For Immediate Release - August 06, 2013

Quintin Sumpter appears in Superior Court on assault charges

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges.  24 year old QUINTIN J. SUMPTER (47 John Street) appeared before Judge Daniel Ford. 

SUMPTER had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY BY MEANS OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON and one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY.  Judge Ford released SUMPTER on $6,500 cash or $65,000 surety bail on the condition he have no contact with the alleged victim. 

The charges stem from an incident in North Adams on June 15, 2013 involving a 41 year old man.

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