Putnam County Common Pleas Court
The following individuals were indicted following a session of the Putnam County Grand Jury on Wednesday.
Donald E. Schulte, 23, 5979 Road 18, Continental; theft and failure to register.
Matthew A. Berg, 35, 45 Vine St., Apt. B5, Leipsic; failure to comply with order or signal of police officer, driving under suspension and failure to display registration/expired plates.
Virginia L. Bowling, 46, 18526 Road B-13, Continental; felonious assault and tampering with evidence.
James C. Berger, 28, 68 Main St., West Leipsic; resisting arrest, obstructing official business and assault.
Joel M. Delarosa, 27, 1570 N. Perry St., Apt. 4, Ottawa; OVI and possession of drugs (cocaine).
Shannon M. Niese, 45, 118 Lakeland Drive, Continental; intimidation of a witness.
Jessy D. Layton, 34, 204 E. Main St., Belmore; felonious assault.
Christopher J. Brown, 20, 2170 Lake Circle, Lima; aggravated possession of drugs.
Matthew N. Niskala, 21, 5490 Nesbitt St., Apt. 2, Elida; aggravated possession of drugs.
Alexander L. Pardo, 25, 204 Main St., Belmore; possession of drugs (cocaine).
Kyley A. Gardner, 30, 408 E. Main St., Van Wert, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for violating the terms of supervision. The violations included using various drugs including methamphetamines, marijuana, and morphine; using drug paraphernalia; changing residence without permission; failing to report to her supervisor as scheduled; and not meeting with her drug counselor. She was given credit for 120 days served. She had been convicted of aggravated possession of drugs and endangering children.
Bobby J. Risner, 55, 23426 State Route 114, Cloverdale, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs. Risner faces up to 12 months in prison and $2,500 in fines. Bond was continued while a pre-sentence investigation is conducted with sentencing set for 10:15 a.m. Oct. 1.
Cheyenne L. Espinoza, 21, 1601 Arizona Drive, Findlay, pleaded guilty to assault. She faces up to 180 days jail and $1,000 in fines. Bond was continued while a pre-sentence investigation is conducted with sentencing set for 8:30 a.m. Oct. 1. The state is also recommending she be placed on the Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities Abuser Registry.
Ty A. Castillo, 27, 519 Ohio St., Leipsic, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs (cocaine). He faces up to 12 months in prison and $2,500 in fines. Bond was continued while a pre-sentence investigation is conducted with sentencing set for 1 p.m. Oct. 22.
Jeffrey J. Whitman, Findlay, and Sharon L. Whitman, Findlay, were granted a dissolution of marriage. They were married on Dec. 24, 2016 and have no children.
Scott Stever, and Patricia Stever; dissolution of marriage without children.
Putnam County Municipal Court
Tecumseh W. Kibele, 20, 18205 State Route 189, Columbus Grove, pleaded guilty to discharge firearm on prohibited property. Sentence: 30 days jail, suspended, $150 fine. He also pleaded guilty to underage consumption. Sentence: 30 days jail, suspended, $250 fine. Charges of using weapons/intoxicated and speeding were dismissed.
Danny Davis, 22, 176 Plank Road, Cloverdale, pleaded no contest to drug paraphernalia and was found guilty. Sentence: Six-month license suspension and $150 fine.
Jacob Warnimont, 23, 312 S. Main St., Delphos, pleaded guilty to drug abuse/possession. Sentence: Six-month license suspension, $150 fine. He also pleaded guilty to drug paraphernalia. Sentence: Six-month license suspension, $150 fine.
Jason D. Mansfield, 40, 140 Franklin St., Ottawa, pleaded guilty to criminal trespassing. Sentence: 30 days jail, 26 days suspended, $50 fine, and no contact with victim for one year.
Bradley A. Racer, 23, 8110 Road 12, Ottawa, pleaded guilty to OVI. Sentence: 180 days jail, 177 days suspended, $750 fine, $375 suspended, one-year license suspension, with credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP.
Putnam County Municipal Court judgments
Hanco EMS, Findlay, consent judgment v. Christopher J. Spangler, Leipsic, $910.28, plus interest and costs.
Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, Blanchard Valley Medical Practice, LLC, Findlay, and Bluffton Hospital, Findlay, default judgment v. Dennis E. Hardy, Sr., Leipsic, $3,233.05, plus interest and costs.
Buckeye Anesthesia Services & Consultants, Detroit, default judgment v. Cynthia Camareno, Ottawa, $1,074.82, plus interest and costs.