Archbold, OH

Two Arrested After Susan Wyse Finds Strangers In Home

Woman In Homeowner's Clothes

Jessica Womas

Jessica Womas

Two persons from Northwood are being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on burglary charges after a resident discovered them in her house, Monday afternoon, May 21.

SusanWyse, 67, 82 Pin Oak Place, arrived at home to find a man, woman, and two toddlers in her house.

Wyse told Archbold police she left the house about 11:50 am.

When she returned at 1:43 pm, an unfamiliar car was in the driveway.

Wyse told officers she opened the garage door and saw two toddlers, and a woman wearing her clothes.

The Archbold police report states the woman and the children got into the un- known car. Then a man came out of the house and got into the vehicle. They drove away, heading south on Pin Oak Drive.

Wyse called police. An offduty Fulton County Sheriff Department deputy spotted the car and relayed its location to Fulton County Sheriff Department dispatchers.

The suspect vehicle then ran out of gas in front of Christy Motors in the 300 block of North Defiance Street.

Cordell Womas

Cordell Womas

An on-duty FCSD deputy arrived, followed by an Archbold police officer, and the couple was placed under arrest.


The two arrested were identified as Cordell Edward Womas, 35, and Jessica Charnae Womas, 33, of the same Northwood address in Wood County.

Each was charged with a single count of burglary of an occupied structure.

Both were arraigned in Fulton County Western District court by video on Tuesday, May 22. Each was asby signed a court-appointed attorney.

Each was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing yesterday, Tuesday.

Bond for Cordell Womas is $50,000 cash. Bond for Jessica Womas was $50,000, 10% allowed ($5,000 cash bond).

As of 3 pm, Tuesday, both were still being held at CCNO.


Thom Ross, Archbold assistant police chief, said the children, ages 1 and 3, were turned over to family members.

A copy of the report was forwarded to the Department of Job and Family Services of Fulton and Wood counties.


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