Twenty-Two Indicted By Williams County Grand Jury

The Williams County Grand Jury convened on Tuesday, February 26 and returned indictments against twenty-two individuals.  Those indicted include:

Deion M. Austin, 22, of Bryan was indicted for failure to notify change of address, a second-degree felony. Austin is accused of failing to notify the court as required of a change in his residential address.

Travis D.W. Bauer, 30, of Fayette was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.  Bauer is accused of possessing or using methamphetamine on or about September 25, 2018.

Timothy K. Beatty, 33, of Bryan was indicted for failure to appear, a fourth-degree felony.  It is alleged that Beatty failed to appear as required by the court in connection to another felony charge.

Austin C. Bishop, 25, of Montpelier was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.  It is alleged that Bishop possessed or used Oxycodone on or about November 24, 2018.  A specification on the count indicates that Bishop was in possession of $4442 at the time of the offense and that the funds are subject to seizure as they were instrumentality used in the commission of the offense.

Michael J. Black, 41, of Bryan was indicted on once count of aggravated possession of drugs and one count of possession of LSD, each a fifth-degree felony.  Black is accused of possessing or using methamphetamine and LSD on or about December 5, 2018.

Kenneth A. Canfield II, 37, of Bryan was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony.  It is alleged that Canfield possessed or used methamphetamine on or about October 28, 2018.

Autumn L. Catrett, 30, of Toledo was indicted on one count of possession of drugs and one count of aggravated possession of drugs, each a fifth-degree felony.  It is alleged that Catrett possessed or used Alprazolam and Fentanyl on or about October 4, 2018.

Mick Frisbee of Stryker was indicted for perjury, a third-degree felony.  Frisbee is accused of making false statements under oath or affirmation regarding a material fact.  The instances occurred November 2, 2016 through November 14, 2017.  More information can be found in the related article.

Taylor M. Galford, 25, of West Unity was indicted for theft from a person in a protected class, a fifth-degree felony. Galford is accused of stealing $60.00 from an elderly adult.

Jack D. Green III, 44, of Montgomery, Michigan was indicted for failure to appear, a fourth-degree felony.  It is alleged that Green failed to appear as required by the court in connection with another felony charge.

Gavin T. Harrell, 18, of Angola, Indiana was indicted for failure to comply with an order or signal of a police office, a third-degree felony, and grand theft of a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony.  Harrell is accused of stealing a motor vehicle and failing to comply with the signal of a police officer, causing substantial risk of serious harm to persons or property, on or about January 30, 2019.

Kathy J. Hidlerbrand, 60, of Pioneer was indicted for theft, a fifth-degree felony. It is alleged that Hilderbrand stole $1041.72 in electric utilities from North Western Electric of Bryan on or about June 19, 2018.

Kassandra M. Jackson, 27, of Fayette was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.  It is alleged that Jackson possessed or used methamphetamine on or about September 25, 2018.

Scott D. Laser, 42, of Montpelier was indicted on four counts of receiving stolen property, all fourth-degree felonies.  Laser is accused of receiving stolen miscellaneous tools, a Smith and Wesson .38 caliber revolver, a Henry .22 caliber rifle, and a Marlin 30/30 caliber rifle.  The incidents occurred on or about September 26, 2018.

Devin T. Meyers, 32, of Lima was indicted for failure to appear, a fourth-degree felony. Meyers is accused of failing to appear as required by the court in connection with another felony charge.

Uriah Q. Michael, 31, of Montpelier was indicted for possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony.  Michael is accused of possessing or using heroin on or about April 30, 2018.

Austin M. Owens, 21, of Montpelier was indicted for failure to appear, a fourth-degree felony. Owens is accused of failing to appear as required by the court in connection to another felony charge.

Mark J.Q. Sanders, 40, of Edon was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Sanders is accused of possessing or using methamphetamine on or about December 2, 2018.

Cheryl L. Shaffer, 50, of Bryan was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.  It is alleged that Shaffer possessed or used methamphetamine on or about December 9, 2018.

Rachel N. Tingle, 19, of Montpelier was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.  It is alleged that Tingle possessed or used methamphetamine on or about November 24, 2018.

Tyler S. Wilson, 26, of Defiance was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony, and possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony.  Wilson is accused of possessing or using methamphetamine and heroin on or about May 23, 2018.

Evan J.D. Woodling, 27, of Bryan was indicted on two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, each a fifth-degree felony. Woodling is accused of possessing or using methamphetamine and Fentanyl on or about November 9, 2018.

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


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