Police Log: Hit-and-Run, Children's Party Draws Complaint

The following information was supplied by the Milford police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Sunday, Sept. 2

3:19 p.m.: A 17-year-old reported her 19-year-old brother was threatening her. Police spoke to both of them and reported back that everything was OK.

3:24 p.m.: The Fire Department reported cars were parking illegally on both sides of Hamilton Street, and "they can't get through." Police spoke to several people and they moved their cars.

3:45 p.m.: A caller reported loud music on Radcliffe Drive. Police determined it was a children's birthday party. The music was not too loud.

5:21 p.m.: Medway Police reported they had recovered a stolen vehicle out of Milford, a Cadillac Escalade. The vehicle was towed to the

8:01 p.m.: Fireworks were reported on Fiske Mill Road.

8:14 p.m.: Police responded to a report of a hit-and-run on Hayward Street. A witness reported the vehicle struck a rock wall, and the driver left the vehicle and then took off. Police canvassed the area for a man matching the description. Police apprehended the suspect on Jefferson Street. Police arrested Jose Zaruma, 31, of 41 Jefferson St., Milford, and charged him with OUI liquor, second offense, operating a motor vehicle with a license revoked as a habitual traffic offender, leaving the scene of property damage and failing to drive in the right lane.

8:18 p.m.: A disturbance was reported on Purchase Street. A caller reported a man and a woman were arguing in the street, at Northbrook Circle. Police determined it was not a domestic. The male and female were intoxicated, and the family brought them inside.

8:38 p.m.: A fireworks complaint came in from Congress Street.

8:58 p.m.: A fireworks complaint came in from Woodridge Road. A caller said she heard two gunshots. Police determined it was fireworks, but could not locate the people who set them off.

9:28 p.m.: A man reported a disturbance on Nancy Road. He heard a man yelling at small children, and asked for a well-being check. Police reported that the sons had been fighting before bed, and all was OK.

10:37 p.m.: A caller reported neighbors on Congress Street had been having a party all day, and that he had young kids trying to sleep, and the music was very loud. Police found a small gathering, and the partiers agreed to turn off the radio.

11:01 p.m.: A caller on Woodland Avenue spotted an open side door on a neighbor's house, and a light on, which was unusual for the elderly woman who lives there. Police responded and requested an ambulance because the woman was disoriented, and not feeling well. She was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.

Monday, Sept. 3

12:33 a.m.: Police found a traffic cone blocking traffic on Congress Street at Nancy Road, placed there by pranksters.

1:06 a.m.: An officer reported he was out with an intoxicated man on Water Street. The man could not provide the location of his home. Police brought the 21-year-old back to police headquarters and took him into protective custody.

8:44 a.m.: A woman asked to speak to an officer about issues with an ex-boyfriend.

9:55 a.m.: Police responded to Milford Regional Medical Center, where a woman in the handicap parking area, across from the ambulance bay, was causing a disturbance. The woman left with her husband and refused medical treatment.

10:26 a.m.: A man walked in to police headquarters and reported his car had been stolen Saturday, and he was called the previous night stating the vehicle had been found.

12:57 p.m.: An intoxicated man at dropped a bottle of wine in the store, and was being unruly. Police responded but the market did not want charges pressed. Police spoke to the man.

2:43 p.m.: Firefighters responded to where a female employee had fallen near the pharmacy. She was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.

5:13 p.m.: Firefighters responded to , where an 18-year-old football player had had a head-on collision. He was taken to

5:41 p.m.: Police received a report of gun shots being fired on Rolling Green Drive. Police checked the area, but could not find anything amiss.

7:46 p.m.: Police and firefighters responded to West Fountain Street, for a report of a fire. A caller reported smoke coming from the chimney.

9:41 p.m.: A caller near reported seeing an erratic driver, in a blue Chevrolet, who almost hit a vehicle in the parking area. The driver took a left on to Depot Street.

9:55 p.m.: A disturbance was reported at the . The club asked for police assistance in removing people who were drinking in the parking lot. Several youths were "released to their parents," according to the police narrative.

10:19 p.m.: A caller on Baker Slip reported five or six people were having a party outside, and being loud. Police arrived and found things were fairly quiet. The people agreed to go inside their house.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

12:45 a.m.: Two intoxicated people reported a fire on the ground on Beach Street. The man then said someone was cooking on a barbecue grill, and "they were mistaken and there is no fire." Police checked to see if the callers were OK. They were fine.

2:28 a.m.: Police arrested Bradley D. Anderson, 24, of 21 Kellett Dr., Apt. 2, Milford, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

5:20 a.m.: A caller reported a vehicle with no headlights on side-swiped her near , on East Main Street. No injury was reported.

5:34 a.m.: A caller reported multiple items were taken from a vehicle parked on Winter Street.

7:23 a.m.: A caller reported a customer stolen his iPhone from the counter at . The suspect is on camera.

9:28 a.m.: A disturbance was reported at . A caller asked to speak to an officer because "the attendant put more gas in her tank than she asked for, and was being mean to her."


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