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Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:25 AM

The following individuals appeared before Judge Charles Steele Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Please Court:

Changes of pleas

Kenneth Wright, 26, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty on five charges: two counts of burglary, each a felony three; attempted burglary, felony four; weapons under disability, felony three; and breaking and entering, felony five.

The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for Nov. 27.

Drew Kenny, 20, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty to trafficking in drugs and to possession of methamphetamine, each a felony of the fifth degree. Three other charges of trafficking were dismissed for his plea.

The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for Nov. 20.

Harold Eldridge, 38, Paulding, entered a plea of guilty to possession of drugs, a felony five.

The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for Nov. 27.

Sentencings

Matthew Parr, 20, Van Wert, was sentenced on two charges: breaking and entering and possession of criminal tools, each a felony of the fifth degree.

He was sentenced to 12 months prison on each count, concurrent, with credit for 71 days already served.

Lacey Warren, 22, Van Wert, was sentenced on a charge of breaking and entering, a felony of the fifth degree.

Her sentence was three years Community Control, 90 days jail (credit for 66 days served), an additional 30 days jail, 200 hours community service, substance abuse and psychological assessments and treatments, two years intensive probation, pay court costs and partial appointed counsel fees.

An 11-month prison term were deferred pending completion of community control.

Bond violation

Beth McCarthy, 44, Convoy, admitted to violating her probation by failing a drug test.

She was ordered held without bond until her pretrial Wednesday.

 

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