Piqua police reports highlights

By Sam Wildow - swildow@aimmedianetwork.com

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

THEFT: A complainant claimed a woman stole a charity donation jar from Speedway at 1551 Covington Avenue on July 17 at 9:43 a.m. The business provided video surveillance of the theft.

A resident from Concord Township reported that a head unit on a semi-tractor was stolen from Knights Towing on 8620 N. County Road 25-A between June 26 and July 17.

A resident reported prescription medicine as lost or stolen on July 17. It has been missing for approximately three to four weeks.

A cell phone was reportedly left in the driveway of a residence on the 900 block of Covington Avenue on July 17. Neighbors reportedly found the phone and sold it at a phone ATM. Robert J. Mowery, 34, and Wendy J. Nash, 43, were cited with receiving stolen property in connection with this incident.

There was a report of margarita being shoplifted at the Grisham Beverage Center at Family Dollar on 633 W. High Street. The incident reportedly occurred on July 17 at 8:30 p.m. The suspect was reportedly wearing a “Unique All Stars,” number 10 jersey.

ASSAULT: A home healthcare nurse reported being assaulted by a patient at the Piqua Senior Apartments on July 17 at 11:44 a.m. The nurse did not pursue charges.

MENACING: A male received a reportedly threatening text on July 17. The alleged suspect was warned for telecommunications harassment.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: A complainant was reportedly upset about a male being in her house on the 600 block of Spring Street on July 17 at 4:54 p.m. The male was reportedly “calling her and family members mean names,” according to police reports. The male stated he would leave.

A reportedly intoxicated male was found lying in a parking lot on the 200 block of Grant Street on July 17 at 11 p.m. Steven D. Jones, 45, was cited for disorderly conduct in connection with this incident. He was then reportedly transported to a friend’s residence.

A male claimed that a female was “out of control” at a residence on the 300 block of Garnsey Street on July 17 at 11:56 p.m. The female was allegedly “flipping over tables and screaming.” The female was gone before officer arrival. The male “did not want anything done,” police reports stated.

A male was reportedly “walking down the street yelling and using profanity” in the downtown on July 18 at 12:47 a.m. “He was warned for disorderly conduct and advised to calm down,” according to police reports.

FIREWORKS COMPLAINT: Fireworks were reportedly set off in the area of the 1600 block of West High Street on July 17 at 9 p.m. A resident was reportedly “advised of the law regarding fireworks and warned for the loud noise.

Fireworks were also reportedly set off on the 600 block of Wood Street on July 17 at 10:18 p.m. Nothing was located.

There was another complaint on the 600 block of Gordon Street on July 17 at 10:32 p.m. An officer “sat in the area for several minutes and did not see or hear any fireworks,” according to police reports.

Another firework complaint occurred on the 600 block of Wood Street on July 18 at 12:54 a.m. An officer reportedly “observed fireworks but was unable to determine where they came from,” police reports stated.

SUSPICIOUS: A resident reported coming home “to find her door unlocked and light on,” on the 700 block of Downing Street on July 17 at 9:31 p.m.

LOST PROPERTY: A caller reported losing his wallet at Cinemark Theatres on 1020 Garbry Road on July 17.

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 www.piquaoh.org/police_submitatip.htm for more information.

To submit an anonymous tip through text messaging, type the keyword PIQUAPD and the message, then send it to 274637.

By Sam Wildow


Reach Sam Wildow at (937) 451-3336 or on Twitter @TheDailyCall

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