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.

THEFT: A black female reportedly shoplifted numerous clothing items from Cracker Barrel, located at 980 E. Ash St., sometime between 3 p.m. Dec. 20 and 3 p.m. Dec. 21.

An unknown male reportedly took a vacuum cleaner from Elder Beerman, located at 987 E. Ash St., on Dec. 22 at 3:43 p.m.

An employee at Elder Beerman reported seeing “a black female and a black male push a shopping cart out of the store and put items in a tan SUV,” according to police reports. The incident occurred on Dec. 22 at 10:20 p.m.

Brye A. Weaver, 36, of Piqua was issued a summons for first-degree misdemeanor theft.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: There was a report of criminal damage on the 500 block of S. Roosevelt Avenue on Dec. 21 at 12:20 p.m. A vehicle’s rear window was reportedly damaged overnight.

HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: A driver reportedly left the scene of a traffic accident in the area of Canal Run Bike Path and Park Avenue on Dec. 21 at 1:53 p.m. David A. Wilkinson, 47, of Piqua was charged with first-degree misdemeanor OVI in connection with this incident.

An unknown green vehicle reportedly struck a mailbox on the 400 block of Staunton Street and fled the scene on Dec. 21 at 4 p.m.

There was a hit skip accident reported on the 400 block of Gordon Street on Dec. 21 at 5 p.m. There was damage to the left side mirror of a vehicle.

FOUND PROPERTY: A bicycle was found in the roadway in the area of Manier and Blaine Avenues on Dec. 22 at 3:17 a.m.

ASSAULT: A victim claimed that she was assaulted while walking home on the bike path “when two black males and a white male assaulted her,” according to police reports. The incident occurred in the area of Wood Street and S. Roosevelt Avenue on Dec. 22 between 6-6:30 p.m. The victim did not know the alleged attackers and was not able to provide a description.

PROBATION VIOLATION: Elaine V. Werling, 40, of Piqua was charged with two first-degree misdemeanor probation violations and one count of first-degree misdemeanor driving under suspension on Dec. 22.

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

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