For Immediate Release - June 12, 2014

Richards pleads guilty to child pornography charges, sentencing in September

A North Adams man pleaded guilty this morning in Berkshire Superior Court to child pornography charges.  54 year old DENNIS P. RICHARDS appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

RICHARDS pleaded guilty to three (3) counts of KNOWINGLY POSSESSING VISUAL MATERIAL OF A CHILD DEPICTED IN SEXUAL CONDUCT.  Judge Agostini released him on personal recognizance pending sentencing which will occur on September 10, 2014 at 2 p.m.

RICHARDS possessed child pornography on April 10, 2013.   

The investigation was conducted by state troopers assigned to District Attorney’s Office and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.