BG man indicted for felonious assault after allegedly knocking woman’s teeth out


A Bowling Green man has been indicted for assault after he allegedly struck a woman in the face, knocking out two teeth.

A Wood County grand jury on Nov. 16 indicted Airon De’Juan Williams, 32, who is currently in jail, for felonious assault, a second-degree felony; and domestic violence, a first-degree misdemeanor.

On Oct. 28, Bowling Green police responded to the 1520 block of East Clough Street and observed a woman yelling at Williams, who was collecting his belongings from the grassy area outside the apartment.

When talking to the woman, police observed blood on her lips and inside her mouth and she was missing two front teeth. Williams reportedly admitted he had placed his right hand on the woman’s throat and had pushed the right side of her face toward a car but denied striking her.

Officers observed cuts on the knuckles of Williams’ right hand and blood on his sweatshirt and jeans.

The grand jury presented 22 bills of indictment, including:

• Wesley Cordell Ramsey, 29, Dayton, for endangering children, a first-degree misdemeanor; failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony; and possession of marijuana, a third-degree felony. On Oct. 7 on Ohio 582, Ramsey allegedly fled police after being stopped for a registration violation. A pursuit ensued and he was apprehended and a probable cause search of his vehicle allegedly revealed approximately 4.2 pounds of marijuana. There was a child in the vehicle.

• Marcia Fairchild, 69, Perrysburg, for aggravated theft, a third-degree felony. From Aug. 16, 2009, to April 23, 2019, she allegedly stole more than $300,000 by deception from a man.

• Jay Joseph Stockwell, 49, Bowling Green, for theft from a person in a protected class, a fifth-degree felony. From Feb. 11-March 17, he allegedly deprived an elderly woman of $708.52 without consent.

• Adonel Alexis Grubb, 25, Bowling Green, for unauthorized use of a vehicle, a fifth-degree felony; and receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony. On Oct. 19, Bowling Green police noted a license plate on a stolen vehicle. The driver told police her mom had gifted her the car in 2020 and her mom had kept the title. She had been given permission to use the vehicle in Virginia and it was located in Ohio. A warrant has been issued for her arrest.

• Love Karla Ezell, 49, Weston, for theft and identity fraud, both fifth-degree felonies. On Aug. 15, she allegedly stole a credit card and used its owner’s identification as her own.

• Larry Donald Cobb, 64, of Cleveland and currently in jail, for burglary, a second-degree felony, and petty theft, a first-degree misdemeanor. On Sept. 27, he allegedly stole a backpack from under a desk at Bowling Green State University’s University Hall. He was reportedly caught on surveillance video and was identified from a previous burglary in August.

Cobb also was indicted in a separate incident for burglary, a second-degree felony; two counts theft, both fifth-degree felonies; and identity fraud, a fifth-degree felony. On Aug. 18, he was reportedly caught on surveillance allegedly removing multiple credit/debit cards from an office in BGSU’s University Hall and used them to make purchases totaling $2,530 at Walmart.

• Shaquille Marquise Sawyer, 29, Detroit, for six counts identity fraud, all fifth-degree felonies. On April 15, he allegedly used the personal identification of six separate individuals as his own.

• Taylor Rae Coleman, 27, Columbus, for possession of a fentanyl-related compound, a fifth-degree felony. On Aug. 2, he was found in possession of what authorities allege was a fentanyl-related compound.

• Christopher Dantrell Cowson, 29, Toledo, for theft, a fifth-degree felony. From June 13 to July 17, he allegedly deprived a business of $3,051.70 without consent.

• Tanita Therese Towns, 48, Fort Wayne, Indiana, for petty theft, a first-degree misdemeanor; and failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony. On Oct. 27 in the 10400 block of Fremont Pike, Perrysburg, she allegedly committed a theft at Walmart and then led police on a pursuit with speeds reaching 110 mph south on Interstate 75, east on U.S. 6 and back onto I-75. A semi-truck helped slow Towns’ vehicle, allowing police to block her in. A warrant has been issued for her arrest.

• Jacob Joseph Calleja, 40, of East Tawas, Michigan, and currently in jail, for failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony; and operating a vehicle while under the influence of a listed controlled substance or a listed metabolite of a controlled substance (OVI), a first-degree misdemeanor. On June 21 on I-75, a police officer was parked near East Wooster Street when a Sprinter van drove by at 105 mph. The van didn’t stop and continued northbound at a high rate of speed, driving on the shoulder. The vehicle was involved in at least five crashes during the pursuit, which ended after the van struck stop sticks deployed on I-475 just south of the Maumee River. A urine test was positive for marijuana.

• Tim Alan Gantt, 62, or Toledo and currently in jail, for theft, a fifth-degree felony. On Dec. 6, he was accused of removing computers from Costco without consent. The merchandise was valued at more than $1,000.

• Michelle L. Marquez, 38, Toledo, for theft, a fifth-degree felony. From Jan. 1-Sept. 7, she allegedly deprived Circle K of $3,600 in currency without consent.

• Co-defendants Michael A. Allen, 40, and Jeffery S. Williams, 28, both of Dayton, for trafficking in marijuana and possession of marijuana, both third-degree felonies. On Dec. 21, they allegedly were found in possession of and were preparing for distribution more than 1,000 grams of marijuana.

• Evance D. McKinney, 28, Toledo, for having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony; and improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. On Aug. 3, a trooper stopped McKinney on I-75 for a speed violation. An odor of alcohol and marijuana was reportedly detected and he was asked to step outside the vehicle. A pat down uncovered a Taurus 9 mm pistol tucked on his right hip. He had a prior conviction of having weapons while under disability.

• Matthew James Gross, 36, Maumee, for receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony. On July 12, he allegedly received or disposed of a 2009 Holiday Rambler motor home while having cause to believe it had been obtained through theft.

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