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.

BURGLARY: There was a report of a robbery in progress on Blaine Avenue on April 9 at approximately 4 a.m. Once on scene, two victims were found to have been struck in the face by intruders. Several suspects reportedly barged into their residence and demanded money. The suspects took only a couple of personal items and left. This investigation is pending.

WARRANT: A wanted subject was located on Clark Avenue on April 8 at 7:50 p.m. and arrested on multiple warrants and incarcerated. Jordan M. Brown, 27, of Troy, was picked up on warrants for first-degree misdemeanor telecommunications harassment, second-degree felony burglary, and first-degree misdemeanor probation violation in connection with this incident.

HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: There was a report of a hit skip accident on Dover Avenue on April 8 at 8:40 p.m. Once on scene, the at-fault vehicle was reported to be stolen. The vehicle was later found, however the theft subject is unknown.

ACCIDENT: There was a report of a traffic accident in the area of South Street and Cottage Avenue on April 8 at approximately 9:15 p.m. There were no injuries. An allegedly intoxicated driver struck a parked car. Stephan M. Szachta, 26, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor OVI-under the influence in connection with this incident.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Several male subjects were outside arguing and one male was reportedly attempting to get the others to fight on Caldwell Street on April 8 at approximately 11:10 p.m. All subjects were spoken to, and the subject attempting to fight was warned for disorderly conduct.

There was a report of a male subject at Z’s Food and Spirits refusing to leave on April 9 at approximately 3 a.m. The male subject was trespassed and warned for disorderly conduct.

There was a report of a white male subject walking around in the area naked on Broadway on April 9 at approximately 11:15 p.m. He was located and took off running between houses. The area was checked by officers, and the male subject could not be relocated.

FOUND PROPERTY: There was a report of a book bag found in the middle of the road in the area of East Greene and Spring streets on April 9 at 12:50 a.m. The book bag was located and entered into police property.

ASSIST SQUAD: There was a report of a 42-year-old woman found unresponsive in her bedroom on Brook Street on April 9 at 4:20 a.m. The woman was administered six doses of Narcan and transported to UVMC by a Piqua Fire Department squad.

There was a report of a man not breathing on Miami Street on April 9 at approximately 5 a.m. He was transported to UVMC by a squad.

THEFT: There was a report of two juveniles shoplifting at Dollar Tree on April 9 at noon. One juvenile was old enough for charges and was charged with theft.

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.