Police Blotter

Published: Friday, April 5, 2013 11:25 a.m. CDT

Newton Police Department

• Randy P. Hofer, 32, of Monroe was picked up by police at 3:53 p.m. Wednesday at the Jasper County Courthouse on an outstanding warrant for a probation violation. He was taken 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 16 and older.

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