BERKSHIRE COUNTY, Mass. -- A Berkshire County man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he stole approximately $6,000 from a 98-year-old woman in his care.
Police say William Belcher Jr., 60, committed the alleged thefts in Dalton between November of 2009 and February of this year.
Belcher Jr. has been charged with caretaker abuse of an elder and larceny over $250 from a person 60 years of age or older. He pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday afternoon and is barred from having any contact with the alleged victim.