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Police Log: Gunshot Complaints, 'Weird Screaming'

The following information was supplied by the Milford police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Police responded to several disturbances, in the weekend log, and to several reports of gunshot complaints. Police also made several arrests.

Friday, Dec. 9

2:42 p.m.: A caller reported a suspicious vehicle on Littlefield Road. The caller told police a few people were in a Dodge Stratus, driving around.

3:21 p.m.: A caller asked police to speak to a houseguest of hers who has an "ongoing problem with drugs."

3:24 p.m.: A two-car collision was reported on Central Street, at Beach Street. No injuries were reported.

3:37 p.m.: Firefighters and police responded to a reported rollover collision on Interstate 495 South. At least one person was taken to

4:10 p.m.: A two-car crash was reported on Cedar Street near . No injuries were reported.

4:12 p.m.: A caller told police a male party was causing a disturbance with a road test instructor at the .

5:58 p.m.: Milford firefighters responded to a transformer fire on Main Street.

6:49 p.m.: A disturbance was reported at Milford Regional Medical Center. A disorderly patient was the problem.

7:38 p.m.: Police received a missing person "be on the lookout" announcement from Hopedale, who reported a 13-year-old boy had been missing for about three hours.

7:50 p.m.: Police received a report of a runaway, a 12-year-old girl who had run away from home after "an argument about a sleepover." The girl was located on Water Street.

8:23 p.m.: The emergency room staff at Milford Regional Medical Center repted a male had left the hosptial after being administered a narcotic. He was last seen "heading down 140 toward Bellingham."

9:57 p.m.: A caller told police a car was parked on the sidewalk on West Street.

10:17 p.m.: A caller reported he saw what he thought was a drug exchange involving a white BMW on Colonial Road. Police determined it was not a drug deal, just boys meeting some girls.

10:28 p.m.: A Pontiac was repossessed on Shadowbrook Lane.

10:33 p.m.: A caller on Roland Way told police he heard four gunshots, coming from the woods.

Saturday, Dec. 10

1:13 a.m.: Following a motor vehicle stop on Beach Street, police arrested Steven Diaz, 21, of 20 E. Main St., Apt. 3, Milford, and charged him with operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, and motor vehicle lights violation.

6:34 a.m.: A caller reported a "weird screaming" coming from the Bowdoin Drive area, possibly an animal.

12:01 p.m.: A three-car crash with no injury was reported near .

12:55 p.m.: A caller on Green Street told police an older man was crossing the street and "looked dazed."

3:04 p.m.: Three small children were observed playing near Central Street, with no adult nearby. The children were gone when police arrived.

3:14 p.m.: A caller reported hearing gunshots in the Princess Pine Lane area, possibly coming from hunters in the woods.

3:21 p.m.: A caller told police three men were at her home on South Union Street, and one had "urinated on her property."

5:27 p.m.: A caller on Christina Road reported that the water is "brownish green." The caller was put in contact with Milford Water Company.

6:31 p.m.: A caller said a man in front of was jumping in front of traffic and "yelling" at the motorists passing by. Fire Station personnel, across the street, also reported the man had come into the station and "seemed heavily disturbed." The man was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.

6:38 p.m.: An erratic driver who "was all over the road, and almost had two head-on collisions" was reported on South Main Street at Main Street. Police are seeking a summons to charge Christopher Salmond, 33, of 4 No. Bow St., Milford, with operating a motor vehicle with license suspended and using a motor vehicle without authority.

7:12 p.m.: A caller reported a two-vehicle crash on North Bow Street and Main Street. No injury was involved.

8:46 p.m.: A woman reported receiving harassing phone calls from "an unknown drunk male."

9:45 p.m.: A caller said a man was outside "soliciting for money and harassing customers." The caller called back and said a drunk female was on the site, also, "wearing long black pants and slippers." Police spoke to the unwanted people.

10:49 p.m.: Police responded to Shadowbrook Lane for a complaint of a 15-year-old causing a disturbance.

Sunday, Dec. 11

12:59 a.m.: A caller told police a "large amount of water" was icing over on Fountain at Congress streets.

12:59 a.m.: A police officer observed "possible water spillage" between Wendy's and the Milford Water Company that may possibly freeze. Milford Highway Department was notified.

1:19 a.m.: Police responded to Sumner Street for a report of a man with a knife. Police removed the wife from the house. The man "has relocated for the night" police reported.

1:21 a.m.: A caller reported loud music on Leonard Street.

1:32 a.m.: A caller reported that a man was "bleeding from the head" on Fruit Street, and that two men had punched him. Police are seeking a summons to charge Joshua E. Steeves, 33, of 55 Sunny Ave., Webster, with assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Police also are seeking a summons to charge Matthew Marcotte, 32, of 35 Union St., Milford, with assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

7:40 a.m.: A bicycle found at was turned over to police.

10:50 a.m.: A three-vehicle crash was reported on Main Street. No injuries were involved.

11:03 a.m.: A caller told police a "pickup game" of soccer was being played at the soccer field at Milford High School that had just been seeded.

1:39 p.m.: Police responded to for a report of an elderly woman who had swalled a partial plate and was complaining of abdominal pain. She was taken to the hospital.

1:47 p.m.: A caller told police here tires were slashed on Whitney Street Saturday night.

Marin Dolan December 16, 2011 at 04:41 PM
The weird screaming was probably a fox. We hear them all the time behind our house.

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