Overcast
20°FOvercastFull Forecast

Police Blotter

Published: Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 12:00 p.m. CST

Newton Police Department

• Wesley J. Keller Jr., 25, of Newton was charged with fifth-degree theft and possession of drug paraphernalia after police were called to Walmart at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. Keller allegedly stole four items worth $32.91. While police searched him, they found a marijuana pipe. He was released to appear.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

More News

National video

Reader Poll

Do you approve of the city’s agreement to provide tax rebates for the proposed loft apartments at the former Maytag buildings?
Yes
No
Unsure