Based on multiple complaints, the Piqua Police Department Investigation Division arrested Duaine E. Liette, age 57, of Sidney, on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Liette was incarcerated at the Miami County Jail of four Felony-5 counts of Theft by Deception, and three Misdemeanor-1 counts of the same offense.
The cases investigated were all related to complaints from people stating they were hired to complete work for Liette, but did not receive payment.
Anyone else who believes they may be a victim under this pattern of activity here in Piqua Is asked to call 937-440-9111 at any time and file a report with the dispatched officer. We will investigate further to determine if additional charges are supported.
Media Contact: Bruce A. Jamison, Chief of Police, firstname.lastname@example.org, 937-778-2029