Three indicted by Seneca County grand jury
A Fostoria man accused of driving a vehicle without the owner’s consent and fleeing from a police officer has been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury.
Andrew J. Graeter, 18, was charged with failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony, and grand theft of a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony, court records state.
According to court records, Graeter noticed a push-button start inside a 2015 Honda 4A. The vehicle started, and he drove off without the owner’s consent, they state.
A police officer activated overhead lights to try to stop the vehicle, and it reached a speed greater than 60 mph on North Main Street, according to court records.
The vehicle was launched into the air over a CSX crossing and landed an estimated 116 feet beyond a crossing on Spruce Street, court records state.
Graeter allegedly caused substantial risk of serious physical harm to people or property, according to his indictment.
He was indicted and served with the charges Wednesday, court records state.
Two others were indicted by a grand jury.
• Serena J. Rios, 47, of Bradner, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, court records state.
• Kelby M. Fetro, 21, was charged with receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony.