For Immediate Release - April 01, 2014

Hamilton arraigned on armed robbery and other charges

A Dalton man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court in connection with an armed robbery.  24 year old SHANE D. HAMILTON (23 Renee Drive) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

HAMILTON had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ARMED ROBBERY WHILE MASKED, one (1) count of ARMED ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO ROB, VICTIM 60 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, one (1) count of ARMED BREAKING AND ENTERING IN THE DAYTIME, PLACING A PERSON IN FEAR and one (1) count of ASSAULT BY MEANS OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON, VICTIM 60 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.  Judge Agostini ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $75,000 cash or $750,000 surety bail. 

It is alleged HAMILTON robbed an elderly couple in the Price Chopper parking lot, in Pittsfield, on March 12, 2014.    

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