Area police news: Arrests and other incidents
■ Marvin Stewart, 33, of 754 Main St., was arrested Tuesday at 11:05 p.m. at the police station on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon after he allegedly used a machete to cause minor lacerations to another man, police said.
∎ Christina Coppola, 54, of 14 Common St., was arrested on West State Street about 7:41 p.m. Monday after a single-car accident on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and a marked lanes violation.
■ Kennard Thompson, 56, of 491 Bridge Road, Apt. 637, Florence, was arrested about 5:26 p.m. at home on charges of aggravated assault and battery and violating an abuse prevention order after an argument with a family turned physical, police said.
■ Police received a report about 9:25 a.m. Tuesday that a donation jar containing an undetermined amount of cash had been stolen from the Shell gas station on Pleasant Street.