PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.
THEFT: A female reportedly stole merchandise from Walmart on July 9 at 4:17 p.m. without paying for the items. The investigation is ongoing.
A bicycle was reportedly stolen overnight between July 8 and July 9 on the 500 block of Water Street.
A ring was reportedly stolen from a resident’s bedroom back in May on the 1800 block of Wilshire Drive. The resident believed the suspect could have been a contractor working at the house.
DISTURBANCE: A juvenile was reportedly “throwing things at another juvenile” on July 9 at 8:43 p.m. One of the juveniles left prior to officer arrival. An officer spoke with both of the juveniles’ parents.
Police responded to a domestic disturbance on the 1500 block of Nicklin Avenue on July 10 at 6:26 a.m. A couple was reportedly arguing over a female being upset that “she had locked her keys in her car,” according to police reports. There were no reported threats or acts of violence.
Police responded to the Marathon on Water Street on July 10 at 11:53 a.m. due to a report of a domestic disturbance. “Complaint was not substantiated by the video or witnesses,” according to police reports.
SUSPICIOUS: A third party caller reported seeing a subject in the area of Kroger walking with a shotgun. The incident reportedly occurred on July 10 at 12:27 a.m. Police checked the area, and the subject was not found.
DEAD BODY: A woman was reportedly found without a pulse at a residence on the 300 block of Riverside Drive on July 10 at 2:29 a.m. “Squad arrived on scene and pronouced the female dead,” according to police reports.
ASSIST CITIZEN: A Troy resident contacted Piqua police after “an adult female sent his adult step son a naked picture on the cell phone” on July 10, according to police reports. The Troy complainant stated that his 16 year old son had seen the picture and wanted to know if the woman could be charged. He was advised that the woman did not commit a crime.
A complainant claimed that his grandmother had locked him out of the house on the 900 block of Falmouth Avenue on July 10. An officer arrived, and the complainant was able to get his belongings.
HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: A white semi-truck hulling a white trailer reportedly struck an occupied vehicle at the intersection of North and Main Streets on July 10 at 2:33 p.m. The semi-truck reportedly left the scene, and no license plate information was obtained.
FIREWORKS COMPLAINT: Fireworks were reportedly set off in the area of Mote Park at 635 Gordon Street on July 10 at 4:37 p.m. Police checked the area and did not find anyone setting off fireworks.
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.