For Immediate Release - February 27, 2014

Cohen pleads not guilty to 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 AND ABUSE OF A CHILD AGGRAVATED BY AN AGE DIFFERENCE, one (1) count of INDECENT ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A CHILD UND ETHER AGE OF 14 and two (2) counts of INDECENT ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A PERSON WHO HAS ATTAINED 14.  Judge Agostini ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $2,500 cash bail on the condition he have no contact with the alleged victim.   

It is alleged that COHEN assaulted a 15 year old girl in New Marlborough between September 1, 2012 and January 12, 2014. 

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