Harrison arraigned on elder abuse/neglect
A Pittsfield man was arraigned this morning in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges. 44 year old CHRISTOPHER A. HARRISON (11 Jubilee Terrace) appeared before Judge John Agostini.
HARRISON had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of CARETAKER ABUSE OR NEGLECT OF AN ELDER and one (1) count of THREAT TO COMMIT A CRIME, TO WIT: MURDER. Judge Agostini ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $5,000 cash or $50,000 surety bail and is to have no contact with the alleged victims.
It is alleged that HARRISON failed to take care of a 67 year old woman. The incident is alleged to have occurred between January 1, 2012 and February 22, 2013. It is also alleged that he threatened to murder a 41 year old woman. That incident allegedly happened between January 1, 2013 and February 22, 2013. Both incidents are alleged to have occurred in Pittsfield.
The investigation was conducted by members of the Pittsfield Police Department.