Readsboro man arrested on out of state warrant

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READSBORO — A 62-year-old man was arrested on a warrant following an incident in Readsboro yesterday.

Police say they were notified by the North Adams Mass Police Department that Gene F. Peterson, of Readsboro, had committed two felonies in Massachusetts.

According to the report, Gene has violated his conditions of release by having contact with a juvenile under the age of 18 and by not abiding by existing conditions.

The North Adams Police Department had applied for and was granted an extraditable warrant through the Northern Berkshire District Court, MA.

Police say the warrant was confirmed active and that the State of Massachusetts would extradite.

Gene was arrested and transported to the State Police – Shaftsbury barracks for processing.

He was remanded to the Southern State Correctional Facility to be held without bail.