Piqua police reports highlights


To contact the Piqua Police Department:

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.

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

THEFT: A caller reported her father left prescription pills at church on Clark Avenue between Feb. 19-22. He was recently admitted by Hospice. Hospice staff advised her to make a police report.

A caller reported a theft of his prescription medication on Second Street on Feb. 22 at 12:15 p.m.

SUSPICIOUS: A complainant reported that a known person was following her in a truck on North Wayne Street on Feb. 22 at approximately 11 a.m.

A resident reported someone knocking on his door on South Sunset Drive on Feb. 23 at 3 a.m. The resident advised he heard someone jump the fence in his back yard but did not see anyone. The backyard and surrounding area were checked, but no one was located.

ACCIDENT: There was a report of an accident with no injuries on East Ash Street outside of Home Depot on Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. The at-fault driver advised he was attempting to cross the street when his vehicle was struck on the driver’s side. The at-fault driver was cited for right-of-way from a private road.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS HARASSMENT: A caller wanted a woman warned for unwanted text messages and phone calls on Feb. 22. Contact was made with the suspect, and she was warned for telecommunication harassment.

UNRULY JUVENILE: Two male juveniles were reportedly trying to start a fight with several other juveniles at the Piqua Public Library on West High Street on Feb. 22 at approximately 4:20 p.m. One of the juvenile suspects was reported to have a knife. Contact was made with all parties involved, and they were turned over to their parents. The two suspect juveniles were warned for unruly juvenile.

WARRANT: Saint Mary’s Police Department reported a man with an active warrant out of their jurisdiction was currently living at an address on New Haven Road on Feb. 22. The subject was located at the address, and the warrant was confirmed. He was transported to the Miami County Jail.

Officers received a tip there was a woman with a warrant walking on Park Avenue on Feb. 22 at 9:50 p.m. Officers located the woman, and she reportedly lied about her identity. She was arrested and incarcerated for her warrant. Brittany M. Tucker, 20, of Piqua, was charged with second-degree misdemeanor obstructing official business in connection with this incident. Tucker also reportedly faced warrants for first-degree misdemeanor theft and probation violations.

DRUG OFFENSE: There was a report of a drug offense and a trespassing offense on South Downing Street on Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. The complainant said her roommates would not let her in her residence. Officers spoke with roommate and saw drug paraphernalia in plain sight. Resident was cited, and another was warned for trespassing.

DISORDERLY: There was a report of a man passed out on the sidewalk on South Main Street on Feb. 22 at approximately 10:25 p.m. Officers arrived to find two men passed out. One man was transported to UVMC. The other man was taken home by a family member. Edward D. Kuykendall, 49, of Piqua, and Devin L. Sloan, 24, of Piqua, were cited for minor misdemeanor disorderly conduct in connection with this incident.

To contact the Piqua Police Department:

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.