Four indicted for felony drug trafficking

Four people have been indicted for felony possession of marijuana with the intent to sell.

A Wood County grand jury on Dec. 21 presented the court with 21 bills of indictment.

Darika Duckworth, 22, Dayton, was indicted for trafficking in marijuana and possession of marijuana. On June 28, she allegedly was found in possession of and was accused of preparing to distribute more than 1,000 grams of marijuana.

Co-defendants Dylan Michael Hodge, 25, and Ian Michael Schneider, 22, both of Cincinnati, each were indicted for trafficking in marijuana and possession of marijuana. On March 30, they allegedly were found in possession of and were accused of preparing for distribution more than 1,000 grams of marijuana.

Timothy Smith, 53, Pontiac, Michigan, was indicted for trafficking in marijuana and possession of marijuana. On April 24, he was allegedly found in posssession of more than 1,000 grams of marijuana and was accused of preparing to distribute at least 1,000 grams of marijuana.

All of the charges were third-degree felonies.

Other indictments included:

Johnson Korvah, 25, Canal Winchester, for two counts receiving stolen property, one a fourth-degree felony and one a fifth-degree felony; obstructing official business, a second-degree misdemeanor; and driving under financial responsibility law suspension or cancellation, an unclassified misdemeanor. On Oct. 28 around 5 p.m., a vehicle with a stolen license plate hit on Bowling Green’s plate reader system, according to the police report. The vehicle was located in a parking lot in the 1600 block of East Wooster Street when police attempted to detain Korvah, he fled on foot, jumped two fences and ran into a residential area on East Clough Street. He then ran eastbound, jumped another fence and continued toward Interstate 75. The vehicle was determined stolen. A state highway patrol trooper found Korvah near the ditch of I-75.

Estevan Miguel Cortez, 37, of Toledo and currently in jail, for unauthorized use of a vehicle, a first-degree misdemeanor; and domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony. On Nov. 20, he allegedly grabbed a woman’s hair at a Millbury motel and dragged her several feet before being stopped by witnesses. He then allegedly took her vehicle without permission.

For a separate incident, he was indicted for domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony; and having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony. On Dec. 5, he allegedly assaulted the same woman in a Northwood hotel then left the scene. When stopped, he asked the officer to let the woman know that her gun was underneath clothing in their hotel room, and he had put it there. He is accused of knowingly having a weapon while a fugitive from justice.

Eric R. Delameter, 42, Detroit, for improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. On March 28, he is accused of knowingly transporting a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle in such a manner that it was accessible to the operator or passenger without leaving the vehicle.

Brent Marvin, 28, Cincinnati, for possession of marijuana, a fifth-degree felony. On Feb. 17, he allegedly was found in possession of at least 200 grams of marijuana.

Clifford Andrew Williams, 28, Florence, Kentucky, for improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. On May 6, he was accused of knowingly transporting a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle in such a manner that it was accessible to the operator or passenger without leaving the vehicle.

Darnell D’Avion Johnson, 20, Bowling Green, for receiving stolen property and improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, both fourth-degree felonies. On Oct. 15, Bowling Green police initiated a traffic stop on Johnson’s Ford Fusion and found a gun that had been reported stolen in the vehicle. He was accused of knowingly transporting a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle in such a manner that it was accessible to the operator or passenger without leaving the vehicle.

Derrick Ramirez Ashley, 19, of South Euclid with a local address of Bowling Green, for improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. On Oct. 30 during a traffic stop, officers allegedly found a loaded firearm and three magazines in his vehicle in such a location that it was accessible to the operator or passenger without leaving the vehicle.

Sean Costin, 42, Woodstock, Illinois, for obstructing official business, a second-degree misdemeanor; and aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. On April 26, he allegedly was found in possession of psilocin and is accused of preventing or delaying the lawful duties of a public official.

Augustine M. Montano, 35, Toledo, for possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony; and two counts operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse of a combination of them (OVI), both first-degree misdemeanors. On Nov. 5, Montano was stopped for a moving violation and subsequently arrested for OVI (BAC 0.115). A bag of white powdery substance was found on the cruiser’s floorboard and Montano said he had pulled the narcotics out of his anus when the officer allowed him to urinate.

Co-defendants Demetrius Jamil Gipson, 33, and Ricky Arnez Raines, 38, both of Detroit, each for counterfeiting, a fourth-degree felony; and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony. On Oct. 6, they allegedly defrauded another by using counterfeit security, and possessed a fraudulent New Jersey driver’s license with purpose to use it criminally.

Alan F. Ruffin, 52, Toledo, for two counts operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse of a combination of them (OVI), both fourth-degree felonies. On Nov. 30, he allegedly operated a vehicle while under the influence and had three similar convictions within the last 10 years.