Police Log: Stranger Asks For Gasoline, Arrests

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

Tuesday, July 31

3:42 p.m.: A caller reported a man had left after shoplifting, and left toward Reed Street. The man was described as wearing a white hat and jean shorts. Police were not able to locate him.

4:27 p.m.: Following a motor vehicle stop on Main at Pond streets, police arrested Carlos A. Abreu, 33, of 18D Interfaith Terr., Framingham, on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure to display owner's name in a truck and failure ot wear a seatbelt.

4:58 p.m.: Police responded to a home for a report of shoving between step-brothers.

8:15 p.m.: A father called police to report he had had an argument with his son, and his son had left. He was concerned for his well-being. Police found the son and spoke with him.

9:20 p.m.: A woman called from Quinchapaug Road to report a male had come to her house and asked for "a gallon of gas" and was now going in and out of the woods. Police arrived and asked the parties to "leave the woods."

10:42 p.m.: Police responded to Dilla Street at Quinchapaug Road, on a trail leading into woods, where a 21-year-old man was "highly intoxicated" and vomiting. Police took him into protective custody.

10:51 p.m.: A caller reported people were in a house that was supposed to be unoccupied, on Ravenna Street. Police arrested Maryann Griffiths, 55, of 75 Wilkins Rd., Holliston, on a charge of breaking and entering a building in the nighttime for a felony. Police also arrested Patrick L. McKinnon, 52, of 17 Ravenna St., Milford, on charges of violating an abuse prevention order, trespass and breaking and entering a building in the nighttime for a felony.

Wednesday, Aug. 1

2:21 a.m.: A caller reported possible fireworks violations. He said he heard "a few loud pops." Police could not locate the source of the disturbance.

6:48 a.m.: Maine OXY on Sumner Street reported several of their trucks were broken into overnight.

7:05 a.m.: Two women were reported to be going through trash on West Walnut Street. Police could not locate them.


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