New Philadelphia, Ohio (WJER) - Trials for the group of people accused in a Newcomerstown robbery turned shooting on December 5th have been scheduled in Tuscarawas County Common Pleas Court.
Ian Cultrona, 36, will be the first to have his case presented April 4th. Douglas Casteel, 29, will go to trial April 23rd. Samantha Owen, 29, is scheduled a week later, on April 30th. Lucian Lambes,22, waived his right to a speedy trial and will appear May 29th. All four face charges of attempted murder, aggravated robbery with gun specifications, felonious assault, and conspiracy. Casteel has an additional gun specification tacked on to his felonious assault charge, adding another mandatory three years to any sentence he may be given if convicted.