In the overnight log, police responded to several reports of vandalism. Police also checked in on a driver who tried to help a woman in a motorized wheelchair, who was traveling in the middle of Purchase Street during the downpour due to side flooding.
Thursday, Sept. 29
3:15 p.m.: A man called from DiAntonio Drive after discovering that the work tools missing from his truck for three days were probably stolen. He had checked with family and employees.
3:47 p.m.: Fire personnel responded to a call for assistance near the bike trail at Fino Field.
4:35 p.m.: Police responded to West Street for a reported dispute among family members over the family car.
5:21 p.m.: A caller reported a tan Ford Explorer “all over the road” on Cedar Street.
5:41 p.m.: A caller told police he was following someone in a motorized wheelchair, who had moved to the center of Purchase Street, due to the heavy downpour then occurring. The driver had put on his hazard lights and was following behind the wheelchair so it would "not be hit by oncoming traffic.” Police responded and reported the woman was home, safe.
5:55 p.m.: A hit-and-run was reported near on East Main Street. No injuries were involved.
Friday, Sept. 30
12:18 a.m.: A woman told police she came upon a man taking items out of her car as she went to leave work for the night, on Main Street. After police responded, the woman discovered nothing had been taken but he did have the door to her car open.
7:01 a.m.: A resident of Paula Road reported that her vehicle was shot, overnight, with a pellet gun that caused the window to break. She asked for a log entry.
8:41 a.m.: An officer on Purchase Street, at Farmer Circle, issued four written warnings to drivers.
8:53 a.m.: Police received a complaint of a barking dog in a car at the lot of
9:08 a.m.: An officer reported graffiti at a bus stop on Pearl Street.
9:45 a.m.: A caller from Pine Street told police his car’s rear and side windows were smashed out overnight.
9:56 a.m.: An officer on Purchase Street at Tyler Street issued seven written warnings and a verbal warning to motorists.
10:48 a.m.: A person walked in to Milford Police headquarters to report an elderly man was driving erratically, and was at that time at the post office. Two officers followed the man as he drove. Initially, he “seemed to be driving fine.” The officer reported they were following him home. The narrative then picked up: “[Officer] followed party toward home and stated he could no longer let him drive, due to problems.” The officer drove the man home and issued a citation.
11:42 a.m.: A two-vehicle collision was reported on East Main Street, near No injuries were reported.