Man Spits at Milford Police, Says He Has COVID-19: Police

Stephen McCarthy booking photo
Milford Police

A Milford man is accused of spitting at police who responded to handle a dispute between roommates, then telling them he had COVID-19, according to police.

Officers responded to Meadowside Road in Milford on Thursday after getting reports of a breach of peace between roommates and 27-year-old Stephen McCarthy, of Milford, spit toward officers, threatened the officers and their families and said he had COVID-19, police said.

McCarthy is also accused of resisting police when they tried to place him in handcuffs.

McCarthy was charged with two counts of assault on a police officer, criminal attempted assault on a police officer, interfering with an officer and threatening in the second degree.

Bond was set at $10,000.

McCarthy is due in court on June 15.  

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