For Immediate Release - August 29, 2013

James pleads guilty to a drug trafficking charge

A Springfield man pleaded guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court to a drug charge.  30 year old MARCUS D. JAMES appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

JAMES pleaded guilty to one (1) count of TRAFFICKING IN COCAINE.  Judge Agostini ordered that he serve a 2 to 3 year state prison sentence at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction.   

The incident occurred in Pittsfield on May 4, 2012. 

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