In the courts
In Berkshire Superior Court on Thursday:
Jay A. Deeley, 50, of North Adams was arraigned on one count of unarmed robbery.
He was released by Judge Daniel Ford on $1,000 bail already posted in the District Court.
Deeley is accused of robbing a clerk at the North Adams Xtra Mart on January 1.
The investigation was conducted by members of the North Adams Police Department.
Derrick C. LaForest, 33, of Pittsfield was arraigned on charges of trafficking in heroin, conspiracy to violate drug laws and intimidation of a witness.
He was released by Judge Daniel Ford on $25,000 bail already posted in the District Court.
The charges stem from a motor vehicle stop in Pittsfield on Jan. 21.
The investigation was conducted by state troopers assigned to the Cheshire barracks.
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