PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.
FELONIOUS ASSAULT: A male juvenile reportedly cut his mother with a knife after a verbal argument on Camp Street on July 7 at 6:27 p.m. According to police reports, there were superficial wounds on the mother’s forearm. The juvenile was charged with second-degree felonious assault and incarcerated at the Juvenile Detention Center.
ACCIDENT: There was a report of a minor crash between a motorcycle and a parked van on Scudder Street on July 9 at 7:42 p.m. There were no injuries reported.
DISORDERLY: There was a report of a male subject threatening to assault people at an apartment on Covington Avenue on July 9 at 8:50 p.m. The subject was warned for disorderly conduct.
FIREWORKS COMPLAINT: A resident reported seeing fireworks go off west of his residence on Edge Street on July 9 at 9:50 p.m. The house setting off the fireworks could not be identified, and an officer checking the area did not observe any fireworks going off.
A caller reported fireworks going off in the area of Wood Street on July 9 at 10 p.m. An officer checked the area and did not witness any fireworks.
DISTURBANCE: There was a report of a male subject kicking on a door on Clark Avenue on July 9 at 10:45 p.m.
Deryan G. Maxon, 20, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence on July 10 at 10:30 p.m. Maxon is accused of striking a known victim.
UNRULY JUVENILE: There was a report of a female juvenile coming home intoxicated from a friend’s house on Miami Street on July 9 at 11:17 p.m. The juvenile was taken to UVMC to be checked out.
WARRANT: Steven A. Downing, II, 29, of Piqua, turned himself in on a warrant on July 10 at 1:26 a.m.
SUSPICIOUS: A caller reported a juvenile on a bicycle circling the caller’s vehicle on July 10 at 3:24 a.m.
There was a report of male subjects throwing fireworks from a vehicle on Covington Avenue on July 10 at 5:13 p.m. An officer made contact with them, and they denied the accusations. There was “no evidence the subjects were throwing fireworks,” according to police reports.
There was a report of possible gunshots in the area of N. Main Street on July 10 at 11:40 p.m. Subjects in the area said they heard fireworks. An officer checked the area and did not witness anything suspicious.
CURFEW: A complainant reported seeing trash being thrown out of a vehicle in the area of N. College Street and Park Avenue on July 10 at 3:30 a.m. The passengers were all reportedly minors and were returned home.
CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A caller reported a window screen was damaged on Young Street on July 10 at 4:50 a.m.
THEFT: A GPS unit was reported stolen from a vehicle on Lyndhurst Drive overnight between July 9-10.
A bicycle was reported stolen from a front porch on South Street overnight between July 9-10.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: Someone reportedly sprayed silly-string on a vehicle on Madison Avenue overnight between July 9-10.
Reach reporter Sam Wildow at (937) 451-3336
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