Piqua police reports highlights

By Sam Wildow - swildow@aimmedianetwork.com



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

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A vehicle at the Bent Tree Apartments on Garbry Road had the air let out of the tires overnight between Sept. 10 and Sept. 11.

Someone spray-painted on the concrete in the shelter area of Mote Park Community Center at 635 Gordon St. on Sept. 11.

THEFT: A wallet was reported stolen from a residence on the 1100 block of Vine Street on Sept. 11 at 8:34 a.m.

Four tires were reported stolen from the back patio of a residence on the 100 block of Parkridge Place overnight between Sept. 10 and Sept. 11.

A weed trimmer belonging to the city of Piqua was reported stolen from the side of the road on the 900 block of E. Ash Street outside of Bob Evans on Sept. 11 between 10:15 a.m. and 10:46 a.m.

DISTURBANCE: There was a disturbance reported on the 900 block of W. North Street on Sept. 11 at2 p.m. No threats or violence were reported.

There was a report of a verbal domestic disturbance on the 1500 block of Margene Drive on Sept. 12 at 4:20 p.m. There was an allegation of a threat of violence made, but the victim was reportedly uncooperative.

A complainant on the 400 block of W. High Street stated that “his upstairs neighbor was causing problems and took off his shirt as if he wanted to fight” on Sept. 12 at 9 p.m., according to police reports. The neighbor was warned to stay inside for the evening.

There was a report of a domestic dispute on the 500 block of Harrison Street on Sept. 13 at 1:24 a.m. A woman claimed that her husband struck her in the face, but she did not want to pursue charges. The woman had no injuries and was uncooperative in writing a statement. There was no arrest made.

A male was reportedly found sleeping outside of Aerovent on Sept. 13 at 1:53 a.m. He was allegedly intoxicated and possibly under the influence of drugs. He refused to answer questions. Timothy J. Shoemaker, 23, of Piqua was arrested for minor misdemeanor disorderly conduct, second-degree misdemeanor resisting arrest, and first-degree misdemeanor probation violation. Shoemaker is currently being held at the Miami County Jail on $500 bond.

BURGLARY: A resident on the 600 block of S. Downing Street reported that someone had forced his garage door open overnight between Sept. 10 and Sept. 11, causing damage to the door. The resident stated that he did not believe anything was missing from the garage at that time.

UNRULY JUVENILE: Two juveniles were reportedly fighting with each other on the 300 block of Wood Street on Sept. 11 at 11:12 p.m. A female juvenile offender and a male juvenile offender were each cited.

A 9-year-old reportedly kicked a window and cracked it at Grissom Beverage on the 600 block of W. High Street on Sept. 12 at 8 p.m.

MENACING: A woman’s estranged husband was reportedly calling her and texting her, threatening to damage her vehicle. The male was contacted on Sept. 12 and warned for telecommunications harassment.

A complainant reported an unwanted text message that had appeared on his girlfriend’s phone on Sept. 12. The complainant did not know the name of the subject who sent it.

ANIMAL PROBLEM: A squirrel was attempting to get into people’s cars and stores on the 1500 block of Covington Avenue on Sept. 12 at 7:40 p.m. The squirrel was captured and released into the wild.

SUSPICIOUS: There was a report of shots fired on the 1300 block of Madison Avenue on Sept. 12 at 8:39 p.m. Nothing was located.

A complainant reported seeing several juveniles entering a residence with cases of beer on the 300 block of Home Avenue on Sept. 12 at 11:55 p.m. The juveniles were not located.

FIREWORKS VIOLATION: An officer observed subjects letting off fireworks on the 500 block of W. Water Street on Sept. 12 at 9:35 p.m. The subjects were warned.

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.


By Sam Wildow


Reach Sam Wildow at (937) 451-3336 or on Twitter @TheDailyCall

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