For Immediate Release - March 31, 2014

Gaetani found guilty, will be sentenced tomorrow

A Pittsfield man was found guilty this morning in Berkshire Superior Court on firearm charges.  The jury deliberated for about 3 hours over a two day period before returning its verdict against 30 year old JUSTIN C. GAETANI (103 Bradford Street). 

GAETANI was found guilty on two (2) counts of ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A LARGE CAPACITY WEAPON, twelve (12) counts of ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A LARGE CAPACITY FEEDING DEVICE, two (2) counts of ILLEGAL OWNERSHIP OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION WITHOUT A FIREARM IDENTIFICATION CARD, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF A FIREARM WITH A DEFACED SERIAL NUMBER, three (3) counts of IMPROPER STORAGE OF A LARGE CAPACITY FIREARM and one (1) count of IMPROPER STORAGE OF A FIREARM.  Judge John Agostini ordered that he be held without the right to bail pending sentencing which will occur tomorrow.   

The charges stem from the execution of a search warrant at his home on March 3, 2013. 

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