For Immediate Release - May 09, 2014

Mathews pleads guilty to a drug charge

A Pittsfield man pleaded guilty this morning in Berkshire Superior Court to a drug charge.  25 year old JOSEPH E. MATHEWS appeared before Judge Mary Lou Rup. 

MATHEWS pleaded guilty to one (1) count of POSSESSION OF COCAINE.  Judge Rup ordered that he serve an 8 month sentence at the Berkshire County House of Correction. 

The charge stems from an incident in Pittsfield on February 12, 2013.   

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