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Pittsfield man sentenced to 10 years for 2011 crime spree

There are 5 comments on the Berkshire Eagle story from Nov 29, 2012, titled Pittsfield man sentenced to 10 years for 2011 crime spree. In it, Berkshire Eagle reports that:

Daniel Knight will be spending the next decade in prison for his role in a drug-fueled crime spree in the summer of 2011.

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beautiful Pittsfield

United States

#1 Nov 30, 2012
Drugs are ruining people's life. I just don't understand why a clinic that may offer some help for some people, because I don't believe everyone wants help, met with such hostility from the city.
beautiful Pittsfield

South Windsor, CT

#3 Nov 30, 2012
In the news recently in Pittsfield it's been alleged that drugs/drug use/drug abuse are at the center of a number criminal cases, or not, if you're a cop. And it's not just a bunch of punk kids. In one case, allegedly a fireman has lost his job after he allegedly broke into a sports club and committed robbery, allegedly. In another case it's alleged that a nurse in responsible for a number of armed, masked robberies. And in another case recently three people in the healthcare field were charged with drug violations. And in the PPD an officer admitted to his involvement with illegal drugs. These are not a bunch of punks. They are law enforcement, firemen, and nurses. These are people put in positions of trust. And they're allegedly abusing drugs. So I would prefer that there are places to get help if they want it. Because these people are probably not going to jail and some will not lose their jobs.
praxis55

Dalton, MA

#4 Nov 30, 2012
All drugs should be legal and given out for free.
beautiful Pittsfield

South Windsor, CT

#5 Dec 1, 2012
Sometime addiction makes addicts do unforgivable things. Addicts will manipulate, lie, cheat, steal and destroy anyone who gets in the way of thier addiction. I could almost understand an addict's reluctance to get clean and face the harm, the heartache, the devastation they've caused. I could almost understand it, but I won't forgive it. Because somethings are unforgivable. But for anyone who has the courage to face the devastation of their addiction on themselves and others, I really don't want any obstacles in their way.
Praxis44

Dalton, MA

#6 Dec 1, 2012
beautiful Pittsfield wrote:
Sometime addiction makes addicts do unforgivable things. Addicts will manipulate, lie, cheat, steal and destroy anyone who gets in the way of thier addiction. I could almost understand an addict's reluctance to get clean and face the harm, the heartache, the devastation they've caused. I could almost understand it, but I won't forgive it. Because somethings are unforgivable. But for anyone who has the courage to face the devastation of their addiction on themselves and others, I really don't want any obstacles in their way.
Amazingly certain destructive drugs are legal, socially accepted, marketed, and taxed.

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