CELINA — Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced Tuesday the arrest of three more subjects on drug trafficking charges. All but three of the offenders indicted by the May grand jury have been arrested. Two of the remaining are incarcerated at this time in another facility on unrelated charges, but will be returned to Mercer County at the completion of their sentence at that facility. Deputies are working with South Carolina authorities attempting to locate the remaining suspect.
Daniel S. Craig, 30, of 370 W. Maple St. Apt. B, Van Wert, on charges of five counts of trafficking in drugs, fourth-degree felonies, and one count of trafficking in drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Craig is being held in Pinellas County Jail, Clearwater, Fla. At this time Craig has signed a waiver of extradition, however he is not ready for pick up due to local charges pending in Florida of battery/domestic. Once his charges are cleared from Florida he will be brought back to Ohio by deputies to face his charges in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
Kevin E. Baer, 42, of 123 W. Lincoln St., Findlay, on two counts of trafficking in drugs, fifth-degree felonies. Baer was arrested by Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies and held in the Hancock County Jail in Findlay on Mercer County’s indictment. Baer has signed his waiver of extradition and was transported to the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility. He had his initial appearance in Mercer County Common Pleas Court on Monday. Bond has been set at $75,000 cash subject to 10 percent. His next court date is scheduled for Thursday.
Christina M. Yaney, 37, of 208 Haig St., Celina, on one count of trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony. She was booked into the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility on June 9. She made her initial appearance in Mercer County Common Pleas Court on Monday. Her bond has been set at $25,000 cash subject to ten percent and her next court date has been set for Thursday.