UNDER 14.   Judge Agostini ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $100,000 cash or $1,000,000 surety bail. 

The incidents are alleged to have occurred in Pittsfield between August 25, 2011 and March 1, 2013.  The alleged victims are three girls ages 5, 7 and 14. 

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