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Woman Reports a Near-strangling

Milford Police have charged a 49-year-old man with attempted murder and three other charges early Wednesday, after they were called to a Grove Street apartment.

A 49-year-old man was arrested by Milford Police Wednesday and charged with attempted murder, in the near-strangling of his girlfriend.

Joao Soares De Souza, 49, of 84 Grove St., Apt. 1, Milford, is charged with felony attempted murder, domestic assault and battery, aggravated assault and battery with serious injury, as well as a prior warrant, according to a police dispatch log.

The woman called police about 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, and reported she had been "strangled by her boyfriend." The woman was at a location on South Main Street when she called authorities.

She did not require hospitalization for her injuries.

Jim Rizoli November 18, 2011 at 02:44 AM
Good point! Look at what they have to deal with. No human should have to undergo that type of stress. Which just shows that stress in people lives can cause many problems. The stress the military people have deal with is a different type of stress. It's really mental exhaustion, mental break down where as the illegals stress is because they are doing something they know is wrong and are afraid of getting caught. About the blog....no hurry...but we do have some good stuff for you. Jim@ccfiile.com
David Nolta November 18, 2011 at 03:04 AM
What you call your reasoning is circular: an American would have to be insane to abuse a woman, therefore it must be an illegal alien (because a sane illegal would somehow be the equivalent of an insane American???). Like it or not Jim, many legal citizens abuse their spouses, and few of them, despite your blanket diagnosis, are certifiably "insane" What you seem to mean is that it strikes you as crazy to beat your spouse, or anyone. That is an admirable viewpoint, and on that we agree. But how you leap from there into your list of all things illegal will remain one of the great mysteries of the Milford Patch. And "the status of the victim is pretty obvious"--what are you talking about? FACTS FIRST. Then generalizations, if you must, though I am against that.
SomeoneOrSomething November 18, 2011 at 04:24 AM
Hrm... I believe this is more about a man abusing a woman... not about immigration status.
Jennifer November 19, 2011 at 12:25 PM
Jim- Actually the Military has come out to say that almost half of the abuse does not involve deployed soldiers... and IMO, stress is stress, and stress (or mental exhaustion) is NOT an excuse for ANYONE (legal or illegal) to abuse another person...in essence what you've said is that it's "ok" to abuse someone if you have the excuse of stress or mental exhaustion, which is not true. For Example: I'm a Military wife, and I'm stressed and exhausted most of the time, but that doesn't EVER give me the right to beat my husband, my dogs, my child, a friend, someone walking down the street, etc, etc.
Jennifer November 19, 2011 at 12:57 PM
and just out of curiosity...do you know how many AMERICAN woman do exactly the same thing you're complaining about? you're talking about abuse of the system...and that's not an "immigration issue"

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