Swanton man indicted on 20 counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor


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

Anthony McCauley, 70, of Swanton was indicted on 20 counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor. According to the prosecutor’s office, on or about Nov. 9, 2016, to May 11, 2017, he allegedly possessed material that showed a minor participating or engaging in sexual activity or masturbation.

Christopher A. Bloomer, 43, of Wauseon, was indicted on one count of rape. On or about May 22, 2017, he allegedly engaged in sexual conduct with another by compelling that person to submit to force or threat of force.

Amy S. Mathers, 42, of Delta was indicted on count of possession of cocaine. On or about Dec. 5, 2016, she allegedly possessed cocaine.

Jad H. Sweidan, 60, of Lyons was indicted on one count of possession of marijuana, two counts of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, one count of illegal manufacture of drugs, and one count of trafficking in hashish. On or about June 13, 2017, he allegedly possessed marijuana and allegedly assembled or possessed chemicals that may be used to manufacture hashish. He also allegedly manufactured and prepared for shipment and/or transported hashish, having reasonable cause to believe that it was intended for sale by himself.

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