VAN WERT – The following cases were seen in the Van Wert Court of Common Pleas by Judge Martin Burchfield:

FRIDAY, AUG. 8, 2019

CHANGE OF PLEA

Jason J. Allen, 45, Middle Point, changed his plea to two counts of felonious assault, F-2, four counts of obstructing official business, F-5 and operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug or a combination of them – OVI, M-1. The court ordered a presentence investigation and set sentencing for Sept. 11, 2019, at 9 a.m.

Chadd R. Dailey, 42, Rockford, changed his plea to domestic violence, M-1. The Court set sentencing for Aug. 27, 2019, at 2 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2019

BOND VIOLATIONS

Samuel Lee Hyndman, 29, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, admitted to violating his bond by violating Condition #5 that he was not to consume any intoxicants whether legal or illegal. Bond was set at $5,000. Sentencing was set for Sept. 18, 2019, at 9 a.m.

Bobby Lee Panning Jr., 22, Van Wert, admitted to violating his bond and his treatment in lieu program by violating Condition #4, 5, 6, 9. 10 and 12 by failing to report, failing to call in or show for therapy, submitting a positive drug screen. Court ordered a presentence investigation. Sentencing set for Sept. 18, 2019, at 9 a.m.

VIOLATIONS

Robert Thompson, 35, Van Wert, admitted to violating his probation by violating Condition # 8 and #14 of the Standard Conditions of Community Control by testing positive for an illegal substance. Sentenced to 180 days in jail with credit for 79 days. Granted work release provided he qualifies. Court costs.

MODIFICATION OF BOND

Ashley L. Carr, 19, Van Wert, requested a modification of bond for aggravated trafficking in drugs, F-2, 2 counts of aggravated possession of drugs, F-3, 2 counts possession of a fentanyl-related compound, F-5. Modification denied, previous bond continues. Pre-trial was set for Aug. 28, 2019, at 9 a.m.

Chad Harter, 31, Willshire, requested a modification of bond for felonious assault, F-2. Modification denied, previous bond continues. Jury trial set for Sept. 9 and 10, 2019, at 8 a.m.

ON-GOING JURY TRIAL THIS WEEK - AUG. 12 – 14, 2019

Tina Hulbert, 47, Van Wert, theft from an elderly person or disabled adult, F-2, five counts of forgery, F-4 and theft from an elderly person or disabled adult, F-5.