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.

ACCIDENT: An officer witnessed a semi-truck driver knock over a light pole after the truck’s trailer went up on the sidewalk in the area of East Water and North Main streets on Aug. 2 at 10:15 a.m. The driver was given a citation for the crash. Power and distribution were called due to wires in the pole being exposed.

There was a traffic accident in the area of North College and West High streets on Aug. 2 at 4 p.m. A driver was cited.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS HARASSMENT: A resident requested a neighbor to be warned for telephone harassment on Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. The neighbor was contacted and warned.

A complainant reported receiving harassing phone calls from two separate female subjects on Aug. 2. Both females were warned for telecommunications harassment.

A complainant advised she received a threatening phone call from a known subject on Aug. 2.

THEFT: A bicycle was reported stolen from a residence on Caldwell Street on Aug. 2 at approximately 1:15 p.m.

A subject allegedly stole beer from Ulbrich’s Market on Aug. 2 at 4:30 p.m. The investigation is pending.

SUSPICIOUS: A window was damaged at a residence on West High Street and a possible burglary was suspected on Aug. 2 at 5 p.m.

ANIMAL ISSUE: A male subject accused his roommate of throwing his dog out of his window on Covington Avenue on Aug. 2 at 8:40 p.m. Roommate was at work at the time, and the neighbor witnessed the dog fall.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: There was a report of subjects yelling in the street in the area of Fisk and Brook streets on Aug. 2 at 10:30 p.m. Once on scene, two female juveniles advised they had met up to fight. The subjects were advised to go home and were warned for disorderly conduct.

DISTURBANCE: There was a disturbance reported in the area of West Greene and North Wayne streets on Aug. 3 at approximately 12:10 a.m. It was a verbal disturbance between two females and a male.

BURGLARY: There was a report of a subject attempting to break into a residence on Cottage Avenue on Aug. 3 at 1 a.m. The complainant advised the subject had left the residence. The subject was located. He admitted to being at the residence but stated he was not breaking in. The subject was charged and incarcerated. Ervin M. Maynard, 19, of Sidney, was charged with fourth-degree felony burglary in connection with this incident.

UNRULY JUVENILE: An officer was dispatched to an unruly juvenile complaint in reference to a group of juveniles being out past curfew in the area of Clark Avenue and Fisk Street on Aug. 3 at 3:20 a.m. The juveniles were located and given a ride home.

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.