For Immediate Release - July 01, 2013

Richards appears in Court on pornography charges

A North Adams man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on child pornography charges.  53 year old DENNIS P. RICHARDS (176 Union Street) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

RICHARDS had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on three (3) counts of KNOWINGLY POSSESSING VISUAL MATERIAL OF A CHILD DEPICTED IN SEXUAL CONDUCT.  Judge Agostini released him on personal recognizance.

It is alleged that RICHARDS possessed child pornography on April 10, 2013.   

The investigation was conducted by state troopers assigned to District Attorney’s Office and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.