For Immediate Release - May 29, 2013

Thomas is sent to jail on firearm charges

A Jamaica Plain, New York man pleaded guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court to firearm charges.  24 year old LAMEEK THOMAS a/k/a ISIAH TYREE WEST and SHOWTIME appeared before Judge C. Jeffrey Kinder. 

THOMAS pleaded guilty to one (1) count of ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION WITHOUT A FIREARM IDENTIFICATION CARD, one (1) count of IMPROPER STORAGE OF A FIREARM and one (1) count of POSSESSION OF A FIREARM WITH A DEFACED SERIAL NUMBER.  Judge Kinder ordered him to serve concurrent 18 month sentences at the Berkshire County House of Correction on the charges of ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN and POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION WITHOUT A FIREARM IDENTIFICATION CARD.  THOMAS was given concurrent jail time on the other charges.   

The charges stem from a motor vehicle stop in Pittsfield on July 3, 2012. 

The investigation was conducted by members of the Pittsfield Police Department.