AREA POLICE NEWS
∎ Robert William Auffinger, 36, who provided an address as the streets of Amherst, was arrested Tuesday at 3:03 p.m. on North Pleasant Street on a warrant, police said.
∎ Police received a report of vandalism to a vehicle parked on Pioneer Knolls. According to police, sometime between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday the vehicle was defaced with mustard and slices of lunch meat.
∎ Ashley Jason Parnell, 36, of 20 Hampton Ave., Apt. 506, was arrested about 3:46 a.m. at home on a charge of domestic assault after a verbal argument allegedly escalated, police said.
∎ Alexander J. Hoopes, 18, of Haverhill was arrested Sunday at 5:54 p.m. at Pierpont dormitory on a charge of domestic assault and battery, police said.
∎ Amanda Lynn Bertino, 21, of Natick,was arrested Saturday at 2:02 a.m. at Field dormitory on charges of domestic assault and battery and malicious destruction of property over $250, police said.