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2 – The Herald Thursday, July 14, 2011
For The Record
VAN WERT COUNTY COURT NEWSW
Vol. 142 No. 26
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald, Inc.Don Hemple,advertising manager
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At 11:47 p.m. on Monday,Delphos police were called tothe 500 block of South MainStreet in reference to a theftcomplaint.Upon officers’ arrival,they spoke with the victimwho stated he had placed hisbelongings outside of the resi-dence and when he returnedlater, someone had taken someof the items.
By The Associated Press
Today is Thursday, July14, the 195th day of 2011.There are 170 days left in theyear.
Today’s Highlight inHistory:
On July 14, 1911, Harry N.Atwood became the first pilotto land an airplane (a WrightModel B biplane) on thegrounds of the White Houseafter flying in from Boston;he was greeted by PresidentWilliam Howard Taft.
On this date:
In 1789, during the FrenchRevolution, citizens of Parisstormed the Bastille prisonand released the seven prison-ers inside.In 1853, CommodoreMatthew Perry relayed toJapanese officials a letter fromPresident Millard Fillmore,requesting trade relations.(Fillmore’s term of office hadalready expired by the timethe letter was delivered.)In 1881, outlaw WilliamH. Bonney Jr., alias “Billythe Kid,” was shot and killedby Sheriff Pat Garrett in FortSumner, N.M.In 1913, Gerald RudolphFord Jr., the 38th presidentof the United States, wasborn Leslie Lynch King Jr. inOmaha, Neb.In 1933, all German politi-cal parties, except the NaziParty, were outlawed.In 1966, eight student nurs-es were murdered by RichardSpeck in a Chicago dormi-tory.
By LYNN ELBERThe Associated Press
LOS ANGELES — “MadMen,” the sharply observeddrama of a changing 1960sAmerica, captured 19 Emmynominations today to lead theseries pack, with the melo-dramatic miniseries “MildredPierce” starring Kate Winsletgrabbing a top 21 bids.“Mad Men” has a chance torepeat for a fourth consecutiveyear as best drama. “ModernFamily,” last year’s top com-edy series, was the most-nomi-nated sitcom with 17 bids.Other leading nomineesinclude the Prohibition-eradrama “Boardwalk Empire”with 18 nominations,“Saturday Night Live” with 16and 13 bids each for the sex-and-swords fantasy “Game of Thrones” and the sitcom “30Rock.”“OK, keep it together,” asurprised nominations co-announcer Melissa McCarthysaid when she realized shewas a nominee for her sitcom“Mike & Molly.”The controversial minise-ries “The Kennedys,” whichwas dropped by the Historychannel and given a secondchance by the lesser-knownReelzChannel, received 10nominations, including bestminiseries and acting bids forGreg Kinnear as PresidentJohn F. Kennedy, Barry Pepperas Robert Kennedy and TomWilkinson as family patriarchJoe Kennedy.Familiar faces have a chanceto claim — or reclaim —Emmys, including last year’slead comedy actress winnerEdie Falco of “Nurse Jackie”and Jim Parsons, best actor fora comedy for “The Big BangTheory.” Both were nominatedthis year.Jon Hamm received hisfourth lead acting bid for “MadMen,” and this time the com-petitor who denied him theaward three times before isn’tin the category. Bryan Cranstonand Hamm’s new competi-tion includes Steve Buscemi,who received a Golden Globefor his performance as anAtlantic City political boss in“Boardwalk Empire.”Steve Carell earned a bestcomedy actor nominationfor his final season of “TheOffice,” his last chance to winan Emmy statuette for his roleas TV’s most clueless boss.Matt LeBlanc, best knownfor his role as Joey in “Friends,”received a lead comedy actorbid for playing a screen versionof himself in the satiric showbusiness series “Episodes.”And proving that the BettyWhite phenomenon still haslegs: The 89-year-old won-der nabbed a best supportingactress bid for the sitcom “Hotin Clevand.” If she wins, itwould be her eighth Emmy.There were fresh faces aswell, including best dramaactress nominee Mireille Enosof “The Killing” and bestdrama actor Timothy Olyphantof “Justified.”Ed O’Neill, who wassnubbed last year for “ModernFamily,” this year received asupporting actor bid for his roleas patriarch in the comedy.Two Oscar winners, Winsletand Melissa Leo, have a chanceto score an Emmy for “MildredPierce.” Leo, who also appearsin the New Orleans drama“Treme,” received a support-ing actress bid for the mini-series.Emmy voters have a chanceto flaunt their risk-taking sidewith “Game of Thrones,”given the usual resistance torewarding genre shows such asfantasy or science fiction.The series based on theGeorge R.R. Martin novelsscored a best drama nod butonly a single acting bid, forPeter Dinklage in a support-ing role.Other best drama con-tenders besides “Game” and“Mad Men” are “BoardwalkEmpire,” “Dexter,” “FridayNight Lights” and “The GoodWife.”