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

THEFT: A cell phone was reported stolen while the owner was at the Piqua High School on Sept. 7 between 3-5 p.m.

A complainant stated a male acquaintance stole money out of her purse during a car ride on Sept. 8.

An officer responded to a resident who waived the officer down, alleging a juvenile who lived with him had stolen a Playstation game console on South Downing Street on Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. The subject stated the juvenile was in the residence and wanted us to come address the matter with him. They approached the house, and as the juvenile came out of the house, he ran. A short pursuit ensued, but the juvenile suspect could not be apprehended. The juvenile will be charged with theft and obstructing official business. A male juvenile offender, 17, was issued a court summons with obstructing official business and theft on Sept. 11.

Two juveniles reported their back packs were stolen after they left them unattended on the bike path on Sept. 8.

A radio was stolen from a vehicle on Carol Drive on Sept. 9 at around noon. The case is currently under investigation.

TRESPASSING: A male requested that his cousin be trespassed from his residence on Second Street on Sept. 8 at 4:30 p.m.

A male subject showed up at a residence on North College Street unannounced to see his child and refused to leave on Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. The male was wanted out of Champaign County and fled on foot after the mother called 9-1-1.

MENACING: A male subject advised two male subjects had been walking by his house on South Wayne Street threatening him on Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. One of the involved parties was spoken to, who denied being in the area. All parties were advised to stay away from each other.

An officer responded to a call referencing two subjects who were trying to fight and were making threats to another subject at the Shell gas station on South Street on Sept. 8 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Upon arrival, suspects were no longer there, and the victim stated it was only verbal. The suspects were contacted and warned of menacing and trespassing.

DISTURBANCE: Officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving a female at 311 Drafthouse on Sept. 8 at approximately 9:30 p.m. The female was located and warned for disorderly conduct. She was also trespassed from the bar for the remainder of the evening.

WARRANT: Gregory S. Ball, 21, of Piqua, was picked up on a warrant on Sept. 8.

Rebecca L. Mowen, 25, of Piqua, was picked up on a warrant for first-degree misdemeanor theft in the area of South Roosevelt Avenue and Young Street on Sept. 8 at approximately 5 p.m. This charge was in connection with an incident reported on July 8 at the Miami Valley Centre Mall.

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.