Piqua Police Department reports


Information provided by the Piqua Police Department.

Dec. 10

HARASSMENT: Suspect was contacted and warned for telecommunications harassment at 6:44 a.m.

TRESPASSING: Caller advised an unknown male and female came to the residence and were refusing to leave at 8:21 a.m. on the 1500 block of Edge Street. The subjects left prior to officer arrival.

THEFT: Theft in progress reported at 10:30 a.m. at Walmart. Ohio State Highway Patrol units located the vehicle driving south on Interstate-75. Stolen merchandise was located, and the occupants were taken into custody. Vehicle was towed back to the police department. Subjects were charged. Search warrant will be requested for the vehicle. Chewanna L. Keith, 42, of Cincinnati, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft; Demetrius E. Davis, 47, of Cincinnati, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor complicity; and Michael J. Ingram, 53, of Cincinnati, was charged with theft.

THEFT: An unknown suspect broke into a storage locker and stole property on the 700 block of Staunton Street at the Staunton Street Storage.

MENACING: An officer was dispatched to Piqua Central Intermediate School in reference to a menacing complaint at 12:42 p.m.

ANIMAL COMPLAINT: Police received a report of a dog running at large at 2 p.m. in the area of North Main and East Ash streets. The animal shelter responded to handle the call.

ACCIDENT: A two-vehicle, non-injury accident was reported at 5:25 p.m. on the I-75 off ramp near mile marker 83.

HIT SKIP: A hit skip accident was reported on the 400 block of West North Street at 7:11 p.m.

ACCIDENT: Private property accident was reported at 9:38 p.m. at the Piqua High School. Officers had individuals exchange information.

FRAUD: Complainant called in with a report of fraud at 10:43 p.m.

Dec. 11

CIVIL MATTER: Dispatch said the complainant wanted to speak to an officer about a neighbor complaint at 12:10 a.m. on the 1100 block of Park Avenue. Complainant said the other tenant broke a light bulb out in the basement that they share. Complainant was referred to the landlord and civil court.

CIVIL MATTER: Subject advised that his daughter was refusing to leave after being evicted at 8:30 a.m. on the 500 block of East Street.

FOUND: Reporting party turned in a Veteran banner they found in the street. The Street Department was notified, and the banner was placed in the garage at the police department.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: Male subject came onto property and shattered a window to the house. It was reported at 5:37 p.m. on the 100 block of First Street. Patrick S. Covault, 38, at large, was charged, and a warrant was requested.

MENACING: A possible shooting threat was reported at Finish Line, 987 E. Ash St., at 9:38 p.m. Case is pending.

Dec. 12

HIT SKIP: Hit skip crash reported after damage was discovered to a city utility pole and transformer on the 400 block of Washington Avenue. Video of the crash was discovered from a local business showing an unknown delivery truck being involved.

CHILD ABUSE: Anonymous caller reported a child abuse complaint at 2:15 p.m. The location was redacted. Incident will be referred to Children Services Board for review.

BURGLARY: Police were dispatched to a residence on the 400 block of Wood Street for a burglary complaint. Victim said someone broke into their house and took wrapped Christmas gifts. The incident took place sometime between 3 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. on Dec. 12.

THEFT: Officer was dispatched to Walmart on the report of a theft at 8 p.m. Suspect was located with stolen items. Rani K. Hutchinson, 40, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft.

TRESPASSING: Officer dispatched to the Woodgate Apartments for a trespassing complaint at 8:42 p.m. Female advised she wanted a male trespassed from her property. Male was contacted and trespassed from the address.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: Suspect damaged the victim’s vehicle windows with a rock. The incident was reported near Lucky’s on North Main Street at 10:07 p.m. The suspect, James M. Parson, Jr., 28, of Piqua was charged with second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging, and a warrant was requested.

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