15 Speeding
3 Uninspected vehicles
1 Failure to carry registration certificate
1 Gross limits on highways
1 Limitations on passing
1 Possession marijuana/hashish
1 Signals required
1 Underage drinking
1 Unregistered vehicle

2 DUI, first offense
1 Driving with criminally suspended license
1 Violation of abuse prevention order


3/28, 11:49 a.m. Citizen Dispute, Route 7
Officer William Bosworth responded to a reported neighbor dispute over a dog. The case is still under investigation.

3/28, 11:56 a.m., Public Assist, Bombardier Rd.
Officer Ed Larente spoke with prior roommates about landlord/tenant law and provided information and suggestions on the best way to exchange property.

3/28, 9:08 p.m., Animal Problem, Bear Trap Rd. at West Milton Rd.
Officer Charles Brown responded to a report of cows in the road. The only cows he located were within a fenced in area.

3/29, 9:26 a.m., Juvenile Problem, Rebecca Lander Dr.
Officer spoke with school staff about a student who was observed using a vape pen on school property.

3/29, 11:27 a.m., Public Assist, Hunting Ridge Ln.
Detective Nick Hendry spoke with a complainant about unregistered vehicles at a residence.

3/29, 3:12 p.m., Juvenile Problem, Herrick Ave.
While investigating another incident, Officer Jareco Coulombe learned of an altercation between students at the middle school. He consulted with school staff and it was decided the incident would be handled internally by the school.

3/29, 8:31 p.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Route 7
Cpl. Gordon LaFountain responded to a report of an erratic driver. He located and stopped the vehicle and determined the operator was not impaired. She told him she was having a hard time seeing due to the glare from the rain and headlights.

3/29, 9:40 p.m., DUI, River St. at Ice House Rd.
Sgt. Paul Locke stopped a vehicle for a stop sign violation and determined the operator was under the influence of alcohol. He arrested and processed the operator for DUI.

3/30, 12:27 p.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Route 7
Officer Noi Jones is investigating a passing school bus complaint that was reported by the bus company.

3/30, 3:34 p.m., Public Assist, Wentworth Ln.
Officer Jones received a complaint regarding a child custody dispute. He spoke with both parents and suggested they have custody established through the court.

3/31, 9:41 a.m., Alcohol Offense, Middle Rd.
Officer Jones is investigating a report of an adult furnishing alcohol to a minor.

3/31, 10:32 a.m., Domestic Disturbance, Route 7
Officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in a parking lot. Officer Kendra Raymond spoke with both parties and determined the dispute was over a child custody issue.

3/31, 10:54 a.m., Accident – Leaving the Scene, Route 7
Officer Jones responded to a report of a parking lot accident in which one vehicle left the scene. He spoke with a witness who reported a Range Rover backed into another vehicle and then left the parking lot without stopping. Officer Jones is still trying to locate the vehicle involved. There were no injuries reported.

3/31, 12:57 p.m., Fraud, West Milton Rd.
Officer Jones spoke to a resident who reported receiving a bill from a phone company for accounts he did not authorize or open. The report was made at the request of the phone company for the purpose of their investigation.

3/31, 1:12 p.m., Public Assist, Bombardier Rd.
Officer Jones spoke to a resident who wanted police to be aware he was setting up an Easter egg hunt around town and had received permission from property owners to hide eggs.

4/1, 12:15 a.m., Noise, Flat Iron Rd.
Officer Richard Corbin responded to a report of loud music that had been playing for several hours. He met with a resident who advised the music would be turned down.

4/1, 4:04 a.m., Suspicious, Manley Rd.
Officers responded to report from a resident who thought someone was in his house. Officers checked the residence and did not locate anyone or any signs of illegal entry.

4/1, 10:32 a.m., Vandalism, Route 7
Officer Raymond is investigating a report of vandalism to a vehicle.

4/1, 1 p.m., Found/Lost Property, Bombardier Rd.
A found wallet was turned into the Milton Police Department. Officer Raymond is attempting to contact the owner.

4/1, 7:21 p.m., Citizen Dispute, Woodcrest Circ.
Officers responded to a disturbance between family members. No assault was reported, and one family member decided to leave the residence until things calmed down.

4/2, 10:47 a.m., Larceny, Sidesaddle Dr.
Officer Bosworth spoke with a resident who wanted to report the theft of a sign from her property.

4/2, 1:44 p.m., Larceny, Cobble Hill Rd.
Officer Larente spoke with a landlord who wanted to report a tenant had taken items from the residence when moving out. He spoke with both parties and advised them on landlord/tenant law.

4/2, 7:40 p.m., Missing Person, Taylor St.
A resident called to report her daughter was missing. While Officer Brown was gathering information, the daughter returned home and no further police assistance was needed.

4/2, 10:13 a.m., Suspicious, Middle Rd.
Officer Matthew McQueen is investigating a vandalism in which a rock was thrown at a widow, breaking it. Officers searched the area immediately after the incident but did not locate anyone.

4/3, 1:18 a.m., Animal Problem, West Milton Rd.
Officer Brown responded to a report of a barking dog. He located the dog, which was inside a residence, and determined the dog was no longer barking.

4/3, 9:43 a.m., Public Assist, Sparrow Circ.
Officer Bosworth assisted a resident who wanted to provide a statement for another officer. Officer Bosworth took his statement and issued him paperwork related to the other case.

4/3, 2:42 p.m., Public Assist, Bombardier Rd.
Detective Cpl. Frank Scalise spoke with a resident who repeated receiving a fraudulent check from a Craigslist ad. Detective Scalise told him that this was a common scam and suggested he have no further contact with the individual who sent the check.

4/3, 3:32 p.m., Littering, East Rd.
Officer Larente responded to a report of debris falling from a truck. He located the truck and spoke with the owner who had already picked up most of the debris. He was warned about traveling with an unsecured load.

4/3, 7:40 p.m., Public Assist, Route 7
Officer Brown spoke with a business in reference to prank food orders being sent to a residence in Georgia. He suggested the business block the caller’s number and require pre-payment for any future orders for the address.

4/3, 9:42 p.m., Suspicious, Route 7
Officer Brown responded to a report of a suspicious male watching a business. He checked the area but did not locate anyone matching the description given.

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