Several hearings were held before the honorable Judge Kim Hall in Starke Circuit Court on Tuesday.
It was decided that Gregory Schweisthal will go before a jury of his peers in a trial scheduled to begin today (Wednesday). Three days have been set aside to hear testimony and evidence on the five charges filed against Schweisthal. Those charges include Rape as a Class B felony, two counts of Invasion of Privacy as Class D felonies, Strangulation as a Class D felony, and Domestic Battery as a Class A misdemeanor. Timothy Lemon is Schweisthal’s defense attorney.
In a separate hearing, William Allen pleaded guilty in a plea agreement with the state to a charge of Domestic Battery as a Class D felony. A sentencing hearing has been set for Feb. 11.
Corbin Gayheart was set to go to trial today, but his trial has been rescheduled. A date has not yet been set in this case. He is facing charges of Dealing in Methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a Public Park, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Precursors and Maintaining a Common Nuisance. He was recently arrested while out on bond on preliminary charges of Dealing in a Schedule I, II and III Controlled Substance.