For Immediate Release - April 23, 2014

Massey appears in Superior Court on drug charges

A North Adams man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on drug charges.  43 year old THOMAS H. MASSEY. JR. a/k/a THOMAS HUGH LEPREE appeared before Judge Daniel Ford. 

MASSEY had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of TRAFFICKING IN COCAINE, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE and one (1) count of CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE DRUG LAWS, TO WIT: POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE.  Judge Ford ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $10,000 bail.     

The charges stem from the execution of a search warrant at 74 Liberty Street on March 17, 2014.  

The investigation was conducted by members of the North Adams and Pittsfield Police Departments and state troopers assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, members of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force.