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County couple indicted for drug-related death

Jeff YoungThe Logan County Grand Jury indicted 36 people this week, including a Russells Point couple for a drug-related death.

Jeff and Shandra Young, both 35 of 525 High Avenue, were each charged with reckless homicide (F3) and abuse of a corpse (F5).

The charges stem from the death of Thomas Cotterman, 42, of Russells Point.

In February, the trio went to Dayton to purchase drugs.

On February 16th, Cotterman died from an overdose.

Officers learned that Cotterman showed several signs of an overdose. He was unresponsive and not breathing.

In an effort to avoid criminal charges, Jeff and Shandra waited several hours to seek treatment for Cotterman.

Shandra YoungHe was left in a vehicle overnight to “sleep it off.”

Hours later, the Youngs transported Cotterman to Lima Memorial Hospital.

He was already dead.

The toxicology report from the autopsy indicated that Cotterman had cocaine, fentanyl, and carfentanil in his system.

The Youngs were arrested Wednesday and lodged in the Logan County Jail.

Johnny Kearns, 71, of 3525 County Road 114, Cardington, was indicted on eight counts of gross sexual imposition (F3, F4).

Dominique Woodum, 25, at large, was indicted on two counts of involuntary manslaughter (F1) and single counts of corrupting another with drugs (F2), tampering with evidence (F3), possession of cocaine (F5), obstructing justice (F5), and abuse of a corpse (M2).

Whitney Davis, 35, at large, was indicted on two counts of complicity to involuntary manslaughter (F1) and single counts of complicity to corrupting another with drugs (F2), tampering with evidence (F3), and abuse of a corpse (M2).

Ashley Mundy, 33, of 512 West Columbus Avenue, Bellefontaine, was indicted on single counts of trafficking in cocaine (F1) and possession of cocaine (F2).

Randall Lowrance Jr., 32, at large, was indicted on single counts of felonious assault (F2), abduction (F3), and domestic violence (F4).

John Steffey, 48, of 8968 Park Street, Lakeview, was indicted on single counts of tampering with evidence (F3), aggravated possession of drugs (F5), and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia (M4).

Brandon Whitt, 30, of 4801 Dormire Road, Sidney, was indicted on single counts of tampering with evidence (F3), possession of heroin (F5), and possessing drug abuse instruments (M2).

Rodney Palmer, 50, of 300 East Lake Street, Lakeview, was indicted on two counts of OVI (F3) and one count of endangering children (M1).

Walter Perkins III, 47, of 10231 Seminole Shore Drive, Huntsville, was indicted on one count of endangering children (F3).

Lisa Johnson, 46, of 209 Lyleburn Street, Middletown, was indicted on single counts of tampering with evidence (F3), theft from a person in a protected class (F4), illegal use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits or WIC program benefits (F4), and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia (M4).

Ryan Leiss, 31, of 106 West Walker Street, DeGraff, was indicted on single counts of burglary (F3) and petty theft (M1).

Cody Reed, 27, of 6618 Fruit Street, Huntsville, was indicted on single counts of trespass in a habitation (F4) and possession of cocaine (F5).

Nicky Dolan, 41, of 520 North Troy Road, Bellefontaine, was indicted on one count of domestic violence (F4).

Matthew Boyle, 27, of 412 North Madriver Street, Bellefontaine, was indicted on one count of domestic violence (F4).

Nicholas Cheek, 34, of 7880 Neer Road, Mechanicsburg, was indicted on one count of domestic violence (F4).

Stacey Kavanagh, 32, of 8458 County Road 97, Belle Center, was indicted on one count of theft of drugs (F4).

Charles Bray, 34, at large, was indicted on one count of trespass in a habitation (F4).

Celena Hignight, 40, of 749 South Lester Road, Springfield, MO, was indicted on one count of receiving stolen property (F4).

James Golden, 39, of 1275 East Farm Road, Peasant Hope, MO, was indicted on one count of receiving stolen property (F4).

Jack Curl Jr., 53, of 217 White Street, Kenton, was indicted on two counts of breaking and entering (F5) and theft (F5).

Kevin Minix, 30, at large, was indicted on single counts of theft (F5), forgery (F5), and receiving stolen property (F5).

Rachel Brentlinger, 38, of 10708 State Street, Lakeview, was indicted on two counts of possession of cocaine (F5).

Charles Fogle, 45, of 1150 Fancher Road, Columbus, was indicted on two counts of forgery (F5).

April Tuttle, 28, of 12057 Holly Drive, Lakeview, was indicted on single counts of failure to appear (F4) and identity fraud (F5).

Edith Butler, 48, of 326 Shady Lane Drive, Apt. 11, Bellefontaine, was indicted on single counts of aggravated possession of drugs (F5) and petty theft (M1).

Steven McMillen, 34, of 1000 Garfield Avenue, Lot 36, Bellefontaine, was indicted on single counts of aggravated possession of drugs (F5) and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia (M4).

Zachary Pope, 24, of 112 West High Street, Bellefontaine, was indicted on single counts of aggravated possession of drugs (F5) and violation of controlled substances laws (M1).

Jennifer Kaiser, 26, of 452 Stanton Street, Springfield, was indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs (F5).

Gregory Lanum Jr., 32, of 932 South High Street, Urbana, was indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs (F5).

Stacie Shadley, 45, of 16098 State Route 235, Belle Center, was indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs (F5).

John Shadley, 48, of 16098 State Route 235, Belle Center, was indicted on count of aggravated possession of drugs (F5).

Stormi Kiser, 32, at large, was indicted on one count of possession of heroin (F5).

Shelly Neeld, 44, of 868 East Sandusky Avenue, Apt. 116, was indicted on one count of possession of heroin (F5).

Stacy Queen, 37, of 220 Ward Street, Bellefontaine, was indicted on one count of possession of cocaine (F5).

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