Hancock County grand jury indicts 15

By EILEEN MCCLORY
STAFF WRITER

Ten of the 15 people indicted this week by a Hancock County grand jury are facing drug charges.

The drug charges are all fifth-degree felonies, the lowest level of felony. These people were charged:

  • Michele L. Mayer, 42, of Lima, possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, and theft, a fifth-degree felony. The theft charge allegedly involved taking merchandise from Walmart. The alleged incidents both occurred Nov. 19.
  • Jamie L. Rice, 33, of Findlay, possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony, for an incident that allegedly occurred June 9, 2017.
  • Chase A. Bevan, 19, of Findlay, possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony, for an incident that allegedly occurred April 25, 2017.
  • Dale A. Riley, 39, of Tiffin, aggravated possession of drugs, specifically fentanyl, a fifth-degree felony, for an incident that allegedly occurred May 12, 2017.
  • Steven A. Demuth, 46, of Alvada, possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, for an incident that allegedly occurred Feb. 20, 2017.
  • Daniel R.L. Bayes, 25, of Kenton, two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, both involving oxycodone. The charges are fifth-degree felonies. The incidents allegedly occurred March 7, 2017.
  • Peyton J. Manns, 19, of Findlay, possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. The incident allegedly occurred April 26, 2017.
  • Kiera N. Browne, 22, of Dunkirk, two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, specifically oxycodone. The charges are fifth-degree felonies. The incidents allegedly occurred March 7, 2017.
  • Steven J. Briedenbach, 53, of Arlington, possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. The alleged incident occurred Jan. 1, 2017.
  • Philip D. Stamper, 56, of New Tazewell, Tennessee, aggravated possession of drugs, specifically oxymorphone, a fifth-degree felony. The alleged incident occurred May 24, 2017.

In other indictments:

  • Danielle N. Rice, 28, address unknown, was charged with receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony, which allegedly occurred Jan. 17, and two counts of forgery, each a fifth-degree felony, both of which allegedly occurred Nov. 14.
  • Steven A. Ford, 20, of Toledo, was charged with two counts of theft, each a fifth-degree felony. Ford allegedly took merchandise from Lowe’s of Findlay on July 1 and July 14, 2017.
  • Devonte E. Pride, 23, of Toledo, was charged with two counts of theft, each a fifth-degree felony. Pride allegedly took merchandise from Lowe’s of Findlay on July 1 and July 14, 2017.
  • Allen R. Fraley, 28, of Findlay, was charged with domestic violence, a third-degree felony, for an incident that allegedly occurred Dec. 23.
  • Jamie J. Prince, 58, of Findlay, was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, a fourth-degree felony, for an incident that allegedly occurred Sept. 29.

Two secret indictments were also released. These indictments are not released until the defendant has been arrested:

  • Michael B. Craddolph, 36, of Fostoria, was charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine, each a fourth-degree felony, for incidents that allegedly occurred on Oct. 18, 2016, and Oct. 24, 2016. Craddolph was charged on Oct. 31, 2017.
  • Melinda Delarosa, 36, of Bradner, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, a fourth-degree felony, for an incident which allegedly occurred Jan. 5, 2017, and permitting drug abuse, a fifth-degree felony, for an incident which allegedly occurred on Jan. 10, 2017.

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