For Immediate Release - March 21, 2014

Ellis pleads guilty, sent to jail

A Troy, New York man pleaded guilty this morning in Berkshire Superior Court.  43 year old LEONARD ELLIS appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

ELLIS pleaded guilty to one (1) count of LARCENY FROM A PERSON, one (1) count of ASSAULT BY MEANS OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON and one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY in connection with an incident involving a 29 year old man in North Adams on January 4, 2013.

Judge Agostini ordered that ELLIS serve concurrent 2 year sentences at the Berkshire County House of Correction.

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