For Immediate Release - August 06, 2013

Steven Sumpter is arraigned on an assault and battery charge

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court.  19 year old STEVEN A. SUMPTER (47 John Street) appeared before Judge Daniel Ford. 

SUMPTER had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY.  Judge Ford released SUMPTER on $2,500 cash or $25,000 surety bail on the condition he have no contact with the alleged victim.    

The charge stems from an incident in North Adams on June 15, 2013 involving a 40 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.