For Immediate Release - June 09, 2014

Scott Kearin is arraigned on drug and gun charges

A Lee man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on drug and firearm charges.  28 year old SCOTT A. KEARIN (19 Franklin Street) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

KEARIN had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of TRAFFICKING IN HEROIN, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF HEROIN, one (1) count of ILLEGAL OWNERSHIP OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN, one (1) count of POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION WITHOUT A FIREARM IDENTIFICATION CARD and one (1) count of CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE DRUG LAWS, TO WIT: DISTRIBUTION OF HEROIN.  Judge Agostini released him on $10,000 bail. 

The charges stem from the execution of a search warrant at his home on April 29, 2014. 

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