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.

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

DISTURBANCE: There was a report of a disturbance at a residence on Margene Drive on May 24 at around 10:20 p.m. A male subject was trespassed from the residence.

There was a report of a disturbance on Park Avenue on May 24 at approximately 11:30 p.m. A male subject was trespassed from the residence.

SUSPICIOUS: There was a report of an intoxicated male subject walking in the alley on Broadway on May 24 at 11:05 p.m. Officers checked the area and could not locate the male subject.

HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: A truck reportedly struck a parked car on Morrow Street and then left the scene on May 25 around midnight.

A vehicle ran into a parked car and left the scene on Washington Avenue on May 26 at 11:45 a.m. The at-fault driver was later located and admitted to driving and was charged accordingly.

ASSIST SQUAD: A student was reportedly injured while in the elevator at Piqua Central Intermediate School on May 25 at 11 a.m. He was taken to UVMC for treatment. Another student was injured at the school later that day at around 2:45 p.m. She was also taken to UVMC for treatment.

An officer was dispatched to assist the medics with a subject going through alcohol withdraw on Miami Street on May 25 at 1:45 p.m. The subject was cooperative and was transported by the squad to the hospital.

There was a report of a male subject dealing with heroin withdrawal on Beverly Drive on May 26 at around 5:15 a.m. Male subject was transported to the hospital by squad.

Officers responded for a report of a female subject barely breathing near the bike path on Fountain Boulevard on May 26 at approximately 5 p.m. The female subject was located and unresponsive from an apparent overdose. She was transported by squad to the hospital for further treatment.

BURGLARY: An officer was dispatched to a burglary complaint in reference to a possible known suspect breaking into a residence and stealing items on South Roosevelt Avenue on May 25 sometime between 10 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. The case is currently under investigation.

UNRULY JUVENILE: An officer was dispatched to a disturbance in reference to a male and female juvenile fighting in the area of Park Avenue and Caldwell Street on May 25 at 3:15 p.m. The juveniles were 10 years of age and both advised they mutually hit one another and that neither were injured. Parents were advised of the incident.

ASSAULT: There was a report of an assault that took place at the Piqua Junior High School on May 25 at 3:05 p.m. Charges are pending.

There was an assault complaint at Das Park on Broadway Street on May 26 at around 1:10 p.m. Several juveniles were fighting in the park. One juvenile left the scene prior to officer arrival. The suspect, a male juvenile, was contacted and charged with first-degree misdemeanor assault.

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT: An accident with no injuries was reported in the area of North Main and West Market streets on May 25 at 4:30 p.m.

WARRANT: Brandon S. Turner, 31, of Piqua, was picked up on a warrant in connection a first-degree misdemeanor receiving stolen property charge on May 24. Turner was also charged with first-degree misdemeanor possession of a drug abuse instrument and minor misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: Someone reported broke a window at Wendy’s. The damage was found on May 26 at approximately 7 a.m.

TRESPASSING: Two people were found living inside a garage that was condemned by the city on Young Street on May 26 at approximately 7 a.m. Ivory S. Reed, 25, and Gregory S. Scholl, Jr., 23, were charged with second-degree misdemeanor obstructing official business and fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespass in connection with this incident.

FOUND PROPERTY: Two rings were found behind a business on North Main Street on May 26. They were placed into property.

THEFT: A complainant reported a relative’s TV had been pawned at a local pawn shop on May 26.

ILLEGAL DUMPING: There was a report of a male subject dumping truckloads of trash off behind a residence on Washington Avenue on May 26 at around 5 p.m. The owner of the residence reportedly did not provide permission for the other subject to dump the trash there.

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.