The Defiance County Grand Jury has indicted 17 persons after cases were presented by prosecuting attorney Morris Murray.


Some of those indictments include 37 year old Billie Ann Ralston of Holt, Michigan, who was indicted for Kidnapping, Endangering Children, and Soliciting.   It’s alleged this subject solicited sex from an undercover officer in exchange for money, while her children waited in a vehicle.


                        44 year old Danal Parsons of Van Wert was indicted on four counts of Identity Fraud, and four counts of Theft.  It’s alleged that Parsons used the personal ID of another person to obtain medical services and prescription drugs.


And 42 year old Kristi Speiser of rural Defiance was indicted for Theft from an elderly person.  It’s alleged that Speiser withdrew over 37-thousand dollars from the accounts of a subject, without permission.