He was charged with third degree burglary, criminal mischief under $1,500. Bail was set at a unsecured $750.

A car alarm saved a Milford resident’s vehicle from getting stolen Feb. 12. At approximately 3:17 Milford police arrested William C. Phillips of Milford for trying to steal the victim’s car while they slept.

Police say the victim did not know Phillips.

He was charged with third degree burglary, criminal mischief under $1,500. Bail was set at a unsecured $750.