PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.
CRIMINAL DAMAGE: An ATM machine was damaged from a brick being thrown at it on the 200 block of N. Wayne Street on March 14. It was reported at 6:42 a.m. that day.
An officer responded to a report of a vehicle with shaving cream and egg yolk thrown on it on the 400 block of Pinewood Avenue on March 16 at 3:17 a.m.
HIT SKIP: There was a report of a hit skip accident on the 1100 block of Van Way on March 14 at 11:45 a.m.
There was a report of a hit skip accident on the 400 block of Adams Street that happened sometime between 1:30 p.m. on March 12 and 2:20 p.m. on March 14.
A suspect reportedly hit a telephone pole and left the scene in the area of Peters and N. Sunset Drives on March 14 at 7 p.m. The driver was reportedly found and charged.
UNRULY JUVENILE: There was a report of a male juvenile in the Piqua Public Library showing other juveniles what appeared to be a gun on March 14 at 7 p.m. It was found to be a pellet gun and was destroyed at the juvenile’s mother’s request. The male juvenile offender was charged with minor misdemeanor unruly juvenile.
MENACING: A complainant reported that he was threatened by two unknown subjects at Lock 9 Park, located on the 100 block of E. Water Street, on March 14 at 7:20 p.m.
ANIMAL COMPLAINT: A caller reported being bitten by two pit bulls running loose on her property on the 1600 block of W. High Street on March 14 at 10:30 p.m. The owner was reportedly located. Michael P. Sowers, 44, of Piqua was charged with minor misdemeanor dogs running at large and minor misdemeanor permitting dogs to bite in connection with this incident.
BURGLARY: There was a report of a burglary on the 500 block of Wood Street that occurred sometime between March 14 at 10 p.m. and March 15 at 12:50 p.m. Power tools were reportedly taken from a garage overnight.
ROBBERY: Hassan O. Purdie, 23, was transferred from the Montgomery County Jail to the Miami County Jail for first-degree felony aggravated robbery this week. He was arraigned on March 16. Purdie is currently being held at the Miami County Jail on $50,000 cash or surety bond. The charge is reportedly in connection with an incident on March 9. According to previous police reports, a Piqua resident “stated a male pointed a handgun at him and another male removed all the items from his person after striking him in the head” on the 400 block of Wood Street on March 9 at approximately 11:20 p.m.
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