Police Log: Exposure Incident, Vandalism

These are selected items from the July 22-24 police log.

In the weekend edition of the police log, officers responded to numerous complaints, including a report of a child drowned in a pool, which turned out to be not the case, and a report that a man was hit by a BB while traveling on Dilla Street. Police officers also caught a pair of women, with towels, enroute to the closed

Friday, July 22

2:03 p.m.: A caller reported that people were attempting to sell generators from the back of a truck with North Carolina plates behind Al Cass Inc., 25 Depot St. Police could not locate the vehicle. 

2:17 p.m.: An officer helped a resident register as a sex offender. 

2:43 p.m.: A woman said a man exposed himself to her 14-year-old daughter in the area of the hotel then ran off in a group with three other men. A report on the incident was filed. 

4:29 p.m.: Police assisted with a medical response to an emergency call on Carven Road, in which a 2-year-old was reported to have drowned. However, emergency responders found the child out of the pool, conscious and alert. 

6:19 p.m.: A male seeking treatment in the emergency room of said he may have been shot by a BB gun while driving down Dilla Street the previous night. Police were to be notified if x-rays showed any further evidence. 

8:01 p.m.: A caller said a man got out of his car outside and took a swing at the caller's friend. The caller was not able to give police a direction of travel when the alleged assailant left and police could not locate the vehicle. 

11:20 p.m.: Police received a call from a resident of Congress Street who said his friend was making death threats. After two officers investigated, police arrested Benjamin Ross, 38, 17 West Walnut St., Apt. 2, Milford, on charges of disturbing the peace and threatening to commit a crime. 

Saturday, July 23

4:12 a.m: A caller from Medway Road reported that while he and his wife were sleeping, someone came into their house and used pepper spray on them. A report was filed. 

11:17 a.m.: A caller said the lifeguard chairs from the Memorial pool had been thrown into the Charles River. An officer said the chairs had been retrieved from the water and were not damaged. The chairs will be chained in place in the future and extra patrols of the area were requested. 

4:33 p.m.: After a caller said that cars were parked along Haven Street, creating a dangerous situation, police issued seven parking tickets. 

4:43 p.m.: A caller from Whitewood Road said two benches had been stolen from his driveway in the past three weeks. 

5:57 p.m.: A caller said a man was walking down Congress Street, carrying a knife. Police located the man, who said he found the weapon on the sidewalk and was taking it home to throw it away. 

7:06 p.m.: A Millis resident said her car had been broken into and her purse stolen the night before while the car was parked on Franklin Street.

7:08 p.m.: An investigation into a past domestic incident on Cedar Street led to the issuance of an emergency restraining order and the arrest of Raffaele S. DePalma, 24, of 9 Cedar St., on charges of domestic assault and battery. 

11:23 p.m.: A female caller said she was being followed by a group of people who were trying to start a fight as she walked in the area of . 

Sunday, July 24

12:32 a.m.: Two females, with towels, walking toward the closed were intercepted by police. 

1:10 a.m.: An employee of the Casey Memorial Pool said a group of youths jumped the fence and ran away when he showed up. 

11:50 a.m.: A resident of Maher Court came into the station to report the theft of medication. 


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