DEFIANCE — A Deshler man was among 12 individuals recently indicted by a Defiance County grand jury.

According to Defiance County Prosecutor Morris J. Murray, John T. Kryder, 33, was indicted on two counts of felonious assault, each a second-degree felony, and one count of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse or a combination of them, a first-degree misdemeanor.

Authorities allege, on Oct. 18, Kryder operated a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol while on Standley Road in Defiance. Authorities further allege Kryder utilized the vehicle as a deadly weapon, attempting to cause harm to two individuals.


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