Piqua police reports highlights


By Sam Wildow - [email protected]



PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.

ASSAULT: A male stated that he assaulted another male on the 1100 block of Van Way on Sept. 7 at 7:45 a.m. The victim did not want to make a statement or press charges.

DISTURBANCE: There was a report of a male and female fighting in their yard on the 700 block of South Street on Sept. 7 at 5:41 p.m. Nichole M. Waters, 28, of Piqua was charged with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence in connection with this incident.

There was a report of a disturbance on the 400 block of S. Downing Street on Sept. 8 at 2:27 a.m. A male was trespassed from the residence. The male later reportedly came back at 2:51 a.m. and was knocking on the door of the residence after being escorted off of the property. Juan P. Marruffo, 40, of Piqua was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespass in connection with this incident. Marruffo was also charged with a first-degree misdemeanor parole violation on Sept. 8.

There was a report of a male and female arguing at a residence on the 200 block of E. Main Street on Sept. 8 at 10:57 a.m. A male was trespassed from the property.

DRUG OFFENSE: A 16 year old male was reportedly found with marijuana on the 1800 block of Carol Drive on Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. He was charged with minor misdemeanor drug possession.

A small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia was found in the area of Anderson Street and Echo Lake Drive on Sept. 8 at approximately 8:15 a.m. They will be destroyed.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS HARASSMENT: Carol L. Killian, 49, of Piqua was charged with first-degree misdemeanor telecommunications harassment on Sept. 8. Killian reportedly sent text messages to someone after being told to stop and being previously warned for telecommunications harassment.

CITIZEN ASSIST: Items were reportedly tampered with at P&R Specialty on the 1800 block of W. High Street overnight between Sept. 7 and Sept. 8. Extra patrols were requested.

SUSPICIOUS: There was a report of suspicious or drug-related activity at a residence on the 1100 block of Van Way on Sept. 8. The resident allowed an officer inside, and nothing suspicious was found.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: An officer responded on Sept. 8 to a report of an assault at the Piqua High School that had reportedly occurred at an earlier date.

A caller claimed that someone was trying to start a fight with him in the area of S. Roosevelt Avenue and Young Street on Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. The other involved person denied the allegation. He was warned for disorderly conduct.

MENACING: A female reported a male continuing to contact her by telephone after she told him to stop on Sept. 8.

THEFT: A woman reported that her vehicle, a 1998 Chevrolet S-10, was stolen from the 400 block of Wood Street on Sept. 8 between 1-6 p.m. Nicholas I. Cox, 29, of Piqua was charged with fourth-degree felony receiving stolen property in connection with this incident.

Another vehicle was reported stolen from the 500 block of N. College Street on Sept. 8 at 6:40 p.m. Julio R. Almonte, Jr., 19, of Piqua was charged with fourth-degree felony theft in connection with this incident. A warrant was requested.

BURGLARY: A resident on the 400 block of Wood Street stated someone had entered her house and stole the key to her truck on Sept. 8 at 10 p.m.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A resident reported that items were taken from his residence on the 1500 block of Nicklin Avenue while he was in the process of moving out on Sept. 9 at midnight. The items were admittedly damaged by a neighbor whom the complainant was in a dispute with, according to police reports. Xavier D. Nelson, 21, was charged with second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging in connection with this incident.

ROBBERY: A victim at the La Quinta Inn on E. Ash Street reported a black male had told him to give him his money and cell phone on Sept. 9 at 1:34 a.m. The suspect possibly had a pocket knife, according to police reports.

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

[email protected]

Reach Sam Wildow at (937) 451-3336 or on Twitter @TheDailyCall

Reach Sam Wildow at (937) 451-3336 or on Twitter @TheDailyCall

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