Two Van Wert teens plead not guilty to assault and burglary charges

Two men have pleaded not guilty to charges for a May burglary in Van Wert that sent one person to the hospital.

19-year-old Kaiden Gilbert and 19-year-old Johnathan Miller, both from Van Wert, were arraigned this week. They are charged with aggravated burglary, kidnapping, felonious assault, and theft. Van Wert Police say that on May 9th, an armed burglary took place at a home in the 300 block of Tyler Street. Two people were in the home at the time. The suspects had a gun and allegedly beat one of the victims with it, sending them to the hospital.

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