Police Log: Police Arrest Wrong-Way Driver, Publishers Clearing House Scam

The following information was provided by the Milford Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Milford Police Department. Credit: Patch file photo.
Milford Police Department. Credit: Patch file photo.
Sunday, Jan. 19

12:11 p.m.: A caller reported a cat was in the road on South Main Street and she wasn't sure if it was dead or alive.

2:18 p.m.: Police pulled over a vehicle at Exchange and Main Street. Police arrested Carlos Efrain Jerez, 32, of 27 Oliver St., Apt. A, Milford, on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and driving the wrong way, (one way sign violation.)

4:26 p.m.: A person walked in to police headquarters and said objects were in the road near PiNZ. Police responded and found ice that had fallen off a truck, possibly. It was moved off to the side of the road.

8:04 p.m.: A caller said his girlfriend had just kicked him out of an apartment on Luby Avenue and he needed police help in getting his belongings. The woman was not cooperative, police reported. She would not allow a belongings exchange and would not speak with officers.

Monday, Jan. 20

5:25 a.m.: Police pulled over a vehicle on Dilla Street. Police will be seeking a summons to charge Raul A. Williams, 26, of 46 Glendale, Apt. 3, Boston, with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, a number plate violation and speeding in violation of a special regulation.

4:05 p.m.: A caller on Fiske Mill Road said a tractor trailer had hit a stop sign and a boulder, then left, taking off toward Upton on Route 140. Highway Recovery reported a tractor trailer had pulled into its parking lot. Police were enroute.

6:56 p.m.: Two children were ringing doorbells and running away on DiVittorio Drive.

7:48 p.m.: A caller complained of loud music and stomping coming from an apartment on the second floor.

10:29 p.m.: Millbury State Police transferred a call from someone who reported that a man operating a sedan was performing sexual acts while driving on Cedar Street.
Police could not find the vehicle.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

5:23 a.m.: A 2005 Ford Fiesta was repossessed without incident.

9:53 a.m.: EMTs responded to a home, where a 73-year-old man had fallen from a ceiling into a bath tub. He was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.

11:56 a.m.: A woman reported her mother had received a call from someone claiming they were Publishers Clearing House, and asking her to pay $399 to win $500,000. The woman was advised by police.

1:13 p.m.: Police received a report that a car had struck a pole near PiNZ. No one was injured. National Grid checked the pole and said it was OK.

3:42 p.m.: Firefighters responded to Genoa Avenue for a report of an oven fire. Everyone evacuated the building.

4:01 p.m.: A caller at Tri County Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery reported a wallet and a phone were stolen from the office. An officer took the employee to Hannaford, where she recovered her wallet.

10:18 p.m.: A caller on Purchase Street said a man was lying in the road. When he stopped to help him, the man got up and hobbled away. He asked police to check on his well-being. Police could not find the man.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

2:41 a.m.: A caller at McDonald's on South Main Street said a man and a woman were walking in the area. The man seemed to be pushing the woman around.

12:09 p.m.: A caller reported a violation of a restraining order via Facebook. Police arrested Rebecca Floyd, 64, of 15984 Pole Pine Pomit, Colorado Springs, on a charge of violating an abuse prevention order.

2:39 p.m.: A caller at Milford Town Library said she thought a man was taping kids at the library. She provided a description of a man in his 30s. Police checked and everything was OK.


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