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Police Log: Dog Bite Complaint, Child Lost on the Way to School

The following information was provided by the Milford Police Department. Charges do not indicate a conviction.

Tuesday, Oct. 2

6:44 p.m.: A caller reported she could hear a man and a woman arguing on Rolling Green Drive. Police filed a report. No arrests were reported.

7:49 p.m.: A caller told police kids were causing a disturbance near the bandstand at Milford Town Park. An officer investigated, and found the kids were "just using the light. They are on their way."

8:02 p.m.: Art's Towing notified police they had just received a request for a heavy truck tow for a tractor-trailer truck involved in a crash at Vernon Grove Cemetery. The driver of the truck called police soon after, asking for police help. A member of the Vernon Grove Cemetery trustees was contacted to survey for damage, as was the Milford Water Co., which responded for a damaged water main.

10:32 p.m.: A woman on Iadarola Avenue reported her 13-year-old son had been bitten by a dog. A message was left for the Milford Animal Control officer. The boy was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Wednesday, Oct. 3

4:41 a.m.: A caller reported someone had been "cyber-stalking" her since 1 a.m.

5:15 a.m.: A caller told police he heard loud noises coming from a second floor apartment on Pearl Street. Police responded, and found an elderly man had fallen and hit his head. An ambulance was summonsed by the officer, but he refused medical treatment.

5:34 a.m.: Firefighters responded to Milford Regional Medical Center for a report of a fire in the mechanical room. The fire was extinguished before they arrived.

7:12 a.m.: A police sergeant reported he had come across a young girl who was lost on Main Street. She was walking to school for the first time and "could not find her way." 

7:24 a.m.: A crash involving two vehicles was reported on Congress Street. No injuries were reported.

7:28 a.m.: A woman reported she saw a man "staggering around" on East Main Street, near Milford National Bank and Trust. Police checked but he was OK.

8:16 a.m.: A report of larceny by check was made at BP Gas station on Prospect Street.

9:22 a.m.: A caller reported his 11-year-old daughter was refusing to go to school. An officer assigned to the schools responded to speak to her.

9:23 a.m.: License plates were found by an employee of Courtyard By Marriott. An officer said he would contact the owner.

11:16 a.m.: A man walked in to police headquarters and told police someone had stolen his handicap placard.

12:17 p.m.: A caller reported a domestic incident at her neighbor's house. Police filed a report. No arrests were reported.

2:17 p.m.: A man walked in to police headquarters to report he had lost his wallet, containing a military ID.

2:39 p.m.: A caller asked police to check on the well-being of a woman in a red Chrysler, parked near who appeared to be slumped over the wheel. Police responded but the car was gone.

3:34 p.m.: A caller asked police to respond to the area of where a group of youths were "creating a disturbance and throwing garbage in the road." Police spoke to them.

Mr Nobody October 04, 2012 at 10:26 PM
Very interesting about the damage done at Vernon Grove Cemetery on Depot St. Milford, I would like to no why this story wasn't front page news when this idiot tractor trailer driver drove his rig into the cemetery and did about ten thousands dollars worth of damage to grave stones, tree limbs, broke water faucets along the way. Tore up grass and more grave stones along the way, but nothing said about the damage at this cemetery. Why are they keeping this a secret not telling the public this is front page news stuff. And me I'm just a little drop in the bucket.
Mary MacDonald (Editor) October 04, 2012 at 11:26 PM
Hi Mr. Nobody, I didn't realize it was that much in damage. I'll be happy to follow up on it.
Milford Senior Man October 05, 2012 at 12:06 AM
Mr Nobody, don't think that way. Your not just a little drop in the bucket.

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