Piqua police reports highlights


By Sam Wildow - [email protected]



To contact the Piqua Police Department:

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.

PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports and Miami County Municipal Court records.

CITIZEN ASSIST: A resident found a fired bullet on the sidewalk on Falmouth Avenue on July 11 at 9:30 a.m. It did not appear to have struck anything. It was unclear as to how the bullet got it.

HIT SKIP: A hit skip traffic crash was reported in the U.S. Post Office parking lot on N. Wayne Street on July 11 at 3:30 p.m.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A truck was keyed on Forest Avenue overnight between July 10-11.

A complainant reported that an ex-girlfriend “came to his place of business and busted out a window” on E. Greene Street on July 12 at 12:30 p.m. The complainant did not pursue charges, just wanted the female subject to leave. She was trespassed from the business.

THEFT: A complainant reported that someone obtained a credit card in the complainant’s name on July 11. The case is under investigation.

Medication was reported stolen from a residence on W. High Street on July 12 at 1:45 p.m.

A firearm was reported stolen out of a vehicle on N. Main Street on July 8. The report was made on July 12.

A victim reported that his cell phone was stolen out of a book bag while at the community swimming pool on South Street on July 12 between 3:45-5:45 p.m.

BURGLARY: A resident reported that someone tried to gain access to a residence on Young Street on July 11 at 5:30 p.m. Entry was not made into the home.

WARRANT: Dustin E. Hughes, 30, of Piqua, was taken in custody on July 11 for first-degree misdemeanor non-support of dependents.

SUSPICIOUS: An officer observed a vehicle driving around a closed business on E. Ash Street on July 12 at 1:25 a.m. An officer spoke with the driver who stated she was playing the Pokemon Go game and was attempting to catch a Pokemon near the city’s water tower next to the business.

An unlocked vehicle was entered on W. High Street overnight between July 11-12. Nothing was reported stolen.

SEX OFFENSE: A subject reported that “she was grabbed by an unknown male in the hallway of her apartment” on N. College Street on July 12 at 12:23 p.m.

WELFARE CHECK: A complainant reported hearing a female subject yelling for help on Robinson Avenue on July 12 at 10:10 a.m. It was found to be an elderly woman who was disoriented. She was taken to UVMC.

SENTENCINGS: David A. Knasel, 34, of Piqua, was sentenced to two years or probation and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct, second-degree misdemeanor resisting arrest, and fourth-degree misdemeanor menacing in Miami County Municipal Court on July 13. Knasel reportedly broke a window on another person’s car on Morrow Street in April.

Christopher D. Ridenour, 31, of Piqua, was sentenced to 180 days in jail for first-degree misdemeanor possession of drugs, which was amended down from fifth-degree felony possession of drugs.

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By Sam Wildow

[email protected]

To contact the Piqua Police Department:

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

Reach reporter Sam Wildow at (937) 451-3336

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