For Immediate Release - April 02, 2014

Cohen is arraigned on sexual assault charges

A New Marlborough man was arraigned this afternoon 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 two (2) counts of RAPE.  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 50 years of age.  The incidents are alleged to have occurred in North Adams between May 1, 2003 and May 31, 2003.    

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