Piqua police reports highlights


PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.

WARRANT: Walter V. Davis, 37, of Piqua, was picked up on a warrant for first-degree misdemeanor OVI, fifth-degree felony probation violation, and first-degree misdemeanor open container on Nov. 27.

Blake E. Nickel, 25, of Piqua, was picked up on a warrant for second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging/endangering on Nov. 27.

ACCIDENT: There a was two-vehicle traffic crash in the area of Cherry Street and Nicklin Avenue on Nov. 27 at approximately 8 a.m. There were no reported injuries.

There was a report of a traffic accident in the area of Looney Road and East Ash Street on Nov. 27 at 9 a.m.

There was a report of a traffic accident in the area of West Ash and North College streets on Nov. 27 at 3:45 p.m.

There was a report of a traffic accident in the area of North Downing Street and Park Avenue on Nov. 27 at 4 p.m.

There was a report of a traffic crash in the area of Scott Drive and East Ash Street on Nov. 28 at noon. There were no reported injuries.

There was a report of a traffic crash in the area of McKinley Avenue on Nov. 28 at 3:30 p.m.

There was a report of a traffic crash in the area of East Ash and Spring streets on Nov. 28 at 3:30 p.m. There were no reported injuries.

FRAUD: A complainant reported someone in Michigan was using several of their credit card and bank account numbers between Nov. 22-25. He advised they froze their credit card accounts.

A victim was told by an unknown subject she met on Facebook that her life was being threatened by a Nigerian warlord on Nov. 27. The victim was scammed out of thousands of dollars.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A victim stated his side mirror had been completely removed from his vehicle on South Wayne Street sometime between Nov. 21-27.

A caller said that when he woke up on Nov. 28, someone spray painted his truck with yellow paint on Second Street. He did not have any possible suspects.

ASSAULT: A child reported he was assaulted on the school bus on West High Street on Nov. 27.

There was a report of a disturbance between two males on Wood Street on Nov. 28 at approximately 8:30 p.m. One male alleged the other male shot at him with a small crossbow hitting him in the hand. Male suspect was arrested for assault and incarcerated. George L. Birman, 54, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor assault in connection with this incident.

OBSTRUCTING: Brittany R. Dagley, 34, of Piqua, and Jeffrey Mills, 55, of Piqua, were charged with obstructing justice on Nov. 28.

UNAUTHORIZED USE: Kenneth C. Hammond, Jr., 47, address unknown, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor unauthorized use of a motor vehicle on Nov. 28.

HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: A vehicle struck a gas meter then backed up and struck a parked vehicle on South Street on Nov. 28 at 11:30 a.m. The driver was arrested for OVI, and the driver refused the test. The driver was released to a sober family member. Sherry L. Skeens, 51, of Houston, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor OVI in connection with this incident.

There was a report of a hit skip accident at the Red Roof Inn and Suites on Nov. 28 at 5:30 a.m.

THEFT: It was reported that three black males and a black female stole items from JC Penney on Nov. 27 at 5:45 p.m. Suspects left in a blue car.

An officer was dispatched to a theft complaint at Walmart on Nov. 27 at 7:40 p.m. The suspects were gone prior to officer arrival, and the case is currently under investigation.

A male subject alleged he and his cousin, with his cousin’s money, went to a house to buy baby items and the subjects took the money and ran on South Downing Street on Nov. 28 at 5:10 p.m. The male was charged with falsification and theft, as it was determined he took the money himself and made a false report, according to police reports. Kary L. Helmer, 42, of Versailles, was charged with theft and first-degree misdemeanor falsification in connection with this incident.

There was a report of a female subject stealing toddler outfits from Elder Beerman on Nov. 28 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Melissa A. Wellbaum, 29, of Piqua, was charged with theft in connection with this incident.