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Police Log: Police Issue 55 Winter Parking Ban Tickets in Three Hours

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

Milford Police Department. Credit: Danielle Horn
Milford Police Department. Credit: Danielle Horn
Sunday, Dec. 8

10:21 p.m.: An employee at Ocean Tugs and Barge Engineering on Main Street said it sounded like someone was in the building, moving through different office suites. He called out "Hello" and the person did not respond. Police responded and found a cleaning crew on the scene.

10:46 p.m.: A disturbance was reported on Pheasant Circle. A man said his girl friend kicked him out of the house, but that he needed some of his things. Police responded and he was able to retrieve some of his property.

Monday, Dec. 9

12:53 a.m. to 3:49 a.m.: Three police officers issued tickets to a total of 55 vehicles for violating the winter parking ban, which prohibits parking on streets from midnight to 6 a.m. from Dec. 1 through March 15. The following streets were canvassed: North Bow, School, Poplar, Myrtle, Spruce, Forest, Congress, South Bow, Claflin, Forest, Grove, South Main, Water, Oliver, West Spruce, Hollis, Otis, Leonard, High, Fruit, Bancroft, Pleasant, West Walnut, Quinlan, Lawrence, Lee, Taylor, Nolan, Green, East, Hayward, Rolling Green and West Maple.

9:30 a.m.: A caller at Shell Gas reported someone had stolen his snow blower from the rear of the building.

9:33 a.m.: A caller said a man with a nose bleed and a facial cut was walking on Purchase Street toward Mechanic Street. He thought the man might have injuries from an assault. Police responded and took the man to Milford Regional Medical Center.

3:11 p.m.: A caller reported she had received a threatening letter from another tenant at her Green Street apartment, because she removed his laundry from the washing machine. Police spoke to both parties.
Patrick Waterman December 10, 2013 at 02:22 AM
I'd be pissed if someone touched my laundry too. Wait your turn. Jeeze.
Eric in Milford December 10, 2013 at 06:59 AM
If an apartment building has a washing machine that is used by all tenants, it is just rude to leave your laundry in the washer, unattended, after the cycle completes and someone else is waiting to use that washer. I would be tempted to remove the laundry, too.
Andie December 10, 2013 at 08:21 AM
I agree Eric. Sometimes people wait hours or even overnight to remove it.
morlamweb December 10, 2013 at 09:49 AM
And threatening someone is not a responsible way to resolve a dispute. Why not try talking to them about the laundry machines? Shared machines means that people have a responsibility to remove their laundry when it's done so that other tenants can use it.
Patrick Waterman December 10, 2013 at 09:20 PM
When I left that comment I forgot to mention that I would never leave it longer than 15 mins after the load is done. I typically need something out of it right away!
Mary MacDonald (Editor) December 11, 2013 at 09:43 AM
That call in the police log made me think of college dorms. At Michigan State, you didn't have to watch the machines so closely. People wouldn't touch your clothes. I transferred to UMass Amherst and there, you had to be on it right away or it would be tossed on top of a machine by the next person.

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