Police Log: Suspicious Man in Black with Candle, Toddler Choking

The following information was provided by the Milford Police Department. Charges do not indicate a conviction.

Monday, Dec. 24

8:05 a.m.: A disturbance was reported at Sherwin-Williams. A caller said a man she used to work with showed up at her work earlier that morning, causing a disturbance. Police were investigating.

9:33 a.m.: Police responded to Shaw's Supermarket, where a man told police he found a bag of unidentified pills in the parking lot. He asked to speak to an officer.

1:21 p.m.: A caller reported her husband was calling her work number, harassing her and the co-workers. Police advised her to go to the courthouse for a restraining order.

2:52 p.m.: Police and firefighters responded to Congress Street, near Brookside Elementary School, where a man was attempting suicide. A caller from the Milford Highway Department reported seeing a vehicle in the back, with a tube from the exhaust into the vehicle. The man was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.

3:49 p.m.: A caller reported his wallet disappeared sometime in the past few weeks.

6:07 p.m.: A 2-year-old was reported to be choking at a home on Claflin Street. The child was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.

8:39 p.m.: Firefighters responded to Milford Package Store for a report of an intoxicated and unresponsive man. He was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.

10:39 p.m.: Police took a 27-year-old man into protective custody.

11:41 p.m.: A caller reported he was traveling on Route 140 near Casey Memorial Pool when a deer ran out into the road and hit his driver's side door. No injury was reported.

11:50 p.m.: A caller on Hemlock Lane reported seeing a white male, dressed in black, carrying a candle and walking up the road. Police reported back that the man was a Christmas caroler, and now on Sunset.

Tuesday, Dec. 25

12:10 a.m.: A caller reported a car struck a rock in front of Kindercare Learning Center on Congress Street, then took of. Police checked but were not able to locate the vehicle.

12:50 a.m.: A disturbance was reported outside Royal Buddha Restaurant. A woman reported a large fight involving three men and a woman outside the front door. Police responded and arrested Joshua M. Hayes, 22, of 9C McCaffrey St., Uxbridge, on a charge of wanton destruction of property more than $250.

1:41 a.m.: A woman reported loud noises from a neighbor's apartment. Police reported the tenants were returning home.

2:22 a.m.: A caller reported loud music and stomping at an apartment on West Street. 

7:35 a.m.: A caller reported seeing a woman in the bushes in front of Bank of America on Prospect Street. The woman was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center.

8:13 a.m.: A man walked in to police headquarters after finding a wallet in the middle of the road near Milford Bicycle. The wallet had multiple cards and $310 in cash inside. Police contacted Millville Police, who contacted the owner. The owner came in to the station and picked up the wallet.

9:44 a.m.: A caller reported a female relative had just come into her home and broke her computer, window and door. She also assaulted her. The woman then fled in a vehicle. Police responded and are seeking a summons to charge Ashley Berry, 20, of 1 Gingris Rd., Hyde Park, VT, with malicious destruction of property, more than $250.

8:04 p.m.: Firefighters responded to Sunset Drive, where smoke was coming from a home. Firefighters investigated it as a possible chimney fire, but later reported it might be a boiler backfiring. The house was full of smoke.

11:29 p.m.: Police responded to Congress Street for a report of loud music.

Wednesday, Dec. 26

1:06 a.m.: Police responded to Claudette Drive for a disturbance. Two women were arguing with each other, a caller reported. Police took a 25-year-old woman into protective custody.

10:18 a.m.: Firefighters responded to Industrial Road for a report of a general fire alarm. Food was burnt on the stove at the building, triggering the alarm.


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