(6-24-22) The Celina Police Department concluded a lengthy investigation and presented a case involving the overdose death of a Celina woman to the Grand Jury. Indictments were handed down on a Celina man, Frederick Stephen Cass (34) of Celina for several felonies, including corrupting another with drugs, reckless homicide, possession of fentanyl, tampering with evidence, identity fraud, obstructing justice and theft. Cass is being held on a $500,000 bond in the Mercer County Jail.
The case stems from the July 9, 2020 death of Lindeva Rosaria (35), also of Celina. Fred Cass and Lindeva Rosaria lived together at the residence and were reportedly in a relationship.
This case, led by Detective Brian Taylor involved many hours of interviews as well as multiple search warrants for electronic evidence. The investigation was facilitated by Mercer County Prosecutor Matt Fox, Assistant Mercer County Prosecutor Erin Minor and investigator Ron Waltmire also from the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office. Search warrants were issued by Judge Kathryn Speelman of the Celina Municipal Court.
The investigation continues. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Brian Taylor at the Celina Police Department. 419-586-2345
Lindeva Rosario – OBITUARY
Lindeva Marie “Lindy” Rosario, age 35, of Celina, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at her residence in Celina.
She was born on July 31, 1984 in Greenville, Ohio to Emilio Rosario of Houston, Texas and Kathy (Petty) of Celina.
She is also survived by her two children Makayla Rosario and Isaac Sealscott, both of Celina, her brother Christopher Osborne of Arcanum, step father Wayne Ditson of Celina, maternal grandparents Tony Petty of Wapakoneta, Linda Petty (deceased) paternal grandparents Emilio Rosario Sr. (deceased) & Eva Valcarcel of Puerto Rico and numerous Aunts and Uncles.
Lindy graduated from Celina High School with the Class of 2004 and was employed by Cooper Farms Central Egg Processing in Coldwater. She attended New Horizons Community Church in Rockford.
She loved her family with all her heart, and in her free time she enjoyed reading and watching criminal investigation shows, adventuring to new places, planning and organizing fun vacations, and participating in her children’s school activities. Nothing made Lindy more joyful than seeing her children succeed and grow.
She will be laid to rest in the Arlington Cemetery, Brookville, Ohio, at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the Church on Wednesday. Attendees are asked, to respect the safety of the family, during services, observe social distancing and refrain from close physical contact. Please follow the guidelines dictated by the Ohio Department of Health, due to the National Health Concerns of COVID-19.
Memorial contributions may be made to Makayla and Isaac Scholarship fund.