Area police news
∎ Gerald F. Wark, 51, of 31 Sterling Drive, was arrested Friday at 12:36 p.m. on Holyoke Street on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, speeding and failing to stay within marked lanes.
∎ Shane M. Devino, 20, of 408 East St., was arrested Thursday at 5:18 p.m. on charges of shoplifting and being a minor in possession of alcohol after allegedly taking alcohol from the Union Street Package Store.
∎ Robert M. Dibble, 54, of 26 Holyoke St., was arrested at home Wednesday at 8:52 p.m. on a warrant.
∎ Jessica L. Shea, 25, of Chicopee, was arrested about 1:52 a.m. Friday on Pleasant Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, two charges of possessing a class E drug (lorazepam, adipex), operating a motor vehicle without a valid inspection sticker and improper operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop for a loud exhaust, police said.
∎ Jennifer G. Banner, 22, of 38 Glendale Road, Florence, was arrested about 3:49 a.m. Thursday on King Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, according to police.
∎ Michael Stefanowich, 27, of Springfield, was arrested about 11:38 p.m. Wednesday on Bridge Road on charges of domestic assault and battery, larceny under $250 and three counts of threatening to commit a crime. According to police, Stefanowich allegedly grabbed a woman during an argument, took her car keys and some property and threatened to harm her, her child and another male.