Mother, daughter duo indicted for trespass


A mother-daughter duo have been indicted for allegedly entering a home uninvited in order to take a child.

A Wood County grand jury on Nov. 1 indicted co-defendants Catherine Hensley, 50, Whitehouse, and her daughter, Sarah Pratt, 29, Oregon, for trespass in a habitation when a person is present or likely to be present, a fourth-degree felony; and obstructing official business, a second-degree misdemeanor.

On Aug. 2, they allegedly forced their way into a North Baltimore residence with the purpose of abducting a child.

According to court documents, Pratt had been informed by Wood County Job and Family Services she was not allowed to have any contact with the child. The women also allegedly attempted to leave with a child in their vehicle after being ordered not to by law enforcement.

Officers on scene were forced to box in their vehicles with cruisers. They refused to exit the vehicle despite being ordered to do so several times.

Also indicted were:

Melvin Belteton DeLeon, 27, Boulder, Colorado, for two counts aggravated possession of drugs, both third-degree felonies; and possession of drugs, a first-degree misdemeanor. On Aug. 18, 2022, he allegedly had in his possession ketamine and the bulk amount of Methylenedioxy-N-benzylcathinone and etizolam.

Alison Dillon, 49, Beaufort, South Carolina, for grand theft, a fourth-degree felony; and telecommunications fraud, a third-degree felony. Oct. 31, 2022, she allegedly took more than $7,500 in money through deception using a telecommunication device.

Ryan A. Daniels, 42, Flat Lick, Kentucky, for receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony; and two counts of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse of a combination of them/OVI, both first-degree misdemeanors. On Sept. 20, he allegedly was operating a 2018 Chevy Silverado that had been reported stolen. His blood alcohol content was 0.181 and he had a suspended license, according to court documents.

Samrach Touch, 41, of Bowling Green, for domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony; and violating a protection order, a third-degree felony. On Oct. 1 in Bowling Green, Touch allegedly violated the terms of a protection order while committing the felony offense of domestic violence. He had previously pleaded guilty to domestic violence in Bowling Green in 2022.

Elias Avila Martinez, 25, of Eugene, Oregon, for receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony; and falsification, a first-degree misdemeanor. On Oct. 4, dispatch for the Bowling Green Police Division stated a 2002 Chevy truck reported stolen from Detroit hit a license plate reader at East Wooster and South College Drive. The driver parked at Circle K on North Prospect then took off running when a police cruiser drove by. He was located in City Lot 2 and allegedly made false statements in order to mislead police.

Stacey L. Sleesman, 47, Perrysburg, for possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, after allegedly being found in possession of the drug on March 18.

Co-defendants Edward James Buford, 34, and Martaze Davis, 32, both of Detroit, for money laundering, a third-degree felony; and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony. On April 25, they allegedly conducted or attempted to conduct a transaction promoting corrupt activity via cell phone. Specifications for forfeiture of property include $26,504 in cash, three iPhones and one Nokia flip phone.

Terrance Shean Slaughter Jr., 21, Toledo, for felonious assault, a second-degree felony; violating a protection order, a third-degree felony; and disrupting public services, a fourth-degree felony. On Oct. 9 in Perrysburg, he allegedly cut a woman’s hand with a serrated steak knife. When she went to call 911, he allegedly grabbed the cell phone out of her hand a hung up. He then left the residence. He had been served with a protection order on March 22.

Glen Anton Sherley, 22, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for five counts of grand theft of a motor vehicle, all fourth-degree felonies. On Aug. 1, he allegedly stole a Kaufman trailer and a 2017 Dodge Ram 3500, a 2019 Lexus ES 350, a 2013 Ford Escape, and a 2020 Lexus ES.

He had previously been indicted Sept. 6 for receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony; and theft, a fifth-degree felony. On Aug. 1, he allegedly stole an iPhone 14 and received a 2017 Toyota Camry while knowing it had been obtained through theft.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Danielle Nicole Baumgartner, 34, of Northwood and currently in jail, for robbery, a third-degree felony; and grand theft of a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. On Sept. 21 during an argument in Northwood, she allegedly snatched car keys that were on a lanyard around the alleged victim’s neck. She then allegedly fled in a 2013 Buick Verano.

Malik Sylvester, 24, Detroit, for theft and two counts of passing bad checks, all fifth-degree felonies; and identity fraud, a fourth-degree felony. On Sept. 27-28, he allegedly deprived Genoa Bank and a customer of $1,500, and attempted to cash two money orders totaling $2,000 using another’s identification without consent.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Ross Allen Woessner, 39, Weston, for receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony. On Sept. 29, he was stopped in Bowling Green after a license plate reader showed the 2023 Chevy Silverado he was operating had been reported stolen in Toledo.

Joshua Daniel Musselman, 21, Galion, for possession of marijuana, a fifth-degree felony. On March 15, he allegedly was found in possession of 468 grams of a cannabis product. A motion to stay proceedings to allow Musselman to participate in an addressing health education and diversion program was approved in June. He was terminated from the program in October.

Robert Pernell Davis Sr., 39, Toledo, for theft, a fifth-degree felony. On Feb. 7, 2022, he allegedly deprived a Perrysburg truck stop of $2,500 in truck tires during his two years of employment.

Alex Cameron Pease, 29, Bowling Green, for illegally manufacturing or possessing explosives, a second-degree felony. On Oct. 27, he allegedly manufactured an explosion in the 200 block of East Reed Street.

Michelle L. Marquez, 39, Northwood, for endangering children, a third-degree felony. On March 26, she allegedly created a substantial risk to the health or safety of a 6-year-old, resulting in serious physical harm.

Joshua Thomas Setzekorn, 38, Temperance, Michigan, for grand theft, a fourth-degree felony. On March 2, he allegedly deprived a Rossford business of $17,560 by playing Keno games without payment before, during and after regular business hours. Setzekorn was shift manager during the unauthorized transactions.

Indictments merely contain allegations; defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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