“Modern Family” is com-peting with “The Big BangTheory,” “Glee,” “The Office,”“Parks and Recreation” and“30 Rock” for the best comedycrown.The nominations, whichwere announced by McCarthyand Joshua Jackson of “Fringe”at the Academy of TelevisionArts & Sciences,” sets up aclash in a new category thatcombines the previously sepa-rate movies and miniseries.The contenders besides“Mildred Pierce” and “TheKennedys” are “CinemaVerite,” “Downton Abbey,”“The Pillars of the Earth”and “Too Big to Fail,” aboutthe 2008 U.S. fiscal cri-sis. Snubbed in the categorywas the new incarnation of “Upstairs Downstairs,” whichfound its turf poached by theother British class drama,“Downtown Abbey.”LOS ANGELES (AP) —A man charged with stalkingHalle Berry pleaded not guiltyWednesday and was orderedto stay 500 yards away fromthe Oscar-winning actress if he is released from jail.Richard A. Franco, 27,did not speak during a brief arraignment hearing thatoccurred hours after he wascharged with stalking.Deputy Public DefenderKen Star, entered the plea onhis behalf and did not opposethe court order protectingBerry that was issued bySuperior Court Judge UpinderS. Kalra.The actress did not attendthe hearing, but has comeface-to-face at least twicesince Saturday, when hefirst breached security at herHollywood Hills home.A prosecutor and Star saidBerry identified Franco afterhis arrest Monday night.Star read from a policereport that stated Berry“appeared very shaken andshowed signs of stress” whenpolice asked her to identifyFranco, but he conceded hisclient admitted to being at herhome.“She’s in extreme fearof this defendant,” DeputyDistrict Attorney WendySegall said during the arraign-ment.Berry obtained a civilrestraining order requiringFranco to stay 100 yards awayfrom her and her 3-year-olddaughter on Tuesday. Shewrote that Franco almost fol-lowed her into her kitchenon Sunday afternoon. Shesaid she was able to lock thedoor and call police before heentered her house.Kalra’s order will expire inthree years or once the caseagainst Franco has concluded.Franco will return to courton July 27 for a preliminaryhearing where some of theevidence against him will bepresented. He faces up to threeyears in prison if convicted.He remains jailed with bail setat $150,000.Three individuals werearraigned Wednesday morn-ing before Judge Charles D.Steele in Van Wert CountyCommon Pleas Court. Thethree had been indicted by theVan Wert County Grand Jurywhich met last Friday.
Tyler J. Torrey,
18,Convoy, entered a not guiltyplea to a charge of sexualmisconduct with a minor, afelony of the fourth degree.Torrey was released on a$5,000 unsecured personalsurety bond with conditionsthat he have no contact withthe alleged victim.A pretrial hearing has beenscheduled for 8 a.m. July 20.
Steven G. Ramsey,
25,Butler, Pa., entered a not guiltyplea to a four count indictmentcharging him with forgery, fel-onies of the fifth degree.Ramsey had been arrestedby the Van Wert City Policefor passing counterfeit twentydollar bills at a recent eventheld at the Van Wert CountyFairgrounds.Ramsey was ordered heldon a $20,000 cash bond alongwith a $5,000 unsecured per-sonal surety bond.A pretrial hearing has beenscheduled for 8 a.m. July 20.
Bradley W. Sheets,
29,Convoy, entered a not guiltyplea to an indictment charg-ing him with three counts of breaking and entering, felo-nies of the fifth degree; onecount of theft, a felony of thefifth degree; and two countsof theft, misdemeanors of thefirst degree.A Van Wert CountySheriff’s Department inves-tigation revealed that Sheetsallegedly was breaking intoa local nursery business andhad stolen other items fromresidents.Assistant ProsecutorMartin D. Burchfield askedfor a cash bond. Judge Steeleset bond at $20,000 cash witha ten percent privilege alongwith a $5,000 unsecured per-sonal surety bond.
Victoria R. Roberts,
31,Middle Point, was sentencedto three years of communitycontrol and made to spendsixty days in the Van WertCounty Jail on a charge of perjury.Roberts had been indictedin April of this year aftermaking false statementsunder oath in a case whichher husband Thomas Robertswas involved in.Judge Steele ordered thatRoberts also spend an addi-tional thirty days in jail at atime to be determined by hersupervision officer.Judge Steele also gaveRoberts a one year basicprison term but deferredthe imposition of the prisonterm pending her successfulcompletion of the communitycontrol program.Erik R. Byer, 26, VanWert, Ohio was placed onone year of community con-trol on a charge of attemptedproviding false informationto purchase a firearm.According to a Van WertCounty Sheriff’s Departmentinvestigation, Byer provid-ed false information in anattempt to purchase a fire-arm. At the time, Byer wasprevented from purchasinga firearm because of a pastcriminal record.Byer was ordered to payall costs associated with hiscase, spend up to thirty daysin jail at a time to be deter-mined by his supervisionofficer, and not possess anyfirearms or ammunition.Judge Steele gave Byer a180-day jail sentence and a$1,000 fine but deferred theimposition of the jail sen-tence and fine pending thesuccessful completion of thecommunity control program.
