Piqua police reports

Provided by the Piqua Police Department.

July 17

THEFT: An officer was dispatched to the 500 block of Wood Street for a theft complaint. Victim stated he had several landscaping equipment items taken from his vehicle sometime overnight.

THEFT: An officer was dispatched to a theft complaint in reference to the complainant’s mountain bike being stolen overnight on the 200 block of North College Street. The bike was described to be red/gray in color with a purple seat.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS HARASSMENT: An officer was dispatched to the Kroger for a telecommunications harassment complaint at 11:35 a.m. Employees advised a customer who was refused service keeps calling the business and cussing out employees. Manpreet Atwal, 29, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor telecommunications harassment in connection with this incident. Atwal was charged again with first-degree misdemeanor telecommunications later that day after continuing to call the store the same day.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS HARASSMENT: An officer was dispatched in reference to a telecommunications harassment complaint at approximately 1 p.m. to the 9100 block of North County Road 25-A. The caller advised her a known subject was harassing her over text messages. Jeremy L. Gilliam, 39, of Arcanum, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor telecommunications harassment in connection with this incident.

ASSAULT: A male subject reported he was punched by another driver during a road rage incident at approximately 1:40 p.m. at Walmart. The other driver reported the male threatened him. Both subjects were warned for disorderly conduct.

ACCIDENT: A vehicle backed into a parked motor vehicle at approximately 3:20 p.m. on the 100 block of West High Street. The at-fault driver was issued a citation.

ACCIDENT: A traffic accident with no injuries was reported at 3:50 p.m. on the 400 block of East Main Street.

DISTURBANCE: Caller reported a male neighbor was outside the apartment yelling at her at 8:45 p.m. on Maryville Lane. Male was warned for disorderly conduct and advised to stay inside for the night.

July 18

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A side view mirror was damaged on a vehicle sometime over night on the 300 block of Staunton Street.

ASSAULT: A suspect struck another male in the head with a steel pipe and then punctured two tires of a vehicle of another male at approximately 7:15 a.m. on the 500 block of Electric Avenue. Michael D. Jenkins, 46, of Piqua, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor assault and second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging in connection with this incident.

WARRANT: Amber A. Sweitzer, 44, of Piqua, was picked up on a warrant for first-degree misdemeanor driving under suspension at approximately 10:50 a.m. on the 1500 block of Garfield Avenue.

ACCIDENT: There was a report of a two-vehicle crash with no reported injuries at approximately noon on the Ash Street overpass.

WARRANT: Samantha J. Blake, 34, of Piqua, was picked up on probation violations at approximately 5:50 p.m. on Parkridge Place.

OVI: There was a report of a male passed out inside of the vehicle on the roadway at 6:40 p.m. in the area of West Water and North Downing streets. Patrick L. Beireis, 66, of Greenville, was arrested for OVI and DUS.

July 19

DISORDERLY: Two males arguing with a neighbor at 2:20 a.m. on the 1900 block of Covington Avenue. All told to go inside and avoid each other.

DISORDERLY: An officer was dispatched to disturbance complaint at the Comfort Inn at East Ash Street in reference to a male and female verbally arguing with staff members at 8:15 a.m.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: The victim’s windshield had a large chip out of the top left corner. He believes someone shot it with a BB gun while he was in a store sometime between noon and 1 p.m. The store was not specified. It was reported on the 900 block of Candlewood Boulevard.

WARRANT: An officer was dispatched to the 1100 block of Chevy Lane for a theft complaint at approximately 2:30 p.m. Michelle E. Fletcher, 38, was picked up on warrants unrelated to this incident, including driving under suspension, failure to appear, and expired license plates.

TRAFFIC STOP: An officer stopped a vehicle for a red light violation at approximately 2:35 p.m. in the area of Riverside Drive and North Main Street. The driver was subsequently arrested for OVI and possession of drugs.

MENACING: Complainant advised she was threatened while sitting in a restaurant drive-thru at McDonald’s on Covington Avenue at approximately 2:50 p.m. She did not want to pursue charges.

THEFT: Victim advised she purchased a truck from a male and the title was signed over to her. Victim advised that they came to pick up the truck and it was gone at approximately 8 p.m. on the 1300 block of Covington Avenue. Alyxx M. Gunsauley, 27, of Piqua, was charged with fourth-degree felony theft in connection with this incident.

WARRANT: Robert A. Hobbs, 23, of Piqua, was picked up on a warrant for third-degree misdemeanor criminal mischief at 11:30 p.m. on the 400 block of West Ash Street.

July 20

MENACING: Subject reported a known subject made threats toward him while he was at the Shell gas station on South Street at 11:20 a.m.

ACCIDENT: Officer dispatched on the report of a traffic accident at 12:30 p.m. in the area of North Main and East Water streets. Upon arrival, the involved vehicles had left the scene. The reporting party was not involved in the accident. Nothing further.

THEFT: Complainant advised her child support credit card was stolen and was used at approximately 3:20 p.m.

TRESPASSING: Officer dispatched to a trespassing complaint at 6 p.m. on the 1500 block of Sweetbriar Avenue. Officer located a male, and he was warned.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: Officer dispatched to a criminal damaging complaint on the 400 block of First Street. The damage occurred sometime between July 13-20.

ANIMAL COMPLAINT: There was a report of an aggressive dog left in a rental after renters were supposed to be out at approximately 7:15 p.m. on the 900 block of South Street. Reporting person was a worker who was supposed to clean out the residence. Reporting person was advised to have landlord contact animal control during business hours if they were unable to contact the owner of the dog.

THEFT: Officer dispatched to a theft complaint at 7:10 p.m. on the 800 block of Boal Avenue. Investigation is pending.

TRESPASSING: There was a report of suspects attempting to steal items at Burketts Heating and Cooling on West Ash Street at 9:50 p.m. Officer found two individuals who had moved items in a parking lot. One was intoxicated. Both were warned for trespassing and disorderly.

MENACING: An officer was dispatched to a residence on the 1100 block of Park Avenue for a report of a disturbance at 9:50 p.m. Several subjects gave conflicting statements regarding what occurred. All the involved parties were advised to leave one another alone.

July 21

WARRANT: Officer dispatched to a suspicious complaint at 1:30 a.m. to the Red Roof Inn and Suites. Male was located and was arrested for an active warrant. Jermaine N. Reynolds, 32, of Troy, was picked up on first-degree misdemeanor driving under suspension.

MENACING: A subject claimed a known subject was continuing to harass her at 12:40 p.m. on the 1500 block of Covington Avenue. The suspect was contacted, and he was warned for menacing.

DISORDERLY: Officer advised of neighbors arguing with each other over a dog at approximately 4 p.m. on the 900 block of Maple Street.

TRESPASSING: An officer was dispatched to the Marathon station on Water Street for a report of a trespassing complaint at 8:45 p.m. The suspect was found to have previously been trespassed from the business and he was charged. Jonathan W. Scott, 30, of Piqua, was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespass.