Richmond man pleads guilty to drug charges | Crime
A Richmond man pleaded guilty this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court to drug charges.
The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office says 36-year-old Michael Cargill was in possession of cocaine and oxycodone with the intent to sell the drugs when he was arrested on March 3, 2010. They say he also conspired with others to sell oxycontin between December 22, 2009 and April 15, 2010.
Cargill pleaded guilty to 1 count of trafficking in cocaine, 1 count of possession of oxycodone with intent to distribute and 1 count of conspiracy to violate drug laws, to wit: distribution of oxycontin.
He was ordered to serve concurrent 5 to 8 year state prison sentences at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction.
The investigation was conducted by members of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force, including state troopers assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, members of the Pittsfield, Adams, North Adams, Dalton, Lee, Lenox, Williamstown, Lanesborough, Great Barrington and Stockbridge Police Departments, federal investigators from the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.