Galion man accused of stealing firearms


BUCYRUS — A Galion man is being held on a $500,000 bond after he was arraigned on two charges in Crawford County Common Pleas Court on Monday.

William O. Smith, 33, is facing one count of burglary, a second-degree felony, and one charge of theft, a third-degree felony. He was arrested on Sept. 29 by Crawford County Sheriff deputies after allegedly being caught in the act of stealing firearms from a county residence.

If Smith is convicted, he faces up to 11 years in prison.

Others arraigned on Monday include:

William C. Strohm, 31, Tiro, illegal conveyance of drugs onto a detention facility, a third-degree felony, and misdemeanor domestic violence and unlawful restraint, bond set at $100,000.

Taylor Young, 19, Crestline, trafficking in drugs, a fifth-degree felony, bond set at $100,000.

Brandon L. Brown, 32, Bucyrus, domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony, bond set at $100,000.

Kaleb M. Chester, 31, possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, bond set at $75,000.

Steven D. Beale, 48, Galion, operating a vehicle under the influence, a fourth-degree felony, bond set at $75,000.

Paula R. Blankenship, 39, Bucyrus, operating a vehicle under the influence, a fourth-degree felony, bond set at $75,000.

Kayla M. Folk, 27, Crestline, possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, bond set at $50,000.

John N. Unman, 32, Mansfield, burglary, a fourth-degree felony, bond set at $25,000.

Ronnie J. Gerber, 52, illegal cultivation of marijuana, a third-degree felony, possession of drugs, a third-degree felony, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and assault, bond set at $25,000.

Jeanette Fast, 39, Galion, two counts of possession of drugs, fifth-degree felonies, and one count of misdemeanor theft, personal recognizance.

Sha Dawn Smith, 24, Mansfield, receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony, personal recognizance.

William O. Smith
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By Kimberly Gasuras

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