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 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.

SEXUAL IMPOSITION: Vincent G. Kissinger, 29, of Piqua, was charged with third-degree misdemeanor sexual imposition on May 23. Kissinger was accused of touched a woman inappropriately at a residence on the 1900 block of Covington Avenue, according to Piqua police reports. The original incident occurred on May 22 at 11:30 a.m.

BURGLARY: A warrant was filed for a local man in connection with a burglary in Piqua. Newell F. Williams, 32, who has previous addresses listed in Piqua and Covington, was charged with second-degree felony burglary on May 22. According to Piqua police reports, Williams was charged in connection with a burglary that was reported on May 9 on the 300 block of Garnsey Street. A residence was broken into, and items were stolen, including a handgun.

SUSPICIOUS: Several staff at Piqua Central Intermediate School reported hearing a loud explosion nearby in the area of North College and Boone streets on May 22 at 9:50 a.m.

Caller reported subjects at the softball field refusing to leave at Mote Park Community Center on May 22 at 5 p.m. Caller advised they had a lease with the city reserving the field. Upon arrival subjects left the field without incident.

A caller reported a road rage incident in the area of Camp and Virginia streets on May 22 at approximately 5 p.m. The caller said the other male driver yelled at him, saying he had a gun with his name on it. An officer spoke with the other driver who advised he did not threaten anyone and does not have any weapons.

THEFT: A vehicle was gone through on East High Street overnight between May 21-22. Items were taken from the vehicle.

Fraudulent charges on a debit card were reported on Washington Avenue on May 22 at approximately 1 p.m.

Items were taken from his vehicle on Chinook Pass sometime in the last week. The theft was reported on May 22.

A bicycle was reported stolen from South Roosevelt Avenue overnight between May 21-22.

MENACING: A caller wanted to document that someone made a threatening post on Facebook on May 22. She also wanted to document that she had been followed by the same person.

A complainant advised her eight-year-old daughter was given a picture by a nine-year-old boy showing him shooting her on May 22. The boy and his grandfather were spoken to about the situation.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS HARASSMENT: A complainant from Dayton reported harassing Facebook messages on May 22.

A complainant received a threat on her Facebook account on May 22. The complainant wanted the suspect warned for telecommunication harassment and trespassing, and she was warned.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: A complainant reported someone wondering into traffic and almost getting hit by a vehicle in the area of West Water Street and North Roosevelt Avenue on May 22 at 12:30 p.m.

DISTURBANCE: A disturbance was reported on Pinewood Avenue on May 22 at around noon. A male subject was located and arrested for domestic violence.

There was a report of a disturbance on Haverhill Drive on May 22 at 1:30 p.m. A suspect was arrested for domestic violence and a protection order violation.

A disturbance was reported on South Downing Street on May 22 at approximately 5 p.m. Involved subjects were reportedly arguing about people moving out of a residence.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A vehicle was vandalized with paint on South Roosevelt Avenue on May 22.

A boarded up window had the plywood pushed out of it on an abandoned house at the Flesh Building on West Greene Street on May 22 at 6:30 p.m.

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.