By KATHRYNE RUBRIGHT
Staff Writer

Two Findlay men were indicted by a Hancock County grand jury this week for allegedly possessing weapons when they were barred from doing so by a previous indictment in a robbery case.

Jared A. Muzy, 23, was indicted on two counts of having weapons while under disability, both third-degree felonies. Joshua Adams, 20, was indicted on one third-degree felony charge for having weapons under disability.

Both were indicted on second-degree felony charges in September 2018 for the alleged robbery of a Findlay man last June.

Muzy allegedly possessed a handgun and a shotgun on Feb. 20. Adams allegedly possessed a shotgun in Findlay on the same date.

Muzy is also charged with tampering with evidence, also a third-degree felony. That charge stems from allegedly breaking an iPhone, Hancock County Prosecutor Phil Riegle said.

Adams also faces a first-degree misdemeanor assault charge for a Feb. 20 incident.

In other indictments, Jessica M. Larck, 35, of Wapakoneta, was charged with illegal processing of drug documents, a fourth-degree felony, for a Dec. 8, 2017, incident involving Percocet.

Larck allegedly was “not properly dealing with pain medicine” in regard to both records and “the drug itself” while working as a nurse at a “local facility,” Riegle said.

Kimberly B. Schmitt, 34, of Rossford, was indicted for forgery, a fifth-degree felony, for a Dec. 10, 2018, incident involving a fake letter from the Northwest Ohio Center for Urogynecology and Women’s Health.

Schmitt allegedly had “false documentation to use to get sick time” from her employer, Riegle said.

Jesus A. Gallegos Jr., 21, of Findlay, was indicted for improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. Gallegos allegedly had a loaded handgun accessible inside his vehicle.

Thirteen people were indicted on various drug charges.

Edward L. Coup, 30, of Findlay, was indicted for possession of cocaine, a fourth-degree felony, for allegedly having between 5 and 10 grams of the drug in Findlay on Dec. 28, 2018.

Clinton S. Gibson, 40, of Alvada, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. He is suspected of having less than 5 grams of cocaine in Findlay on Jan. 16.

Miranda J. Harris, 21, of Fremont, was indicted for possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly possessing less than 5 grams of cocaine on in Findlay Dec. 22, 2018.

Louis F. Ochoa, 31, of Deshler, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, for alleged possession of less than 5 grams of cocaine in Findlay on Dec. 22, 2018.

Jamal W. Newman, 30, of Findlay, was charged with possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly having less than 1 gram of heroin in Findlay on Oct. 4, 2018.

Nathan P. Brogan, 31, of Cygnet, was indicted for possession of a fentanyl-related compound, a fifth-degree felony, for possessing less than 1 gram of fentanyl in Findlay on Dec. 27, 2018.

Ronald M. Reichenbach, 46, of Findlay, was charged with possession of marijuana, a third-degree felony, and possession of cocaine, a first-degree felony, with a major drug offender specification. He allegedly possessed between 1,000 and 5,000 grams of marijuana and more than 100 grams of cocaine in Liberty Township on Feb. 20.

Trent A. Webster, 54, of Findlay, was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. He is suspected of possessing oxycodone in Findlay on Dec. 16, 2018.

Kane J. Stanfield, 22, of Fostoria, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony, for alleged oxycodone possession on March 2.

Samantha M. Cole, 33, of Toledo, was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly possessing hydrocodone in Findlay on Dec. 29. 2018.

Jeffery A. Highfill, 38, of Forest, was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony, for allegedly having between one and five times the bulk amount of methamphetamine in Findlay on Nov. 7, 2018.

Deborah C. Sterling, 47, of Findlay, was indicted for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for alleged possession of methamphetamine in Findlay on Nov. 7, 2018.

Randolph Kinder, 50, of Findlay, was charged with illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse onto the grounds of a specified governmental facility, a third-degree felony. The alleged Dec. 3, 2018, incident involved heroin.

Three people were indicted for failure to appear, a fourth-degree felony.

Amanda J. Walentowski, 36, of Toledo, missed a Feb. 27 court date. In that case, she faces a fifth-degree felony charge for heroin possession.

Thomas M. Burkhalter, 42, of Findlay, missed a Feb. 27 court date. He is accused of selling a counterfeit controlled substance, a fifth-degree felony.

Jesse N. Johnson, 26, of Findlay, missed a Feb. 26 court date. Johnson was indicted on two counts of trafficking in cocaine, both fourth-degree felonies.

Several secret indictments for drug trafficking charges were released recently.

Carlson Brown, 24, of Toledo, was indicted for trafficking in cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, for an alleged sale of less than 5 grams in Findlay on April 4, 2018.

Steven K. Hildebrand, 28, of Findlay, was indicted for aggravated trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony, for an alleged oxycodone sale on June 28, 2018, in Findlay.

Samuel M. Kaufman, 24, of Findlay, was charged with trafficking in heroin, a fourth-degree felony, for allegedly selling less than 1 gram of heroin within 1,000 feet of Findlay High School.

Samantha N. Klein, 37, of Findlay, faces two fourth-degree felony charges for trafficking in cocaine and trafficking in heroin. On May 17, 2018, Klein allegedly sold less than 5 grams of cocaine and less than 1 gram of heroin within 1,000 feet of Glenwood Middle School in Findlay.

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