By KATHRYNE RUBRIGHT
Staff Writer

Nine northwest Ohioans were indicted on felony drug charges by a Hancock County grand jury this week.

Michael L. Hickle Jr., 32, of Findlay, is charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a second-degree felony, because he allegedly had between five and 50 times the bulk amount of methamphetamine in Findlay on Feb. 15.

Jamison S. Hagerman, 46, of Findlay, allegedly possessed methamphetamine in Findlay on Feb. 18 and is charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony.

Joseph D. Bartchlett, 41, of Findlay, is charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly possessing oxycodone in Findlay on Nov. 29, 2018.

Rashella M. Nickell, 35, of Liberty Center, was indicted for possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly having less than 1 gram of the drug in Findlay on Oct. 31, 2018.

Charles A.R. Groves, 25, of Findlay, faces a fifth-degree felony charge for possession of cocaine. He is accused of having less than 5 grams in Findlay on Dec. 12, 2018.

Amber R. Rice, 34, of Toledo, was indicted for possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. She allegedly had less than 5 grams in Findlay on Nov. 15, 2018.

Carlos P. Harris, 42, of Findlay, is charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly having less than 5 grams of the drug in Findlay on Dec. 11, 2018.

Ashley D. Woods, 33, of Findlay, is charged with two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, both fifth-degree felonies. Woods allegedly possessed methamphetamine in Findlay on Dec. 30, 2018, and on Feb. 4, 2019.

Ashley A. McKee, 27, of Findlay, is charged with two fifth-degree felony counts of aggravated possession of drugs. The alleged incidents on Nov. 28, 2018, and Feb. 12, both in Findlay, involved methamphetamine.

In non-drug-related indictments, Grace E. Flower, 27, of McComb, was indicted for endangering children, a second-degree felony, for an alleged incident on Oct. 25, 2018, involving a child who was 4 months old at the time. The infant suffered “serious physical harm,” according to the indictment.

Darren F. Riggs, 48, of Findlay, is charged with sexual battery, a third-degree felony, for an alleged incident in Findlay on Nov. 23, 2018.

Traves J. Poe, 34, of Findlay, was indicted for harassment with a bodily substance for a Nov. 18 incident involving a corrections officer. This is a fifth-degree felony.

Steven W. Moreno, 26, of Findlay, was indicted for aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony. He allegedly entered a Findlay woman’s Frazer Street apartment, intending to assault her, on Feb. 22.

Jared J. Neiling, 23, of Findlay, is charged with burglary, a third-degree felony. He allegedly entered a residence on East Street in Findlay, planning to commit theft.

Two Carey residents, Kaylen N. Layton, 21, and Seth J. Logsdon, 27, are both charged with receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony, for an alleged incident involving a Fostoria woman’s Fifth Third Bank card.

A few secret indictments for drug trafficking were also released recently.

Matthew V. Whalen, 25, of Findlay, was indicted for trafficking in cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly selling less than 5 grams of cocaine in Findlay on Aug. 28, 2018.

Demetrius A. Summers, 33, of Findlay, has been charged with three counts of trafficking in heroin, all fifth-degree felonies. Summers allegedly sold less than 1 gram of heroin in Findlay on Nov. 20, Nov. 26 and Dec. 13, 2018.

William E. Rodgers, 25, of Toledo, is charged with two fifth-degree felonies for trafficking in cocaine.

He allegedly made sales of less than 5 grams in Findlay on Sept. 6 and Oct. 2, 2018.

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