Podavini found guilty, sentencing Friday
A Pittsfield man was found guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court. The jury deliberated for about 2 hours before returning its verdict against 42 year old BRIAN K. PODAVINI.
PODAVINI was found guilty on one (1) count INTIMIDATION OF A WITNESS OR OTHER PERSON. Judge Ford ordered that he be held without bail at the Berkshire County House of Correction pending sentencing which will occur Friday, January 11th at 9 a.m.
The incident occurred in Pittsfield on September 25, 2011 and involved a 25 year old man.
PODAVINI was found not guilty on one (1) count of KIDNAPPING and (2) counts of ASSAULT AND BATTERY BY MEANS OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON.
The investigation was conducted by members of the Pittsfield Police Department.