(7-3-18) James Neumeier (27) Celina, pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court, a felony of the third degree. A pre-sentence investigation was ordered by the Judge and Neumeier will be sentenced Aug. 8.

Neumeier was indicted on January 4th and pleaded not guilty to the felony charge, on Tuesday he withdrew that plea.  He was released on an own-recognizance bond in January and was ordered to maintain a distance of 1,000 feet from the victim in the case and the victim’s family.