For Immediate Release - November 06, 2013

Capitano appears in Court on conspiracy and accessory charges

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges.  57 year old PAUL J. CAPITANIO (106 Parkside Avenue) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

CAPITANIO had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT, TO WIT: DISTRIBUTION OF OXYCODONE and one (1) count of CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE DRUG LAWS, TO WIT: POSSESSION OF OXYCODONE.  Judge Agostini released him on $500 bail. 

It is alleged that CAPITANIO provided his oxycodone supplier with information concerning Drug Task Force raids between April 29, 2013 and April 30, 2013.  It is also alleged he conspired with others to possess oxycodone between March 3, 2013 and April 30, 2013.    

The investigation was conducted by members of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force.