PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports and Miami County Municipal Court records.
DRUG SEARCH WARRANT: The Piqua Police Department executed a drug-related search warrant at a residence on the 300 block of E. Greene Street on Nov. 7 at approximately 9 a.m. According to Miami County Municipal Court records, a bag of suspected cocaine was collected at the scene. Victor L. Washington, 28, of Dayton, was charged with third-degree felony tampering with evidence in connection with that incident after allegedly throwing the suspected cocaine out of a window and into the driveway. Washington is currently being held at the Miami County Jail on $10,000 bond.
THEFT: HH Gregg reported that a woman paid a small down payment on a several items, took the items, and has not made anymore payments or been in contact with the business since then, which was in June. This was reported on Nov. 2. Shelby L. Marlow, 19, of Sidney, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft in connection with this incident.
Items were reported stolen from Walmart on Nov. 3 at around 1:15 p.m.
A man reportedly shoplifted a pair of boots from Walmart on Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. Robert T. Hammer, 49, of Sidney, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft in connection with this incident.
FOUND PROPERTY: A bicycle was found in an alley behind a residence on Adams Street on Nov. 2. It was taken into police property.
TRAFFIC CRASH: There was a report of a two-vehicle crash involving two commercial vehicles on South Street on Nov. 2 at 5 p.m. There was minor damage, and it was unknown who was at fault.
UNRULY JUVENILE: A juvenile reportedly spray-painted a residence on South Street on Nov. 2 at 5 p.m. A juvenile was cited with a minor misdemeanor juvenile offense in connection with this incident.
ASSIST FIRE DEPARTMENT: There was a report of a vehicle on fire in front of a home in the area of W. Greene and N. College streets on Nov. 2 at around 5:20 p.m. An officer responded and found the owner putting the flames out. The Piqua Fire Department also responded and extinguished the fire.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: There was a report of an intoxicated man walking with a bicycle on the 8400 block of N. County Road 25-A on Nov. 2 at 8:50 p.m. He was located and given a ride home.
CRIMINAL DAMAGE: There was a burglary complaint reported at a residence on Young Street on Nov. 3 at noon. The screen to a window at the residence was damaged.
MENACING: There was a report of a mother driving up to another mother and calling her an obscene name and driving away at Piqua Central Intermediate School on Nov. 3 at around 3:30 p.m.
ASSIST SQUAD: An elderly woman was heard yelling for help from inside her locked apartment at the Bent Tree Apartments on Garbry Road on Nov. 3 at 7:25 p.m. Police and fire units attempted to unlock the apartment door and were unsuccessful. All of the doors and windows were locked. They made entry to the residence with a ram, and the squad treated the woman. The woman appeared to have fallen and was weak from radiation treatments.
BURGLARY: There was a report of a burglary on W. High Street on Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. Someone reportedly entered a vacant home and took numerous items from there. There was no sign of force entry. A previous tenant of the residence reportedly still had keys to it.
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