CIRCUIT COURT: Attempted murder trial moved for Kimbler

COLUMBIA CITY — A man accused of attempted murder had his trial date moved in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday.Dakota Kimbler, 18, was arrested in December for attempted murder and several other charges related to an alleged attempted car-jacking. Kimbler was originally scheduled to stand trial this Monday. His defense attorney, Brad Voelz, requested a continuance of pretrial proceedings to June 24.The state objected to moving the date.“We’re ready for trial,” said Whitley County Prosecutor Matt Rentschler.Judge James Heuer granted the continuance for the defense. No new trial date has been set at present.Chad Sweet had a trial date set in court Monday.Sweet was charged in April with dealing a schedule II controlled substance. He will have a jury trial Aug. 20 at 9 a.m. His attorney will be Brad Voelz.To read the rest of this story, see the June 7 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.