For Immediate Release - November 27, 2013

Witter enters not guilty pleas in Superior Court

A Bronx, New York man was arraigned this morning in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges.  31 year old DEREK WITTER a/k/a REPPY appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

WITTER had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY BY MEANS OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON and two (2) counts of INTIMIDATION OF A WITNESS OR OTHER PERSON.  Judge Agostini ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $70,000 cash or $700,000 surety bail on the condition WITTER have no contact with the alleged victim. 

The incidents allegedly occurred in North Adams between July 17, 2013 and July 29, 2013 and involved a 40 year old woman.     

The investigation was conducted by members of the North Adams Police Department and state police detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s office.