Nine persons appeared in Van Wert County Common Please Court before Judge Charles Steele on Wednesday. Five changed their pleas, two were sentenced, one was arraigned and one appeared on a bond violation.
Change of plea
Daniel Fetters, 37, Rockford, changed his plea to guilty to a charge of possession of drugs, a felony of the fourth degree. He then requested and was granted Treatment in Lieu of conviction and his case was stayed pending completion of the treatment program.
Jason Vanover, 32, Van Wert, Entered a guilty plea to two charges: possession of drugs, felony five; and trafficking in drugs, felony five. Five other charges were dismissed in exchange for his pleas.
The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for Dec. 12.
Jason Pescosolido, 27, Van Wert, entered a guilty plea to a charge of violation of a protection order, a felony of the fifth degree.
The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for Nov. 17.
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