Pictured are those arrested. (All photos courtesy of Van Wert Police Department)
Pictured are those arrested. (All photos courtesy of Van Wert Police Department)

VAN WERT – A several month coordinated drug investigation operation by the Van Wert Police Department and Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office has been concluded and was turned over to Prosecutor Eva Yarger’s Office to present to a Special Grand Jury this week. The Grand Jury returned indictments on 20 people for a total of 47 felony charges.

Officers from the Van Wert Police Department and deputies from the Van Wert County Sheriff’s went out on Friday and arrested the following people on the Grand Jury Indictments:

The following persons were already in the Van Wert County Jail and served the following charges.

Dwayne Samuel Watts, age 32, 11356 RD13, Ottawa, trafficking in counterfeit controlled substance, a felony of the fourth degree.

Brandon Nicholas Decker, age 21, 1116 Olympic Dr., aggravated trafficking in bulk amount of meth a felony of the third degree, aggravated possession of meth, a felony of the fifth degree, aggravated possession of meth, a felony of the fifth degree, and possession of cocaine,a felony of the fifth degree.

Stacy Young, age 41, 117 S. Vine St. Complicity in trafficking meth, a felony of the third degree, complicity in trafficking meth, a felony of the third degree.

Jeffrey Adam Craft, age 34, 648 N. Washington St., possession of cocaine, a felony of the fifth degree, possession of heroin, a felony of the fifth degree, and aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the third degree.

Kasey L. Schisler, age 30, 303 S. Tyler St, trafficking in counterfeit controlled substance, a felony of the fifth degree, and possession of drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.

The Following persons were located and taken to the county jail:

Teresa Ann Huff, 56 years old, 516 S. Shannon St., two counts of permitting drug abuse, a felony of the fifth degree.

Randy S. Parker, age 37, 516 S. Shannon St., aggravated trafficking in bulk amount of meth, a felony of the second degree, and trafficking in counterfeit controlled substances, a felony of the fifth degree.

Ronald L. Doner II, age 40, 407 S. Walnut St., trafficking in heroin,a felony of the fourth degree, aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the third degree, and aggravated trafficking in a schedule one drug, a felony of the third degree.

Jason A. Gilbert, age 38, 908 E. Crawford St. aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the third degree, and aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the third degree.

Michael Protsman, age 52, 246 Burt St., aggravated trafficking in fentanyl, a felony of the fourth degree.

Rex Allan Keysor, age 48, 105 W. First St. trafficking in heroin, a felony of the fifth degree, trafficking in heroin, a felony of the fifth degree, and trafficking in heroin, a felony of the fifth degree.

Ashley R Burk, age 29, 414 S. Washington St., aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the third degree, and aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the fourth degree.

Kyle James Goodwin, age 29, 918 McKinley St., aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the fourth degree, aggravated trafficking in met, a felony of the fourth degree, and trafficking in counterfeit controlled substance, a felony of the fifth degree.

Vicki D. Young, age 64, 117 S. Vine St. aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the third degree, and aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the third degree.

Tony E. Brown, age 61, 612 Allingham St., aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the fourth degree, and aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the fourth degree.

The following persons have not been located and still have charges waiting to be served. If you have information on the whereabouts of these persons, please call the Van Wert City Police Department at 419-238-2462 or call the Sheriff’s Office at 419-238-3866.

Jason E Parker, 36 years old, 516 S. Shannon St., aggravated trafficking in bulk amount of meth, a felony of the second degree, and aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the third degree.

Bailey Steven Parker, age 19, 516 S. Shannon St., aggravated trafficking in bulk amount of meth, a felony of the second degree, aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the third degree, and conspiracy to traffic in meth, a felony of the third degree.

Curtis E Coleman, age 47, 228 W. Second St., permitting drug abuse, a felony of the fifth degree, aggravated possession of bulk amount of meth, a felony of the third degree, aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the fourth degree, aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the fourth degree, and weapons under disability, a felony of the third degree.

Jualina Belle Dull, age 30, 228 W. Second St., aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the fourth degree, aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the fourth degree, and aggravated trafficking in meth, a felony of the fourth degree.

Shawn C. Clouatre, age 25, 409 Linn St., Convoy, possession of heroin, a felony of the fourth degree.