For Immediate Release - December 11, 2013

Sumpter has his case continued for 6 months

A Pittsfield man pleaded guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court.  20 year old STEVEN A. SUMPTER appeared before Judge Daniel Ford. 

SUMPTER pleaded guilty to one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY.  Judge Ford continued the charge without a finding for 6 months on the condition he have no contact with the 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.