Oct. 3

Randi L. Drew, 24, Oakwood, was ordered to complete counseling and treatment at Pathways Counseling Center or other suitable facility for possession of drugs (heroin). She was placed on five years community control, must obtain and maintain employment and follow all rules of probation.

Danielle N. Bailey, 34, Lewisburg, pleaded guilty to domestic violence. She 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 2 p.m. Oct. 30. Two counts endangering children were dismissed.

Russell J. Kuhlman, Ottawa, was granted reimbursement from Sodexo, Inc., Gaithersburg, Mary., in the amount of $2,153 and attorney fees in the amount of $1,000.

Joseph N. Chandler, 32, 329 N. Main St., Columbus Grove, was ordered to complete the WORTH Center program for violating the terms of supervision. He was placed on five years’ community control, must obtain and maintain employment and abide by all the rules of probation. He was originally convicted of burglary.

Oct. 4

Derek L. Leach, 29, Wellston, was sentenced to 12 months in prison for breaking and entering and 18 months for grand theft. The sentence was ordered to be served concurrently and he was ordered to pay restitution of $810. Leach was charged along with Raymond C. Rainer, 33, 822 S. New Jersey Ave., Wellston, who remains incarcerated in Jackson County.

According to reports from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, a resident in the Putnam/Allen County line caught Rainer and Leach stealing tools from an outbuilding shortly after 9 p.m. on Thursday April 20. The two men fled the scene, but wrecked the vehicle in which they made their escape, rolling the vehicle on its side. Rainer and Leach then worked their way across farm fields on foot.

Deputies with the Putnam and Allen County Sheriff’s Offices and officers with the Pandora and Bluffton Police Departments, as well as a helicopter from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, tracked the two, permitting officers to ultimately take both men into custody.

Kyley A. Gardner, 29, Van Wert, was sentenced to 11 days for aggravated possession of drugs (methamphetamines) and endangering children. She was given credit for time served, must obtain and maintain employment and complete all counseling and treatment as recommended. Two counts endangering children and possessing drug abuse instruments were dismissed.

New Cases

Pamela Merz, Napoleon, v. Cory J. Smith, Ottawa; personal injury.

Jessica L. Hammons, Cloverdale, and Donald E. Hammons, III, Middle Point; dissolution of marriage with children.

Stacy L. Huepenbecker, Columbus Grove, v. Breanne E. Halker, Columbus Grove; personal injury.