Charges For North Adams Mans Prank
The Berkshire Eagle reports a North Adams man is facing charges after a "glitter bomb" he mailed to a neighbor in May as a prank resulted in the evacuation of the North Adams Police Department.
Although the suspicious package was only a prank pulled by Ashland Street resident 66 year old Michael Dargie, , police say it caused a very real disruption.
Dargie initially denied sending any package but, after being read his Miranda Rights, he admitted to sending the glitter bomb, according to the police report.
He also allegedly had a message placed inside the glitter bomb that stated "your car will be next."
Dargie was released on personal recognizance after pleading not guilty on Monday to single counts of use of a hoax substance or device, disorderly conduct, and disturbing the peace.
A charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon was dismissed at a show-cause hearing prior to arraignment.
Dargie is next scheduled to appear Sept. 28 for a pretrial hearing.