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.

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 are from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: An unknown subject broke off the driver’s side mirror of a vehicle on North Wayne Street sometime overnight between July 30-31.

A vehicle was reportedly damaged on Orr Street on July 31 at approximately 4 p.m.

On July 31, a caller reported a vehicle on Sioux Drive had been damaged sometime within the last several weeks.

THEFT: An officer responded to a theft call at a residence on Edge Street on July 31 that occurred sometime between 1-8:30 a.m.

A push lawn mower was reported stolen from South College Street on July 28.

An iPad was reported stolen from an apartment on Covington Avenue on July 31 at 8:40 p.m.

An unlocked vehicle on Rundle Avenue was entered overnight between July 31 and Aug. 1. A brown wallet with cash and credit cards was taken along with a pair of glasses and a black change bag containing coins.

BURGLARY: A victim reported that a garage was broken into and tools were stolen on North Downing Street overnight between July 30-31.

ORDER VIOLATION: Jeremy D. Frick, 28, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor violation of a protection order on July 31.

DISTURBANCE: An officer responded to a complaint of a disturbance near South College and Young streets on July 31 at 12:30 p.m.

A domestic disturbance reportedly occurred at a residence on East Main Street on July 31 at 4:55 p.m. Both had no injuries, and no primary aggressor could be determined.

An officer was dispatched to a dispute on North Downing Street on July 31 at 7:30 p.m. There were no threats of violence or violence reported.

ACCIDENT: A traffic crash occurred near East Ash Street and Looney Road on July 31 at approximately 12:45 p.m. No injuries were reported.

A traffic accident occurred on Harrison Street on July 31 at approximately 8 p.m. A female subject advised she backed into a vehicle. An officer made contact with both parties involved. Both subjects agreed not to pursue a traffic investigation, and a traffic crash waiver was signed by both subjects.

There was a two-vehicle crash in the area of North College Street and Park Avenue on Aug. 1 at approximately 4 p.m. There were no reported injuries. The suspect vehicle left the scene without providing information. The suspect was later found and charged accordingly.

MENACING BY STALKING: An officer was dispatched in reference to a menacing complaint on Miami Street on Aug. 1 at 2:20 a.m. The suspect was warned.

ASSAULT: A victim reported being assaulted by a male subject at a residence on Dubois Drive on Aug. 1 at 2 p.m.

TRESPASSING: There was a disturbance/trespassing complaint on Covington Avenue on Aug. 1 at 2:20 p.m. A complainant advised a downstairs neighbor grabbed her arms. The neighbor was warned for trespassing.

SUSPICIOUS: A complainant advised that a white adult male subject attempted to open her front door on Caldwell Street on Aug. 1 at 3:50 p.m.

School officials reported a suspicious woman taking photos of cheerleaders during a recent practice at Roosevelt Fieldhouse and Wertz Stadium on Aug. 1 at 4:10 p.m.

ASSIST MOTORIST: A citizen reported they locked their child in a car at Kroger on Aug. 1 at 4:15 p.m. An officer was able to assist getting the car open. The child was fine.

HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: There was a hit skip accident involving two vehicles on Gordon Street on Aug. 1 sometime between 4-6:30 p.m. The suspect vehicle left the scene, and only minor damage was done.

OVERDOSE: Police were dispatched to an assist squad call on South Roosevelt Avenue on Aug. 1 at 7:45 p.m. One subject was unconscious from an overdose. Another was found to be near overdosing. They were both transported by squad to the hospital.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Two subjects were warned for disorderly conduct at the Kroger gas station on Covington Avenue on Aug. 1 at 8 p.m.

RECEIVING: Dana H. Parks, 35, of Dayton, was issued a court summons for fifth-degree felony receiving stolen property and fifth-degree felony misuse of a credit card.

BAD CHECKS: Ralph L. Stites, 42, of Union City, was issued a court summons for first-degree misdemeanor passing bad checks.

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.