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.

MENACING: There was a menacing complaint at a residence on Camp Street on Sept. 20 at approximately 8:30 p.m. A subject reported that a known subject was at his house kicking at the front door and yelling a threat.

An officer was dispatched in reference to a menacing complaint on West Greene Street on Sept. 20 at 9 p.m. The complainant advised a neighbor threatened her and her husband with physical violence.

THEFT: Dispatch advised that the complaintant wanted to report a theft of services on Sept. 21 at 8:50 a.m. The complainant advised her husband and husband’s brother worked for a male who never paid them.

Decorations were reported stolen from a gravestone at Forest Hill Cemetery sometime between Sept. 13-22.

Cash and gift cards were reported stolen at Industry Products Company on Sept. 22 at approximately 3:15 p.m.

A caller said someone broke into his garage on Spring Street and took a set of Craftsman wrenches and a circular saw sometime between Sept. 21-22.

A firearm was reported stolen from a residence on Dover Avenue on Sept. 22 at approximately 6:40 p.m.

Officers responded on the report of a male subject stealing alcohol from Ulbrich’s Market on Sept. 23 at approximately 9:15 p.m. The suspect was located a block from the store and arrested for theft. Edward D. Kuykendall, 49, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft in connection with this incident.

A bicycle was reported stolen on Caldwell Street between Sept. 21-24.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: An officer was dispatched in reference to a criminal damage complaint on Brentwood Avenue on Sept 21. The complainant advised his truck had been scratched sometime between Sept. 14-21.

An officer responded to a call referencing a front window being broken out on a vacant home on Young Street on Sept. 24 at approximately 12:15 a.m.

An officer responded to a call referencing criminal damaging to a home on Gill Street on Sept. 23 at approximately 2:10 a.m. A rock was thrown through a window into the house sometime between 11 p.m. on Sept. 23 and 2 a.m. on Sept. 24.

SUSPICIOUS: A complainant woke up to find a male sitting in her front yard on Glenwood Avenue on Sept. 22 at approximately 4 a.m. The male left walking. An officer responded but could not locate the male.

FOUND PROPERTY: An officer was dispatched to a property complaint at Walmart in reference to ammunition that needed to be disposed of on Sept. 22 at 9:20 a.m. The ammunition was collected and properly disposed of.

A pink bicycle was found on Eleanor Avenue on Sept. 22.

DRUG OFFENSE: The Miami County Adult Parole Authority requested assistance with incarcerating a subject in the area of North Main and Mound streets on Sept. 22 at noon. Through the course of the arrest, the subject was found to be in possession of suspected crack as well as a pipe. Both items were sent to the crime lab for testing. Possible charges may follow.

HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: There was a hit skip accident reported on West High Street on Sept. 22 at 4:15 p.m.

DISTURBANCE: There was a report of a male chasing a female and arguing with her at the Miami Valley Centre Mall on Sept. 22 at 4:20 p.m. Subjects were located and advised it was just an argument. Both claimed no threats and no violence.

There was video turned in of a mutual fight at Fountain Park on Sept. 22.

ASSIST SQUAD: An officer responded to a call to assist the squad for a male subject who was passed out in a vehicle at a business parking lot at Family Video on Sept. 22 at 6:25 p.m.

An officer responded to a report of an injured male juvenile who had been involved in a traffic accident on South Downing Street on Sept. 22 at 8:50 p.m. The male was transported to the hospital by the Piqua Fire Department.

ACCIDENT: An officer was dispatched to a traffic accident with injury in reference to a vehicle striking a fixed object on private property and then getting struck in the rear end by another vehicle on West Greene Street on Sept. 23 at 5:55 a.m. Both drivers were issued citations.

An officer was dispatched to a traffic accident with no injuries on private property on South Main Street on Sept. 24 at approximately 9 a.m. A vehicle had crashed into two house trailers, causing significant damage to both. The driver advised she was pulling into her driveway and accidently pressed on the gas. Both parties took photos and exchanged information without incident.

There was a two-vehicle accident on Boone Street on Sept. 24 at approximately 11:30 a.m. A driver was cited for failure to maintain control.

BURGLARY: An officer was dispatched to a burglary complaint in reference to the complainant’s residence on Walker Street getting broken into overnight between Sept. 22-23. The case is currently under investigation.

A complainant suspected a known person of entering her residence and stealing an item on West Greene Street on Sept. 24. The suspect was contacted and warned for trespassing.

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.