VAN WERT — The following individuals appeared before Judge Martin Burchfield in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court:

Friday, April 6

Bond violation

Kara Young, 34, Van Wert, admitted violating her bond by having a positive drug test. Her bond was re-set at $10,000 cash or commercial surety. Pretrial set for April 18.

Wednesday

Change of plea

Lester Sulfridge Jr., 59, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, a felony 5. He then requested, and was granted, Treatment in Lieu of Conviction and his case was stayed pending completion of the treatment program.

Arraignments (all entered not guilty pleas)

Kelly Alvarez, 23, Van Wert, receiving stolen property, a felony 4; improper handling of firearm in motor vehicle, a felony 4; and trespass in a habitation, a felony 4. He was released on a surety bond with an order to have no contact with the victim, and not be at 8012 Slane Road. Pretrial set for April 18.

David Krieg, 25, Van Wert, domestic violence, a felony 3. He was released on a surety bond with an order to have no contact with the victim and pretrial was set for April 18.

Larry Flory III, 33, Van Wert, domestic violence, a felony 4. He was released on a surety bond with pretrial set for April 18.

Joshua Sargent, 36, Van Wert, domestic violence, a felony 3. His bond was set at $50,000 cash or commercial surety and he was ordered to have no contact with the victim. Pretrial set for April 18.

Christopher Caldwell, 29, Van Wert, aggravated possession of drugs, a felony 3, tampering with evidence, a felony 3; and OVI, a misdemeanor 1. His bond was set at $25,000 cash or commercial surety and pretrial set for April 25.

Ryan Schaadt, 33, Van Wert, trafficking marijuana, a felony 5. Released on a surety bond with pretrial on April 25.

Justin Reynolds, 27, Van Wert, pandering obscenity, a felony 5; and telecommunications harassment, a misdemeanor 1. He was released on a surety bond with an order to have no contact with the victim and not use the internet.

Jessica Jones, 50, Van Wert, possession of cocaine, a felony 5. She was released on a surety bond with pretrial set for May 2.

Dezmond Bywaters, 26, Van Wert, six counts of importuning, all felony 5; and one count of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, a felony 5. He was released on a surety bond with an order to be on electronic house arrest and to use no device capable of connecting to the internet. Pretrial set for April 25.

Austin Davis, 24, Van Wert, domestic violence, a felony 4. He was released on a surety bond with an order to have no contact with the victim and pretrial was set for April 18.