PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports and Miami County Municipal Court records.
THEFT: A complainant stated that three people were served food at Waffle House and refused to pay the bill on July 13 at 2:23 p.m.
A Ninja Turtles wallet was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle on W. Water Street on July 13 between 3-6 a.m.
A complainant at Walmart reported that “an employee had stolen cash from the business on four separate occasions,” according to police reports. The report was made on July 13, and the alleged thefts took place between July 6-10. Mariah N. Kobus, 24, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft in connection with this incident.
A television was reported stolen from the Red Roof Inn on Scott Drive on July 14 at 12:20 p.m.
A cell phone was reportedly stolen at the community swimming pool on South Street on July 14 between 4:30-5:23 p.m.
ASSAULT: There was a report of people physically fighting at a residence on S. Downing Street on July 13 at 6:53 p.m. Wynton D. Blake, 29, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor assault and fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct in connection with this incident.
CITIZEN ASSIST: A woman was reportedly sexually harassed while walking to work on Gordon Street on July 13.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: There was a reported disturbance between two groups of female juveniles over postings on social media on South Street on July 13 at 8:30 p.m.
A caller reported witnessing an intoxicated person having difficulty walking on Spring Street on July 13 at 8:50 p.m. He was found to have a warrant. Brent J. Curtis, 56, of Moraine, was reportedly taken into custody.
A Piqua police officer assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol on a traffic stop in the area of E. Greene and N. Main streets on July 14 at 3:30 a.m. A passenger was reportedly warned for disorderly conduct.
SUSPICIOUS: A complainant reported hearing six possible gunshots fired in the area of W. Greene and N. College streets on July 14 at 6 p.m. The area was checked, and nothing was located.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: A caller reported that the lock on her garage door was broken off on W. Water Street on July 14 at 9 p.m. No items were reported missing. No damage was done to the garage door.
CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A window was reported broken on a house on Broadway Street on July 14 at 10:13 p.m. Emory Johnson, 18, of Piqua, was charged with second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging in connection with this incident.
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