Piqua police reports highlights


PIQUA — All information is provided by Piqua police reports.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS HARASSMENT: A victim reported receiving a sexually explicit phone call on Sharon Drive on Nov. 19 at 3:15 p.m.

ACCIDENT: There was two-vehicle accident reported on the 600 block of South Sunset Drive on Nov. 19 at 3:20 p.m. A citation was issued for failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead.

A caller hit a deer in the area of the Piqua Water Treatment Plant on State Route 66 that caused damage to his vehicle on Nov. 20 at approximately 6:30 a.m. The area was checked, and the deer was not located.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A vehicle door was scratched in the Kroger parking lot on Nov. 19 between 2-2:20 p.m.

There was a report of a known suspect kicking in the bottom of a victim’s door on the 900 block of North McKinley Avenue on Nov. 21 at approximately 2 a.m. Emerson J. Winfield, IV, 33, at large, was charged with second-degree misdemeanor criminal damage in connection with this incident. A warrant was requested.

UNRULY JUVENILE: A juvenile reportedly sold a vape pen to another male student on a school bus on the 1300 block of Brook Street on Nov. 19 at 3:45 p.m.

A group of juveniles got into a verbal argument on the 600 block of South Roosevelt Avenue on Nov. 19 at approximately 5 p.m. Three cell phones were damaged during the argument. One juvenile reported being assaulted by another.

MENACING: Police were dispatched to the 600 block of West North Street for a menacing complaint on Nov. 19 at 7:40 p.m. A complainant advised a known suspect came to the address and tried to run her roommates over. The suspect was trespassed from the address.

A female subject with a knife started running toward an officer while walking to a cruiser on the 100 block of North Wayne Street on Nov. 20 at approximately 9:15 a.m. The female was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation and will be charged.

AGENCY ASSIST: The fire department was dispatched to the 1200 block of East Ash Street on the report of a natural gas odor on Nov. 19 at 8:55 p.m. An officer responded and smelled the odor of natural gas. The fire department responded and found a gas leak. The fire department requested officers assist in setting up a perimeter around the leak.

WARRANT: A complainant advised a known suspect was looking through the windows of her residence and he had warrants for his arrest on Staunton Street on Nov. 19 at approximately 9 p.m. The subject was located and incarcerated on the warrants. David L. Sloat, 43, of Springfield, was picked up on warrants for fourth-degree felony menacing by stalking, first-degree misdemeanor telecommunications, and a first-degree misdemeanor probation violation in connection with this incident.

Jetarr J. Washington, 32, of Piqua, was picked up on a warrant on the 800 block of Blaine Avenue on Nov. 20 at 4:20 p.m.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: There was a report of a male subject causing problems at Speedway on Nov. 20 at approximately 8 a.m. The male subject was involved in an earlier disturbance and was charged. Chad D. McLaughlin, 27, of Piqua, was cited for minor misdemeanor disorderly conduct in connection with that incident. McLaughlin was reported as acting disorderly again on Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. on the 400 block of Glenwood Avenue. He was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct and incarcerated.

HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: A hit skip accident was reported on the 600 block of South Main Street on Nov. 20 at approximately 10:30 a.m.

TRESPASSING: A male subject acted in a disorderly manner during a basketball event at the Piqua High School on Nov. 20 at approximately 11:15 a.m. He was advised by the school that he was not welcome to return to school events.