On Tuesday January 9th, Peter Campbell pleaded guilty and was sentenced on three charges related to an incident in 2021. Campbell was sentenced by the Honorable Judge Agostini in Berkshire Superior Court.
|Breaking and Entering in the Nighttime with Intent to Commit a Felony
|2 years and 6 days in the House of Corrections
|Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
|2 years and 6 days in the House of Corrections concurrent with count 1
|Larceny From a Building
|2 years’ probation on and after with the following conditions:
On July 28, 2021, the Defendant, along with a second accomplice, broke into a residence on 41 Perrine Avenue, Pittsfield. Upon entry, the two men targeted one of the individuals inside the residence and began assaulting him. The assault included striking the victim’s face with a firearm and firing a shot near the victim’s foot. While the assault was taking place, Cambell began to search the apartment. The Defendant and the accomplice briefly left the residence and then returned a few minutes later. Upon return they took piles of clothes, got into a vehicle, and fled from the scene.
Evidence used in the case included external video surveillance from the residence; phone records; recovery of the stolen items; and DNA identification from a mask found outside of the residence.
Assistant District Attorney Joseph Yorlano represented the Commonwealth. Tara Jones-Nutting served as the victim witness advocate on behalf of the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office.