For Immediate Release - February 27, 2014

Saez sent to state prison after pleading guilty

A North Adams man pleaded guilty this morning in Berkshire Superior Court.  45 year old MISAEL SAEZ a/k/a ISMAEL BAIZ appeared before Judge John Agostini.

SAEZ pleaded guilty to one (1) count of ASSAULT AND BATTERY CAUSING SERIOUS BODILY INJURY in connection with an incident that took place at the Berkshire County House of Correction on April 10, 2013.  SAEZ, who was serving a sentence at the facility, attacked another inmate, a 51 year old male. 

Judge Agostini ordered that he serve a 4 to 5 year state prison sentence at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction. 

The investigation was conducted by members of the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office.