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

Change of plea

Vicki Young, 64, Van Wert, changed her plea to guilty to two counts of aggravated trafficking drugs, each a felony 4 (both reduced by prosecutors from a felony 3). The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for Feb 6.

Justin Reynolds, 28, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty to attempted escape, a felony 4 (amended by prosecutors from escape, felony 3). The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for Feb 13.

Patrick Dennis Jr., 25, Detroit, Michigan, changed his plea to guilty to grand theft motor vehicle, a felony 4. The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for Feb 13.

Violations

Courtney Pratt, 25, Van Wert, admitted to violating her probation by refusing treatment at Serenity House. Sentenced to four years community control from today, same conditions, plus substance abuse and mental health evaluations and treatment, 60 days jail from today, additional 30 days jail at later date.

Sentencings

Brandon Decker, 21, Van Wert, aggravated trafficking drugs, a felony 3; and aggravated assault, a felony 4. Sentenced to: 18 months prison on the drug charge with credit for 107 days served; 12 months prison on assault charge with credit for 112 days served, prison terms to be served consecutively. Court costs.

Tim Dellinger, 57, Willshire, aggravated vehicular homicide, a felony 3, Sentenced to: 18 months prison, credit for 5 days served, costs