Grand jury indicts 18 people


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

Stuart T. Carroll, 50, of Archbold was indicted on one count of possession of heroin and one count of aggravated possession of drugs. On or about Jan. 21, 2017, he allegedly possessed heroin and methamphetamine.

Cody A. Craley, 18, of Delta, was indicted on one count of grand theft of a motor vehicle and one count of theft. On or about July 3-4, 2017, he allegedly stole a motor vehicle and a ring.

Drake M. Johnson, 22, of Weston, Ohio, was indicted on one count of theft. On or about April 12, 2017, he allegedly stole jewelry valued at more than $1,000 but less than $7,500.

Ronald E. Prichard, 46, of Defiance was indicted on one count of possession of heroin. On or about Jan. 30, 2017, he allegedly possessed heroin.

Amber L. Shindler, 26, of Delta was indicted on three counts of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, one count of illegal manufacture of drugs, and one count of aggravated possession of drugs. On or about July 8-25, 2017, she allegedly possessed methamphetamine, allegedly manufactured methamphetamine, and allegedly possessed chemicals for the manufacture of methamphetamine.

Alan W. Mandly, 57, of Delta was indicted on three counts of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, one count of illegal manufacture of drugs, and one count of aggravated possession of drugs. On or about July 8-25, 2017, he allegedly possessed methamphetamine, allegedly manufactured methamphetamine, and allegedly possessed chemicals for the manufacture of methamphetamine.

Jack W. New, 36, of Fayette was indicted on two counts of intimidation. On or about July 16, 2017, he allegedly by force or threat of harm attempted to influence or intimidate witnesses in the discharge of their duties.

David W. Foster, 28, of Morenci, Mich., was indicted on one count of identity fraud. On or about July 19, 2017, he allegedly used personal identifying information of another person with the intent to hold himself to be the other person.

Franklin D. Lewis, 61, of Toledo was indicted on two counts of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle. On or about July 28, 2017, he allegedly transported a loaded handgun in a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

Jonathan I. Shepard, 37, of Wauseon, was indicted on one count of domestic violence. On or about July 29, 2017, he allegedly caused or attempted to cause physical harm to a family or household member.

Cochise K. Cooper, 47, of Fayette, was indicted on 11 counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor. On or about Aug. 17, 2016, and Oct. 19, 2016, he allegedly distributed and possessed material that shows a minor participating or engaging in sexual activity.

Trayca D. James, 22, of Fayette was indicted on two counts of obstructing justice. On or about Aug. 9, 2017, she allegedly harbored or concealed another person.

Melvin E. Myers, 62, of Wauseon was indicted on one count of importuning, two counts of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, and one count of pandering obscenity involving a minor. On or about Aug. 4, 2017, he allegedly solicited a person over age 13 but under age 16 to engage in sexual activity. He also allegedly provided obscene material to a juvenile.

Gwendolyn A. Smith , 56, of Toledo was indicted on one count of theft from a person in a protected class. On or about Dec. 5, 2016, to May 11, 2017, she allegedly stole property valued at more than $7,500 but less than $37,500.

Jessica C. Fonseca, 41, of Fayette was indicted on two counts of obstructing justice. On or about Aug. 9, 2017, she allegedly harbored or concealed another person.

Jessie A. Rodriguez, 23, of Fayette was indicted on one count of unauthorized use of a vehicle. On or about Aug. 9-11, 2017, he allegedly operated a motor vehicle without the consent of the owner and removed it from the state.

Dennis D. Rosecrans, 34, of Russellville, Ala., was indicted on one count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. On or about the months of May to June 2015 he allegedly engaged in sexual conduct with a person age 13 or older but less than age 16.

Matthew A. Zahner, 22, of Delta was indicted on one count of illegal use of a minor in a nudity-oriented matter or performance. On or about Nov. 19, 2016, to May 29, 2017, he allegedly possessed material or a performance showing a minor in a state of nudity.

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

Staff report