PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.
SUSPICIOUS: A complainant stated that a subject was standing on his property between his vehicles on the 900 block of Plymouth Avenue on Jan. 27 at 6:15 a.m. The complainant said that the subject walked away when confronted.
A complainant reported that she might have seen someone in her backyard on the 500 block of Sherwood Drive on Jan. 27 at 11:26 p.m. An officer did not locate anyone.
THEFT: Checks were reported stolen from a residence on the 1800 block of New Haven Road on Jan. 27 at 7:45 a.m.
A complainant reported that “he gave a subject money to do work on his house and the work never got started” on the 1300 block of Echo Lake Drive on Jan. 27 at 1:53 p.m., according to police reports. Edward L. Lewis, II, 37, of Piqua was charged with fifth-degree felony theft in connection with this incident. Lewis is also facing two charges of first-degree misdemeanor driving under suspension and eight probation violations. Lewis is currently being held at the Miami County Jail on a total of $8,000 bond.
A wallet was reported missing from a vehicle on the 900 block of New Haven Road. It went missing sometime between Jan. 26-27.
Prescription drugs were reported stolen from the 500 block of Second Street on Jan. 28 at 5:15 p.m.
CRIMINAL DAMAGE: There was a report of a vehicle broken into at Washington Commons on the 900 block of McKinley Avenue on Jan. 27 at 8 a.m. There were no items reported missing and no damage was done to the vehicle.
HIT SKIP ACCIDENT: There was a hit skip accident reported on the 100 block of Harvard Street on Jan. 27 at 8:27 a.m. Suspect and vehicle unknown.
DRUG OFFENSE: There was a report of drug abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia at Hollow Park on the 800 block of Scott Drive on Jan. 27 at 4:45 p.m. Brandon M. Wellman, 20, of Troy was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with this incident. A female juvenile was also reportedly charged.
BURGLARY: There was a report of a burglary on the 800 block of Wilson Avenue on Jan. 27 between 4:15 a.m. and 7:15 p.m.
ASSAULT: A subject reported that her daughter was assaulted on the school bus at Piqua Central Intermediate School on Jan. 28 at 4 p.m.
MENACING: A reportedly menacing note was left on a subject’s door at Washington Commons on the 900 block of McKinley Avenue on Jan. 28 between 11 a.m. and 7:28 p.m.
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 or on Twitter @TheDailyCall