For Immediate Release - February 26, 2014

Harvin arraigned on drug and firearm charges

A Bronx, New York man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on firearm and other charges.  38 year old ERNEST A. HARVIN appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

HARVIN had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of POSSESSION OF A SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF A FIREARM DURING THE COMMISSION OF A FELONY and one (1) count of POSSESSION OF HEROIN WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE.   Judge Agostini ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $50,000 cash or surety bail. 

The charges stem from a motor vehicle stop in Williamstown on September 5, 2013 and the execution of a search warrant in Hancock on September 9, 2013. 

The investigation was conducted by members of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force.