Grand jury indicts 13 people


Staff report



The Fulton County Grand Jury recently considered indictments charging individuals with Fulton County crimes, according to Prosecutor Scott Haselman.

Tiffany L. Thompson, 41, of Delta was indicted on one count of possession of heroin and one count of possession of cocaine. On or about Oct. 7, 2016, she allegedly possessed heroin and cocaine.

Sheila K. Grant, 61, of Wauseon, was indicted on one count of receiving stolen property and four counts of forgery. On or about Sept. 12, 2016, she allegedly received blank checks knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that they had been stolen. She also allegedly forged four checks.

James A. Powers, 28, of Fayette was indicted on seven counts of burglary and one count of breaking and entering. On or about Sept. 28, 2016, to Oct. 10, 2016, he allegedly trespassed in several occupied structures in Wauseon with purpose to commit a criminal offense.

Michael S. Coty, 50, of Orestes, Ind., was indicted on one count of theft. On or about Oct. 1, 2016, he allegedly stole property valued at more than $1,000 but less than $7,500.

David P. Mattin, 36, of Wauseon was indicted on one count of criminal damaging or endangering, one count of domestic violence, and one count of resisting arrest. On or about Oct. 30, 2016, he allegedly caused or attempted to cause physical harm to a family or household member and allegedly resisted arrest. He also allegedly caused a substantial risk of physical harm to the property of another.

Jad H. Sweidan, 68, of Lyons was indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs, two counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, and one count of tampering with evidence. On or about Nov. 9, 2016, he allegedly sold or offered to sell a synthetic cannabinoid and allegedly tampered with evidence in an official proceeding or investigation.

Matthew R. Keiffer, 38, of Toledo was indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs. On or about Nov. 9, 2016, he allegedly possessed a synthetic cannabinoid.

Jose Rodriguez, 43, of Archbold was indicted on one count of identity fraud. On or about Aug. 20, 2016, he allegedly used or possessed personal identifying information of another person to hold himself out to be the other person.

Desteny R. Lamb, 23, of Maumee was indicted on one count of insurance fraud, one count of grand theft, one count of falsification in a theft offense, and one count of perjury. On or about Jan. 3, 2015, to Oct. 4, 2016, she allegedly stole property or services valued at $7,500 or more but less than $150,000, and allegedly presented an insurance claim valued at more than $7,500 but less than $150,000, knowing it was false. She also allegedly made a false statement to facilitate the commission of a theft offense.

Carrie A. Buckenmeyer, 23, of Toledo was indicted on one count of vehicular homicide, one count of aggravated vehicular homicide, and one count of vehicular assault. On or about Aug 4, 2016, she allegedly, while operating a motor vehicle, negligently and recklessly caused the death of a person and allegedly recklessly caused serious physical harm to another person.

Jitender Dua, 39, of Wauseon was indicted on one count of illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits, or WIC benefits. On or about Sept. 8, 2016, he allegedly accepted supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits , or WIC program benefits, in a manner not authorized by law.

David P. Tressler III, 34, of Delta was indicted on one count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, one count of illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, and one count of illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits, or WIC benefits. On or about Nov. 13, 2016, he allegedly operated a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and allegedly used or possessed drug paraphernalia. He also allegedly transferred supplemental nutrition assistance progam benefits, or WIC program benefits, in a manner not authorized by law.

Robert T. Mattin Jr., 22, of Wauseon was indicted on one count of failure to appear on personal recognizance bond. On or about Nov. 15, 2016, he allegedly failed to appear for sentencing on felony charges in Fulton County Common Pleas Court.

An indictment is merely an accusation, and all criminal defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Staff report