February 11

Carl S. Dugger, 67, Columbus Grove, pleaded guilty to two counts gross sexual imposition. He faces up to 36 months in prison and $10,000 in fines. Bond was continued while a pre-sentence investigation is conducted. Sentencing was set for 9:30 a.m. March 27.

Victor R. Magallanes, 25, Leipsic, pleaded guilty to trafficking in drugs. He faces up to 12 months in prison and $2,500 in fines. Bond was continued while a pre-sentence investigation is conducted. Sentencing was set for 10 a.m. March 27. He had been charged with two counts trafficking in cocaine.

February 12

Roger Leimgruber, 32, Findlay, was sentenced to 60 days jail for contempt. All but three days was suspended provided he remain current in his child support payments and seek employment.

First Federal Bank of the Midwest, Defiance, was granted a foreclosure judgment against Taylor G. Robey, Ottawa, in the amount of $82,385.59, plus interest and costs.

Veronica L. Landwehr, Ottawa, and William J. Landwehr, Ottawa, were granted a dissolution of marriage. They were married Dec. 20, 1995 in Ottawa, and have three children.

February 13

Kellsey Lyle, 29, New Haven, Ind., was sentenced to 30 days jail for theft. She was given credit for one day served and was placed on three years community control. She must maintain employment, not use or maintain any credit card and pay $100 to her civil judgment. In addition, the Putnam County Jobs & Family Services was also granted a civil judgment in the amount of $69,763.36. The judge ruled the judgment is a result of an act of fraud against a state agency and is not dischargeable under bankruptcy.

Jeffrey T. Merritte, 43, Paulding, pleaded guilty to attempted felonious assault. He faces up to 36 months in prison and $10,000 in fines. Bond was continued while a pre-sentence investigation is conducted.

February 14

Kirt C. Brinkman, 37, Leipsic, pleaded guilty to domestic violence and attempted felonious assault. He faces up to 54 months in prison and $15,000 in fines. Bond was revoked pending a pre-sentence investigation.

New Cases

Huntington National Bank, Columbus, v. Graeme A. Bockrath, Kalida; foreclosure.

New Par DBA Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge. N.J. v. Ottawa Township Board of Zoning Appeals, Ottawa; civil.

Shannon M. Peters, Fort Jennings, v. Steven C. Peters, Spencerville; divorce with children.