Grand jury indicts seven people


The Fulton County Grand Jury recently considered indictments charging individuals with Fulton County crimes, according to Prosecutor Scott Haselman.

Jerod R. Yedica, 25, of Archbold was indicted on two counts of assault, two counts of domestic violence, one count of possession of a dangerous drug, and one count of criminal damaging or endangering. On or about Sept. 7, 2015, he allegedly caused or attempted to cause physical harm to two police officers in the performance of their official duties. He also caused or attempted to cause physical harm to two family or household members, and allegedly possessed Wellbutrin, a dangerous drug.

Bryan J. Hayes, 35, of Toledo was indicted on one count of felonious assault. On or about Sept. 7, 2015, he allegedly caused or attempted to cause physical harm to another with a deadly weapon.

Nicole R. Cooper, 34, of Napoleon was indicted on one count of theft of drugs and one count of theft. On or about Aug. 18-19, 2015, she allegedly stole prescription drugs and cash.

Michael E. Leahy, 38, of Metamora was indicted on two counts of receiving stolen property. On or about Aug. 13, 2015, he allegedly received a motor vehicle and a motor vehicle identification license plate, knowing or having reasonable cause to believe both had been stolen.

Douglas R. Johnson, 53, of Swanton was indicted on one count of illegal cultivation of marijuana. On or about July 31, 2015, he allegedly cultivated marijuana.

Stephanie Johnson, 39, of Swanton was indicted on one count of illegal cultivation of marijuana and one count of aggravated possession of drugs. On or about July31, 2015, she allegedly cultivated marijuana and allegedly possessed Psilocyn.

Michael A. Miller, 19, of Metamora was indicted on one count of rape. On or about Sept. 19, 2015, he allegedly engaged in sexual conduct with another and allegedly compelled the other person to submit by force or threat of force.

An indictment is merely an accusation, and all criminal defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.