Area police news
■ Joseph W. Mason, 25, of 345 Lincoln Ave., was arrested Monday at 12:46 a.m. on Presidents Drive on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
■ Aiden Mullaney Barrett, 18, of Ashfield, was arrested Saturday at 1:42 a.m. on Montague Road on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
■ Christopher Robert Shippa, 29, of 56 Elm St., Hatfield, was arrested Saturday at 1:03 a.m. on North Pleasant Street on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (second offense).
■ Edward Bergeron, 49, of Amesbury, was arrested Sunday at 3:28 p.m. on Center Street on a warrant.
■ Police are investigating a reported break-in at Meadowbrook Apartments. According to police, the alleged victim locked his door before leaving his apartment at approximately 5 p.m. Sunday and returned three hours later to find about $600 cash and prescription pain medication missing.