Nguyen is arraigned in Superior Court
A Lee man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges. 51 year old PHAP NGUYEN (175 Beartown Mountain Road) appeared before Judge John Agostini.
NGUYEN had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ARMED ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO MURDER and one (1) count of CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. Judge Agostini released him on $5,000 cash or $50,000 surety bail.
It is alleged that NGUYEN shot and injured a 30 year old man who lived at the same address. It is also alleged that NGUYEN shot and killed a dog belonging to the victim. The incidents are alleged to have occurred December 13, 2012.
The investigation was conducted by state police detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, members of the Lee Police Department and troopers assigned to the Ballistics and Crime Scene Services Section of the Massachusetts State Police.