PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.
THEFT: A subject reported that her purse had been stolen from her unlocked vehicle on the 300 block of Franklin Street overnight between Dec. 29-30.
Items were reported stolen from the 600 block of Ann Street on Dec. 31 at 3:30 p.m.
Loss prevention reportedly stopped a juvenile from taking items from Kroger on Dec. 31 at 4:40 p.m. The juvenile was charged with theft.
Cevin R. Branson, 24, of Piqua was cited for first-degree misdemeanor theft on Dec. 30.
Terry L. McReynolds, Jr., 33, of Piqua was cited for first-degree misdemeanor theft on Dec. 30.
ANIMAL PROBLEM: A dog bite report was taken on the 300 block of W. Grant Street on Dec. 30 at 12:45 p.m. The report was sent to the health department and animal shelter for review.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: A male was warned for disorderly conduct on the 300 block of S. Downing Street after arriving at a house upset about a break-up between him and his ex-girlfriend on Dec. 30 at 5:40 p.m. The male was also told not to go back to the house.
SUSPICIOUS: A resident on the 400 block of Orr Street reported that he believed that someone got into his cellar through the outside access door on Dec. 30 at 6 p.m. The cellar was checked and a cat was located inside, according to police reports. No one else was located inside.
ASSIST SQUAD: The Piqua Police Department responded with the Piqua Fire Department on a report of a 28-year-old female who had possibly overdosed on the 100 block of South Street on Dec. 31 at 12:34 a.m. The female was reportedly revived with narcan and transported to UVMC.
MAKING FALSE ALARM: A male called 911 and claimed he had been stabbed on the 300 block of Broadway Street on Dec. 31 at 11 a.m. The male reportedly admitted to calling and making the false claim. James E. Davis, 48, of Tipp City was charged with first-degree misdemeanor making false alarms in connection with this incident.
DISTURBANCE: An officer responded to N. Wayne Street on a report of a burglary that was determined to be domestic violence on Dec. 31 at 11:45 a.m. A warrant was requested for Aaron M. Foster, 25, of Piqua for fourth-degree felony domestic violence in connection with this incident.
A female at Arby’s reportedly struck a male and female on Dec. 31 at 1:30 p.m. A warrant was requested for Jennifer L. Covault, 34, of Troy for first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence and first-degree misdemeanor assault in connection with this incident.
BURGLARY: Residents reported that someone had entered their locked garage on the 600 block of W. Greene Street between Dec. 28-31 and stole tools.
A resident reported that someone had broken into his home on the 300 block of Cleveland Street sometime between 10 p.m. on Dec. 31 and 2:13 a.m. on Jan. 1. Pills and a video game console were reportedly taken.
WARRANT: Donald E. Barnes, 54, of Piqua was picked up on Dec. 31 at the Red Carpet Inn for first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence, first-degree misdemeanor protection order violation, first-degree misdemeanor failure to reinstate license, and OVI.
SEXUAL BATTERY: A complainant reported an alleged sex offense that had been committed against his granddaughter on Dec. 31.
CRIMINAL DAMAGE: Units were dispatched to a report of a large disturbance inside Zs Food and Spirits on Dec. 31 at 11:30 p.m. Involved parties reportedly fled prior to officer arrival, and a large glass window was broken during the disturbance.
PROTECTION ORDER VIOLATION: Terry R. Smith, 43, of Tipp City was charged with first-degree misdemeanor violation of a protection order after officers responded to a report of a disturbance at the Comfort Inn on Jan. 1 at 12:26 a.m.
DRUG OFFENSE: A summons was issued for Jesse L. Guerra, 41, of Piqua for fourth-degree misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
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.
Reach reporter Sam Wildow at (937) 451-3336 or on Twitter @TheDailyCall