Piqua police reports highlights


PIQUA — All information is provided by Piqua police reports.

THEFT: A firearm was reported stolen from a residence on the 300 block of South Street on Nov. 5 at around 10 a.m.

A customer reported a male subject ran out of Home Depot with power tools, set the alarm off, and fled in a vehicle on Nov. 5 at approximately 4 p.m. The suspect and vehicle were not located. The investigation is pending further information from the business.

A male subject reported on Nov. 6 that another subject, whom he has a protection order against, was at a residence on the 1200 block of Covington Avenue overnight. The male subject also reported a tablet and tools missing from the residence.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: A male subject was warned for disorderly conduct on the 1500 block of Covington Avenue on Nov. 5 at approximately 3:15 p.m.

SUSPICIOUS: Taco Bell on Covington Avenue reported a vehicle going through the drive-through and ordering food but not paying for or taking the food on Nov. 6 at approximately 10 a.m. The business requested patrols in the area of the business. An officer checked the area and sat in the lot for several minutes. No further suspicious activity was observed.

There was a report of juveniles, who were playing football in the field at the park, had drove their vehicles on the field at Pitsenbarger Park on Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. Several juveniles were found playing in the field and were advised not to be driving on the grass. No damage was observed to the field.

A male subject reported an unknown subject has been pounding on the window to a residence at night for multiple nights in a row. It was reported on the 400 block of Miami Street on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. The word “HI” was also scratched into the window pane. The male subject requested extra checks in the area at night.

PARKING COMPLAINTS: A vehicle had been reportedly parked in the Hartzell parking lot for several weeks. It was reported on Nov. 6. The vehicle had previously been reported for same reason. The business was advised they could tow the vehicle at the owner’s expense.

A subject reported a neighbor kept parking a truck in her yard without her permission on the 900 block of West High Street on Nov. 6 at 4:10 p.m. The truck was not there upon officer arrival. The subject was advised to have the truck towed if it gets parked on her yard again.

Two vehicles were parked on the sidewalk on the 600 block of Ann Street on Nov. 6 at 4:15 p.m. The owner of one vehicle was located, and that vehicle was moved. An officer was unable to locate the other owner, so a ticket was issued for the violation.

There was a report of a vehicle parked in a designated handicap parking spot on the 200 block of South Wayne Street on Nov. 6 at 4:50 p.m. The driver was warned for parking in a handicap spot.

ACCIDENT: There was a traffic accident with no injuries reported on the 600 block of McKinley Avenue on Nov. 6 at approximately 5 p.m.

A caller reported a male subject struck his vehicle and then punched him in the face on the 600 block of West Water Street on Nov. 6 at 5:10 p.m. near Little Caesar’s Pizza. The subject then left the scene and was not located. This investigation is pending.

A vehicle struck a parked vehicle on the 800 block of South Street on Nov. 6 at approximately 5:10 p.m. Damage was reported to both vehicles. There were no reported injuries.

MISSING ELDERLY MAN FOUND: Huber Heights Police reported a confused elderly male subject had left Huber Heights in a vehicle and was in Piqua on Nov. 6 at approximately 6 p.m. The male subject was located at Speedway on Scott Drive and was confused. His wife was contacted, responded to the scene, and took him home.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A male subject reported his shed window was busted out on the 300 block of Young Street. It occurred sometime between Nov. 4-6. Nothing was missing from the shed.