Police Log: Cars 'Piling Up' on Harris Avenue, Green Light Laser Complaint

The following information was provided by the Milford Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Milford police Department. Credit: Patch file photo.
Milford police Department. Credit: Patch file photo.
Friday, Jan. 17

4:53 p.m.: A workers with Department of Children and Families asked for police assistance in removing children from a home in Milford.

6:25 p.m.: A caller on Purchase Street said someone was shining a green laser light into vehicles driving by.

7:29 p.m.: A caller on Purchase Street said a man had been staggering as he got into a vehicle at Peter's Market. She saw him drive up West Fountain Street and then turn on to Congress Street. Police checked the area but could not find him.

8:04 p.m.: A caller reported a woman was stumbling at Dunkin Donuts on Main Street and appeared disoriented. She was then found in the men's bathroom. Police requested a rescue unit to take her to the hospital for an evaluation.

8:47 p.m.: Police responded to a home where a 17-year-old had reportedly assaulted his father, then fled the home on foot. Police brought him back home.

Saturday, Jan. 18

9:53 a.m.: A man walked in to police headquarters and reported his driver's side door was hit the previous night outside Caffe Sorrento.

9:54 a.m.: A caller reported a hit and run at BP Gas station on Prospect Street.

10:27 a.m.: A caller at West and Highland streets reported a three-car crash. No one was injured. 

11:15 a.m.: A woman told police that she was receiving threats from someone she sold an appliance to.

11:38 a.m.: A caller on Farese Road said copper had been stolen from his property.

12:38 p.m.: A caller at Hoboken Citizen's Club said his vehicle had slid into a pole. No one was hurt.

12:42 p.m.: An officer reported that vehicles were piling up on the bottom of Harris Avenue, at Purchase Street, due to snow. An officer blocked off Harris at Penny. Milford Highway Department responded.

1:04 p.m.: A caller on West Fountain at Highland Street said he was unable to get up the hill.

1:09 p.m.: A two-car crash on Reservoir Road at Camp Street was reported. No one was injured.

1:10 p.m.: An officer reported the roads were becoming very slick. Police contacted the Highway Department.

1:16 p.m.: A vehicle was struck by a plow on Cedar Street at I-495.

1:30 p.m.: An officer received a report of a car off the road on Reservoir Road.

2:11 p.m.: A caller reported a vehicle into a tree on Pine Island Road. No one was injured.

2:52 p.m.: A caller on Prospect Street said he was stuck in a snowbank, and AAA was refusing to assist him. Police called a tow truck to pull him out.

4:29 p.m.: A caller near the Bank of America ATM machine on Medway Road reported a man was passed out in his car. Police secured the vehicle and he was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.

4:32 p.m.: A caller on Larson Road reported smoke was coming from an electrical socket, and the wall was hot but no flames were visible. The dispatcher told him to evacuate. Firefighters requested the wiring inspector.

5:10 p.m.: A man reported his 12-year-old granddaughter had lost her iPod in the area of Main Street. It was in a green case.

7:07 p.m.: A disturbance was reported at the Portuguese Club. A man was reportedly threatening the bartender and breaking bottles. Police responded.

11:14 p.m.: A single-car crash was reported on Fiske Mill Road. A vehicle hit a rock. Police responded. The man asked to be taken to the hospital, citing chest pain. Police arrested James Doyle, 45, of 69 Bancroft Park, Hopedale, on charges of OUI liquor and failure to drive in the right lane.

Sunday, Jan. 19

12:48 a.m.: A caller on Pine Street said her neighbors were being loud.

1:33 a.m.: A two-car crash was reported at McDonald's. one vehicle then took off.


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