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FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019

JUDGE MARTIN BURCHFIELD

ARRAIGNMENT

Jason Allen, 45, Middle Point, entered not guilty pleas to 4 counts of Felonious Assault, F2, 4 counts of Obstructing Official Business (creating a risk of harm to 4 sheriff’s deputies), F5, Failure to comply (Fleeing) F4, 2 counts of Ethnic Intimidation, F5, and OVI, M1. He was released on a surety bond with an order to have no contact with victims and pretrial was set for 4/9/19 @ 8am

CHANGE OF PLEA

Ryan Churchwell, 42, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty to: Theft M1. Companion charges were dismissed for his plea. Released on surety bond. The Court set sentencing for 3/27/19 @ 9 am.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019

JUDGE MARTIN BURCHFIELD

ARRAIGNMENTS (ALL ENTERED NOT GUILTY PLEAS)

Christopher Knuth, 34, Middle Point, Fail to Provide Notice of Change of Address, F5. Bond Set at $10,000 cash or commercial surety and set PT 3/27/19 @ 8 am

Timothy Lakey, 36, Van Wert, Domestic Violence F4, Bond Set at $10,000 cash or commercial surety and set PT 3/27/19 @ 10 am

Terry Sites, 48, Van Wert, Domestic Violence F4, released on surety bond with an order to have no contact with the victim. PT 3/27/19 @ 8 am

Henry Lopez Carrera, 19, Des Moines, Iowa, Receiving Stolen Property F5 (2 counts) and Driving under Suspension M1. Released on surety bond with waiver extradition and PT set for 4/17/19 @ 8am

Colby Black, 35, Ohio City, Trespass in Habitation, F4, Bond Set at $25,000 cash or commercial surety with an order to have no contact with victim and set PT 3/27/19 @ 8 am

Stephen Davies, 39, Van Wert, Possession of Cocaine, F5, Retaliation, F3 and Assault M1. Released on surety bond with order to have no contact with victim. PT 4/17/19 @ 8am

Jenifer Lynnsey Jane Davis, 23, Van Wert, Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle, F5. She was released on surety bond with PT set for 3/27/19 @ 8am

TIME WAIVER

Damian White, 29, Lima, signed a time waiver in open court and requested additional time to prepare his case. PT set for 4/17 @ 8 am

SENTENCING

Jennifer Wilder, 44, Van Wert, Theft F5. Sentenced to: 3 years community control, 30 days jail at later date, 200 hours community service, substance abuse assessment and treatment, held in jail until assessment completed, no contact with victim, 2 years intensive probation, ordered to pay partial appointed counsel fees, monthly probation fee, court costs, and restitution to Mary McCollum $214.90, Walmart, $187.90 and Murphy USA $20.

Michael Protsman, 53, Van Wert, Aggravated Trafficking Drugs, F4. Sentenced to: 15 months prison, credit for 26 days served, Court costs.

VIOLATIONS

Sean Ramos, 25, Van Wert, admitted to violating his bond and his treatment in lieu program by failing to report to probation, failing to report for drug tests, and failing to report for treatment. Bond set at $50,000 cash or commercial surety and sentencing set for 4/24/19 after preparation of pre-sentence investigation.

CHANGE OF PLEA

Connor Townsend-Elliot, 20, Middle Point, changed his plea to Guilty to Attempting to Corrupt Another with Drugs, F5, and Placing a Harmful Substance in Food, M1. The defendant then requested and was granted Intervention in Lieu of Conviction and his case was stayed pending completion of the treatment program.

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