Timeline in the Adam Lee Hall triple murder case


July 21, 2009: Adam Lee Hall purportedly lures David Glasser to his house in Peru, where he allegedly beat Glasser with a baseball bat after accusing him of stealing a car part.

July 23, 2009: The Berkshire County Drug Task Force arrests Hall on drug, gun and assault charges after interviews with Glasser and a search of Hall's home.

Sept. 30, 2009: Hall, a ranking member of the local chapter of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, is released from the Berkshire County Jail & House of Correction on $50,000 bond.

Aug. 14, 2010: Hall allegedly frames Glasser, a Pittsfield resident, for armed robbery in New York state to discredit him as a witness in an upcoming trial against Hall on drug, gun and assault charges.

September 2010: Hall requests a meeting with the FBI, during which he offers to become an informant against the Hells Angels in exchange for leniency in sentencing for his pending cases. The offer is rejected.

Nov. 29, 2010: Hall and two alleged accomplices are indicted on charges they pinned the phony robbery on Glasser .

March 15, 2011: Hall is released on $250,000 bond after the local chapter of the Hells Angels posted its clubhouse in Lee as surety, according to police.

Aug. 27-28, 2011: Glasser and two friends -- Edward Frampton and Robert Chadwell -- disappear from Glasser and Frampton's Linden Street apartment in Pittsfield.

Sept. 10, 2011: Police discover the bodies of Glasser, Chadwell and Frampton buried in a trench on private property in Becket. Hall and two alleged accomplices are charged with the slayings.

Sept. 12, 2011: Hall, David Chalue and Caius Veiovis are arraigned on three counts each of murder, kidnapping and witness intimidation.

Sept. 19, 2011: Police charge a fourth person, 65-year-old David Casey, of Canaan, N.Y., with three counts each of accessory after the fact to murder, kidnapping and witness intimidation for allegedly using his excavator to bury the bodies of Glasser, Chadwell and Frampton.

Oct. 6, 2011: Hall, Chalue and Veiovis are indicted by a grand jury on murder, kidnapping and witness intimidation charges. Casey is indicted on charges of accessory to murder, kidnapping and witness intimidation.

March 20, 2012: Casey gets court appointed lawyer Thomas J. Donohue Jr., after telling the court he has run out of money to keep his privately retained attorney, Robert M. Fuster Sr.

March 27, 2012: Attorney Leonard H. Cohen, citing "irrevocable differences" between himself and Chalue, steps down and is replaced by attorney Donald W. Frank.

Aug. 10 and 16, 2012: Hall, Veiovis and Chalue are arraigned on superseding indictments after Berkshire District Attorney David F. Capeless presents the case to the grand jury for a second time.

Sept. 12, 2012: Attorney William A. Rota steps down citing a "total breakdown" of his working relationship with Hall after the defendant allegedly spoke with police and revealed the defense attorney's strategy. Hall tells the court he believed there had been a "breach of trust" between himself and Rota. Attorney Alan J. Black is appointed to represent Hall.

February 2013: Chief Justice of the Superior Court Barbara J. Rouse appoints Judge C. Jeffrey Kinder to oversee the sprawling case after the prosecution and defense make a request for a single judge in the hopes of moving the case forward.

May 22, 2013: Judge sets trial date of Jan. 6, 2014, in the case.

October 2013: Judge orders separate trials for the three defendants and moves Hall's case to Springfield due to pretrial publicity in Berkshire County.

Feb. 7, 2014: Adam Lee Hall is convicted on three counts of murder. He is found guilty on 12 of the 16 other charges against him.


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