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.

UNRULY JUVENILE: There was a report of an unruly juvenile on the 1100 block of Covington Avenue on Jan. 25 at 6:39 a.m. A female juvenile was charged with unruly child.

MENACING: There was a report of a male messaging the complainant’s daughter on social media and “threatening to have someone beat her up” on Jan. 25 at 1:24 p.m., according to police reports. The suspect was reportedly warned for telecommunications harassment and “advised he would be charged with complicity if anything happened to the female.”

DISTURBANCE: A female reported that her live-in boyfriend allegedly assaulted her on Jan. 25 on Ash Street at 2 p.m. The female reportedly had injuries. Jonathan A. Thorpe, 19, of Piqua was charged with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence in connection with this incident.

There was a report of a physical altercation between a live-in boyfriend and girlfriend on North Street on Jan. 26 at 10 p.m. Christopher L. Hampton, 30, of Piqua was charged with third-degree felony domestic violence in connection with this incident.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: The window and door at the Piqua Board of Education, located at 719 E. Ash St., were reportedly damaged on Jan. 25.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Subjects repossessed a car on the 400 block of E. Greene Street on Jan. 25 at 5:26 p.m. A disturbance began after the subjects reportedly went on to private property to retrieve the vehicle. “All parties claimed violence and threats so all subject were warned,” according to police reports. An officer reportedly warned the repossession driver about trespassing onto private property to retrieve the vehicle and stated that it would result in charges in the future.

ANIMAL PROBLEM: A complainant stated that her son had been bitten by a dog on the 700 block of Blaine Avenue on Jan. 25 at 5:44 p.m. The dog and reported owner were located. Steven P. Brown, 37, of Piqua was cited for fourth-degree misdemeanor permitting dog to bite in connection with this incident.

BURGLARY: A complainant on the 300 block of Second Street reported finding his back door open and lights on in his house after returning to it on Jan. 25 at 8:27 p.m. No property appeared to be missing.

ASSAULT: A female juvenile reportedly assaulted another female juvenile at school at 1 Indian Trails on Jan. 26 at 7:35 a.m. The female juvenile offender was charged with first-degree misdemeanor assault.

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.

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By Sam Wildow

[email protected]

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

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

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