Milford man arrested for leaving baby home alone while drunk

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MILFORD–Police have arrested a man for leaving a baby home alone.

On October 4, police responded to the area of Melba Street, near Beachland Avenue, for reports that a seemingly intoxicated man was roaming the neighborhood.

During the investigation, police realized that the suspect, Jason Demonte, 31, of Melba Street, had left his 15-month-old child home alone for more than an hour while he was out of the home.

He was charged with risk of injury to a minor and held on $75,000 bond.