PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.
PANDERING OBSCENITY: A female juvenile offender, 17, and a male juvenile offender, 15, were charged with second-degree felony pandering obscenity involving a minor on Feb. 15. The juveniles were reportedly accused of sharing inappropriate pictures between each other.
DISTURBANCE: There was a report of a disturbance on Second Street on Feb. 15 at 1 a.m. Neighbors were allegedly involved in an altercation where subjects displayed knifes.
There was a report of a disturbance at a residence on Broadway Street on Feb. 17 at approximately 12:45 a.m. Both parties admitted to violence against the other. Officers were unable to determine the primary aggressor. Both remained at the residence but agreed to stay away from each other.
BREAKING AND ENTERING: Timothy J. Hicks, 39, of Lima, was charged with fifth-degree felony complicity on Feb. 16 in connection with an incident that took place in July 2015. Hicks is scheduled to be arraigned on March 1.
DRUG POSSESSION: Police picked up Llloyd N. Smith, 45, of Piqua, on Feb. 16 for charges of fifth-degree felony possession of methamphetamine and two felony probation violations out of Miami County Common Pleas Court.
ACCIDENT: There was a report of a traffic accident with no injury in reference to a single vehicle striking a street sign in the area of South Downing and Young streets on Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. Photographs were taken. The driver was cited for being at fault.
There was a report of an accident with no injuries in the area of West Water and North Downing streets on Feb. 15 at 7:20 p.m. One driver cited for failing to yield and having an expired license. The driver with an expired license was advised to park vehicle until he could have a licensed driver move the vehicle.
HIT SKIP: There was a report of a hit skip accident that happened sometime overnight between Feb. 14-15 on Pinewood Avenue. Unknown suspect information.
THEFT: There was a complaint of unauthorized charges on an EBT card on First Street on Feb. 15 at approximately 9:20 p.m. Officer contacted Job and Family Services for additional information. Investigation is ongoing.
ANIMAL PROBLEM: The complainant agreed to take in a relative’s pit bull but the dog tried to bite him on Feb. 15 at around 10:30 p.m. He confined the dog to a cage and asked the police department to seize it. He was referred to the animal shelter and advised to contact the agency during business hours for further assistance. He stated he understood.
There was a complaint of a barking dog running loose in a neighborhood in the area of Spring and East North streets on Feb. 15 at 10:40 p.m. Officer located the owner, and he was warned for having a dog running at large.
SUSPICIOUS: A vehicle was found parked behind the Piqua Junior High School on Feb. 15 at around 10:40 p.m. It was found to be unoccupied and had a security company markings on it. An officer checked the doors to the school, and they were secure.
A complainant stated she thought she heard a gunshot in the area of East Street on Feb. 16 at approximately 8 p.m. Officers searched the area and did not locate anything.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: A group of male subjects at the Miami Valley Centre Mall were reportedly causing problems with security after disregarding the mall’s dress code policy on Feb. 16 at approximately 7 p.m. The subjects left on foot prior to officer arrival and could not be located.
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