Man charged with biting police officer

A Milford man was arrested Oct. 28 after allegedly biting a police officer.

On Oct. 28, Milford police responded to the Milford Housing Authority office to try to take custody of Michael Pelletier, 34, of 86 Demaio Drive, regarding an active warrant for his arrest. Pelletier refused officers' instructions that he was under arrest and began swinging his arms, telling officers he was not going with them, police said.

“A struggle ensued, resulting in Pelletier biting one officer in the hand,” according to a police news release.

Officers were able to detain Pelletier and take him into custody. He is charged with the following: Breach of Peace, Interfering with Arrest, Assault on a Police Officer.

Pelletier was held on a $5,000 bond to appear in Milford Court on Oct. 31.