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Thursday, September 20, 2012 12:30 PM

The following individuals appeared before Judge Charles Steele Wednesday in Van Wert County Court Of Common Pleas:
Nathaniel Diltz, 29, Delphos, was sentenced for trafficking in counterfeit controlled substance. 
His sentence was three years community control, up to 6 months at the WORTH Center, an additional 30 days in jail, 200 hours community service, substance abuse assessment and treatment, 2 years intensive probation, Driver’s license suspended for 6 months, pay partial fees for appointed counsel and pay court costs. 
An 11-month prison sentence was deferred.
Jordan Black, 24, Van Wert, waived the time requirements in his case and requested that his case be continued for at least 30 days.
Kristine Wilkin, 36, Decatur, Ind., entered a guilty plea to a charge of possession of drugs, a felony of the fifth degree. She then requested and was granted Treatment in Lieu of Conviction. 
Her case was stayed pending completion of the treatment.
Jeffrey Craft, 28, Van Wert, appeared in court on a motion to revoke his diversion program due to his failure to make his child support payments. He admitted to the violation. 
The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set the matter for sentencing on Oct. 31.
Caleb Mech, 26, Van Wert, was sentenced after his plea to a charge of aggravated assault.   
He received three years community control, up to 6 months in the WORTH Center, an additional 30 days in jail, 200 hours community service, substance abuse assessment and treatment, psychological assessment and treatment, 2 years intensive probation, pay restitution for his brother’s medical bills, pay partial fees for appointed counsel and pay court costs.
A 12-month prison sentence was deferred.
Taylor Baker, 21, Van Wert, entered a plea of guilty to a charge of domestic violence, a felony of the fourth degree. That was reduced from a felony of the third degree in exchange for his plea.
The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set the matter for sentencing on Oct. 10.
Brian Jordan, 43, Columbus, was arraigned on a charge of theft, a felony of the fourth degree. He entered a not guilty plea and was released on a surety bond. 
His case was set for pretrial on Oct. 10.

 

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