VAN WERT - The following individuals appeared in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court:

June 27

 

Judge Martin Burchfield

Time waiver

 

Ashley Carr, 19, Van Wert, signed a time waiver in open court and requested additional time to prepare her case. Pretrial set for July 24.

Jason Allen, 45, Middle Point, signed a time waiver in open court and requested additional time to prepare her case. Pretrial set for Aug. 8

Sentencing

Trent Lacy, 50, Van Wert, OVI, a felony 4, sentenced to: three years community control, 60 days jail; an 90 additional days jail or EMHA beginning Aug. 26, work release, alcohol assessment and treatment, driver’s license suspended five years and fined $2,000 and ordered to pay monthly probation fee and costs.

Jake Byler, 56, Decatur, Indiana, OVI, a misdemeanor 1, sentenced to: one year community control, 20 days jail beginning Saturday, after 10 days may elect to go on EMHA for 36 days, alcohol/sub abuse assessment and treatment, driver’s licenses suspended two years, no jail credit, fine $525, costs and monthly probation fee.

June 28

Change of plea

Eric Shaffer, 43, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty to forgery, a felony 5. Two othesimilar charges were dismissed for his plea. The Court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for July 24.

Magistrate Joseph Quatman

Arraignment

James Dunno, 34, Paulding, entered a plea of not guilty to grand theft of a firearm, a felony 3. Bond was set at surety bond and pretrial set for July 24.