For Immediate Release - March 10, 2014

Cohen appears in Court on sexual assault charges

A New Marlborough man was arraigned this morning in Berkshire Superior Court on sexual assault charges.  55 year old ERIC J. COHEN appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

COHEN had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on four (4) counts of RAPE OF A CHILD: WITH FORCE and one (1) count of ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO COMMIT RAPE UPON A CHILD.  Judge Agostini ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $25,000 cash bail on the condition he have no contact with the alleged victim.   

It is alleged that COHEN assaulted a woman who is now 33 years of age.  The incidents are alleged to have occurred in North Adams between January 1, 1992 and May 20, 1994.    

The investigation was conducted by state police detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office.