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Thursday, April 18, 2013 2:02 PM

Tuesday sentencings
Jesse Stemen, 24, Van Wert, possession of drugs, felony 5, was sentenced to 3 years community control, 60 days Electronic Monitored House Arrest, additional 30 days jail, substance abuse assessment and treatment, 2 years intensive probation, Driver’s License suspended 6 months, ordered to pay court cost and partial appointed counsel fees.
A nine-month prison term was deferred pending completion of Community Control.

Zach Craig, 33, Van Wert, domestic violence, Felony 4, was sentenced to 3 year community control, 180 days jail, ordered to continue Westwood counseling and his medications, additional 30 days jail.
An 18-month prison term deferred pending completion of Community Control.

Wednesday

Probation violation
Zach Young, 26, Van Wert, appeared on a probation violation for moving without permission and for failing to report to probation. He admitted the violations and had his previously suspended sentence imposed: 180 days jail and $1,000 fine. He received credit for 132 days served and was also ordered to pay court costs.

Changes of pleas

Megan Fischbach, 22, Delphos, changed her plea to guilty to attempted unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor of the first degree. She was originally charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a felony of the fifth degree.
The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for May 8.

Rodney Pulfer, 31, Convoy, entered a plea of no contest and was found guilty of possession of drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.
The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for May 29.

Amber Wollet, 32, Ohio City, entered a plea of guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.
The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for May 29.

Sentencings
Beth McCarthy, 44, Convoy, possession of heroin, felony 4, was sentenced to 3 years community control, 90 days jail or inpatient treatment program, additional 30 days jail, 100 hours community service, substance abuse assessment and treatment, 2 years intensive probation, driver’s license suspended 6 months, ordered to pay court costs and partial appointed counsel fees.
A nine-months-prison term was deferred pending completion of Community Control

Jason Warnement, 36, Lima, gross sexual imposition, felony 4, was sentenced to 15 months prison with credit of 124 days served, plus court costs. He was also ordered to register as a Tier 1 sex offender for 15 years.

Samuel Geckle, 44, Convoy, attempted having weapons under disability, felony 4, was sentenced to 3 years community control, 90 days jail with work release, additional 30 days jail, 100 hours community service, substance abuse assessment and treatment, 2 years intensive probation, ordered to pay court costs and partial appointed attorney fees.
A 15-months-prison was deferred pending completion of Community Control

 

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