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Tiffin man admits to violation of community control

A Tiffin man admitted he violated the terms of his community control.

Eric W. Swartz, 42, admitted the violation during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom.

Kelbley imposed an 11-month prison sentence, with credit for 67 days served, court records state.

In February, Swartz pleaded guilty to two counts of trespass in a habitation, both fourth-degree felonies. He was sentenced to three years of community control in April, court records state.

Man admits judicial release violation

A Republic man admitted he violated the terms of his judicial release.

John H. Ohler, 29, admitted the violation during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom.

Kelbley ordered him to serve 75 days in Seneca County Jail, court records state.

Ohler had pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated assault, a fourth-degree felony.

Man sentenced to community control

A Tiffin man was sentenced to community control during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom.

Nathan A. Ralph, 33, entered a written plea of guilty to a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.

Kelbley sentenced him to three years of community control, court records state.

Ralph must undergo counseling, substance abuse rehabilitation and/or treatment as determined necessary by the probation office and/or any mental health professional and undergo random drug and/or alcohol urinalysis as directed by Adult Parole Authority, court records state.

Indictment dismissed

Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley dismissed a Fostoria man’s case.

Joseph V. Struble, 33, had been indicted on charges of abduction, a third-degree felony, and domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony, court records state.

Kelbley approved Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office’s motion to dismiss the case.

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