Month: June 2014

Wednesday, June 18 – Tuesday, June 24

WRITTEN WARNINGS 14 TICKETS 2 Uninsured vehicles 1 Driving with suspended license 1 Speeding ARRESTS 2 Domestic assault 1 Arson 1 Attempted murder 1 Disorderly conduct 1 Reckless endangerment 1 Simple assault 1 Unlawful mischief (misdemeanor) 1 Unlawful trespass TOTAL CALLS 128 6/18, 1:33 p.m., Juvenile Problem, Barnum St. A complaint was lodged about kids skateboarding in the road. They were gone when Detective Cpl. Paul Locke arrived. 6/18, 1:23 p.m., Disturbance, Lela Mae Pl. Two 15-year-old girls were fighting on Cobble Hill. Detective Locke responded to the altercation and separated the parties. He contacted their parents and brought...

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MPD solves laundromat theft

Milton police said they caught the man responsible for lifting a cash drawer at a local business last week. Officers cited Cody Troville, 25, of Milton with petit larceny on Friday, June 27 after the public helped identify him from security tape stills taken at Sunshine Laundry, printed in the June 19 Milton Independent police log. A thin, white male was shown entering the laundromat and waiting until the clerk was out of sight to steal the drawer, which Detective Cpl. Paul Locke said contained $100. Officers executed a search warrant on Troville’s Arrowhead Avenue home, located behind the...

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Man charged for reckless shooting

A man will get a day in court after firing a weapon in downtown Milton, police said. Milton police cited 46-year-old Philip Katon of Milton with reckless endangerment after he fired a .22 five-shot cap and ball revolver toward the Milton High School stadium field from TD Bank on Route 7 on Thursday, June 26. Police said Katon and a passenger, John Malcolm, 34, of St. Albans, were arguing in a vehicle parked at the ATM at 11:10 p.m., and when it pulled around the building’s backside, Officer William Bosworth heard a gunshot. Even though no one was using...

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Letter: Carnival a success

Dear Milton community members, I just wanted to share my sincere gratitude with all of you for making our third annual Summer Food Kick-Off Carnival a huge success! On top of the food, fun and fitness of the day, we were also focused on the amount of waste we produced for the event. Thank you, everyone, for taking part in reducing what we landfill! Because of your efforts, there were only two bags of materials that could not be composted or recycled. In contrast, we collected over four containers of compostables and one container of recyclables! As we move...

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McRae settles, plans cleanup

Towing service owner George McRae settled with the Agency of Natural Resources this month, agreeing to clean up his lot and pay a fine for operating an unlicensed junkyard. State officials visited McRae’s yard at 28 Middle Rd. last Thursday to discuss steps the business owner needs to take to comply with the assurance of discontinuance, adopted by the Environmental Court on June 10. McRae must remove all scrap and junk motor vehicles not associated with his towing operation by August 1 and pay a $4,500 fine in installments. In court documents entered during a comment period, most participants...

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