• Two men were arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver following a traffic stop at 1:55 a.m. Nov. 9 in the 400 block of Highway 14 North. Ivan R. Carrillo, 27, of Marshalltown was stopped for following another vehicle too closely and was found to be driving without a valid driver’s license. His vehicle was impounded, and during an inventory of the vehicle, officers located a container of meth and $2,861.05 in cash. During the traffic stop, the vehicle Carrillo was following pulled up to the scene. The driver — Tyler R. Kurphy, 25, of Grinnell — was found to be driving with a suspended license, and officers located a container of meth and pipes used for meth in his vehicle. In addition to the meth charges, Carrillo was charged with aiding and abetting the commission of a public offense, and Kurphy was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Jasmine M. Edmisson, 20, of Newton was charged Tuesday with fourth-degree theft following an investigation of an incident reported at 11:11 a.m. Nov. 1 at Just Fabulous Darling. Edmisson was charged for allegedly writing three checks totaling $420.51 on a closed bank account. She was released to appear in court at a later date.
• Troy L. Hammer, 53, of Newton was charged with driving while license suspended, failure to have insurance and failure to obey a traffic control device after traveling east on First Avenue East at 10:07 p.m. Saturday, failing to stop at a red light at East Fourth Street and colliding with a southbound vehicle driven by Lacey R. Stielow, 28, of Newton. No one was injured. Damage was estimated at $5,000 to Hammer’s vehicle and $7,000 to Stielow’s vehicle. Hammer was released to appear in court at a later date.
• Bryan C. Odem, 29, of Newton was arrested Monday and charged with third-degree burglary following an investigation of an incident reported at 7:50 a.m. Oct. 16. Odem was charged for allegedly stealing tools valued at $1,600 from a construction site at 1050 Highway 14 North. He was transported to the Jasper County Jail.
• Tiffany L. Vander Krol, 41, of Newton was charged with fifth-degree theft after authorities responded to a complaint at 8:27 p.m. Tuesday of an individual leaving Hy-Vee with a cart full of groceries, valued at $15.51, without paying. Witnesses provided her license plate number to authorities, and she was located at her residence. She was charged and released to appear in court at a later date.
• Tanner S. Auten, 22, of Newton was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (third offense), driving while license barred and reckless driving after authorities responded to a complaint of an individual driving recklessly and speeding at 2:36 p.m. Tuesday at Sunrise Terrace. The suspect was located in the trailer park at 2305 E. 19th St. N. #25C and identified as Auten. Auten appeared to be intoxicated but refused chemical testing. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Ali F. Rosenkranz, 19, of Knoxville was apprehended by authorities from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on a Jasper County warrant for driving while license suspended. She was transferred to the custody of local authorities at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday and taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Joshua D. Stubbe, 25, of Newton was arrested at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday at the Jasper County Courthouse on a warrant for carrying weapons without a permit. He was taken to the Jasper County.
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