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.

HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: There was a hit skip accident reported on the 1600 block of Washington Avenue on Feb. 19 at 10 a.m.

There was a private property hit skip accident reported at Walmart on March 1 at 6:45 p.m.

THEFT: A subject reported that she left her purse in a cart at the Salvation Army Family Store, located on the 8200 block of Looney Road, on Feb. 19 between 11:45 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. When she returned to the store to get it, it was gone.

A complainant reported that “a young male stole money out of her truck” on the 500 block of Riverside Drive on March 1 at 6:20 p.m. The alleged suspect “escaped in a vehicle,” according to police reports.

Jeffrey L. Bolden, 56, of Piqua was arrested on fifth-degree felony theft on March 1. The charge is in connection with an incident reported on Jan. 4. Bolden is currently being held at the Miami County Jail on $2,500 bond.

UNRULY JUVENILE: A complainant reported that “her daughter attended an underage drinking party at an unknown local hotel” on Feb. 29, according to police reports.

A complainant reported that “several juveniles were trying to fight her son” on the 700 block of Lindsey Street on Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. According to police reports, “Contact was made with all the juveniles and they were turned over to their parents.”

ASSAULT: A male juvenile reported that he had been assaulted by an adult male at Lock 9 Park, located on the 100 block of E. Water Street, on Feb. 29 at 3:45 p.m. A Verizon tablet was reportedly damaged during the alleged assault.

BURGLARY: A complainant reported a possible burglary on the 600 block of Miami Street on Feb. 29 between 7 a.m. and 9:10 p.m. The complainant claimed a television and surround sound system had been stolen from his residence.

DISTURBANCE: There was a report of a disturbance at Speedway, located on the 1500 block of Covington Avenue, where two females were allegedly having an argument in the parking lot on March 1 at 2:40 p.m. A female was reportedly warned for disorderly conduct.

Bryan L. Fisher, 28, of Sidney was charged with fourth-degree felony domestic violence on Feb. 29. The charge is in connection with an incident that reportedly occurred on Feb. 24.

ANIMAL PROBLEM: There was a report of a person shooting a dog on the 800 block of Brook Street on Feb. 29 at 11:30 p.m. The dog that was shot was a pit bull and is now deceased. The dog reportedly became aggressive and lunged at the owner, after which the owner shot the dog. The owner claimed to have been bitten, but there were no apparent injuries on the owner reported. There will be no charges filed against the owner, according to the Piqua Police Department.

A resident reported that there was “a vicious dog at a residence in a kennel” that did not belong there on the 1000 block of Boone Street on March 1 at 6:45 p.m. “The animal shelter responded and removed the dog,” according to police reports.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Two male juveniles were reportedly involved in a fight at the Piqua High School on March 2 at 7:30 a.m. They were each reportedly charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

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