Putnam County Common Pleas Court
Putnam County Common Pleas Court Judge Keith Schierloh sworn in the following mayors to terms effective Jan. 1, 2020: Robert Heidenescher, Dupont; Walter E. Harper, Jr., Belmore; Michelle J. Clymer, Gilboa; Tony Wobler, Leipsic; James Smith, Fort Jennings; Charles Schroeder, Glandorf; Thomas Burkart, Cloverdale; Jeremy D. Liechty, Pandora; Alan Gerdeman, Kalida; James Erford, Miller City; Robert Alt Jr., West Leipsic; and Kenneth Wright, Columbus Grove.
Putnam County Common Pleas Court Judge Keith Schierloh sworn in Matthew Miller to a term effective Jan. 1, 2020 as mayor of Continental.
Sara M. Recker, Ottawa, v. Wayne J. Recker, Ottawa; divorce without children.
Trevor J. Utrup, Glandorf, and Diane M. Utrup, Ottawa; dissolution of marriage without children.
Jennifer A. Maenle, Vaughnsville, and Eric W. Maenle, Lima; dissolution of marriage with children.
Kenneth K. Searfoss, Continental, and Jennifer L. Searfoss, Kalida; dissolution of marriage with children.
Marilyn L. Barnhart, Kalida, v. Teryn Spencer, Columbus Grove, and Travis Spencer, Columbus Grove; (excess of $25,000).
Putnam County Municipal Court dispositions
Trevor J. Schroeder, 18, 121½ S. Main St., Apt.1, Ada, pleaded guilty to underage consumption. Sentence: 180 days jail, 177 days suspended, $375 fine, complete drug and alcohol assessment, with credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP. Charges of OVI and taillights required were dismissed.
Brian J. Soto, 35, 5604 Road 18, Continental, pleaded guilty to OVI. Sentence: 180 days jail, 170 days suspended, $750 fine, $250 suspended, two years license suspension, complete drug and alcohol assessment, with credit for six days jail upon completion of DIP. He also pleaded guilty to failure to control and was ordered to pay court costs.
Putnam County Municipal Court judgments
Lima Memorial Health Systems, default judgment v. Kevin W. Amstutz, Ottawa, $7,983.12, plus interest and costs.
Lima Memorial Health Systems, default judgment v. Morey Drew, Ottawa, $567, plus interest and costs.