For Immediate Release - February 27, 2014

Beckett arraigned on assault charges

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this morning in Berkshire Superior Court on assault charges.  30 year old JAMEAIL C. BECKETT appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

BECKETT had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY BY MEANS OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON and one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY.  Judge Agostini ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $5,000 cash bail on the condition he have no direct or indirect contact with the alleged victim.    

The incident involved a 27 year old woman and allegedly occurred in Pittsfield on January 19, 2014. 

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