(9-11-19) On Wednesday Joshua Wolfe (42) of Willshire entered pleas of not guilty to a 24-count indictment charging him with a variety of offenses.

Wolfe entered his pleas in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court to three counts of rape, first-degree felonies; two counts of sexual battery and one count of gross sexual imposition, all felonies of the second degree; nine counts of third-degree felony gross sexual imposition and nine counts of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, fourth-degree felonies.

Wolfe’s bond was set at $500,000 cash or surety. His next court appearance will be Oct. 2. A jury trial is  scheduled for Nov. 19.