Hunter pleads guilty, placed on probation
A Springfield man pleaded guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court to several charges. 52 year old MARK L. HUNTER appeared before Judge John Agostini.
HUNTER pleaded guilty to one (1) count of POSSESSION OF HEROIN, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF COCAINE, one (1) count of OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH A SUSPENDED LICENSE (2nd offense) and one (1) count of NUMBER PLATE VIOLATION. Judge Agostini placed him on 2 years probation on the charges of POSSESSION OF HEROIN, POSSESSION OF COCAINE and OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH A SUSPENDED LICENSE (2nd offense). HUNTER is to remain drug free and undergo drug testing during the probationary period. The other charge was placed on file.
The charges stem from a motor vehicle stop in Lee on January 27, 2012.
One (1) count of POSSESSION OF HEROIN WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE (2nd offense) was dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth.
The investigation was conducted by members of the Lee Police Department.