Pittsfield man arraigned on sexual assault charges

A Pittsfield man has been arraigned in Berkshire Superior Court on sexual assault charges. 20 year old WILLIAM J. DANIELS, JR. (771 Tyler Street) appeared before Judge Daniel Ford.

DANIELS had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on two (2) counts of RAPE and one (1) count of INDECENT ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A PERSON OVER THE AGE OF 14. Judge Ford released him on personal recognizance on the condition DANIELS have no contact with the alleged victim.

The incidents are alleged to have occurred in Pittsfield between January 2, 2011 and April 1, 2011. The alleged victim is a 17 year old woman.

The investigation was conducted by members of the Pittsfield Police Department.