From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office:

Police Department

An Allen Avenue man was found with suspected drugs while being treated in the emergency room of Blanchard Valley Hospital. The report was filed Wednesday.

A car was stolen Wednesday from a garage at 626 Howard St.

Two Findlay residents each were facing separate allegations Wednesday of passing bad checks to ABC Warehouse, Tiffin Avenue.

A Skye Drive male was caught smoking weed Thursday in the 400 block of East Main Cross Street.

A Tiffin woman wanted under a warrant was detained Thursday in the 400 block of West Trenton Avenue.

Sheriff’s Office

A Jenera teenager was questioned Sunday about sending nude photos of herself via Snapchat.

A domestic incident occurred Monday inside a Jackson Township 37 home near Arlington.

Anyone with information about a crime can call Findlay/Hancock County Crimestoppers between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays at 419-425-TIPS, or visit

Callers may remain anonymous.

Municipal Court

From the public records of the Findlay Municipal Court. The following people were sentenced:

James Hamilton, Findlay, criminal trespass; $250 fine, 10 jail days with nine suspended.

Dustin Proxmire, no address, Marisa A. Brown, Findlay, driving under suspension (DUS); $250 fine.

Tiara Kiene, Findlay, DUS; $150 fine.

Eleanor Williamson, no address, Darlene McVetta, rural Mount Cory, speed; $95 fine.

Melissa Greiwe, Christian Karg, both no address, speed; Tanya Tovar-Mota, Findlay, $105 fine.

Judith Pusateri, rural Findlay, Monique Slay, no address, speed; $150 fine.

Leonard Richardson Jr., no address, no operator’s license (NOL), speed; $220 fine.

Thomas Burkhalter, Findlay, resisting arrest; $250 fine, 30 jail days suspended.

Ashley Frey, Trista Hardy, both of Findlay, disorderly conduct; $150 fine.

Timothy Lutz, rural Alvada, soliciting; $300 fine, 60 jail days with 50 suspended.

Mark Mathias, Findlay, drug abuse; $150 fine, license suspended 91 days.

James Sisson, no address, NOL; $100 fine.

Carl Stissel, Carey, fail to obey traffic control device; $150 fine.

Lukas Tucker, Fostoria, aggravated disorderly conduct; $250 fine, 30 jail days suspended.

Mikayla Urbine, no address, speed; $150 fine.

Carole Wittenberg, Findlay, passing stopped school bus; $200 fine.

Bryce Hartman, no address, reckless operation; $250 fine, 30 jail days with 23 suspended.

Isiah Segura, no address, operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OVI); $450 fine, 60 jail days with 48 suspended, license suspended 366 days.


(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Courier is catching up on its coverage of Hancock County Common Pleas Court cases).

Deanna R. Huether, 32, of Findlay, was sentenced to 12 months in prison, to be served in the Hancock County jail or another jail, for possession of a dangerous drug, a fifth-degree felony. She possessed gabapentin on March 9, 2018, in Findlay and pleaded guilty on Sept. 19, 2018.

James A. Graham, 46, of McComb, was sentenced to 16 months in prison for gross sexual imposition, a fourth-degree felony. He is classified as a Tier I sex offender and must register for 15 years. In 2017, Graham had sexual contact with a child who was 6 years old at the time. He pleaded guilty on Nov. 19, 2018.

Cortney I. Randale, 37, of Findlay, was sentenced to 11 months in prison for possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. He possessed less than 5 grams of cocaine on Oct. 14, 2018 and pleaded guilty on Nov. 26, 2018. Randale also pleaded guilty that day to two counts in trafficking in drugs, both fifth-degree felonies. He sold less than 5 grams of cocaine on Feb. 13 and 21, 2018, in Findlay. Randale was sentenced to 10 months in prison on each charge, to be served consecutively with each other, but concurrently with his sentence in the other case, for an aggregate term of 20 months in prison. He was also ordered to reimburse $190 to the Hancock METRICH Drug Enforcement Unit.

Larry A. Norway, 56, of Findlay, was sentenced to 60 days in the Hancock County jail for theft, a first-degree misdemeanor, amended from a fifth-degree felony theft charge. He was given credit for 12 days already served. Norway took “cigarettes and other durable goods” from Walmart on Sept. 16, 2018, according to the indictment. Norway pleaded guilty on Jan. 28.

Fire Calls

From the public records of the Findlay Fire Department:


6:56 p.m., 1304 Chateau Circle, dispatched and canceled.

7:25 p.m., 425 Monroe Ave., emergency medical service call.

11:34 p.m., 631 S. Main St., emergency medical service call.


12:51 a.m., 742 Longmeadow Lane, emergency medical service call.