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

Tuesday

Change of plea

Amber Owens, 35, Van Wert, changed her plea to guilty to tampering with evidence, a felony 3; and possession of cocaine, a felony 3. The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for June 24.

Wednesday

Change of plea

Adam Stripe, 43, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty to theft, a felony 5. Two other cases were dismissed by prosecutors for his plea. He also agreed to pay restitution in all three cases. The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for June 24.

Anita Dunlap, 43, Toledo, changed her plea to guilty to thee charges, all amended to theft, a misdemeanor 1. Sentencing set for June 24.

Sonny Metzger, 45, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, a felony 5. The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for June 24.

Kimberly Miller, 54, Van Wert, changed her plea to guilty to theft, a felony 4. Further hearing set for June 25.

Dustin Lehmkuhle, 30, Delphos, changed his plea to guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, a felony 5. The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for June 25.

David Bashore, 47, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty to improper handling firearm in motor vehicle, a felony 5; and aggravated possession of drugs, a felony 5; and then requested, and was granted Intervention in Lieu of Conviction and his case was stayed pending completion of the treatment program.

Coy McConnell, 23, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, a felony 5. The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for June 25.

Jordan Vickery, 36, Middle Point, changed his plea to guilty to theft, a felony 5; receiving stolen property, a felony 5; and failure to file notice of change of address on his sex offender registration, a felony 4. Sentencing set for June 25. Pre-sentence investigation ordered.

Sentencing

Adam Grogg, 30, Convoy, was sentenced for domestic violence, a misdemeanor 1: two years community control, 30 days jail at later date, 50 hours community service, one year intensive probation and mental and substance abuse assessments and treatment. He was also ordered to pay costs, partial appointed counsel fees and monthly probation fee.