For Immediate Release - November 06, 2013

Matthieu Cantarella is arraigned on drug charges

A Pittsfield man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges.  29 year old MATTHIEU J. CANTARELLA (82 Lafayette Street) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

CANTARELLA had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on two (2) counts of DISTRIBUTION OF COCAINE, two (2) counts of DISTRIBUTION OF OXYCODONE and one (1) count of CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE DRUG LAWS, TO WIT: DISTRIBUTION OF COCAINE AND OXYCODONE.  Judge Agostini released him on personal recognizance. 

It is alleged that CANTARELLA sold cocaine on March 15, 2013 and April 2, 2013 and oxycodone on March 29, 2013 and April 7, 2013.  It is also alleged he conspired with others to sell the drugs between March 3, 2013 and April 30, 2013.    

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