Man used hatchet to try to break into motel room

Milford police say Nicholas DeMayo, 48, of Milford tried to bust into a room of the Post Motor Inn on the Boston Post Road with a hatchet March 25 to assault a guest of the motel. 

Police say that when officers arrived on the scene, DeMayo, who lives on Cornflower Drive, denied the incident took place before attempting to physically fight with officers.

A Milford Police Department K-9 was used to help subdue DeMayo, who was bit by the dog during his apprehension.

DeMayo is charged with first-degree attempted assault, reckless endangerment, threatening, interfering with arrest and criminal mischief.

Bond was set at $50,000 for court on April 19.