The following individuals appeared before Judge Charles Steele Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court:
Eric Hernandez, 31, Van Wert, was charged with felony domestic violence, but changed his plea to guilty to domestic violence, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Sentencing was set for May 16 after a pre-sentence investigation is completed.
Jennifer Burk, 21, Van Wert, was sentenced for trespassing in a habitation, a felony of the fourth degree.
She received 3 years of community control, up to 6 months in the WORTH Center, an additional 30 days in jail, 200 hours community service, must get a substance abuse assessment and complete treatment, serve 2 years of intensive probation and pay attorney fees and court costs.
She had a prison sentence of 9 months deferred pending completion of this community control.
Justine Jerome, 26, Van Wert, changed her plea to guilty on thr charge of domestic violence, a felony of the fourth degree.
Her case was continued for sentencing on May 23. She was released on electronic house arrest until her sentencing.
Antrae Pinn, 27, Lima, changed his plea to an amended charge of attempted possession of a weapon under disability, a felony of the fourth degree. He was originally charged with two counts of weapons under disability, both felonies of the third degree. The state reduced the first charge and dismissed the second count in a plea agreement. Case was set for sentencing on June 13.
He was released on a surety bond, but is being held on a holder from Allen County for pending charges there.
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