Fourteen criminal case hearings were held Tuesday before Judge Charles D. Steele in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. Cases consisted of an arraignment, eight sentencings, three probation violations and two change-of-plea hearings.
Darlene Hendershoot, 37, of Flint, Mich., pled guilty to an amended charge of attempted possession of drugs, a misdemeanor of the first degree. She was sentenced to 60 days in jail with credit for 22 days already served, and ordered to pay court costs.
Taylor G. Saum, 22, from Delphos, and Andrew J. Lumpkins, 24, of Spencerville, were both sentenced on misdemeanor theft charges. Both received one year of community control and ordered to pay restitution to the victim in the amount of $364.
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