Police Log: Upset Over Car, Man Breaks Stuff; Mental Patient Calls Cops Again

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

The most recent installment of the police log includes two more calls from a she was put in a mental hospital, and a few arrests, including one of a man in his 20s who was angry he couldn't use his mother's car.

Sunday, April 8

12:52 a.m.: State Police reported a man exited I-495 onto Cedar Street and took a left. The driver of the car, a silver Toyota Corolla, had been taking pictures on the highway of other cars. Police did not locate the man.

1 a.m.: A Framingham man reported he spoke to his girlfriend two hours prior, when she said there was a problem and she hung up the phone. He said he tried to call her back but she didn't answer. She said she worked for a catering company and was somewhere in Milford but he wasn't sure where. Police went to her house to see if she was there; she was not.

1:18 a.m.: Police tried to stop a car near Cook and Main streets but reported it appeared the operator was trying to get home before police could stop him. Police are seeking a summons to charge Pedro Defreitas, 52, of 59 Main St., Milford, with a motor vehicle lights violation, not having registration in his possession, and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

1:32 a.m.: Police responded to a crash at East Main and Short streets. Simao R. Soares, 57, of 12 Water St., Apt. 6, Milford, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of liquor, second offense, and a marked lanes violation.

4:40 a.m.: A Pheasant Circle woman called to report her son was breaking things because he wanted to use the car. Police responded and arrested Matthew T. Johnson, 29, of 2 Pheasant Cir., Apt. 6. Johnson was charged with intimidating a witness, disturbing the peace, disorderly conduct and domestic assault.

7:05 a.m.: A caller in the Lawrence Street/High Street area said she noticed an open door and watched a man with a white bag walking in to the vacant home on the corner. Police spoke to the person, who was believed to be moving in to the residence.

11:40 a.m.: A Hamiton Street resident said she left her car door unlocked and sometime overnight, her vehicle was broken into and an iPod was stolen.

11:49 a.m.: The responded to a .

4:45 p.m.: Loud cheering was reported to be coming from a Senate Road apartment.

6 p.m.: Police spoke to a handful of males who were reported to be trying to vandalize items outside a vacant house on Purdue Drive.

6:40 p.m.: A man in the lobby reported a man was refusing to leave his house on Birmingham Court after he let him spend the night. 

7:28 p.m.: State Police received multiple calls from a woman on Church Street; they transferred the call to Milford. A woman told police that a man was calling her continuously; she said she was fine with him calling but didn't want him at her house on Church Street. She was advised of her rights to file a restraining order.

8:26 p.m.: A Westwood man went to the Police Department for a child exchange. He wanted it documented that the children's mother was refusing to pick up the kids.

10:10 p.m.: A to say she shouldn't have been sectioned the other night.

10:52 p.m.: A caller reported 4-5 youths skateboarding at .

11:03 p.m.: A Holliston resident reported being robbed by a man near the intersection of Cedar and Ravenna streets.

Monday, April 9

12:02 a.m.: A caller reported a motor vehicle crash near , 194 West St. A .

6:08 a.m.: A caller from Shadowbrook Lane reported a black Lexus struck a duck that was crossing the road, and the duck was dead. The caller gave police a license plate for the Lexus; it did not come back to an active vehicle.

7:51 a.m.: A Westwood man who went to the Police Department for a child exchange requested police log that his ex-wife never showed up to pick up their children. (He had gone to the station the previous night.)

11:45 a.m.: Police responded to for a report of shoplifting. Dawn L. Little, 40, of 15 Harvest Rd., Uxbridge, was arrested and charged with shoplifting $100+ by concealing merchandise.

12:20 p.m.: A caller from Exchange Street said there was a little girl and a baby in a crib, unattended. The mother was home sleeping, and police spoke to everyone.

12:35 p.m.: A Milford woman went to the Police Department lobby reporting she was there to pick up her children and her ex-husband had not shown up. (Earlier, the husband went to the lobby with the children and said that the ex-wife hadn't shown up.) 

2:45 p.m.: A woman from Community Impact reported a former patient was contacting her by email and threatening her. She had previously notified police and wanted a log entry.

4:23 p.m.: called to report that she was unhappy with the officer who sectioned her; she said he was very unprofessional. She was also upset she was still in the hospital and couldn't see her children.

4:29 p.m.: A caller from West Spruce Street said there were three men near her house that were doing house work. She said they were saying things to her and her friends and would drive up and down the street and "look at (them) funny."

5:59 p.m.: A shopper at found a wallet and turned it in to police. It contained a school and military ID. Police called a staff sergeant with the Army to obtain a contact number for the wallet's owner.

9:10 p.m.: Police received a complaint about loud music on Winter Street, near Granite Street.

9:22 p.m.: An erratic operator was reported on South Main Street; the driver reportedly ran over the median and knocked down a highway sign. Hopedale Police pulled over the man, Americo Patuleia, of 1 Cristina Rd., Milford, and arrested him, charging him with operating under the influence of liquor. Hopedale requested a translator.

Tuesday, April 10

4 a.m.: A man went to the station to report a larceny of a power-washer.

9:37 a.m.: A manager from reported a man and woman dumped a trash bag of clothes and shoes in the business Dumpster. 

10:47 a.m.: A caller reported a crash in the area of 49 S. Main St.; the driver fled on foot.

11:09 a.m.: A person dropped off a found wallet that contained $30. Police attempted to contact the wallet's owner.


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