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Williams County Grand Jury Returns Indictments Against 18 Individuals

(PRESS RELEASE) – On March 12, 2024, the Williams County Grand Jury considered indictments charging individuals with Williams County crimes, according to the Williams County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

-DYLAN H. SNYDER, age 25, of Edon, OH, was indicted on one account of Operating a Vehicle while under the Influence of a listed metabolite of a controlled substance.

-RICHARD PELKA, age 47, of Perrysburg, OH, was indicted on one account of Possession of Cocaine.

-ELIJAH E. FERGUSON, age 29, of Stryker, OH, was indicted on one account of Burglary.

-JACOB D. PETTIT, age 39, of Bryan, OH, was indicted on one account of Attempted Murder, two accounts of Strangulation, and one account of Domestic Violence.

-JEFFERY A. CRITES, age 39, of West Unity, OH, was indicted on one account of Operating Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug of Abuse, one account of Driving Under Suspension, and one account of Aggravated Possession of Drugs.

-JOHNATHAN G. BUTLER, age 29, homeless, was indicted on one account of Failure to Comply with Order or Signal of Police Officer, one account of Improperly Handling Firearms in a Motor Vehicle, one account of Trafficking in Marijuana, one account of Possession of Marijuana, and one account of Having Weapons while under Disability.

-JARED C. JOHANSEN, age 39, of Bryan, OH, was indicted on one account of Burglary.

-PHILIP J. COUSINO JR., age 62, of Montpelier, OH, was indicted on one account of Operating Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug of Abuse and one account of Aggravated Possession of Drugs.

-MARTE L. MALONE, age 57, of Montpelier, OH, was indicted on two accounts of Aggravated Possession of Drugs.

-ROSENDO C. DONOVAN, age 46, of Bryan, OH, was indicted on one account of Domestic Violence.

-SHANE A. LEININGER, age 34, of Defiance, OH, was indicted on two accounts of Domestic Violence and one account of Strangulation.

-ANDREW W. SMITH JR., age 29, of Bryan, OH, was indicted on two accounts of Unlawful Sexual Conduct with Minor, two accounts of Illegal Use of Minor or Impaired Person in Nudity-Oriented Material or Performance, and one account of Pandering Obscenity Involving a Minor.

-ERIC M. MARTIN, age 25, of Van Wert, OH, was indicted on one account of Strangulation, one account of Disrupting Public Services, and one account of Domestic Violence.

-ADAM L. SMITH, age 38, of Edon, OH, was indicted on one account of Aggravated Possession of Drugs.

-KRIS A. KERR, age 50, of Alvordton, OH, was indicted on one account of Aggravated Possession of Drugs.

-ALEXANDER C. KENDALL, age 48, of Bryan, OH, was indicted on one account of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs and one account of Aggravated Possession of Drugs.

WILLIAM K. HARP, age 31, of Toledo, OH, was indicted on one account of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, one account of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, one account of Possession of a Fentanyl- Related Compound, one account of Possession of L.S.D., and one account of Possessing Criminal Tools.

THOMAS G. HAUCK, age 37, of Bryan, OH, was indicted on one account of Permitting Drug Abuse.

It should be noted that an Indictment is merely an accusation, and that all criminal defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


 

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