PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Jason M. Lemieux, 31, pleaded guilty this morning in Berkshire Superior Court to several charges.
He pleaded guilty to two counts of threat to commit a crime, to wit: murder, two counts of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, eight counts of assault and battery, one count of intimidation of a witness or other person and one count of misleading a police officer or other person.
Judge Agostini ordered that he serve concurrent 3 1/2 to 6 year state prison sentences at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction on the charges of threat to commit a crime, to wit: murder, intimidation of a witness or other person, misleading a police officer or other person and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.
Lemieux was given concurrent 2 1/2 year suspended house of correction sentences on the other charges and was placed on 3 year's probation.
During the probationary period, Lemieux is to remain on house arrest and wear a GPS monitor. He will be allowed to leave the house to go to work, counseling sessions, medical appointments and religious services.
Lemieux is also prohibited from owning firearms and must have no contact with the victim.