David Capeless

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Samantha Wood, Managing Editor of The Berkshire Eagle, about Berkshire DA David Capeless's retirement announcement.  They also discuss the discovery of Joanne Ringer's body in Hatfield nearly a year after she went missing.

Berkshire DA Announces Surprise Retirement

Mar 1, 2018
Josh Landes

At times choking up, Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless surprised the county by announcing his retirement Thursday morning.

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The Berkshire County District Attorney’s office and local schools will be teaming up to bring drug abuse and prevention classes to students as young as 9. It’s in response to an uptick in the number of children abusing drugs in the region.

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Berkshire County District Attorney David Capeless marked the start of his third full term Tuesday afternoon, taking the oath of office at Berkshire Superior Court in Pittsfield. Over the past year, the Democrat’s office secured three life sentences in a gruesome 2011 triple murder.

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Berkshire County District Attorney David Capeless marked the start of his third full term Tuesday afternoon taking the oath of office before a crowd of area law enforcement leaders at Berkshire Superior Court in Pittsfield.

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Berkshire County District Attorney David Capeless is scheduled to take the oath of office marking the start of his third full term Tuesday.

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Berkshire County District Attorney David Capeless announced Thursday he will run for reelection in November.

Capeless says the recent guilty verdicts and subsequent life sentencing of Adam Lee Hall for the gruesome murders of three Berkshire County men in 2011 will help his run for another four-year term.