Police Log: Utility Cones Stolen As Part of Prank

The following information was provided by the Milford Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.

Credit: Patch File Photo.
Credit: Patch File Photo.

Friday, May 9

At 1:05 a.m., Milford police received a report from a woman who claimed her phone was stolen while at the Turtle Tavern on Main Street. The individual was later contacted by staff at the tavern who said they found the person who took the phone by accident. 

At 4:15 a.m., police received a report of an erratic driver on Medway Road near Rte. I-495. 

At 6:25 a.m., police received a report that a vehicle was speeding on Forest Street. Police issued radar patrol in the area and found six cars all travel under 30 miles per hour. 

At 9:59 a.m., police received a report that a vehicle had backed into a parked car in the area of High and Spruce streets before taking off and driving erratically toward West Street. Police subsequently issued a summons to a Milford woman for leaving the scene of property damage. 

At 11:20 a.m., police received a report that a vehicle hit a tractor-trailer unit on Medway Road near East Main Street before taking off. Police reported no damage had been done to the truck; the other driver later responded to the police department to report that he was the one who hit the truck and requested a report be filed regarding damage to his own vehicle. 

At 12:17 p.m., police received a report that three males and a female, all reportedly in their 20s, were walking from their vehicle and asked where a business was before walking toward the Milford Water Company. Police responded and spoke to the individuals and found there to be no issue. 

At 2:01 p.m., police received a report that a brown pickup truck with two males was seen in the area of Dilla Street, where they reportedly were cutting down a tree with a chainsaw near the Consiglis Construction pit. 

At 3:48 p.m., a caller issued a report of vandalism in the area of Beach Street overnight, with some planters having been ruined at multiple houses, as well as some other damage and trash.

At 4:25 p.m., a caller reported a male who appeared to be intoxicated was trying to get into their home on Sumner Street. The caller reportedly disconnected before issuing any other details. Police and rescue crews responded to the home, according to police records. 

At 4:31 p.m. a Comcast worker requested an officer in the area of Green Street to address a group of people who reportedly stole utility cones. Police spoke with those involved, who claimed it was a prank and all items were returned. 

At 8:10 p.m. an employee with the Royal Buddha on Depot Street reported that a man had left the business without paying for his food. 


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