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.

FOUND PROPERTY: A bicycle was found on the bike path on June 16 at 9:30 a.m.

An iPod was found at Upper Mote Park on June 16.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: There was a report of a male subject at the city building making threats to shoot anyone who comes onto his property on June 16 at around 9:30 a.m.

Subjects were reportedly intoxicated on a porch outside on Camp Street and being loud on June 17 at 2:10 a.m. They were advised to go inside for the night and warned for disorderly conduct.

A male subject was found intoxicated and passed out in an alley in the area of Young Street and Linden Avenue on June 17 at 4 a.m. The subject was charged with disorderly conduct and underage drinking.

UNRULY JUVENILE: There was a report of a missing juvenile on South Main Street on June 16 at noon who was later located. The male juvenile was found to be in possession of tobacco products and was charged accordingly.

DRUG OVERDOSE: There was an assist squad call in reference to a 54-year-old woman found unresponsive on First Street on June 16 at around 12:10 p.m. Her symptoms were consistent with a heroin overdose. She was administered five doses of Narcan and transported by squad to UVMC.

THEFT: A watch was reported stolen at a residence on Haverhill Drive on June 16 at 12:50 p.m.

An officer was dispatched to a theft complaint at Kroger in reference to a male subject pushing a cart full of items out of the store on June 16 at 4:25 p.m. The suspect was arrested and charged. Floyd Newton, 52, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft in connection with this incident.

An officer was dispatched to a theft complaint at Walmart in reference to a female subject stealing items from the store on June 16 at 5:30 p.m. The woman was arrested and charged. Judy L. Skeens, 44, of Springcreek Township, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft in connection with this incident.

A laptop and other items were reported stolen from a residence on McKinley Avenue on June 16 between 4-5 p.m.

ACCIDENT: There was a report of traffic accident in the area of North College Street and Park Avenue on June 16 at 1:40 p.m. There were no reported injuries. The at-fault driver was cited.

ANIMAL ISSUE: A dog ran out into traffic and was struck by a vehicle on Wood Street on June 16 at 7 p.m. The dog was not injured, and vehicle was not damaged. Owners of the dog were contacted and warned for dog running at large.

MENACING: A female subject indirectly threatened to burn another female subject’s house down on Wood Street on June 16 at 7:35 p.m.

A complainant reported a known man threatening to assault him on Covington Avenue on June 16 at around 10 p.m.

DISTURBANCE: There was a report of a disturbance on South Street on June 16 at 7:45 p.m. Both subjects stated it was a verbal argument with some mutual shoving of one another.

There was a report of a disturbance on Nicklin Avenue on June 16 at 9:40 p.m. It was an argument over a civil matter.

There was a report of disturbance on West Water Street on June 16 at 11:30 p.m. No violence or threats of violence were reported by the parties involved.

An officer reportedly observed a disturbance between two female subjects outside of Lucky’s Bar on June 17 at 2 a.m. Both female subjects advised they mutually shoved each other.

Officers responded on the report of a disturbance at the Red Roof Inn and Suites on June 17 at around 3 a.m. Upon arrival, a male subject and a pregnant female subject were found to be verbally arguing. The woman was transported to UVMC regarding contractions. The male subject was found to have an active warrant out of Shelby County.

Tyrell S. Knox, 26, of Troy, was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor domestic violence on June 17 in connection with a reported incident on Deerfield Crossing.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A rock was thrown through the back window of a vehicle on South Main Street sometime overnight between June 16-17.

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.