For Immediate Release - May 13, 2014

Foley pleads guilty to sexual assault charges

A Lanesborough man pleaded guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court to sexual assault charges.  19 year old CHAD FOLEY appeared before Judge Mary Lou Rup. 

FOLEY pleaded guilty to one (1) count of RAPE AND ABUSE OF A CHILD: NO FORCE, one (1) count of INDECENT ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A CHILD UNDER 14 and two (2) counts of INDECENT ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A PERSON WHO HAS ATTAINED 14.  Judge Rup ordered that he serve a 1 year sentence at the Berkshire County House of Correction for the RAPE AND ABUSE OF A CHILD: NO FORCE.   FOLEY was also placed on 2 years probation for the other charges on the conditions he have no contact with the victims, receive sex offender counseling and treatment, have no unsupervised contact with persons under 16, and undergo GPS monitoring.

The incidents occurred in Pittsfield between July 1, 2012 and August 31, 2012 and involved girls who are now 16 and 14 years of age. 

The investigation was conducted by members of the Pittsfield Police Department.