Teresa M. Wood,
39, VanWert, was placed on one yearof community control on acharge of receiving stolenproperty, a misdemeanor of the first degree.Wood had made restitu-tion for the property in ques-tion prior to her hearing.Wood was ordered to payall costs associated with hercase and to spend a thirty day jail sentence at a time to bedetermined by the supervi-sion officer.Judge Steele also gaveWood a 180-day jail sentenceand a $1,000 fine but deferredimposition of the sentencepending her successful com-pletion of the communitycontrol program.
Jason A. Lamb,
29, VanWert, was placed on threeyears of community controlon two counts of traffickingin drugs, both counts feloniesof the fourth degree.Lamb’s attorney told thecourt that Lamb had recentlycompleted a drug rehabilita-tion program and is heavilyinvolved in follow counselingfor a severe drug problem.Lamb also addressed thecourt telling Judge Steele thathe was ready to get his lifeon the right track and that hewas tired of his life revolvingaround the use of drugs.Lamb was ordered tospend 180 days on electronicmonitored house arrest, servean additional 30 days in theVan Wert County Jail at atime to be determined by hissupervision officer, completea substance abuse assessmentand complete any recommendprograms. Lamb’s drivingprivileges were suspendedfor six months, and he wasordered to pay all costs asso-ciated with his case.Judge Steele also gaveLamb two 12-month prisonterms to be served consecu-tively but deferred the impo-sition of the prison sentencepending the successful com-pletion of the communitycontrol program.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTONIGHT
: Mostly clear.Lows in the lower 60s. Eastwinds 5 to 10 mph.
: Partly cloudy.Highs in the mid 80s. Northeastwinds 5 to 10 mph
: Partlycloudy with a 30 percentchance of showers and thun-derstorms. Lows in the mid60s.
: Mostlysunny. Highs in the upper 80s.South winds 5 to 10 mph.
: Mostly clear.Lows in the lower 70s. Highsin the upper 80s to mid 90s.CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries weredrawn Wednesday:
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17-22-26-28-29-32-34-44-45-58-61-63-67-68-70-73-76-77-78-79At 4:06 a.m. on Tuesdaywhile on routine patrol in the200 block of East 13th Street,Delphos police observed asubject at a business in thatarea. When the subject sawofficers approaching, they ranfrom that area.The subject could not belocated. Upon checking thebusiness, officers locateditems the subject was usingto take product stored at thebusiness.Detectives were called tothe scene to recover evidenceand process the scene.At 9:21 p.m. on Monday,Delphos police were called tothe 600 block of West FirstStreet in reference to a theftcomplaint.Upon officers, arrival, thevictim stated a subject knownto them was at the residenceand the victim believes thesubject took some items fromthe residence when they left.At 4:56 p.m. on Monday,Delphos police were calledto the 900 block of HudsonStreet in reference to a theftcomplaint.Upon officers’ arrival, thevictim stated someone hadgained entry into the victim’svehicle and had taken itemsfrom inside.At 6:12 p.m. on Wednesday,police were contacted by asubject who stated that whileher vehicle was parked inthe 600 block of East ThirdStreet, someone gained entryinto her vehicle and had takenpersonal items from inside.
Items taken fromoutside home
‘Mad Men,’ ‘MildredPierce’ get top Emmy nods
Man pleads notguilty to stalkingHalle Berry
Corn: $7.33Wheat: $7.00Beans: $13.93High temperatureWednesday in Delphos was81 degrees, low was 66. Higha year ago today was 87, lowwas 64. Record high for todayis 106, set in 1936. Recordlow is 44, set in 1967.
Detectivesworking theftcaseItems missingfrom homeResidents reportitems takenfrom vehiclesAiling LorettaLynn cancelsOhio appearance
BELMONT (AP) — Anailing Loretta Lynn has can-celed a weekend appearanceat an Ohio music festival.The web site for theJamboree in the Hills saysthe 76-year-old country musiclegend won’t be taking thestage on Sunday because shewas recently hospitalized forserious dehydration. A state-ment posted Wednesday saysthe singer was treated follow-ing a period of extreme heat inTennessee, where she lives.Lynn is quoted sayingshe’s sad to have to cancelany shows and that she waslooking forward to seeing herfans.Miranda Lambert, TimMcGraw and Toby Keith areamong the other country musicstars scheduled to appear atthe four-day Jamboree, open-ing today in Belmont in east-ern Ohio.