Up to 17 more years in prison for Windsor man in family burglary spree


PITTSFIELD >> A Windsor man who participated in a two-year burglary spree has been sentenced to concurrent sentences of 15 to 17 years in state prison.

Aaron M. Tarjick, 40, pleaded guilty last month to a total of 60 counts in connection with thefts between October 2010 and May 2012, according to a the Berkshire District Attorney's Office.

Tarjick, who has a prior criminal history, was wearing a court-ordered GPS monitor while committing the crimes, which helped investigators solve the cases.

Many of the crimes were committed with his brother; the pair worked as a team and stored the stolen goods at their parents' home in Windsor.

James "Jamie" Tarjick, 44, was sentenced to 12 years in jail after pleading guilty last month to a total of 127 charges in both Berkshire and Hampshire counties.

James Tarjick Sr. and Nancy Tarjick have pleaded guilty to nine counts of receiving stolen property. Their cases were continued without a finding for two years.

Aaron Tarjick was sentenced on Friday in Berkshire County Superior Court to seven counts of unarmed burglary, nine counts of breaking and entering in the nighttime to commit a felony, 13 counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle to commit a felony, 25 counts of larceny over $250, three counts of larceny of a firearm, one count of larceny of a motor vehicle and two counts of larceny under $250.

This sentence will take effect after he completes a 19- to 25-year sentence imposed in a 2012 conviction on child sexual assault charges. In all, Tarjick could serve as much as 42 years behind bars.

He also has open cases for similar infractions in Hampshire County, which remain pending in the Northwestern District Attorney's office.


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