MILFORD, Mass. – A Milford man allegedly punched a paramedic and threatened to kill a police officer during an incident Saturday afternoon outside his home, Milford Police said.
Police said Walter St. George, 44, of 7 Glines Ave., appeared to be intoxicated when the fire department rescue team found him sitting in the entrance to his home.
“I’m going to kill cops as soon as I get out. You’ll never see it coming 'til I blow your head off,” St. George allegedly yelled.
Police officers responded to 7 Glines Ave. to assist the fire department rescue team with the call of a 44-year-old male who was passing out.
They said St. George had blood shot eyes, slurred speech and had the odor of alcohol on his breath.
As paramedics treated St. George in the ambulance, he allegedly began yelling and punched a female paramedic in the chest. Police said the paramedic fell backwards and grabbed her chest in pain.
St. George continued to yell, saying: “I’ll kill all of you,” according to police. An officer then cuffed St. George to the side rails of the stretcher, police said.
St. George allegedly continued trying to assault personnel with his feet, yelling, “You’re gonna die pig, right before I slash my throat with a razor.”
He was taken to Milford Regional Medical Center, where he allegedly continued his violent behavior, police said. He was repeatedly asked to keep his voice down because there were sick children and other patients, but he said, “I don’t care,” according to police.
St. George was charged with assault and battery on ambulance personnel, threat to commit a crime, assault and battery and disturbing the peace.
The police officer filed a Section 12 on St. George due to his threats of suicide. A Section 12 is “emergency restraint and hospitalization of persons posing risk of serious harm by reason of mental illness.”