AREA POLICE NEWS
∎ Thomas Nocella Jr., 20, of 233 Strong St., was arrested Friday at 1:42 a.m. at an Amherst home on charges of domestic assault and battery, malicious destruction of property over $250 and resisting arrest, police said.
Nocella was arrested after he allegedly shoved a woman and destroyed her cellphone, police said. The woman didn’t require medical attention, according to police.
∎ Police are investigating incidents reported Friday at 1:17 a.m. in which a man allegedly jumped on the hoods of more than 10 vehicles parked at Puffton Village, 1040 North Pleasant St., causing small dents and scratches. A possible suspect has been identified and could face charges, police said.
∎ Teryn Berard, 19, of 103 Reservoir Road, Westhampton, was arrested at 66 Plain St. Thursday at 2:50 a.m. on a warrant.
∎ Markell Torres, 17, of 7 Pomeroy Place, was arrested at Union Street Plaza Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. on charges of assault and battery after he allegedly hit his brother in the face.
∎ Stuart Chase, 21, of 260 Main St., Unit 1F, Leeds, was arrested Thursday at 4:49 p.m. at the intersection of Bay Road and Middle Street on three warrants and a charge of furnishing a false name to police, police said.
∎ Matthew J. Lyman, 25, of Florence Road, Florence, was arrested at 1:42 a.m. Friday on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol (second offense) and speeding, after police stopped him on Pleasant Street in Northampton.
∎ Chester H. Middlebrooks III, 24, of Worthington Street, Springfield, was arrested at the intersection of Bridge Road and Jackson Street Thursday at 3:13 a.m. on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and speeding.
∎ Thomas Morgan Kennedy, 53, of 129 Pleasant St., Apt. 33, was arrested at his apartment Wednesday at 7:12 p.m. on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery. Police said Kennedy was screaming in the hallway about the conditions in the building when he brandished a 4-foot metal rod at his neighbor, threatened to stab him with it.
∎ A 32-year-old Somerville man was transported to Cooley Dickinson Hospital shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday after police said he exposed himself to a crowd at the Umphrey’s McGee concert at the Calvin Theatre.