Piqua police reports highlights


PIQUA — All information is provided by Piqua police reports.

ACCIDENT: There was a two-vehicle traffic crash involving a pickup truck striking a parked car on the 500 block of Ann Street on Oct. 26 at approximately 10:45 a.m. There was very minor damage and no injuries reported. The vehicle owners decided to handle the situation themselves. A traffic crash waiver was signed.

There was a three-vehicle accident reported on the 700 block of North Main Street on Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. The at-fault vehicle left the scene prior to officer arrival.

There was a traffic accident with no injuries reported near Sunoco on North County Road 25-A on Oct. 26 at approximately 4:20 p.m.

There was an accident with no injuries reported near KFC on East Ash Street on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. The at-fault driver cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead. The vehicle was towed by wreckers due to the driver not having insurance. A vehicle inventory was completed, and the owner provided with a financial responsibility form. A hold was placed on the vehicle.

A complainant reported his vehicle being struck by an unknown vehicle that left the scene on the 1000 block of Maple Street on Oct. 26 at 8:15 p.m.

There was a report of a traffic crash with no injuries in the area of West High and North College streets on Oct. 27 at 9:35 a.m.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: Police were dispatched to the 400 block of New Street for a criminal damaging complaint on Oct. 26 at approximately 1:20 p.m. A complainant advised someone broke the door handle to her vehicle.

A caller’s vehicle was damaged on the street on the 500 block of South Street on Oct. 27 at 12:30 a.m.

DISTURBANCE: People were reportedly arguing at a residence on the 300 block of Riverside Drive on Oct. 26 at 1:45 p.m. Citations for disturbing the peace were issued. Carolyn Karnehm, 68, of Piqua; Mitchell Krecota, 22, of Piqua; and Myrna L. Owen, 71, of Piqua, were each cited with minor misdemeanor disturbing the peace in connection with this incident.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS HARASSMENT: A female subject reported a known subject was threatening to fight her on Linden Avenue on Oct. 26 at 2:35 p.m. Both subjects were warned for telecommunications harassment.

THEFT: A victim stated someone stole some fence and gates off a trailer on her mother’s property on the 1100 block of South Street on Oct. 26 at 2:45 p.m.

Cash was reported stolen at a residence on the 400 block of South Main Street on Oct. 27 at 10:50 a.m.

There was a report of juvenile caught stealing at Family Dollar on Oct. 27 at 4:15 p.m. The female juvenile was charged with theft and warned for trespassing.

TRAFFIC OFFENSE: An officer responded to a call referencing a vehicle passing a school bus while the stop lights were on in the area of North County Road 25-A and Sherry Drive on Oct. 26 at approximately 4:30 p.m. The driver of suspect vehicle was located and cited.

ANIMAL COMPLAINT: Police responded to a call referencing a cow being loose on the road in the area of South Main Street and Hemm Road on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. Upon arrival, it was determined to be an albino deer from a local residence. The owner was contacted, but the deer ran off.

A subject reported his dog was attacked by a neighbor’s dog on the 600 block of South Sunset Drive on Oct. 27 at approximately 1 p.m.

CHILD ENDANGERING: Police responded to a phone call request referencing an infant child being brought to Dayton Children’s Hospital with a suspicious head injury on Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. An infant child was found to have a skull fracture. The investigation is pending.

THEFT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE: A caller reported her vehicle stolen on the 200 block of South Roosevelt Avenue on Oct. 26 at 9:15 p.m.

OVI: A female was outside of a residence on the 300 block of Linden Avenue in a vehicle honking her horn numerous times on Oct. 27 at 1 a.m. The female was found to be OVI and was arrested. Ivy E. Blanton, 34, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor OVI and minor misdemeanor open container in a motor vehicle in connection with an incident.

UNRULY JUVENILE: A Walmart employee advised three juveniles exiting the store lit firecrackers before leaving the area in a vehicle on Oct. 27 at approximately 2 a.m. The vehicle was not located, and no damage was reported to the business.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Police responded to a call referencing a male subject possibly passed out on the sidewalk on the 600 block of Spring Street on Oct. 27 at 4:20 p.m. A male subject was located and responsive. The male subject stated he was tired, but would leave on foot. He then left on foot without incident.