Putnam County Common Pleas Court
Crystal R. Warner, 31, 1910 Zeits Ave., Lima, was remanded to the Serenity Haven program for violating the terms of community control. The violations included failing to contact her probation officer, failing to contact Pathways Counseling to setup treatment and using illegal drugs including Fentanyl. She was placed on five years community control. She was ordered to obtain a GED and obtain and maintain employment and successfully complete all counseling and treatment recommended. She is to have no contact with the victim and pay $75 restitution to the Ottawa Party Mart along with the co-defendant. She had been convicted of forgery.
Tim S. Critten, 48, 80 W. Main St., West Leipsic, pleaded guilty to pandering obscenity involving a minor. He faces up to 18 months in prison and $5,000 in fines. Bond was continued while a pre-sentence investigation is conducted with sentencing set for 1 p.m. Jan. 4. The state is recommended a concurrent sentence with Seneca County. Three counts were dismissed.
Critten also pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition in Seneca County Common Pleas Court. He is scheduled to be sentenced at 10 a.m. Jan. 5 by Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael P. Kelbley.
US Bank National Association, Mount Laurel, N.J., v. Lacy J. Young, Columbus Grove, and Matthew W. Vogt, Columbus Grove; foreclosure ($74,711.52).
Dionne S. Saum, Cloverdale, v. Randal L. Saum, Cloverdale; divorce without children.
Putnam County Municipal Court dispositions
Brandon L. Niles, 39, 531 Brower Road, Lima, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of complicity to theft. Sentence: 180 days jail, 90 days suspended, $150 fine.
Jeremy T. Warnecke, 40, 207 Pearl St., Ottawa, pleaded guilty to OVI second offense. Sentence: 180 days jail, 90 days suspended, $1,000 fine, $475 suspended, three-year license suspension and complete drug and alcohol assessment.
Chavelo V. Baldazo, 29, 20468 Road U, Fort Jennings, pleaded no contest to driving under FRA non-compliance and was found guilty. Sentence: 30 days jail, suspended on condition of no driving violations for two years.
Justin L. Reynolds, 29, 23090 Road Q, Lot B, Fort Jennings, pleaded guilty to possessing drug abuse instruments. Sentence: 90 days jail, 45 days suspended, $100 fine and complete an alcohol and drug abuse assessment. A charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was dismissed.
Putnam County Municipal Court judgments
Discover Bank, New Albany, default judgment v. Monica L. Paxton, Continental, $8,882.98, plus interest and court costs of $95.
CVI SGP Acquisition Trust, Greenville, S.C., default judgment v. Syd L. Gwin, Pandora, $1,650.42, plus interest and costs.
Village of Ottawa, agreed judgment v. Kent Nienberg, Ottawa, $1,060.72, for unpaid municipal income tax, penalty, and interest due for years 2016 through 2018 plus interest and costs.
Midland Credit Management, Inc., San Diego, default judgment v. Allen Shiffert, Belmore, $1,884.28, plus interest and costs.
Unifund CCR, LLC, Cincinnati, default judgment v. Randall W. Burley, Fort Jennings, $1,252.32, plus interest and costs of $95.
Teresa Tracy, Continental, default judgment v. Dawn Averesch, Continental, $2,191.50, plus interest and costs.
Evan Laudick, Ottoville, and Lindsey Laudick, Ottoville, small claims v. TSS Studios, Wapakoneta, and Benjamin Hilleary, Wapakoneta, $1,500, plus interest and costs.