Pittsfield Police Department
Tuesday, Jan. 21
n 8:21 a.m.: Police arrest a 17-year-old male juvenile following a disturbance and charge him with assault and battery.
n 10:04 a.m.: Police investigate a signal light problem at Wahconah Heights on Wahconah Street. The matter is referred to another agency.
n 12:07 p.m.: Police arrest Louis S. Hoffman, 24, of Division Street, on a warrant.
n 1:03 p.m.: Police initiate a motor vehicle stop at Crosby Elementary School on West Street. A citation/warning is issued.
n 2:37 p.m.: Police arrest Justin T. James, 40, of Northampton Street, Boston; and Nakiba T. Brown, 30, of Johnston Road, Boston. James is charged with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute; possession of a Class A substance with the intent to distribute; and conspiracy to violate drug laws. Brown is charged with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, subsequent offense; possession of a Class A substance with the intent to distribute, subsequent offense; and conspiracy to violate drug laws.
n 2:48 p.m.: Police arrest George J. Bliss, 38, of South John Street, on two warrants.
n 3:50 p.m.: Police arrest William Todd Escobales, 21, of Woodlawn Avenue, and charge him with assault and battery and intimidating a witness.
n 4:46 p.m.: Police receive a report of larceny/forgery/fraud at the Bartlett School on Onota Street. Services are rendered.
n 7:01 p.m.: Police arrest Sheri L. Borsotti, 50, of Lincoln Street, and Rosemary E. Johnson, 61, of White Terrace. Borsotti is charged with assault and battery on a disabled person over the age of 60; Johnson is charged with assault and battery.
n 8:44 p.m.: Police arrest Jonathan Perez, 21, of Burbank Street, and charge him with failure to stop for police, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a motor vehicle lights violation, and vandalizing property.
Editor’s Note: This is a partial list, compiled from Pittsfield Police Department records. A charge is not a conviction. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges can be amended or dismissed.