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.

SUSPICIOUS: Several small, crystal-like pieces of an unknown substance/origin were reportedly found on the floor of the men’s locker room at the Piqua Branch of the Miami County YMCA on July 28 at noon. The substance was swept up and discarded.

A subject was asking people for money on South Street on July 28 at approximately 3:50 p.m. The subject has been cited before. The subject was located and admitted to doing it again. The subject was cited for panhandling.

FOUND PROPERTY: A kayak was found in the river on July 28.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Officers responded to what was originally reported as a traffic accident in the area of South College Street and Covington Avenue on July 28 at 3:30 p.m. It was later determined that no traffic accident had occurred, but that two drivers had been arguing in traffic. Both drivers were warned for disorderly conduct.

A male and female were reportedly arguing in the street in the area of Wood Street and South Roosevelt Avenue on July 28 at 7:40 p.m. The parties were separated, and the male subject was warned for disorderly conduct.

There was a report of a subject who was acting disorderly inside of Dragon City on July 28 at approximately 8:15 p.m. The subject had left upon officer’s arrival.

THEFT: A male subject was reportedly caught shoplifting at Elder Beerman on July 28 at 4:25 p.m. It was learned that the male also stole from another store prior to stealing from the current store. John A. Stmyers, 45, of Sidney, was charged with theft in connection with this incident.

DISTURBANCE: A disturbance was reported on Adams Street on July 28 at approximately 4:45 p.m. No violence or threats of violence were reported.

A male and female were arguing over property on Adams Street on July 28 at 7:50 p.m.

MENACING: A civil dispute turned into allegations of menacing from both parties involved on East Main Street on July 28 at 7:30 p.m. One party was advised to not return to the residence unless it was with the attorney involved with this civil dispute.

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.