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.

FRAUD: Complainant advised that his credit card was used at a Kroger in Springfield while he still had possession of his card on March 24. Case is pending investigation.

THEFT: A cell phone was reported stolen at the Miami County YMCA on West High Street on March 24 at 8:45 p.m.

DISTURBANCE: A disturbance was reported on Wilson Avenue on March 24 at 9:25 p.m.

There was a report of a disturbance on Boone Street on March 24 at 10:15 p.m. A male subject was arrested and taken to the Miami County Jail.

There was a report of a disturbance on Parkridge Place on March 25 at approximately 12:40 a.m.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: There was a report of man refusing to leave Z’s Food and Spirits and possibly had a firearm with him on March 24 at 10:40 p.m. He was located and found to have a BB gun. Bruce R. Sargent, 31, of Piqua, was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct and fifth-degree felony receiving stolen property in connection with this incident.

A white male was observed attempting to engage in a fight with a black male on South Street on March 25 at 1 a.m. After an officer spoke with both involved parties, the subjects went their separate ways with the at fault subject being charged with disorderly conduct. Shawn A. Sayre, 25, of Piqua, was cited for minor misdemeanor disorderly conduct in connection with this incident.

An intoxicated male was reportedly yelling at passerby’s on West Water Street on March 25 at 4:30 a.m. The male subject was spoken with and warned for disorderly conduct.

A subject was sleeping on the sidewalk for property on West Water Street on March 25 at 6:30 a.m. The subject was located and advised to move on.

BURGLARY: A residence on Covington Avenue at the Piqua Village Apartments was reportedly broken into overnight between March 24-25. Property was stolen.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A vehicle on Second Street was reportedly damaged overnight between March 24-25.

There was a report of several bullet holes in a stop sign on South Street on March 25. They appeared there sometime between 3:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. A fiber optics line across the street was also reportedly struck.

HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: A vehicle was struck overnight between March 24-25 on North Downing Street. The vehicle that struck it left the scene. There was no evidence left at the scene.

DRUG OVERDOSE: There was a suspected drug overdose at the Red Carpet Inn on Country Club Road on March 25 at approximately 1:15 p.m. An officer assisted medics at the scene.

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.