4 Speeding
3 Driving with suspended license
2 Operating motorcycles/mopeds on roadways laned for traffic
2 Uninsured drivers
2 Using portable electronic device
1 Counterfeit plates, stickers, etc.
1 Driver possessed open container
1 Obstructing windshields
1 Operating without license
1 Parking in handicapped spot
1 Stop sign

3 Petit larceny
2 Driving with criminally suspended license
1 Domestic assault
1 Unlawful mischief
1 Violation of release conditions


8/15, 2:29 a.m., Public Assist, Route 2 at Clay Point Rd.
Cpl. Porter observed a male walking on the side of the roadway.  Due to the dangerous location, he provided a courtesy ride to a nearby gas station.

8/15, 4:38 a.m. Suspicious, Wildwood Dr.
Ofc. Jones responded to a report of suspicious lights near a building under construction.  He checked the area and could not locate any unauthorized persons or  suspicious activity.

8/15, 1:31 p.m., Larceny from Building, Hillary Ln.
Ofc. Larente spoke with a complainant who was reporting several pieces of lawn decorations stolen from their property overnight.  The case is still active.

8/15, 5:46 p.m., Animal Problem, Rebecca Lander Dr.
Ofc. Larente responded to a report of a loose dog near the High School.  Prior to arriving, he was advised the owner had arrived and collected the dog.

8/15, 8:22 p.m., Suspicious, West Milton Rd.
Sgt. Locke responded to a suspicious vehicle on the side of the roadway.  He made contact with the occupants and discovered one of them had an arrest warrant.  The subject was transported to the correctional center.

8/16, 7:50 a.m., Hazmat Incident, River St.
Ofc. Larente responded to a spill of gasoline from a ruptured fuel hose.  They assisted the Milton Fire Department while the scene was made safe and the spill was cleaned up.

8/16, 9:34 a.m., Vandalism, Hobbs Rd.
Ofc. Larente responded to a vandalism in which a car had driven across the victims’ lawn sometime in the last several days.  The case is still active.

8/16, 1:14 p.m., Suspicious, Green St.
Ofc. Larente responded to a complaint of a rental unit that had possibly been illegally entered.  The landlord reported missing items of low value and a toilet that had not been used, but not flushed after it had been locked and the previous tenants were evicted.  The case is still active.

8/16, 6:10 p.m., Suspicious, Murray Ave.
Sgt. Locke spoke with a complainant who reported hearing a banging sound on the side of his house the previous evening.  The complainant advised he knew he should have reported it then, but had just realized there appeared to be minor damage to the siding.

8/17, 6:31 a.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Westford Rd.
Officer Brown responded to a report of a truck operating erratically.  He was unable to locate the vehicle and no registration was provided.

8/17, 11:04 a.m., Larceny from Building, Railroad St.
Ofc. Noel spoke with a complainant who advised while they were gone someone had apparently entered their residence and taken two bottles of over the counter pain relievers.  Nothing else appeared taken or disturbed.  There were no signs of forced entry.

8/17, 9:46 p.m., Disturbance, Meadow Rd.
Ofc. Raymond responded to a disturbance involving several people.  It was determined to be an argument and no assault had occurred.  Some of the people involved had left prior to Ofc. Raymond arriving.

8/18, 3:02 a.m., Simple Assault, Lacasse Dr.
Cpl. Porter responded to a report of an assault that had occurred in a vehicle involving several people.  The case is still under investigation.

8/18, 3:18 a.m., Hazmat Incident, Delma Dr.
The Milton Fire Department responded to a report of a possible gas leak.  MPD units did not respond as they were all assigned to higher priority calls for service.

8/18, 11:33 a.m., Found/Lost Property, Centre Dr.
Ofc. Coulombe responded to a request to check two bicycles that had been abandoned for two days near a local business.  Ofc. Coulombe ran the serial numbers and found neither were reported stolen.  The bicycles were left in case the owners returned for them.

8/18, 5:57 p.m., Suspicious, Park Pl.
Ofc. Coulombe responded to a report of someone releasing Chinese lanterns.  The complainant was concerned about open flames being used.  He spoke with the people involved who advised it was for a memorial service, they were biodegradable and presented a low fire risk.

8/19, 1:56 a.m., Suspicious, West Milton Rd.
Ofc. Raymond responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash reported by a vehicles automatic alert system.  It was subsequently determined to be an accidental activation of the SOS feature.  The car was not involved in an accident and the owner was fine.

8/19, 6:27 a.m., Vandalism, Beaver Brook Rd.
Ofc. Raymond responded to a fence that had been struck by a vehicle overnight.  The case is still under investigation.

8/19, 2:07 p.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Lake Rd. at Manley Rd.
Ofc. Corbin responded to a report of vehicles racing in the area.  He checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicles described or any vehicles racing.

8/19, 5:15 p.m., Accident – Property Damage, River St.
Ofc. Corbin responded to a report of a vehicle that had backed into another vehicle in the parking lot of a business.  The operator was issued a ticket for parking in a handicapped space without a placard and was found to be just under the legal limit for DUI.  No criminal charges were brought.

8/19, 6:02 p.m., Citizen Dispute, Shore Rd.
Ofc. Corbin spoke with a complainant about an ongoing harassment situation.  He spoke with the complainant about applying for an order against stalking/harassment.

8/20, 8:07 a.m., Public Assist, Route 7
Ofc. Larente responded to a dispute between an employee and customer at a local store regarding the customer blocking access to the business with their vehicle.  He spoke with the customer about not blocking the entrance and the employee about being less confrontational.

8/20, 4:47 p.m., Suspicious, Hunting Ridge Ln.
Ofc. Mcqueen responded to a report of neighbors who were acting suspicious.  The complainant reported the neighbors had boarded up several windows and had been walking around the house in a hazmat suit.  Ofc. McQueen found no suspicious activity at the residence and windows were open.

8/20, 5:43 p.m., Citizen Dispute, Meadow Rd.
Ofc. McQueen responded to a dispute between roommates.  He spoke with the parties who advised no assault had occurred and each just wanted to be left alone by the other.

8/20, 10:12 p.m., Disturbance, Taylor St.
Sgt. LaFountain responded to an argument between a male and female on the side of the road.  Upon arriving, both subjects were gone, but he was able to determine who the parties involved were and that both were fine.

8/21, 10:03 a.m., Littering, Henry Rd.
Sgt. Locke responded to a report of garbage that had been left near the complainant’s property.  He was unable to determine who had left the garbage there or when.  The complainant advised they would pick it up and dispose of it.

8/21, 12:17 p.m., Juvenile Problem, Poor Farm Rd. at Cardinal Dr.
Sgt. Locke responded to an altercation between juveniles.  Upon arriving, he spoke with the victim who did not want any action taken.

8/21, 7:10 p.m., Domestic Disturbance, Lawnwood Dr.
Sgt. LaFountain responded to a report of a domestic disturbance between a male and female over a phone.  The male advised he had purchased the phone for her, but wanted it returned.  The female advised it was given as a gift.  The male was provided statement forms to complete for review to determine if criminal charges were warranted.

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