Piqua police reports highlights


PIQUA —All information is provided by Piqua police reports.

ANIMAL IN VEHICLE: A subject reportedly left a small dog in a secured vehicle in direct sunlight at Kroger on Oct. 1 at 11:25 a.m. The subject was inside the store for over 40 minutes. The dog was rescued as officers were able to use tools to get into the vehicle. Josephine F. Goodnite, 86, of Piqua, was charged with second-degree misdemeanor cruelty to animals in connection with this incident.

There was a report of a dog left in a vehicle at Walmart on Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. On the officer’s arrival, the dog owner was in her vehicle and the dog was uninjured. The dog owner advised she went in to get a prescription and came back out.

ACCIDENT: There was a report of a traffic crash on the 1000 block of Covington Avenue on Oct. 1 at approximately 2:40 p.m. The at-fault party was cited.

There was a report of a traffic accident in the area of Looney Road and East Ash Street on Oct. 1 at approximately 2:55 p.m. The at-fault driver advised she failed to brake in time and rear ended the vehicle in front of her. The at-fault driver was cited.

There was a report of a traffic accident in the area of East High and North Main streets on Oct. 1 at approximately 4:10 p.m. A driver was cited.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: A vehicle was egged on the 500 block of Beverly Drive on Oct. 1 sometime between noon and 4:40 p.m.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: There was a report of three people mutually arguing outside on the 300 block of Camp Street on Oct. 1 at 5:10 p.m. They were all warned for disorderly conduct and told to go inside.

Officers responded to the report of a former employee inside Family Dollar causing a problem on Oct. 1 at 7:05 p.m. The male was trespassed from the store and warned for disorderly conduct. Officers again had contact with the male subject later in the evening, and he was warned for telecommunications harassment as well.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS HARASSMENT: There was a telecommunications harassment complaint on South Downing Street on Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. All involved parties were warned for telecommunications harassment.

SUSPICIOUS: A complainant advised that an unknown vehicle tried to run over her son and another neighbor while they were walking in the area of West Grant and Adams streets on Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. No one was able to provide any identifying information on the vehicle or the driver. The subjects were advised to call back if the vehicle returned and a license plate number was obtained.

ASSAULT: A female subject advised that a male subject known to her grabbed her by the throat and threw her down on the 100 block of East Grant Street on Oct. 1 at 8:20 p.m. The male suspect was charged with assault and incarcerated. Nicky L. Reed, 46, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor assault in connection with this incident.

MENACING: There was a report of an incident that occurred outside of school over the weekend however it spilled over at the high school and a juvenile involved reported a threat was made towards him on Oct. 2 at 10:50 a.m. The investigation is pending.

TRESPASSING: An officer responded on the report of a male subject chasing a female subject on the 400 block of Adams Street on Oct. 2 at approximately 11:20 a.m. A male subject was arrested for trespassing. David G. Wintrow, 53, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor aggravated trespass in connection with this incident.

Officers responded on the report of a male subject refusing to leave a residence on the 600 block of Virginia Street on Oct. 2 at approximately 2 p.m. Upon arrival, the subject was gone and the victim wanted him warned for trespassing.

There was a report of a male subject trespassing in a residence on the 600 block of West North Street on Oct. 2 at approximately 2:45 p.m.

THEFT: A complainant reported wheels and tires missing from a vehicle at Piqua’s Finest Auto Sales on North County Road 25-A on Oct. 2 at approximately 1:45 p.m. An officer reviewed the video and located the suspect vehicle shortly after with the stolen wheels and tires. The suspect reportedly admitted to stealing them and was charged. Deandre L. Clay, 39, of Troy, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft in connection with this incident.

On Oct. 2, a subject reported his license plate was stolen off of his vehicle on the 400 block of Young Street sometime on Sept. 27.