Police Log: Complaints about Hunting, Dispute over a Bottle Return
The following information was provided by the Milford Police Department. Charges do not indicate a conviction.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
3:29 p.m.: A Jeep Wrangler was repossessed on Depot Street.
4:13 p.m.: A caller reported a three-car crash on Dilla Street, near Milford Water Company. No injury was reported.
4:39 p.m.: Police issued a BOLO (Be on the Lookout) for a Toyota that ran a four-way stop sign on Grove Street. Police could not locate the vehicle.
5:00 p.m.: A caller reported a disturbance over a bottle return at Cans and Bottles Redemption on East Main Street. Police advised him to wait in the car until they arrived. Police spoke to the man.
6:09 p.m.: A caller reported a man had fallen at Target and received a laceration to his head. The cause was a seizure. Firefighters responded.
7:35 p.m.: A man reported someone was threatening to harm him, at the Dunkin Donuts on Main Street, and he thought the man might have a gun. Several officers responded. The caller disconnected several times, but told police the man was his cousin. Police pinged the cell phone and checked the surrounding area several times, but were not able to locate the man.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
12:25 to 1:33 a.m.: Police issued 29 tickets to cars violating the winter parking ban, which forbids overnight parking on streets from midnight to 6 a.m. daily, regardless of weather condition. The police were on the following streets: Water Street, Thayer Street, Fruit Street, Forest Street, Grove Street, Jefferson Street Genoa Avenue, Ravenna Street, North Street, Florence Street, South Main Street, and Free Street.
7:29 a.m.: An officer responded to a report of an erratic driver at Milford High School. He spoke to the driver, who denied it. The officer reviewed security video. The school bus driver returned to the scene, and identified the driver, and "pointed out the skid marks from donuts" in the parking area.
10:46 a.m.: A woman on Brookfield Road reported vandalism, a rock, thrown through her vehicle window.
11:14 a.m.: A woman on Pine Island Road told police a bow hunter was in her back yard, wearing camouflage and carrying a bow and arrow.
12:15 p.m.: A caller on the Milford Upper Charles Bike Path, near the Hopkinton line, told police a hunter was shooting deer "right on the bike path." The hunter was gone when police arrived.
1:59 p.m.: A man reported he lost his passport about a month ago.
2:58 p.m.: A disturbance was reported at Walnut and Congress streets. A caller said she was supposed to pick up her friend's young son, and another woman was there, causing a scene, because she was supposed to pick up the child, too. Police spoke to the women.
3:08 p.m.: A woman asked to speak to an officer about Art's Towing impounding her vehicle.
4:47 p.m.: A caller reported a driver in a blue Saturn struck her on South Main Street, near Milford Med-Care, then headed toward Hopedale. A plate number was provided to police. Bellingham Police were going to respond to the driver's house, and see if the vehicle was there, and find out who was operating it.
4:48 p.m.: A woman reported her husband was intoxicated and threatening to harm himself. The man was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.