Area police news
■ Mohamed Nagooradumai, of 42 Palley Village Place, was arrested at 8:14 p.m. Friday at the Alpine Commons apartment complex, 123 Belchertown Road, after failing to stop for police. Police said Nagooradumai repeatedly sped away in his car after initially being stopped at 265 Belchertown Road. He was also charged with harsh, objectionable noise and disorderly conduct.
■ Robert Slattery, 49, of 10 Chestnut St., was arrested at his home at 10:37 p.m. Sunday on charges of domestic assault and battery and intimidation of a witness after he allegedly grabbed his girlfriend’s arm and took her cell phone away.
■ Mark A. Cronin, 23, of 26 Carter Road, Worcester, was arrested on a charge of possession of a Class A drug (heroin) at 12:27 p.m. Saturday when police allegedly found him using heroin in a parking lot on Route 5.
■ Andrew James Putnam, 28, of Hopkinton, was arrested about 10:12 p.m. Sunday at the police station on a Northampton District Court warrant for failing to appear in court.