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Suspects Arrested In Drug Probe

March 20, 2012

CELINA — An investigation by the Grand Lake Drug Task Force resulted in charges brought against close to two dozen local residents.

In a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced the indictment and arrest of 16 people, summons on indictment for one person, summons on charges for a 17-year-old, and the arrest of four other individuals on charges related to the investigation, for a total of 20 arrest and incarceration. The investigation was conducted by the Grand Lake Drug Task Force, which is a combined effort of law enforcement agencies in Mercer and Auglaize Counties. Celina Police Department, Coldwater Police Department and St. Marys Police Department also assisted in the apprehensions.

Those facing charges are:

• Joshua Kittle, 28, 12799 State Route 364, St. Marys, on three counts of trafficking in drugs (marijuana and cocaine), fifth-degree felonies.

• John Huelsmeyer, 70, 911 North 7th St., Coldwater, on three counts of trafficking in drugs (marijuana and prescription medication), fifth-degree felonies.

• Adam Rodriguez, 20, 205 Lincoln Drive, Celina, on two counts of trafficking in drugs (heroin), a fifth-degree felony, one count of trafficking in drugs (heroin) within a 1,000 feet of a school, a fourth-degree felony, two counts of counterfeit controlled substance, fifth-degree felonies, and one count of counterfeit controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, a fourth-degree felony.

• Jacquelynn Slone, 19, 324 E. Wayne St., Celina, on one count of trafficking in drugs (heroin), within the vicinity of a juvenile, a fourth-degree felony, and one count counterfeit controlled substance, within the vicinity of a juvenile, a fourth-degree felony.

• Kyle Black, 23, 11279 East Drive, St Marys, on two counts of trafficking in drugs (heroin), fifth-degree felonies, two counts of counterfeit controlled substance, fifth-degree felonies, one count of counterfeit controlled substance within the vicinity of a juvenile, a fourth-degree felony, and one count of counterfeit controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, a fourth-degree felony.

• Shawn Feierstein, 19, 5691 Johnston Road, Celina, on one count trafficking in drugs (marijuana), a fifth-degree felony.

• Danny Gates, 56, 107 North Leblond Street, Celina, three counts trafficking in drugs (prescription medication), fifth-degree felonies, one count of trafficking in drugs (prescription medication) within the vicinity of a juvenile, a fourth-degree felony.

• Randy Diedrich, 23, address given as the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility, three counts of trafficking in drugs (heroin), fifth-degree felonies.

• Joseph Gardner, 22, address given as the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility, on two counts of trafficking in drugs (heroin), fifth-degree felonies.

• Deb Huston, 56, 100 Meyer Road, Celina, on two counts of trafficking in drugs (prescription medication), fifth-degree felonies, and one count of trafficking in drugs (prescription medication), a third-degree felony.

• Tina Hall, 45, 710 Devonshire, Celina, on two counts of trafficking in drugs heroin), fifth-degree felonies, and one count of trafficking in drugs (heroin) within the vicinity of a juvenile, a fourth-degree felony.

• Angel Diedrich, 24, 751 Deford, Celina, on two counts trafficking in drugs (heroin), fifth-degree felonies.

• Tess Flowers, 38, 126 Lakeview Drive, Celina, arrested for endangering children, a first-degree misdemeanor.

• Jessica Bradburn, 33, 632 Grove Street, Celina, arrested for a first-degree misdemeanor.

Those indicted who were already in custody were:

• Roy Schmidt, 28, 616 N. Walnut St., Celina, on three counts of trafficking in drugs (heroin and cocaine), fifth-degree felonies.

• Jason Bollenbacher, 31, 433 E. Livingston St., Celina, on two counts of trafficking in drugs (prescription medication), fourth-degree felonies.

• Reginald Flowers, 45, 126 Lakeview Drive, Celina, on two counts of trafficking in drugs (heroin) within the vicinity of a juvenile, fourth-degree felonies, and one count of trafficking in heroin, a fifth-degree felony.

• James Baker, 30, 209 Reynolds Ave., Spencerville, on three counts of trafficking in drugs (heroin), fifth-degree felonies, and one count of trafficking in drugs (heroin), a fourth-degree felony.

Indictments and charges serves as a summons were:

• A 17-year-old female, summoned for being an alleged delinquent child, if she were an adult she would be charged with two counts of trafficking in drugs (heroin), fifth-degree felonies.

• Stanley Eisenhut, 60, 8373 State Route 703, Celina, on three counts of trafficking in drugs (controlled substance analog), fifth-degree felonies.

Arrest in connection with the investigation were:

• Vernon Huelsmeyer, 47, 911 N. 7th St., Coldwater. He was arrested at the residence of his father John Huelsmeyer for possession of drugs (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Jeff Hall, 25, 3101 Portage Blvd Apt. 12, Fort Wayne, Ind. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Celina Municipal Court for failure to appear.

 

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