NORTH ADAMS -- The following cases were heard in Northern Berkshire District Court on Wednesday: * Brendon Smith, 21, of Cliff Street in North Adams, was arraigned on charges of receiving stolen property over $250 and being a fugitive from justice on a court warrant. A pretrial hearing has been scheduled for July 12.
* Christopher J. Plankey, 33, of West Street in Adams, admitted to sufficient facts on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and an equipment violation. Plankey was fined $635 and given a 45-day loss of license, and the case was continued without a finding until June 25, 2014.
-- Phil Demers