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Police Blotter

Published: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 11:38 a.m. CDT

Newton Police Department

• Bryan C. Odem, 29, of Newton was arrested on a Polk County warrant at 10:38 p.m. Saturday at 702 E. 10th St. S. in Newton. During the arrest, police found a glass pipe in his front pocket. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Phillip J. Vanderburg II, 21, of Bondurant was arrested at 7:38 p.m. Sunday on a Polk County warrant for child endangerment after authorities stopped him in the 1200 block of Highway 14 South for a license plate violation. Police also found a baggie of marijuana in his pocket and charged him with possession of marijuana. He was transported to the Jasper County Jail.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. It is the policy of the Newton Daily News to release the names of individuals charged with a crime who are 15 and older.

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