The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office and the Multi-Area Narcotics (MAN) Unit have announced 9 more people have been charged with drug offenses.
— Dereck A. Steward, 23 of Continental, 1 count of trafficking Drugs (Marijuana);
— Susan C. Krusinski, 43 of Curtice, 1 count of possession of cocaine;
— Wayne R. Settlemire, 55 of Columbus Grove, 1 count of possession of cocaine;
— James W. Riley Jr., 51 of Columbus Grove, 1 count of possession of cocaine;
— Brian O. Rippetoe, 33 of Continental, 2 counts of trafficking in drugs (Marijuana);
— Jason L. Clapper, 20 of Lima, 1 count of trafficking Drugs (Marijuana);
— Cory Sherry, 23 of Defiance, 2 counts of trafficking Drugs (Marijuana) and 1 count of permitting drug abuse with vehicle specification;
— Moriah J. Bockelman, 28 of Continental, 2 counts of sale of prescription drugs; and
— William Rayle Jr., 50 of Continental, 1 count of possession of prescription pills.
These charges were the result of the Controlled Purchases using an Informant and Consent searches and Probation Searches. Other person are expected to be charged criminally as a result of this ongoing investigation at a later date. All the above will be issued summons to appear.