Findlay man indicted for kidnapping


A Findlay man has been indicted for kidnapping after he held a woman by force in a dark room.

A Wood County grand jury on March 20 indicted Eddie H. Curry Jr., 27, currently in jail, for kidnapping and failure to register, both first-degree felonies; abduction, a third-degree felony; disrupting public service, a fourth-degree felony; domestic violence and violating a protection order, both first-degree misdemeanors.

On March 6 on Carrie Lane in Fostoria, he allegedly removed a woman by force from her former location and struck her with a closed fist, causing injuries to her face, head, arms, legs and back. He then allegedly forced her to stay in a dark room with him while he searched through her phone, beating her multiple times and yelling at her during an approximate three-hour period. According to court documents, she wanted to call for help, but Curry had her phone, and she was in fear for her life so she continued to lay curled up on the floor.

The grand jury also indicted:

• Antonio E. Johnson, 37, Richmond, Kentucky, for money laundering, a third-degree felony; and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony. On Nov. 25, he allegedly conducted a transaction with the purpose of corrupt activity. If found guilty, he may have to forfeit $7,199 in currency, and iPhone and flip phones.

• Sierranina Tavarez, 27, Northwood, for grand theft, a fourth-degree felony; and illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits or WIC program benefits, a third-degree felony. From March 26, 2018, to Feb. 29, 2024, she allegedly deprive the state of SNAP benefits valued at more than $7,500.

• James Edward Himon Jr., 33, Toledo, for domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony; and possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. On Feb. 3 on West Elm Street Road in Rossford, he allegedly pinned a woman against a wall and struck her face multiple times with open hand slaps. During a search of Himon, officers found three clear plastic baggies with white powdery and rock-like substances inside. He has previously been convicted of domestic violence in 2016 in Lucas County.

• Ronald Dewitt Kinney, 37, Dearborn Heights, Michigan, for having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony; and carrying a concealed weapon, a fourth-degree felony. On July 37, he allegedly was found with a gun concealed on his person. He was found guilty of a felony in Michigan in 2007. If found guilty, he may have to forfeit a Glock 9mm pistol.

• Devon Decarlos Glenn Jr., 32, Kalamazoo, Michigan, for having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony; and improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. On Feb. 23, he allegedly was in possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony in 2010 in Michigan. He also allegedly transported a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle that was accessible by the operator or passenger without having to leave the vehicle. If found guilty, he may have to forfeit a Smith & Wesson Governor.

• Lesley A. Brooks, 37, Genoa, for tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony; operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse or a combination of them (OVI), a first-degree misdemeanor; and possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. On Jan. 29, Rossford police stopped her for a traffic violation and noticed she had constricted pupils. According to court documents, she admitted to using suboxone and officers observed a “crack pipe” in plain view. A probable cause search uncovered a pill identified as oxycodone and crack cocaine. She removed a clear plastic baggie from her underwear with a blue rock-like substance inside.

• Myisha Williams, 28, Centerville, for trafficking in marijuana and possession of marijuana, both third-degree felonies. On March 1, 2022, she was accused of preparing for distribution and being in possession of more than 5,000 grams of marijuana.

• Rudy Rudolph Richardson Jr., 50, Toledo, for possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. On Nov. 18, 2022, during a traffic stop, officers observed three smaller plastic bags under where Richardson was sitting. The white powdery substance in the bags was identified as cocaine.

• Thomas Skiver, 34, Archbold, for grand theft, a fourth-degree felony. On Jan. 22, he rented a 40-foot gooseneck trailer from a business on Bishop Road for 24 hours but failed to return it after five weeks. The trailer is valued at $22,000.

• Tracina S. Devault, 42, Toledo, for theft from a person in a protected class and misuse of credit cards, both fourth-degree felonies; and identity fraud, a third-degree felony. On Sept. 1 in Perrysburg, she allegedly used a credit card without consent by the owner to purchase Ohio lottery tickets and groceries totaling $6,046.90. The victim was an elderly person.

• Zachary Lawrence, 21, Rossford, for domestic violence, a first-degree misdemeanor; and strangulation, a fourth-degree felony. On Feb. 11, he allegedly held a woman down on the ground with his hand around her throat.

• Tyler Matthew Gwozdz, 29, Toledo, for felonious assault, a second-degree felony. On July 8, he allegedly caused serious physical harm to another man.

• Isaac Thomas Cisco, 20, Bowling Green, for escape, a fifth-degree felony; obstructing official business, a second-degree misdemeanor; and failure to comply with underage alcohol laws, a third-degree misdemeanor. On Feb. 17 on East Court Street, he obstructed official business when, after being placed in handcuffs, he ran on foot. He was apprehended in his apartment closet.

• Anthony Phillips, 21, Toledo, for assault, a fourth-degree felony; harassment with a bodily substance and obstructing official business, both fifth-degree felonies; and resisting arrest, a first-degree misdemeanor. On Feb. 18, he allegedly refused to leave a business on North Main Street and allegedly refused to provide identification. He began to struggle when officers tried to detain him, elbowed an officer in the mouth, according to court documents. He was taken to the ground and handcuffed. Upon standing, he allegedly spit in the face of an officer.

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