By EILEEN MCCLORY
STAFF WRITER

A Findlay man has been indicted in connection with a 2015 robbery. He was one of 12 people charged in indictments issued by Hancock County grand jury Tuesday.

Deven J. Tackett, 25, of Findlay, was indicted for aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, after an Oct. 29, 2015 incident in which Tackett allegedly used a hatchet as a weapon.

He was also charged in an unrelated incident of misuse of credit cards, a fourth-degree felony, after an alleged incident between March 21 and May 14, 2018.

Hancock County Prosecutor Phil Riegle said the 2015 robbery had few leads at first, but law enforcement officials were able to keep following leads until they had enough evidence for a case.

Separately, Jerry M. McCallum Jr., 25, of Fostoria, was charged with domestic violence, a first-degree misdemeanor, after an alleged incident on Oct. 4. McCallum also was charged with intimidation of a victim in a criminal case, after allegedly attempting to stop the woman involved in the domestic violence case from filing charges on Oct. 4. That charge is a third-degree felony.

Robert B. Kolb, 39, of Toledo, was charged with theft from an elderly person, a fourth-degree felony, after allegedly stealing between $1,000 and $7,500 from an 80-year-old Findlay woman on Nov, 22, 2017.

Ronnie E. Wright Jr., 56, of Findlay, was charged with burglary, a third-degree felony, after an alleged incident in December 2017. Wright took several items from a neighbor’s home, Riegle said.

Aaron J. Grine, 29, of Fostoria, was charged with theft, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident in which he took between $1,000 and $7,500 from Cooper Tire and Rubber Co.

David R. Spangler Jr., 35, address unknown, was charged with theft, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on July 2 in which he took golf clubs worth more than $1,000.

John A. Brewster, 26, of Lima, was charged with receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony. Brewster was charged after he allegedly tried in 2017 to dispose of 12 golf carts owned by Wapakoneta Country Club in Wapakoneta.

David W. Bumgardner, 32, of Fostoria, was charged with theft, a fifth-degree felony, and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Aug. 25.

Coty Decker, 28, of Upper Sandusky, was charged with theft, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident Sept. 19 in which Decker allegedly attempted to take a company credit card from Clean Line Blacktop Co., Findlay.

Lamarcus O. Grover, 34, of Detroit, Michigan, was charged with failure to appear, a fourth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Sept. 18.

Two people were charged with possession of cocaine on Tuesday. Vernell T. Williams, 29, of Findlay, and Joesph D. Schlachter, 39, of Findlay, were separately charged with possession of cocaine, both stemming from incidents in July.

A separate grand jury was held Oct. 16 in which 15 people were indicted, including Thomas R. Barfield, 59, of Fostoria, who was charged with setting his residence on fire in September.

Barfield was indicted on two counts of aggravated arson, each a first-degree felony, and one count of aggravated arson, a second-degree felony, after three incidents on Sept. 25.

He is accused of setting fire to a residence at 550 W. Center St., Fostoria. According to police reports, while firefighters were setting up their equipment and attempting to extinguish the fire, Barfield, who was intoxicated, attempted to hinder the firefighting efforts, according to officials. Police used a Taser to subdue him.

Malachi E. Medina-Roach, 23, of Findlay, was charged with assault, a fourth-degree felony, after allegedly assaulting a Findlay police officer.

Several people were indicted on drug charges. They include:

• Amelya K. Breitigam, 31, of Findlay, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, specifically oxycodone, a fifth-degree felony, and possession of cocaine, a third-degree felony, both after an alleged incident Dec. 11, 2017.

• Bryshaun K. Dodds, 24, of Toledo, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident Feb. 3.

• Jensen P. Campbell-Routson, 23, address unknown, was charged with two counts of possession of cocaine, each a fifth-degree felony, after alleged incidents on March 17 and July 16.

• Hayley M. Martin, 30, of Fremont, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on April 12.

• Lance M. Carlton, 33, of Toledo, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, and possession of heroin, also a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on July 6.

• Tyrina A. Jackson, 25, of Toledo, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, specifically oxycodone, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on April 29.

• Dashawanda L. Belcher, 25, of Toledo, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on July 14.

• John W. Dunne, 62, of Findlay, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Aug. 24.

• Michael A. Campbell, 43, of Gibsonburg, Ohio, was charged with possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on June 8.

• Karisa L. Rush, 27, of Findlay, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Aug. 16.

• Samuel V. Roeber Jr., 35, of Findlay, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Aug. 16.

• Stanley E. Valentine, 69, of Findlay, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, specifically oxycodone, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on July 20.

• Sandra L. Wilcox, 36, of Findlay, was charged with trafficking in counterfeit controlled substances, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident April 17, and possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident Aug. 14.

Eight people were charged in secret indictments that were recently released.

• Phillip A. Bibler, 25, of Findlay, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Jan. 25, and also charged with trafficking in heroin, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Feb. 1. Bibler was charged Oct. 9.

• Megan L. Deal, 27, of Findlay, was charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs, specifically oxycodone, a fourth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Feb. 21. Deal was charged Oct. 9.

• Ryan D. Steward, 31, of Findlay, was charged with trafficking in heroin on March 26 within 1,000 feet of Findlay High School, a fourth-degree felony; and aggravated trafficking in drugs on April 4, specifically fentanyl, a fourth-degree felony. Steward was charged on Oct. 9.

• Del E. Hetrick Jr., 29, of Findlay, was charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs, specifically oxycodone, a third-degree felony, and trafficking in heroin, a fourth-degree felony. Both incidents allegedly occurred Feb. 6. Hetrick was charged Oct. 16.

• Anthony L. Stevens, 26, of Findlay, was charged with two counts of trafficking in heroin, each a fifth-degree felony, after two alleged incidents, one on Sept. 18, 2017, and one on Sept. 20, 2017. Stevens was charged Oct. 16.

• Samuel M. Williams, 47, of Findlay, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after an incident Aug. 14, and aggravated trafficking in drugs, specifically fentanyl, a fourth-degree felony, on Aug. 24. Williams was charged Oct. 9.

• Gerold B. Middlebrooks, 49, of Toledo, was charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine, each a fifth-degree felony, after alleged incidents on Feb. 22 and March 1. Middlebrooks was charged Oct. 9.

• Cassandra C. Shook, 25, of Fostoria, was charged with trafficking in counterfeit controlled substances, a fourth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Nov. 15, 2017. Shook was charged on Oct. 9.

• Jon Cody Wood, 34, of Findlay, was charged with trafficking in counterfeit controlled substances, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Aug. 7. He was also charged with trafficking in cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after an alleged incident on Aug. 23.

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