Defiance Common Pleas

Donte Jones, 34, Orient, appeared for sentencing on charges of tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony; and menacing by stalking, a fourth-degree felony, according to Prosecutor Morris Murray's office. He was given prison terms totaling 42 months with credit for 25 days served in jail while his case was pending. The court reserved jurisdiction over restitution. He engaged in a pattern of conduct on June 8 at a residence on Defiance's Sunday Street which placed a female juvenile in fear, and also destroyed evidence related to his offense. A charge of burglary, a second-degree felony, was dismissed.

Aaron Garrett, 34, Stryker, pleaded guilty to failure to appear as required by recognizance, a fourth-degree felony; and aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. He was given prison terms totaling 18 months and given credit for 116 days served in jail while his cases were pending. He was found in possession of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Defiance's Clinton Street on Feb. 6 and failed to appear for a hearing in common pleas court on July 3 after having been released on a personal-recognizance bond.

Larry Bell, 20, 09162 Flickinger Road, appeared for sentencing on two counts of aggravated possession of drugs (methamphetamine and THC), each a fifth-degree felony, and was placed on community control for three years.

Samantha King, 28, Bryan, appeared for sentencing on a charge of aggravated trafficking in drugs (methamphetamine), a fourth-degree felony. He was placed on community control for 17 months, ordered to make $100 restitution to the Multi-Area Narcotics Unit for the drug transaction to a confidential informant and ordered to provide a drug-free urine specimen at sentencing.

David Parks Jr., 35, Wauseon, appeared for sentencing on two counts of non-support of dependents, each a fifth-degree felony. He was placed on community control for four years, ordered to comply with the direction of the Defiance County Child Support Enforcement Agency in the payment of child support and ordered to complete the SEARCH program in Bowling Green. He failed to provide adequate support as required by court order for his child from December 2014-November 2016 and December 2016-2018.Jason Yoder, 40, Hicksville, appeared for sentencing on a charge of aggravated trafficking in drugs (methamphetamine), a fourth-degree felony, and was placed on community control for three years. A charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, was dismissed.

Crystal Rodriguez, 33, 534 Degler St., pleaded guilty to permitting drug abuse, a fifth-degree felony, and was placed on community control for two years. Charges of trafficking in cocaine and possession of cocaine, each a fifth-degree felony, were dismissed.

Seth Aldrich, 24, 970 Louden St., pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony; and aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. A pre-sentence investigation was ordered and his bond was continued. Sentencing was scheduled for Jan. 6.

Tyler Vogt, 21, Napoleon, pleaded guilty to aggravated trafficking in drugs, a third-degree felony; and aggravated trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony. A pre-sentence investigation was ordered and his bond was continued. Sentencing was scheduled for Dec. 9.

Ryan Druhot, 29, 820 Riverside Ave., pleaded not guilty to robbery, a second-degree felony. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Oct. 30 and bond was set at $1,000 cash with a 10% allowance provision.

James Hunter Jr., 21, 844 N. Clinton St., pleaded not guilty to aggravated riot, a fourth-degree felony. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 14 and he was given a personal-recognizance bond.

Kamrin Hunter, 23, Delta, pleaded not guilty to aggravated riot, a fourth-degree felony. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 7 and he was given a personal-recognizance bond.

Trevor Kreiling, 20, pleaded not guilty to burglary, a second-degree felony; and two counts of theft, one a fifth-degree felony, the other a first-degree misdemeanor. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Oct. 29 and bond was set at $25,000 cash with a 10% allowance provision.

Eddie Stiles IV, 20, 434 Nicholas St., pleaded not guilty to felonious assault, a second-degree felony; tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony; and aggravated riot, a fourth-degree felony. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 18 and he was given a personal-recognizance bond.

Tremale Turk, 19, 700 Kiser Road, pleaded not guilty to aggravated riot, a fourth-degree felony. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 7 and he was given a personal-recognizance bond.

Adalberto Vega, 18, 806 Holgate Ave., pleaded not guilty to aggravated riot, a fourth-degree felony. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 4 and he was given a personal-recognizance bond.

Antonio Ybarra, 38, Waterville, pleaded not guilty to domestic violence and endangering children, each a fourth-degree felony. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 4 and he was given a personal-recognizance bond.

Richard Wilson, 70, 4104 Timberlane Drive, pleaded not guilty to obstructing justice, a fifth-degree felony. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 5 and he was given a personal-recognizance bond.

David Clemens, 53, Stryker, was found not competent to stand trial on a charge of trespass in a habitation, a fourth-degree felony. The defendant was found to be restorable, and remains committed at the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital for a period not to exceed six months. The matter was continued to the call of the court

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