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Man Gets Year In Prison For Wyse House Burglary

Cordell E. Womas, 35, Northwood, has been sentenced to one year in prison in the Fulton County Common Pleas Court, after being discovered inside an Archbold home.

Susan Wyse, 67, 82 Pin Oak Place, returned home about 1:43 pm, Monday, May 21.

When she opened her garage door, she discovered a woman wearing her clothes, and two toddlers, ages 1 and 3, in her garage. The woman and the children got into an unfamiliar car parked in the driveway. Then a man came out of the house, got into the same car, and drove away.

The couple, identified as Cordell and Jessica C. Womas, 33, same Northwood address, were captured in downtown Archbold after their car ran out of gas.


They were arrested and taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. As of Monday, both were still being held at CCNO, where they have been since their arrest.

The children were turned over to family members. The Department of Job and Family Services in both Fulton and Wood counties were notified.

Indicted, Plea

In an initial appearance, bond for Cordell Womas was set at $50,000, cash; for Jessica Womas, bond was set at $50,000, 10% cash allowed ($5,000 cash bond).

Both were indicted on single counts of burglary, Monday, June 18.

A guilty plea was filed for Cordell Womas on July 31. His sentence was handed down Thursday, Oct. 4.

A guilty plea for Jessica Womas was filed on Wednesday, Aug. 8. A sentencing hearing has been set for Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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