West Haven Mechanic Accused of Stalking Customer on Cherry St.

Arrest information provided by the Milford Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.



Milford Police investigated a disturbance at a Cherry Street business on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 6:45 a.m. A female victim was inside her vehicle when allegedly approached by Elmer Melendez, age 38 of West Haven.  

Melendez allegedly followed the victim, began yelling and damaged her vehicle's window during the disturbance.

The victim fled from her vehicle to a neighboring business and contacted police.
The victim claimed that Melendez, who is her mechanic, had also been following her prior to the incident.

Melendez was charged with second degree breach of peace, second degree criminal mischief, second degree stalking, third degree forgery and interfering with police.

He was released on a promise to appear in court on May 14, 2013.

Questions about this police report can be forwarded to ryan.sartor@patch.com.


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