Police Log: Two Men Arrested in Attempt to Use Fake Travelers Checks at Target

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
Monday, Dec. 9

4:41 p.m.: Police responded to a report of fraud at Target, after receiving a report that a man had tried to present false checks. Police pulled over the vehicle on Fortune Boulevard, near Lowe's. Police arrested Christian Crawford, 21, of 612 Flatbush Ave., Apt. C4, Brooklyn, NY, and John Haynes, 24, of 2121 Beekman Place, Apt. 5G, Flatbush, NY. Each was charged with uttering a false Travelers check, possessing a counterfeit Travelers check, larceny over $250 and forgery of a Travelers check.

5:51 p.m.: A caller reported a loose manhole cover on Highland Street.

6:49 p.m.: A caller said she had received a call from someone claiming to be from MasterCard. They asked for her bank account information, which she did not provide. She had no callback information for them, because it came through as a recording, but wanted police to be aware.

8:09 p.m.: A caller said he was letting a woman stay at his house, and she called him today and said she was leaving with his TV and his laptop. He said he just arrived home and discovered that she did, in fact, leave with some of his belongings.

8:27 p.m.: A woman said her ex boyfriend was threatening to come to her home and "end" their relationship on his terms. She received an emergency restraining order.

11:04 p.m.: A manager at Rite Aid Pharmacy said a car had been running outside the store for about an hour, and the man inside in the driver's seat was sleeping. Police responded.

11:43 p.m.: A woman on Luby Avenue said she heard three gun shot sounds in her neighborhood. Police responded and checked the area. They found nothing amiss.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

12:53 a.m. to 4:39 a.m.: Police ticketed eight vehicles for violating the winter parking ban.

6:55 a.m.: A small red sedan was parked near a telephone pole on Fruit at Vine streets. Police spoke to the owner of the car, and he or she moved it.

11:02 a.m.: Uxbridge reported receiving a call from a man in Milford who said a group of kids was driving by his house and harassing him and he said he wanted to kill the kids. Police responded to his home and later filed a report.

11:56 a.m.: A man who lives on Otis Street reported some items were taken from his car overnight. Some change was taken.

1:01 p.m.: A caller reported change had been taken from his car overnight, on Leonard Street. The door was unlocked. He was advised that this has been happening and to continue to lock the door.

1:08 p.m.: A caller said his house was egged on Cormier Circle.

1:20 p.m.: Police responded to a disturbance on South Main Street.

1:25 p.m.: A dead cat was found on Fells Avenue at Sumner Street.

2:02 p.m.: A theft was reported on Main Street. The caller said some items were stolen from his building by a previous tenant, and the building also was left "demolished."

4:01 p.m.: A car crashed into a hydrant on Cedar Street and knocked it off its base. The Milford Water Company was contacted. 

4:43 p.m.: A caller said his neighbor on Congress Street needed help getting a woman removed from his property.

5:07 p.m.: A 2004 Ford Explorer was repossessed on Cedar Street.


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