Seventeen Indicted By Williams County Grand Jury

A Williams County Grand Jury convened on Tuesday, August 15, and returned indictments on a total of 27 charges against 17 individuals.  Those indicted by the grand jury were:

Daniell L. Abrajan-Chagala, 28, of Angola, Indiana, was indicted for illegal assembly or possession of chemical for the manufacture of drugs, a third degree felony. The indictment alleges that, on or about January 18, 2017, Abrajan-Chagala “was in a possession of one or chemicals used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance”.

Ricky A. Babcock, 54, or Napoleon, Ohio was indicted on two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, each a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that, on or about December 29, 2016, Babcock “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance in an amount less than three grams, to-wit: 0.12 grams” as well as “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use Hyrocodone, a Schedule II controlled substance in an amount less than three grams, to-wit: ten pills”.

Kevin T. Balogh, 21, of Halfmoon, New York was indicted for vandalism, a felony of the fifth degree. The indictment alleges that, on or about July 23, 2017, Balogh “did knowingly cause physical harm to property that is owned by The Williams County Sheriff’s Office, Bryan, Ohio, to-wit: rear door and window frame of a 2017 Ford Taurus patrol vehicle, and said property is necessary for The Williams County Sheriff’s Office to engage in its profession, business, trade, or occupation”.

Cameron M.W. Castillo, of Bryan, Ohio, was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that, on or about May 8, 2017, Castillo “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use Adderall, a Schedule II controlled substance in an amount less than the bulk amount, to-wit: one capsule”.

Benjamin C. Colbart 33, of Reading, Michigan, was indicted on two counts: assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, a third degree felony; and aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that on or about January 18, 2017, Colbart “was in a possession of one or chemicals used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance” as well as that Colbart “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in an amount less than three grams”.

Stephen R. Crow 33, of Bryan, Ohio was indicted for possession of heroin, a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that Crow, on or about September 16, 2016, “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use heroin, a Schedule I controlled substance in an amount less than bulk amount”.

Rebekah L. Hutchison, 31, of Pioneer, Ohio was indicted for complicity. The indictment alleges that, on or about May 25, 2017, Hutchison “did knowingly act with the kind of culpability required for the commission of an offense aid or abet Jason B. Middleton in committing the offense” of burglary.

Alan W. Jones, 22, of Bryan, Ohio was indicted for vandalism, a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that Jones, on or about July 6, 2017, “did knowingly cause physical harm to property that is owned by The Correction Center or Northwest Ohio, Stryker, Ohio, to-wit: sprinkler head in cell ED21, and said property is necessary for CCNo to engage in their business, or profession, trade, or occupation”.

Donovan L. Joyner, 19, of Defiance, Ohio was indicted for interference with custody, a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that Joyner, commencing on or about July 16, 2017 and continuing through to or about July 20, 2017, “did knowingly and without privilege to do so or being reckless in that regard, entice, take, keep, or harbor a child under the age of eighteen, and at the time of the offense, reoved the child from the state, to-wit: New York”.

Jason B. Middleton, 36, or Pioneer, Ohio, was indicted for burglary, a third degree felony. The indictment alleges that, on or about May 26, 2017, Middleton “did knowingly trespass in an occupied space located at Lazy River Campground, Pioneer, Ohio, with purpose to commit in the structure any criminal offense”.

Austin T.R. Padgett ,19, or Orland, Indiana was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that, on or about January 25, 2017, Padgett, “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in an amount less than three grams”.

Robert D. Poppe, 34, of Pioneer, Ohio was indicted on a total of five counts : one count of failure to appear, a fourth degree felony;, one count of grand theft of a motor vehicle, a fourth degree felony; one count of failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, a third degree felony; one count of driving under suspension a first degree misdemeanor; and one count of aggravated possession of drugs a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that, on or about July 12, 2017, Poppe “did recklessly fail to appear as required by the court, after having been release on his own recognizance pursuant to Ohio Revised Code”. It is also alleged that, on or about July 28, 2017 that Poppe “did with purpose to deprive the owner of property, knowingly obtained or exerted control over property, to wit: a blue 2005 Ford Expedition, without the consent of the owner or person authorized to give consent. It is additionally alleged that Poppe “did operate a motor vehicle so as willfully to elude or flee a police officer after receiving a visible or audible signal from a police officer to bring the motor vehicle to a stop, and at the time of the offense, the operation of the motor vehicle by Poppe caused a substantial risk of serious physical harm to persons or property” on or about July 29, 2017.  Additionally alleged is that Poppe operated a motor vehicle, also on or about July 29, 2017, after his driver’s license had been suspended under twelve point suspension and well as that Poppe “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in an amount less than three grams”.

Brianna D. Shirks, 21, or Angola, Indiana was indicted on two counts: illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, a third degree felony; and aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that, on or about January 24, 2017, Shirks “was in a possession of one or chemicals used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance” as well as that, on or about January 25, 2017, Shirks “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in an amount less than three grams.

Kelli J. Stahl, 24, of Montpelier, Ohio was indicted on two counts: one count of burglary, a third degree felony and one count of possession of drugs, a fifth degree felony.  The indictment alleges that, on or about July 18, 2017, Stahl “did knowingly trespass in an occupied structure located in Montpelier, Ohio, with purpose to commit in the structure a criminal offense” as well as that Stahl “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in an amount less than three grams”.

Johnathan P. Stuckey, 30, of Bryan, Ohio was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that, on or about August 13, 2017, Stuckey “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in an amount less than three grams”.

Joshua R. Stuckey, 26, or Pioneer, Ohio, was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth degree felony. The indictment alleges that on or about December 29, 2016, Stuckey “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in an amount less than three grams.

Joshua W. Weston, 32, or Bryan, Ohio, was indicted on three counts: one count of aggravate possession of drugs, a fifth degree felony; aggravated possession of drugs, a second degree felony, and aggravated trafficking in drugs, a second degree felony. The indictment alleges that Weston, on or about May 26, 2017, “did knowingly obtain, possess, or use methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in an amount less than three grams; did knowingly obtain, possess, or use methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, and the amount of the drug involved equaled or exceed five times the bulk amount but less than fifty times the bulk amount, to-wit: 37.91 grams;” and that Weston “did knowingly prepare for shipment, ship, transport, deliver, prepare for distribution, or distribute methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance”, with a weight of 37.91 grams.  Specifications to the second count allege that at the time of the offense, Weston was in possession of $1269.80, which was an instrumentality used in the commission of facilitation of the offense(s) identified in the indictment, and which is subject to seizure and forfeiture per Ohio Revised Code.

It should be noted that an indictment is only an accusation and that all defendants listed are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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