For Immediate Release - April 01, 2014

Swazy enters a not guilty plea on an armed robbery charge

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges.  18 year old DAMARCUS F. SWAZY (32 Second Street) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

SWAZY had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ARMED ROBBERY WHILE MASKED and one (1) count of ASSAULT BY MEANS OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON.  Judge Agostini ordered that he be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction without the right to bail pending a dangerousness hearing. 

It is alleged SWAZY held up a cab driver in Pittsfield on February 16, 2014. 

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