Police Log: Disturbing Find, Falling Trees

Select items from the Feb. 18-20 police log.

This edition of the police log includes a surprising find in a vacant Housing Authority apartment, downed trees and utility lines caused by high winds, as well as a number of domestic disturbances.  

Friday, Feb. 18

1:49 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to the apartments on Birmingham Court after a caller reported that a box of bullets was found while cleaning out an apartment. 

2:34 p.m.: Police responded to a reported disturbance at Riverside Community Care's Hamilton House involving a staff member and another male. After investigating, police will seek a summons charging Anthony Santacaterina, 62, of 77 East St., Franklin, with assault and battery. 

3:45 p.m.: Police assisted with a two-car accident in the parking lot of the . No one was injured.

3:51 p.m.: Police responded to a reported two-car accident in the parking lot of that did not involve any injuries. 

4 p.m.: An officer spoke to youths sitting outside after someone from called to say they were swearing and throwing snow at passing cars. 

9:31 p.m.: Police conducted a well-being check at a residence on Milddleton Street at the request of a neighbor and found there was no reason for concern. 

9:32 p.m.: A caller from Poplar Street told police she had been threatened by her ex-husband. Police arrested Oziel G. Ferreira, 33, of 2 Cemetery St. Apt. 2, Milford, and charged him with disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and threatening to commit a crime. 

10:24 p.m.: State police referred a call involving a possible stabbing at an address on Cemetery State to local police, who determined that the disturbance in question involved the previous arrest and that no stabbing occurred. 

Saturday, Feb. 19

8:43 a.m.: Police assisted as highway department crews removed a tree from Pearl Street at the intersection with Lincoln Street that had fallen and taken down phone and cable wires. Utility companies were notified and the highway department was also notified that a stop sign had been knocked down by the tree. 

12:06 p.m.: A caller told police that two vehicles were circling in the Asylum Street neighborhood and may have been preparing to illegally dump items. 

12:18 p.m.: An employee from Milford BP gas station called police to report that someone had threatened his life. 

1:54 p.m.: Police responded to a disturbance involving a group of youths near A caller said some in the group were going into a collapsed garage across the street. 

7:01 p.m.: A walk-in complaint about a domestic disturbance resulted in the arrest of Steven Revell, 29, of 2 Lincoln St., Apt. 4, Milford on charges of domestic assault and battery. 

8:50 p.m.: At the request of a resident of an apartment on Shadowbrook Ln., police removed and individual and transported him to his own home. 

9:30 p.m.: A caller told police part of a tree had fallen across Central St. and was partially blocking traffic. 

10:04 p.m.: A motor vehicle stop resulted in police seeking summons against both the owner and operator of the car. Police will seek a summons against Allan Darocha Defaria, 22, of 61 Jefferson St., Apt. 11, Milford, for allowing improper operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to notify the registry of motor vehicles of a change in address and name; and against Kamila Almeida Deoliveira, 28, of the same address, for failure to yield at an intersection and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. 

Sunday, Feb. 20 

1:34 a.m. : A two-car accident on Congress St. did not result in an injuries but both vehicles, a 1999 Ford F250 pickup and a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix, had to be towed from the scene. 

3:05 a.m.: Police responded to a reported domestic disturbance at a residence on Fruit Street involving a husband and wife. 

3:11 a.m.: Police responded to another reported domestic disturbance on Franklin St.  Police will seek a summons to charge Marcelino Seiteros, age unknown, of 40 Franklin St., Apt. 1, Milford, with assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. 

3:38 a.m.: A caller from Central Street reported a possible one-car accident near her house. Police investigated but did not find a vehicle in that location. 

12:12 p.m.: A caller said a green Volkswagen Jetta was driving erratically in the area of on Beaver Street. Police eventually stopped the car on Main Street and took a Norwood man into protective custody. 


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