Monday, May 16
11:08 p.m. – To N. Elm St. for a report of a theft. A man reported that his briefcase with his school books and tools for school were missing from his vehicle. He said that his vehicle was left unlocked and doesn’t know who would have taken them.
Tuesday, May 17
1:44 a.m. – An officer saw a vehicle westbound on Main St. that was weaving continuously. He stopped the vehicle near Carriage Crossing Way. The passenger/owner said that the vehicle had issues with its steering that make it difficult to drive straight. He was intoxicated and the driver’s license was suspended. He said that he had called the driver to pick him up because he was not fit to drive. The driver was cited for driving under suspension and for weaving.
5:57 a.m. – Traffic stop on Commerce Center Blvd. The vehicle was clocked at 41 MPH in a 25 MPH zone. The driver said he did not know where his wife kept the insurance card. As the officer explained is speeding citation, the driver interrupted and said “Just give me the ticket.” He then walked off before the officer finished explaining it.
8:00 a.m. – To S. Plum St. for a report of a found item. A small girls bicycle was left beside a building. It was a purple and black BMX bike with pink and white skulls on it. The bike had not been reported stolen. It was submitted into property.
10:33 a.m. – To West St. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that she noticed in March that her Social Security Card was missing. She said her driver’s license was either lost or stolen in Sidney. She said that she has had a hard time replacing her Social Security Card. She said she was advised that someone used her information to obtain a possible house and car loan. Social Security requested a police report. She does not have any information on loans taken out in her name.
5:14 p.m. – To Jumpy’s Fun Zone for a report of skateboarders who refused to leave. The subjects were located and charged with criminal trespassing.
Wednesday, May 18
12:47 a.m. – Traffic stop on Kroger’s parking lot. The driver did not have a valid license. The driver said he believed that he had taken care of his license and showed a form from the State saying that he did not have to carry an SR22 anymore. It also said that he would not have driving privileges until he obtained a temporary driving permit. He was cited for no operator’s license and called for a licensed driver.
8:26 a.m. – To Sherman Ave. for a report of a “maroon car that had not been moved in a year, had expired plates and the owner was out of town.” The officer found the vehicle. The plates had expired in January, 2016. As the tow truck arrived, a woman drove up very fast, parked behind the truck and in front of the officer. She was irate that her son’s vehicle was being towed. She was advised of the complaint. She said that the officer was a liar and was harassing them. She was cursing and causing a scene. She was advised to move her car or she would be cited for parking 3-4 feet from the curb and partially in the lane of travel. She moved her vehicle, the maroon car was towed and the owner cited for expired plates and junk/abandoned vehicle.
1:16 p.m. – An officer saw a man walking on S. Market St. that he recognized as having an outstanding warrant. He confirmed the warrant and stopped the man on Race St. at S. Cherry St. The man said he had a “rig” in his pocket. The syringe was found and the man was arrested on the warrant and charged with possession of drug abuse instruments. The syringe was submitted into property to be destroyed.
5:26 p.m. – Traffic stop on S. Ridge Ave. The vehicle was clocked at 41 MPH in a 25 MPH zone. The driver said that she was running her son to his baseball game and they forgot something at home. She was cited for speed.
5:30 p.m. – To Stephenson Dr. for a report of a theft. A man reported that the temporary plate had been stolen off of his vehicle.
Thursday, May 19
7:33 a.m. – To E. Franklin St. for a report of a disturbance. A male subject was arrested for domestic violence, possession of cocaine and trafficking in drugs.
8:27 a.m. – Traffic stop in the Heywood School zone. The vehicle was clocked at 32 MPH. The driver said he did not notice the change in speed limit because he was listening to the radio. He was cited for speed. He was respectful and courteous.
1:25 p.m. – The Troy High School secretary advised officers that three male students had left school and were skipping. The parents had called and wanted to file unruly charges. A short time later, the students were found in Piqua and were returned to school. Two of the three were charged with being unruly.
4:25 p.m. – Traffic stop on Elm St. at Atlantic. The plates on the vehicle were expired and the driver said he forgot to renew them. He was cited for expired tags and released.
4:34 p.m. – To W. Market St. for a report of a theft in progress. Two adults were charged with one count each of theft and one adult was cited for driving under suspension.
6:24 p.m. – To Archer Dr. for a report of an accident. A vehicle had struck a post and damaged the building. The vehicle was seen driving around the parking lot moments before the crash. A short time later, Miami County Deputies responded to a crash involving the same vehicle and the driver was taken to the hospital. The officer responded to the hospital and the driver said he did not remember striking the post. He said he was the only one in the vehicle, so he must have done it. He was cited for reasonable control and leaving the scene of an accident. Due to the circumstances, he was unable to complete a written statement.
