Two Pittsfield men charged in drug cases

Friday June 15, 2012

PITTSFIELD -- Two Pittsfield men were arraigned in separate drug cases on Thursday in Berkshire Superior Court, pleaded not guilty to their charges and were released.

Denzel C. Moody, aka Mecca, 19, of First Street, was arraigned before Judge Mary Lou Rup on three counts of cocaine distribution and a single count of drug violation in a school zone for allegedly selling drugs to a police informant on two occasions in August 2011.

Moody remains free on $500 bail. He is represented by attorney Michelle Mechta. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant Berkshire District Attorney Richard M. Locke. Moody is scheduled to be back in court in July.

Corey J. Hanger, 32, of Linden Street, was arraigned on three counts of cocaine distribution and single counts of cocaine possession with the intent to distribute and a drug violation in a school zone.

Police say Hanger was selling drugs in Pittsfield between Nov. 15, 2011, and May 9, 2012.

Attorney David Pixley is representing Hanger. Second Assistant Berkshire District Attorney Robert W. Kinzer III is prosecuting the case.

Hanger, who is out on $300 bail, is scheduled to be back in court in July.

Both investigations were conducted by the Berkshire County Drug Task Force.


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