On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 12:23 PM, Pittsfield Police Patrol Units were dispatched to 18 Linn Street in Pittsfield for the report of a B&E in progress.  According to witnesses, two suspects had fled the residence prior to Officers’ arrival. The suspects were described as two black males, wearing hooded sweatshirts, jeans, and carrying backpacks. 

A short time later, Officers located two juveniles in the area of the Saint Joseph Cemetery on Peck’s Road. The two juveniles matched the physical and clothing description reported to Officers by several witnesses. 

Evidence from the break was recovered by several Pittsfield Police K9 Handlers and their partners. This evidence was in the area where the two juveniles were located by Officers.  Additionally, video surveillance was collected by Crime Scene Services.

This incident is currently under investigation by Officer Kipp Steinman of the Pittsfield Police Uniformed Patrol Division, the Pittsfield Police Detective Bureau and Crime Scene Services. 

Anyone who has any information regarding this incident is requested to contact Officer Kipp Steinman of the Pittsfield Police Department at 413-448-9700 extension 601.  Information can also be provided anonymously via the Detective Bureau, the Drug Tips hotline at 413-448-9708, or by texting “PITTIP” plus your message to TIP411 (847411).

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