For Immediate Release - June 19, 2013

Saez is arraigned for assaulting an inmate

A North Adams man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court.  46 year old MISAEL SAEZ a/k/a ISMAEL BAIZ  (170 Mohawk Forrest Blvd) appeared before Judge Mary Lou Rup.

SAEZ had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY CAUSING SERIOUS BODILY INJURY in connection with an incident that took place at the Berkshire County House of Correction on April 10, 2013.  SAEZ, who was serving a sentence at the facility, allegedly attacked another inmate, a 51 year old male. 

Judge Rup ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $8,000 cash or $80,000 surety bail. 

The investigation was conducted by members of the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office.