The following individuals appeared Wednesday before Judge Charles Steele in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court:
Two individuals charged in an expensive vandalism act at one of the local windmill sites in July of this year were sentenced.
Kyle J. Beech, 21, Van Wert, and Dustin E. Gamble 20, Haviland, were sentenced for their involvement in the damage to a crane, lighting equipment and other equipment at the site. The crane was then allegedly set on fire by the individuals. Damage to the equipment reportedly exceeded $500,000.
A third individual allegedly involved has not been apprehended as of this date.
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