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.

PARKING PROBLEM: The police department was advised of a semi-trailer parked in the roadway which appeared to be sinking into the roadway in the area of South Roosevelt and Clark avenues on June 2 at 10 a.m. It was found the roadway had collapsed under the trailer. A tow truck and driver were called to remove the trailer from roadway.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: A subject was reportedly squealing his tires and driving recklessly in the alley near Second Street on June 2 at 12:25 p.m. The complainant advised he asked the subject to slow down since his small children were outside playing. The complainant advised the subject became combative and attempted to fight with him. The subject was later cited for driving recklessly and warned for disorderly conduct.

FRAUD: Complainant advised someone called her claiming to be an online computer repair company and offered to fix her computer of any viruses on June 2. Complainant allowed the subject to contact to her computer wirelessly, and they ended up hacking her bank account. Complainant advised that she needed a report made documenting what happened.

Wendy’s advised that they were given a counterfeit $100 bill on June 2 sometime between 10-10:30 p.m. The bill was confiscated.

ALARM: Officers received a burglar alarm at the utilities business office at the municipal building on June 2 at around 2:50 p.m. It was found to be a male subject causing a problem. The subject was calm upon officer’s arrival and left without further incident.

SUSPICIOUS: An unknown male subject reportedly yelled through the wall of the complex that he was going to kill the tenant living in the adjacent unit for being too loud on Broadway on June 2 at 6:20 p.m.

ACCIDENT: An officer was dispatched to a traffic crash without injuries in reference to a black vehicle hitting the rear end of a tan vehicle on West Water Street on June 2 at around 6:20 p.m.

An officer stopped a vehicle for marked lanes and a stop sign violation in the area of Fisher Drive and Washington Avenue on June 2 at approximately 8:40 p.m. The vehicle backed up into the front of the officer’s cruiser, causing an accident. The driver was arrested for OVI and other traffic violations.

THEFT: A bicycle was reported stolen from a backyard on Covington Avenue on June 3 at approximately 2:30 a.m.

ASSIST SQUAD: Officers assisted on a squad call on a report of a male subject sleeping behind the wheel of a running vehicle on East Main Street on June 3 at 6:40 a.m. The subject was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for failure to maintain physical control.

DISTURBANCE: There was a report of a disturbance in the area of Cleveland and First streets on June 3 at approximately 11 a.m. A male subject admitted to slapping a victim and was incarcerated.

There was a report of a disturbance at the Red Carpet Inn on Country Club Road on June 3 at approximately 12:50 p.m.

LOST PROPERTY: A subject advised he lost his handgun while riding his motorcycle on the highway on South Main Street on June 3 at approximately 12:30 p.m.

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.