Piqua police reports highlights


By Sam Wildow - swildow@aimmedianetwork.com



PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.

DISTURBANCE: Piqua police responded to a report of a disturbance on W. North Street on July 23 at 5:19 p.m. A female stated that there had been an argument between her and her husband, but there were no threats or acts of violence.

Piqua police responded to a report of a domestic dispute between a husband and wife on S. Wayne Street on July 23 at 8:42 p.m. There was an argument reportedly over cigarettes, but there were no threats or acts of violence.

There was a report of approximately 20 juveniles that were getting ready to fight in the area of S. Wayne and Garnsey Streets on July 23 at 9:40 p.m. The juveniles “were located and a female juvenile was arrested and incarcerated at West Central,” according to police reports. She was charged with first-degree misdemeanor aggravated menacing.

Piqua police responded to a report of a domestic dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend in the area of Virginia and Boone Streets on July 24 at 1:03 a.m.

An officer responded to a residence on Fountain Boulevard regarding a disturbance on July 24 at 3:45 a.m. The complainant claimed his ex-girlfriend’s current boyfriend “had come to his residence and kept kicking the door.” The complainant stated that the male left the scene in a red Buick. Officers located the vehicle and warned the male for trespassing.

THEFT: Tools were reported stolen from outside of a residence on Clark Avenue on July 23 at 5:40 p.m.

A bicycle was reported stolen from the back porch of a residence on Forest Avenue on July 23 between 5-5:30 p.m.

Piqua resident Reece Harriger, 18, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft on July 22. The theft charge was in connection with an incident of stolen margarita from a business on W. High Street on July 17.

UNRULY JUVENILE: Juveniles were reportedly throwing rocks at the windows of a business on S. Downing Street on July 23 at 5:52 p.m. The juveniles “were located and denied throwing anything,” according to police reports. “No damage was reported to have been done to the window.”

Piqua police responded to W. High Street on July 23 at 9 p.m. due a report of unruly juveniles. One claimed that she had been slapped while the other claimed that she had been kicked in the stomach. The parents stated that they wanted to handle the situation.

SUSPICIOUS: There was a report of suspicious activity in the area of Delaware Circle on July 23 at 6:52 p.m. A complainant requested more checks in the area.

Suspicious activity was reported on Miami Street on July 23 at 7:56 p.m. A juvenile was allegedly looking into a resident’s vehicle that was located at the back of a residence before running away.

There was a report of “two males sitting in a parked vehicle” on W. North Street on July 23 at 10:44 p.m. An officer checked the area but did not find the vehicle or the males.

A complainant on S. Downing Street reported that “a male subject had asked her 7 year old granddaughter where she lived while she was outside the residence playing” on July 23.

There was a report of a suspicious person on Garby Road on July 24 at 12:28 a.m. The resident stated she was coming into her driveway when she saw “a black male in her yard next to one of the buildings on her property,” according to police reports. The subject reportedly fled on foot, and police did not locate him.

There was a report of a male on the bridge of railroad tracks over Ash Street “getting ready to jump” on July 24 at 4:34 a.m. The person stated he was walking home. An officer told him “not to walk on the train tracks.”

TRESPASSING: Piqua police responded to a business on Covington Avenue due a report of shoplifting on July 23 at 7 p.m. “The suspects explained that everything was a misunderstanding,” according to police reports. The business did not pursue charges but “wanted the suspects trespassed from the store.”

CITIZEN ASSIST: A complainant asked questions on July 23 about how to deal with his 10 year old son who was reportedly acting unruly.

An officer responded to a residence on S. Roosevelt Avenue about possible underage drinking on July 23 at 10:22 p.m. An adult invited the officer into the residence, and the officer did not find any juveniles drinking.

A complainant claimed on July 23 that “someone on Facebook posted a comment that her daughter’s [ex-boyfriend] set her garage on fire,” according to police reports. An officer stated they “had no information that the fire was an arson,” and the complainant was referred to the fire department.

FIREWORKS COMPLAINT: There was a report of fireworks in the area of First Street on July 23 at 9:30 p.m. An officer checked the area and did not see or hear any fireworks.

The Piqua Police Department can be contacted at (937) 778-2027. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling 937-615-TIPS (8477) or by visiting www.piquaoh.org/police_submitatip.htm for more information.

To submit an anonymous tip through text messaging, type the keyword PIQUAPD and the message, then send it to 274637.

By Sam Wildow

swildow@aimmedianetwork.com

Reach Sam Wildow at (937) 451-3336 or on Twitter @TheDailyCall

Reach Sam Wildow at (937) 451-3336 or on Twitter @TheDailyCall