For Immediate Release
On Thursday, February 27, 2020, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Detectives with the Piqua Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at 604 Spring St. in Piqua. The initial entry and securing of the location was accomplished by members of the Piqua Tactical Response Team (TRT).
Recovered during the search were suspected Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. As a result of the search warrant, the following were arrested and are incarcerated at the Miami County Jail:
• David W. Glidewell, 29, 604 Spring St., was charged with one count of Possession of Drugs, a fifth-degree felony and Child Endangering, a first-degree misdemeanor.
• Elizabeth R. Riancho, 30, 604 Spring St., was charged with one count of Possession of Drugs, a fifth-degree felony and Child Endangering, a first-degree misdemeanor.
Two children, a five year old and a three year old were present in the residence. Miami County Children’s Services were contacted and assisted with placing the children with family members. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.
This warrant execution is a continuing effort by the Piqua Police Department to combat drug abuse and drug trafficking in Piqua. Information resulting in this warrant was derived in part from concerned citizens.
Anyone with any information about drug activity is asked to contact the Piqua Police Department at 937-778-2027 or Crime Stoppers at 937-615-TIPS (8477).