Police Log: Baby Left in Car Outside Target, Drug Arrest
The following information was provided by the Milford Police Department. Charges do not indicate a conviction.
Friday, Jan. 11
4:39 p.m.: A caller reported an escalating domestic dispute between a husband and wife, with children on the scene. The caller said the woman appeared to be intoxicated. Police responded.
5:54 p.m.: A car was reported to have crashed into a telephone pole on Birch Street, near the Milford Fire Department headquarters. National Grid was notified. No one was injured.
6:23 p.m.: A caller on South Main Street reported that someone was ringing her doorbell, then leaving. This was the second time in a month. Other suspicious activity also had been taking place, such as people ordering food to her house.
7:31 p.m.: A caller reported a domestic incident on Rolling Green Drive. An officer reported both involved had conflicting stories. The man had been at home with his sister.
8:05 p.m.: A caller reported a theft of laptops at Best Buy, and the thief had left in a silver, late model Buick. Police caught up with a similar vehicle, but that person was not involved. Police notified Framingham Police in case a similar theft is reported.
9:00 p.m.: A caller reported a disturbance at D'Angelo's on South Main Street and an open door in the plaza. Police checked all the buildings and everything was secure. The open door was to an electrical closet.
9:46 p.m.: A caller reported possible drug activity on Luby Avenue. Police responded and watched the vehicle in question. Police arrested Morrison Robert Battershield, 31, of 104 Tripp, Framingham, on charges of trafficking in cocaine, possession of a Class B drug, and a drug violation near a school or park.
10:02 p.m.: A teenaged girl reported she had received threats from another classmate on Facebook.
11:31 p.m.: A caller reported her ex-boyfriend had said he was going to come to an apartment on Rolling Green Drive and cause a fight.
Saturday, Jan. 12
1:02 a.m.: Following a motor vehicle stop on Central Street, police arrested Joseph P. Caruso, 32, of 2 East St., Milford, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
1:18 a.m.: A woman told police her husband had sent her a suicidal message: a text message, saying goodbye and telling her to tell the kids he loved them. Police responded to his home and he was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center for an evaluation.
1:53 a.m.: A noise complaint came in reporting loud music was being played outside the Turtle Tavern. Police checked but the noise level was OK.
3:21 a.m.: A disturbance was reported on Water Street. Police determined the disturbance had happened at Johnny Jacks Restaurant. The man was then returned home to Water Street. Information about the incident was to be forwarded to detectives.
3:49 a.m.: Extensive lawn damage was reported to two properties on Purchase Street.
10:13 a.m.: Harrassment was reported by a man to police, concerning a former roommate.
11:48 a.m.: Police were told a shoplifter was in custody at Kohl's Department Store.
1:30 p.m.: Suspicious activity was reported on Pond Street. Four young men were said to be "roaming around the area." Police reported back that there was a possible overdose. Firefighters responded and requested a second ambulance. At least one person was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.
4:48 p.m.: A woman walked in to police headquarters to report a harassment issue.
5:50 p.m.: A disturbance was reported on Oliver Street. State Police relayed a call about an unwanted man at the location.
6:38 p.m.: A distrubance was reported on North Bow Street. A caller reported her neighbors were playing their music too loudly. The music was turned down shortly before police arrived. They asked the people to keep it turned down.
8:01 p.m.: A woman called from the Target parking lot, saying there was an infant in a car seat that had been crying for the last 15 minutes. Police responded. Police contacted the state Department of Children and Families.
10:27 p.m.: A noise complaint was made on Glines Avenue.
10:50 p.m.: A caller asked to speak to an officer about a verbal dispute with her boyfriend.
11:19 p.m.: A caller reported an intoxicated woman was trying to leave PiNZ. Police took the 35-year-old into protective custody.
Sunday, Jan. 13
1:32 a.m.: A disturbance was reported on La Quinta Inn. A caller reported a man and a woman were fighting in a room. Police determined the man and woman were just speaking in loud voices. They were told to keep it down.
3:45 a.m.: Loud music was reported to be coming from a car on West Walnut Street.
10:27 a.m.: An employee had reportedly passed out at Kmart. The person was taken to the hospital.
1:42 p.m.: A 42-year-old woman was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center after she reportedly cut herself with a box cutter.