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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 8:28 PM

The following individuals appeared in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court Wednesday:

Arraignments

Robert Spooner, 37, Fort Wayne, was arraigned on three counts of breaking and entering, each a felony of the fifth degree; and one count of safecracking, a felony four.

He entered a not guilty plea.

His case was set for pretrial on Wednesday. No bond was set as he is currently in prison in Indiana.

Chad Mcross, 19, Van Wert, entered a not guilty plea to breaking and entering, a felony five; and receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor of the first degree.

He was released on a surety bond and his case set for pretrial on Wednesday.

Bond violation

Ryan Schaadt, 29, Van Wert, appeared for a bond violation for failing to report to probation. He admitted the violation and his bond was changed to $10,000 cash.

Sentencing

Anthony Oliver, 19, Van Wert, was sentenced on two separate cases. The first case was for breaking and entering, a felony of the fifth degree; and the second case was for attempted burglary, felony of the fourth degree.

He was sentenced to: three years community control on each case, to be served concurrently, to include up to six months at the WORTH Center; an additional 30 days jail at a later date; 200 hours community service; two years intensive probation; and was ordered to pay court costs and partial appointed counsel fees.

A 12-month prison term in the breaking and entering case and 15-month prison term on the attempted burglary case were deferred pending completion of Community Control.

Plea changes

Savannah Williams, 27, Mendon, changed her plea to guilty to attempted complicity to burglary, a felony of the third degree. She was originally charged with complicity to burglary, a felony of the second degree.

The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for May 21.

Ethan Mezuk, 23, Convoy, changed his plea to guilty to possession of heroin, a felony of the fifth degree. He then requested and was granted Treatment in Lieu of Conviction. His case was stayed pending completion of the counseling program.

Dennis Gallaspie, 65, Lima, changed his plea to guilty to trafficking in marijuana, a felony of the fifth degree. He also admitted to using a 2006 Honda Civic and $214 cash in the commission of the crime.

The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for May 21.

Tyler Mohr, 19, Van Wert changed his plea to guilty to grand theft, felony third degree.

The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for May 21.

 

 

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