VAN WERT — The following individuals appeared before Judge Martin Burchfield Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court:

Arraignments (all entered not guilty pleas)

Nicholas Hunter, 36, Convoy, violation of a civil protection order, a felony 5. Released on a surety bond with an order to have no contact and not be within 1,000 feet of the victim. Pretrial set for Feb. 28.

Erin Bowersox, 25, Van Wert, aggravated possession of drugs, a felony 5. Released on a surety bond with pretrial set for Feb. 28.

Lester Sulfridge Jr., 58, Van Wert, aggravated possession of drugs, a felony 5. Released on a surety bond with pretrial set for Feb. 28.

Brendan Bergman, 22, Van Wert, illegal conveyance of drugs onto the grounds of a specified government facility, a felony 3. Released on a surety bond with pretrial set for Feb. 21.

Douglas Scott, 66, Van Wert, 2 counts of theft, a felony 5. He was released on a surety bond with pretrial set for March 15.

Zachariah Germann, 30, Van Wert, two counts of felonious assault, a felony 2. His bond was set at $20,000 cash or commercial surety with an order to have no contact with victim, and pretrial was set for Feb. 14.

Changes of pleas

Johnathan Murphy Jr., 32, Van Wert, trespass in habitation, a felony 4, changed his plea to guilty and then requested and was granted Intervention in Lieu of Conviction and the case was stayed pending completion of the treatment programs

Probation violations

Adam Partin, 20, Delphos, admitted to violating his probation by being arrested for another crime and for failing to report to probation. He was sentenced to: 90 days, jail until on electronic house arrest on Feb 12, then remainder of the 90 days on EMHA.

Samantha Lacy, 25, Van Wert, admitted to violating her probation by having a positive drug test, lying to probation officer, and failing to complete drug court. She was sentenced to: four years community control under the same conditions, up to six months at WORTH Center and 30 days jail at a later date.

Ashley Burk, 29, Van Wert, admitted to violating her probation by having a positive drug test. She was sentenced to 60 days jail.