For Immediate Release - May 28, 2014

Rawlins enters not guilty pleas in Superior Court

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this morning in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges.  30 year old ERICH R. RAWLINS (92 Deming Street) appeared before Judge Mary Lou Rup. 

RAWLINS had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ARMED ROBBERY WHILE MASKED, one (1) count of LARCENY OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (CLONAZEPAM) and one (1) count of LARCENY OVER $250.  Judge Rup ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $52,000 bail. 

It is alleged that RAWLINS committed an armed robbery at the Elm Street Getty, in Pittsfield, on January 24, 2011.  It is also alleged that he took money on March 24, 2014 and drugs on April 11, 2014.  Those incidents are also alleged to have occurred in Pittsfield. 

The investigations were conducted by members of the Pittsfield Police Department.