For Immediate Release - April 23, 2014

Blasi arraigned on drug charges

A North Adams woman was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on drug charges.  45 year old BRENDA L. BLASI (74 Liberty Street) appeared before Judge Daniel Ford. 

BLASI had not guilty pleas entered on her behalf on one (1) count of TRAFFICKING IN COCAINE, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE (2nd offense) and one (1) count of CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE DRUG LAWS, TO WIT: POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE.  Judge Ford ordered that she be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $25,000 bail.     

The charges stem from the execution of a search warrant at 74 Liberty Street on March 17, 2014.  

The investigation was conducted by members of the North Adams and Pittsfield Police Departments and state troopers assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, members of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force.