Friday, May 20
1:12 a.m. – To N. Dorset Rd. for a report of a theft. A man reported that items were stolen from his unlocked vehicle.
7:29 a.m. – To Elmwood Ave. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that overnight someone took her wrought iron patio furniture from the rear of her home. She said that her dog was barking between 2:00 and 3:00 this morning, and that is probably when the theft occurred.
7:40 a.m. – The officer clocked a vehicle at 54 MPH on Adams St. on the hill. The vehicle pulled into the Jr. High and stopped at the front door. The officer approached the vehicle and the driver said that she was late getting her daughter to school. She was advised that she was clocked at 54 MPH and she again said she was late getting her daughter to school. The plates were on a Dodge but were registered to her ex-husband’s Hyundai. She was cited for speed and for fictitious plates and was advised how to correct the problem with the plates.
8:43 a.m. – Traffic stop on S. Market St. near Franklin St. on a vehicle with no operating brake lights. The officer had stopped her before and she was under suspension. The officer asked her if she was still under suspension, and she said that she was trying to get her license. The driver was contacted on the previous stop and said that she didn’t know that the driver was suspended. She was advised that if the driver was caught operating her vehicle again, she would be charged with wrongful entrustment. The driver was cited for driving under suspension and no brake lights. The officer went to see the owner, and she said that the driver told her that she had her license. She did not ask to see it. The owner was charged with wrongful entrustment. The vehicle was towed.
1:41 p.m. – Traffic stop on Staunton Rd. near Meadow Lane. The vehicle was clocked at 53 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. The driver said he thought the speed limit was 45. He was cited for speed.
5:19 p.m. – Traffic stop on N. Market St. near Foss Way. The vehicle was seen going through the intersection after the light turned red. The driver said he didn’t think he could stop. He was cited and released.
Saturday, May 21
7:50 a.m. – A woman came to the police station to report a theft. She said that she has power of attorney for an elderly man who needs help throughout the day. She said she notices several purchases made with the man’s credit card in Piqua and she didn’t think he made them. She believes that one of his home health aides has been using the card. The officer was to contact the home health agency on Monday so that the aide can be interviewed.
9:22 a.m. – The officer was slowing to stop for a red light on eastbound W. Market St. and saw a vehicle in the curb lane turn right on red without stopping. He stopped the vehicle, and the driver said that she knew that she saw northbound traffic turning westbound onto W. Market St. and she knew she could turn southbound without getting hit. She was advised that she is still supposed to stop for the red light. She was cited.
9:31 a.m. – While stopped for a red light at Water and Market, a Dodge cruised through the light after it had turned green for the officer. He stopped the vehicle and the driver said that he knew the light was red and commented that it was bad and that he deserved the citation he received.
11:32 a.m. – To Covent Rd. for a report of a dog running at large. The owner was cited.
1:02 p.m. – While on patrol, the officer saw a vehicle parked on Ross St. at Crawford St. Its plates expired five days ago. The registered owner was under two active suspensions. The officer knocked on the door and spoke with the resident. He said that the owner knows the plates are expired, but said “they have to mark the tires first.” The officer advised the resident that that is incorrect. The officer said that he had just towed another of the owner’s vehicles in March and that he should know about keeping the plates updated and the vehicle in running condition. The vehicle was towed and the owner was cited for expired plates.
5:13 p.m. – To Applebee’s for a report of a private property accident. One driver was backing out of a parking space and struck another vehicle. Both suffered minor damage. Both parties exchanged information.
7:44 p.m. – To Ash St. to serve a warrant on Jesse A. Kirby. One officer stood at the rear and the other officer knocked on the front door. The woman who answered said that Kirby was in Springfield. The officer asked if he lived there and she said “not really.” The officer then saw movement in the front room. He asked who else was there and she said “no one.” She was advised that the officer saw movement and asked to look around. She granted permission. The officer saw someone hiding behind a door in a front bedroom and advised the person to come out. Kirby appeared and advised that he knew he had a warrant. The woman said she didn’t know he was there because she was asleep. Kirby was cuffed and transported to the Miami County Incarceration Facility. Before leaving the residence, the woman was warned for obstructing justice.
Sunday, May 22
11:58 a.m. – To West St. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that $81 and her driver’s license were missing from her pants pocket. She said she took them off last night around 2:30 a.m. when she went to bed. This morning she found the items were missing, but two credit cards were still there. She said that a friend had spent the night, and she woke up to find him messing with her clothes. When she questioned him, he said he was looking for her phone. The officer called the friend and left a message requesting a return call.