For Immediate Release - November 06, 2013

Matta enters not guilty pleas on drug charges

A Pittsfield woman was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on drug charges.  24 year old ANNETTE Z. MATTA (6 White Terrace) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

MATTA had not guilty pleas entered on her behalf on one (1) count of TRAFFICKING IN COCAINE, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF HEROIN WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE and one (1) count of POSSESSION OF PHENCYCLIDINE in connection with the execution of a search warrant at her home on September 4, 2013. 

Judge Agostini released her on $2,500 cash or $25,000 surety bail.   

The investigation was conducted by members of the Pittsfield Police Department and state troopers assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, members of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force.