For Immediate Release - January 29, 2014

Brackett enters not guilty pleas on drug charges

A North Adams woman was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on drug charges.  22 year old CATHERINE E. BRACKETT (376 Union Street) appeared before Judge Daniel Ford. 

BRACKETT had not guilty pleas entered on her behalf on one (1) count of DISTRIBUTION OF COCAINE, two (2) counts of CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE DRUG LAWS and one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE.  Judge Ford ordered that she be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $1,000 cash or $10,000 surety bail. 

The incidents allegedly occurred in North Adams between January 1, 2013 and November 26, 2013.    

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