For Immediate Release - May 16, 2014

Vickery pleads guilty, sent to jail and placed on probation

A Pittsfield man pleaded guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court to breaking and entering charges.  24 year old MICHAEL A. VICKERY appeared before Judge Mary Lou Rup. 

VICKERY pleaded guilty to six (6) counts of BREAKING AND ENTERING IN THE DAYTIME WITH INTENT TO COMMIT A FELONY, two (2) counts of RECEIVING PROPERTY OVER $250 and three (3) counts of LARCENY OF A FIREARM.  Judge Rup ordered that he serve concurrent 2 year sentences at the Berkshire County House of Correction on the six (6) counts of BREAKING AND ENTERING IN THE DAYTIME WITH INTENT TO COMMIT A FELONY.  The Judge also placed him on 2 years probation on two (2) counts of RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY OVER $250, with the conditions he remain drug free, undergo testing and counseling and receive a Psych evaluation and treatment during the probationary period.

VICKERY broke into homes in Becket, Hinsdale, Lanesborough and Richmond and was in possession of stolen property.  The incidents occurred between January 19, 2013 and March 6, 2013.     

Three (3) counts of LARCENY OF A FIREARM were dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth.

The investigation was conducted members of the Lanesborough Police Department and state troopers assigned to the Lee barracks.