On Wednesday, July, 28, The Pittsfield Police Department patrol officers responded to a residence in Pittsfield for a reported home invasion. A subsequent investigation revealed that two men forced their way into a home with a firearm. The suspects assaulted a man at the residence and later fled the home. A firearm was discharged in the residence by one of the suspects during the incident. Minor injuries to one of the victims was reported.

Through a determined investigative effort to include obtaining and executing multiple search warrants, Pittsfield Police Department Investigators were able to make two arrests. On July 29, 24-year-old Peter Campbell was arrested and charged with Home Invasion (while armed and masked). On August 5, 22-year-old Jawuan Loiodice-St. John was arrested on a warrant, charging him with Home Invasion (while armed and masked). Additional charges against both men may be forthcoming. Both men are residents of Berkshire County.

“This is a great example of the police work being done on a daily basis by the Pittsfield Police Department,” Chief Michael Wynn said. “I would like to thank the victims in the case, as well as other members of the community, for their assistance and perseverance in this case. ”

The investigation into this incident is ongoing and being conducted by members of the Pittsfield Police Department Detective Bureau, with assistance from members of the Berkshire County Sherriff’s Department and Massachusetts State Police. Anyone who wishes to provide information regarding this incident is asked to contact the lead investigator, Detective Diane Bassett, at 413-448-9700 x529.

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