Piqua police reports highlights


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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 piquaoh.org/city-departments/police-department/submit-a-tip/ for more information.

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

MENACING: A complainant reported being threatened while in traffic in the area of North Sunset Drive and West High Street on April 26 at 8:15 p.m. Officers were unable to make contact with the suspects.

A complainant reported a known suspect threatening to kill her and then himself on April 27 at 11 a.m. The suspect was contacted and warned.

There was a report of a student threatening another student at the Upper Valley Career Center on April 27 at 4:10 p.m.

RECKLESS OPERATION: There was a report of vehicles racing up and down McKinley Avenue on April 26 at 9:45 p.m. The area was checked, but no violations were observed.

DISTURBANCE: There was a report of a disturbance on South Street on April 26 at approximately 11:30 p.m. in reference to a male subject and female subject arguing. Both subjects denied any physical violence or threats of violence, and the female subject advised she would voluntarily leave.

SUSPICIOUS: A male and female couple were allegedly doing sexual acts in a vehicle near Walmart on April 26 at 11:35 p.m. An officer made contact with the couple, but no violations were observed. They stated they were just talking. They were asked to move along, and they complied.

There was a report of subjects smoking marijuana on Beckert Drive on April 27 at 12:15 a.m. An officer made contact with the subjects who allegedly just got done smoking the marijuana. The subjects were warned about the risks of doing drugs and advised to stay inside the rest of the night.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: A vehicle was egged on Covington Avenue sometime overnight between April 26-27.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: An officer responded to a report of a male subject passed out in an alley in the area of Virginia Street and Park Avenue on April 27 at approximately 3:20 a.m. The male subject was located and found to be highly intoxicated. The male was charged and transported to his home. Christopher A. Wilkinson, 28, of Piqua, was cited for minor misdemeanor disorderly conduct in connection with this incident.

ACCIDENT: There was a private property accident with a vehicle running into a pole at McDonald’s on Covington Avenue on April 27 at 12:15 p.m. The driver was checked for injuries by the medics and found to be okay. There was no damage to the pole, and the vehicle was towed at owner’s request. The driver was transported to his residence with his belongings.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A complainant reported someone slashing his tires on Young Street on April 27 at 1:30 p.m.

HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: A hit skip accident was reported on Harrison Street on April 27 sometime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

BURGLARY: A complainant advised that he went to his storage garage and found someone had entered it through a window and placed items inside on South Main Street on April 27 at approximately 3:20 p.m. The complainant advised that he believes children of the former tenant may be using the garage as storage without permission. The investigation is pending.

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 piquaoh.org/city-departments/police-department/submit-a-tip/ for more information.

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