For Immediate Release - June 19, 2013

Thompson pleads guilty, sent to jail

A Dalton man pleaded guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court to several charges.  31 year old MAHADI SHADI THOMPSON appeared before Judge Mary Lou Rup. 

THOMPSON pleaded guilty to two (2) counts of LARCENY FROM A PERSON.  Judge Rup ordered that he serve a 2 and a half year sentence to the Berkshire County House of Correction on the first count of LARCENY FROM A PERSON.  THOMPSON was placed on 2 years probation on the other count with the conditions he refrain from using illegal drugs, undergo drug and mental health counseling, not have any contact with the victims or the stores they work at and repay $660 dollars in restitution.    

THOMPSON took money from employees of the Convenience Plus in Pittsfield and 7-Eleven in Adams on December 10, 2012.    

The investigations were conducted by members of the Pittsfield and Adams Police Departments.