Piqua police reports highlights


By Sam Wildow - swildow@aimmedianetwork.com



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 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.

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

CITIZEN ASSIST: A flag pole was blown over on N. College Street on Jan. 11 at 7:50 a.m. Flags were removed from the pole to remove obstructions on the sidewalk, and they were given to the occupant of the residence.

ASSAULT: A male juvenile reportedly threw a chair at another student during lunch at the Piqua High School on Jan. 11 at approximately 12:30 p.m. A male juvenile offender was charged with first-degree misdemeanor assault.

FRAUD: There was a report of a resident receiving numerous phone calls from someone asking for donations to a Piqua Police Department K9 fund, which does not exist, on Jan. 11. The resident was advised that the police department is not currently raising funds for a K9 unit. The resident was not able to provide the phone number from where the phone calls originated.

THEFT: There was a report of a black man stealing several DVD’s at Walmart and leaving on foot on Jan. 11 at approximately 6 p.m. The area was checked, but he was not located.

A shoplifter was reportedly caught at Walmart on Jan. 11 at approximately 7:45 p.m. Malachi R. Boles, 20, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft in connection with this incident.

ANIMAL PROBLEM: There was a report of a dog preventing postal workers from delivering mail on E. North Street on Jan. 12 at 3:15 p.m. The dog owner was advised of the complaint and warned for violations of dogs running at large.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: There was a report of a neighbor causing a problem and allegedly hitting someone on S. Roosevelt Avenue on Jan. 12 at approximately 9:30 p.m. Michael J. Lambert, 36, of Piqua, was charged with minor misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

SUSPICIOUS: A resident reported someone attempting to get in a house on W. North Street on Jan. 12 at 10:10 p.m. Andrew J. Veen, 42, of Piqua, was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespass in connection with this incident.

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By Sam Wildow

swildow@aimmedianetwork.com

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 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.

Reach the writer at swildow@aimmedianetwork.com or (937) 451-3336

Reach the writer at swildow@aimmedianetwork.com or (937) 451-3336