(8-10-18) Van Wert  Judge Martin D. Burchfield presided over the arraignment of Celina’s James Neumeier (27) and given five years of community control, serve up to six months in the River City Community-based Correctional Facility in Cincinnati, on a charge of gross sexual imposition, a felony of the fifth degree.

Neumeier must undergo mental health, substance abuse and sex offender assessments and treatment and will now be classified as a Tier 2 sex offender and must register every 180 days for the next 25 years. He was ordered held in the Van Wert County jail until he is admitted to River City.