Putnam County Common Pleas Court
Aaron C. Brinkman, Leipsic, and Tonya Brinkman, Leipsic, were granted a dissolution of marriage. They were married April 20, 2002 in Miller City and have four children.
Anthony J. Badial-Luna, Columbia, S.C., and Gabrielle K. Luna, Continental, were granted a dissolution of marriage. They were married June 22, 2018 in Lima and have no children.
Dylan B. Okuley, 24, 1035 Heritage Trail, Ottawa, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for attempted felonious assault. He was given credit for 84 days served. He was also sentenced to 180 days jail for domestic violence. The jail was suspended provided that he successfully complete adult supervision. Charges of aggravated menacing and criminal damaging or endangering were dismissed.
Brad A. Carpenter, 46, 16614 Road 4, Pandora, was sentenced to six months in the Putnam County Detention Center for counterfeiting. He was given credit for 15 days served. According to court records, Carpenter used two counterfeit $100 bills at the Dollar General in Pandora on Sept. 16, 2020.
Kurt W. Sahloff, was sworn-in to another term on the Board of Elections of Putnam County.
Carla Tooman, was sworn-in to another term on the Board of Elections of Putnam County.
Heather L. Wood, was granted a divorce from Sean R. Wood. They were married Dec. 4, 2006 in Tolleson, Ariz., and have one child.
Chris Hilton, Morenci, Mich., v., Allen E. Grube, Bryan, and Bryan Truck Line, Inc., Bryan; personal injury.
Ashley Shoffner, Dupont, v. Robert Shoffner, Jr., NA; divorce with children.
Tammy Earp, Fayetteville, N.C., v. Randy E. Johns, Continental; registration of foreign support.
Renee A. Horstman, Cloverdale, and Christopher P. Horstman, Cloverdale; dissolution of marriage with children.
Emily M. Warmbrod, Columbus Grove, and Benjamin M. Warmbrod, Gomer; dissolution of marriage with children.
Putnam County Municipal Court dispositions
Mark A. Dodd, 39, 102 N. Broad St., Kalida, pleaded no contest to intimidation of a victim/witness and was found guilty. Sentence: 180 days jail, 60 days suspended, no contact with victim for two years.
Trudy Kirksey, 71, 21660 Huron River Road, New Boston, Mich., pleaded no contest to drug abuse/possession and was found guilty. Sentence: $150 fine.
Dayvon M. Norbeck, 19, 11775 Spencerville Road, Spencerville, pleaded no contest to OVI and was found guilty. Sentence: 180 days jail, 170 days suspended, $750 fine, $225 suspended, one-year license suspension, and complete and drug and alcohol assessment. He also pleaded no contest to driving under OVI suspension and was found guilty. Sentence: 180 days jail, 177 days suspended, $250 fine. A charge of drug abuse/suspension was dismissed.
Jesse L. Larsen, 24, 19997 Gilbert Road, Venedocia, pleaded guilty to driving under suspension. Sentence: $250 fine. He was also fined $50 for guilty to failure to control.
Austin R. Owsley, 23, 1440 Latham Ave., Lima, pleaded guilty to criminal trespass. Sentence: 30 days jail, 29 days suspended, $150 fine, must perform 40 hours of community service and have no contact with victim or his property.
Justin M. Moran, 30, 4822 Road 1, Leipsic, pleaded guilty to OVI. Sentence: Six points, 180 days jail, 174 days suspended, $750 fine, $375 suspended, one year license suspension, with six days credit.
Steven P. Ferguson, 43, 9400 Road 5H, Leipsic, pleaded guilty to an amended offense of second-offense reckless operation. Sentence: 30 days jail, 27 days suspended, $250 fine, with credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP. A charge of OVI was dismissed.
Eric F. Steele, 31, 118 Oak St., Rising Run, charged with burglary, a felony, bound over to common pleas court.
Elijah M. Bixler, 19, 111 Schoolhouse Lane, Columbus, pleaded guilty to criminal damaging. Sentence: 90 days jail, 87 days suspended, $50 fine. He also pleaded guilty to an amended charge of persistent disorderly conduct. Sentence: 30 days jail, suspended, $50 fine, complete a mental health assessment, sentence ordered to be served consecutive, must obtain high school diploma or GED. A charge of domestic violence was dismissed.