Putnam County Common Pleas Court
Brian Earles, Jr., 34, 186 Washington Ave., London, pleaded guilty to nonsupport. 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. Nov. 14.
Joshua P. Armey, Continental, and Jaime J. Armey, Continental, were granted a dissolution of marriage. They were married July 18, 1998 in Cloverdale and have five minor children.
David J. Cole, 48, 409 W. Main St., Leipsic, charged with escape, a felony, bound over to common pleas court. Bond was set at $25,000 cash or surety.
Cole was an inmate in the Putnam County Jail when he walked away from his work release job Sept. 17. Cole was located Sept. 22 and was taken back into custody awaiting a preliminary hearing on Thursday. According to Putnam County Sheriff reports, Cole failed to report back to the jail after his shift at a plant in Leipsic.
Isaiah A. Oliver, 18, 9597 Road H, Ottawa, pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery. He faces up to 11 years in prison and $20,000 in fines. Bond was continued while a pre-sentence investigation is conducted with sentencing set for 10:30 a.m. Oct. 31. Charges of theft and possession of criminal tools as well as a specification were dismissed.
According to reports of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, an armed robbery occurred in Leipsic the early hours of July 27. The victim reported the suspect held them down at gunpoint with a handgun and had taken cash and their cell phone. While officers were gathering information from the victim, another officer reported there were two other victims who claimed they were robbed at gunpoint by the same suspect and had their cellphones taken. Through the investigation, detectives were able to present a photo lineup that included Oliver. The victims were able to point out Oliver as the one who robbed them.
Jennifer E. Smith, 23, 460 S. Oak St., Ottawa, was sentenced to 40 days jail for violating the terms of supervision. The violations included failing to report to her supervising officer, abide by curfew, reside at the address of record, getting permission to move and failing to make payments on her account. She was given credit for 34 days served and was placed on five years community control. She must obtain and maintain employment and successfully complete all counseling and treatment recommended by the probation officer. She was also ordered to pay restitution of $61.78.
First Federal Bank, Virginia Beach, Va., v. David R. Niese, Continental; foreclosure.
Emma L. Schwartz, Lima, v. Progressive Stamping, Inc., Ottoville, and Stephanie B. McLoud, administrator of bureau of workers’ compensation, Columbus; workers’ compensation.
Dane J. Birchnaugh, minor, Columbus Grove, v. Jim R. Nunn, Columbus Grove, and Robert J. Nunn, Columbus Grove; personal injury (excess of $25,000).
Regina J. Unterbrink, Continental, v. William J. Unterbrink, Ottawa; divorce without children.
Putnam County Municipal Court dispositions
Collin S. Hanneman, 26, 9046 Road L9, Ottawa, pleaded guilty to OVI. Sentence: Six points, 180 days jail, 177 days suspended, $750 fine, $375 suspended, one-year license suspension, with credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP.
Logan K. Dukes, 22, 4129 Road 13, Leipsic, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of physical control. Sentence: 180 days jail, 177 days suspended, $375 fine, with credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP.
Jason D. Mansfield, 42, 140 Franklin St., Ottawa, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-offense reckless operation. Sentence: Four points, 30 days jail, 27 days suspended, $250 fine, with credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP. Charges of open container and turn signals were dismissed.
Mark A. McCullough, 54, 503 S. Sugar St., Continental, pleaded guilty to OVI. Sentence: Six points, 180 days jail, 177 days suspended, $750 fine, $375 suspended, six-month license suspension, with credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP. Another charge of OVI and turn signals were dismissed.
Andrew J. Vasquez, 29, 3721 Road K3, Ottawa, pleaded no contest to two counts unauthorized use of a vehicle and was found guilty. Sentence: 180 days jail on both counts, sentence to be served consecutive. He also pleaded no contest to OVI and was found guilty. Sentence: 180 days jail, 177 days suspended, consecutive to other case, $375 fine, complete drug and alcohol assessment.
Bailey N. Collins, 24, 600 W. Rice St., Continental, pleaded no contest to stopped school bus and was found guilty: Sentence: $100 fine.
Deborah G. Shepard, 20, 218 Mahoning St., Cloverdale, pleaded no contest to stopped school bus and was found guilty. Sentence: $100 fine.
Austin C. Hughes, 22, 1800 Reservoir Road, Lima, pleaded guilty to domestic violence. Sentence: 180 days jail, $250 fine, with credit given for time served. A charge of endangering children was dismissed.
Brandy J. Smith, 40, 300 7th St., Apt. A, Continental, pleaded no contest to drug abuse/possession and was found guilty. Sentence: $150 fine. She also pleaded no contest to drug paraphernalia and was found guilty. Sentence: $150 fine.
Putnam County Municipal Court judgments
Galaxy International Purchasing, LLC, default judgment v. Quinn P. Kaufman, Ottawa, $803.06 plus interest and costs.
Lima Memorial Health System, default judgment v. Gary A. Plescher, Ottawa, $2,450.37, plus interest and costs.
Cach, LLC, Greenville, S.C., default judgment v. Barbara J. Marone, McComb, $7,953.72 plus interest and costs of $95.
Northwest Ohio Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Findlay, default judgment v. Cassie L. Taber, Pandora, $1,932, plus interest and costs.
Barclay Bank Delaware, Wilmington, Del., default judgment v. Ryan J. Nieto, Ottawa, $2,967.41, plus interest and costs.
Promedica, Toledo, default judgment v. David R. Niese, Continental, $862, plus interest and costs.
Lima Memorial Professional Corp., default judgment v. Brian Wolverton, Columbus Grove, and Marybeth Wolverton, Columbus Grove, $446.83, plus interest and costs.