Police Log: Knife-Wielding Man Uses 'Poor' Common Sense; Woman Calls Cops 5 Times

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

The police log through Saturday night includes a few motor vehicle stops, a hurt owl, a woman who called numerous times after she was sent to the hospital with mental health issues, and a man who waved a knife in the 24-hour CVS.

Friday, April 6

2:31 p.m.: A Claflin Street resident called police to let them know her rent was paid for the next several months, and when she gets out of the hospital, she would be going home. Earlier, she told police she was going to have her tooth extracted. She had also told police that her landlord wanted her out of the house. Police made a log entry.

3:24 p.m.: A caller near on Purchase Street reported there were three males who just walked into the woods by the powerline, all carrying shovels. Police were unable to locate the men.

3:42 p.m.: A caller reported a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado was driving erratically on Medway Road. Police located the Chevy in the parking lot. The driver was delivering phone books and showed no signs of intoxication.

3:57 p.m.: The woman who called earlier about her rent being paid requested that police stop calling the hospital to have her "sectioned." (Editor's note: Section 12 allows police to request emergency restraint and hospitalization of persons posing risk of serious harm by reason of mental illness.)

4:32 p.m.: A caller from said three kids ate and left without paying the bill. Medway Police were notified and attempted to contact the vehicle's owner.

4:45 p.m.: A Pearl Street resident called to report that kids were hitting her window with rocks. Police responded and did not locate the kids; they spoke with the caller.

5:55 p.m.: Police got a hang-up call from Blanchard Road, and responded to the home. The calling party said she meant to call 411. Police determined there was a domestic dispute between the woman and her brother; a report was filed.

7:12 p.m.: Loud music was reported on Senate Road.

7:25 p.m.: A caller from Friendly's said some patrons took their child outside and were abusing him. The boy, described as between 7 and 9 years old, reportedly took off. Police responded; the mother said the child had a disability. She said he was with his father; police confirmed he was in the father's custody.

7:45 p.m.: A 10-year-old from Winter Street was taken to the hospital with blood coming from her nose; she was having trouble breathing.

8:03 p.m.: Police responded to a crash at Main and Sumner Streets. They are seeking a summons to charge Daniel Pinheiro, 33, of 8 Senate Rd., Apt. 6, Milford, with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

8:33 p.m.: Police received multiple calls about a ladder being in the middle of I-495. State police were notified.

10:28 p.m.: A caller said a person was knocking on his door on North Street with a flashlight. The person reportedly took off in a black Toyota Camry. Police responded, spoke with the caller and checked the area.

11:03 p.m.: A caller from the area of  reported possibly hearing a girl crying on the bike path. Police found a female near the rocks and spoke with her. The argument was between a male and a female; the male returned to the scene.

Saturday, April 7

12:28 p.m.: A caller near  said there was a group of people in the parking lot "yelling and celebrating too loud." Police spoke to the people.

3:42 a.m.: A caller from , 137 S. Main St., reported a man was waving a knife in the store. The caller said everything was on tape and he would show officers when they arrived. Police headed toward Rite-Aid for a follow-up. An employee at CVS said the subject was looking for needles. Police determined the incident was not a robbery or a crime; rather, it was a male demonstrating poor common sense.

8:16 a.m.: A 16-year-old boy on Main Street was arrested on a warrant.

8:34 a.m.: Police responded to a crash at Water and Oliver streets. They are seeking a summons to charge Alvaro Godoy Najjarro, 27, of 52 Franklin St., Milford, with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a passing violation.

9:05 a.m.: A Milford woman called police to report she had lost her keys on the bike path.

10:16 a.m.: A Claflin Street resident (the one who called about her rent and her tooth extraction) called to report she was concerned about her guinea pig that she would have to leave behind while she was in the hospital.

11:46 a.m.: A caller near the intersection of Grove and Forest streets reported there was a pipe sticking out of the ground. The water company was notified.

1:16 p.m.: The Claflin Street resident who was concerned about her guinea pig (and whom police sectioned) called to say her roommate were the ones who started trouble the other night.

1:58 p.m.: A North Street woman called to report she had been arguing with her boyfriend and he had already called Hopkinton police to complain about her. She said he was very up and down emotionally, and wanted police to log her call.

2:06 p.m.: A Nolan Avenue woman reported her fire alarm had been going off since the previous night.

4:04 p.m.: Police pulled over a man on Main Street. Carlos A. Punin, 32, of 17 Green St., Apt. 2, Milford, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license (for being a habitual traffic offender) and having an unregistered motor vehicle. 

4:27 p.m.: The Claflin Street woman who was concerned about her guinea pig called from Norwood Hospital, where she was being held under Section 12. She reported she was having an issue with her roommate, who was at their apartment. The woman was advised to call if there was a problem when she got out of the hospital.

6:31 p.m.: A caller from the reported an elderly woman couldn't find her purse. At 8:49 p.m., a caller from the parking lot outside reported she found a purse with its contents strewn on the ground. Police determined the purse was involved in a larceny at the Dollar Tree.

9:18 p.m.: A caller reported a hurt owl on his neighbor's Senate Road lawn. Animal Control was notified.


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