For Immediate Release - July 22, 2013

Nieves is arraigned on ABDW and assault charges

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges.  38 year old JOHNNY NIEVES (53 Burbank Street) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

NIEVES had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on three (3) counts of ASSAULT AND BATTERY BY MEANS OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON and one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY in connection with an incident in North Adams on June 15, 2013 involving a 41 year old man and a 22 year old woman.

Judge Agostini ordered that NIEVES be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $2,500 bail on the condition he have no contact with the male victim. 

The investigation was conducted by members of the North Adams Police Department and state police detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office.