|Alleged burglar indicted with 10 charges|
|Written by BILL RYAN Sentinel Staff Writer|
|Thursday, 14 February 2013 10:52|
A Michigan man has been indicted with 10 felony charges regarding his actions which caused him to be shot and hospitalized.
James Scott Newman, 39, of Grand Rapids, Mich., was indicted Feb. 6 with two counts of burglary, two counts of identity fraud, two counts of disrupting public services, safecracking, tampering with evidence, obstructing official business and possessing criminal tools.
Newman was arrested near the 9700 block of Roachton Road in Perrysburg Township on Jan. 29 after he reportedly ran into a nearby woods from a home he was burglarizing. He was hospitalized and lodged in the jail upon his release from the hospital.
All 10 charges are alleged to have been related to his actions on Jan. 29. The burglary charges both list a Ford F-250 extended cab pick-up truck as being subject to possible forfeiture.
The criminal tools are listed as a wood chisel and wire cutters. The identity counts lists two different names Newman alleged were his.
The burglary counts are the most serious of his charges as they are second-degree felonies, with one of the tampering charges being a third-degree offense. The other counts are all fourth- or fifth-degree crimes.
Danielle M. Bryant, 34, of Toledo, has been indicted with breaking and entering, and with theft for her alleged actions at Wood County Hospital Dec. 16, when a pad of 25 payroll checks, an employee ID badge and other employee information was stolen from an administrative office. The theft charge is the most serious, a second-degree felony.
Others indicted include:
• Andrew R. Okonski, 27, of Rossford, was indicted with one count of burglary in regard to his actions Jan. 16 at a Walbridge residence.
• Joshua Paul Sams, 22, of Weston, and listed currently in jail, with one count of theft in regard to the Jan. 4 use of a stolen credit card.
• Jasmine A. Barror, 19, of Northwood, one count of theft in regard to the use of a stolen credit card on Oct. 28.
• Katie M. Heltman, 25, of Bowling Green, for receiving stolen property in regard to a Sept. 1 incident involving merchandise valued in excess of $1,000.
• Steven Gilbert Taylor, 52, of Cincinnati, and listed in jail, one count of receiving stolen property and one count of possessing criminal tools, after he was found with stolen electronics goods at a Perrysburg retail box store.
• Douglas J. Peeps, 41, of Toledo, two counts of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse or a combination, regarding a June 4, 2012 incident. The indictment indicates within 20 years he has been convicted of five or more similar offenses.
• John Russell Mayes Jr., 25, of Swanton, for trespass in a habitation.
• Tyler Emiry, 19, of Waterford, Mich., failure to appear as required by recognizance.
• A 39-year-old Risingsun man for domestic violence.
In addition to those indicted, bills of information were handed up for the following individuals:
• Arian D. Cody, 33, of Walbridge, for theft.
• Basil A. Acuri, 29, of Toledo, trespass in a habitation.
• Jeremiah David Johnson, 38, of Covington, Ky., receiving stolen property.
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