North Adams Woman Avoids Jail Time
A North Adams woman arrested in 2018 as part of an investigation into heroin dealing had her case continued without a finding Wednesday, after pleading guilty in Berkshire Superior Court to a distribution charge.
Seton Janulis, 33, and her co-defendant, Chad Lutz, 41, also of North Adams, were identified by confidential informants as using a Hall Street apartment as a base of operations for heroin dealing.
Neither the state nor Janulis' attorney were seeking jail time. The attorneys differed only on whether Janulis would serve two years of probation and have the felony conviction on her record or whether she would have her charge continued without a finding and ultimately dismissed.
Both recommendations called for Janulis to abide by the same conditions for two years, including remaining drug free, undergoing a substance abuse evaluation and following whatever recommendations are made as a result.
The two were under surveillance, and investigators received word that Lutz had run out of heroin and was planning to resupply, according to Assistant Berkshire District Attorney Megan Tesoniero.
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