Newton Police Department
• A 10-year-old Newton boy and a 13-year-old Newton boy were both charged with fifth-degree theft after police were dispatched to Woodrow Wilson Elementary School last Monday to investigate a report of a stolen bike. The bike, valued at $200, was later found in the two boy’s possession. The case was referred to juvenile authorities.
• Jacob J. Britton, 23, of Newton was charged with fifth-degree theft after police were dispatched to Walmart around 8:40 a.m. Saturday. Britton is alleged to have taken $30.22 worth of items and attempted to leave without paying for them. He was released to appear.
• Edwin R. Dobbs, 23, of Newton was charged with public intoxication after officers were dispatched to the co-op on Highway 14 North at 3:26 a.m. Monday. Officers noticed a strong odor of alcohol and said his blood alcohol content at the time was .131. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Jasmine M. Edmisson, 21, of Newton was charged with disorderly conduct, interference with official acts, fourth-degree criminal mischief and two counts of assault on a peace officer after police were dispatched to 1800 W. Fourth St. N. #42D at 7:20 p.m. Saturday on a report of an individual causing a disturbance and refusing to leave. According to police, Edmisson allegedly scratched one officer and kicked another. She is also alleged to have kicked a window in the squad car causing an estimated $250 damage to it. She was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Kinzi K. Mueller, 19, of Kellogg was charged with first-degree burglary after police were dispatched to investigate a 911 call from the area of West Eighth Street North and North Seventh Avenue East at 2:07 a.m. Sunday. Mueller is alleged to have entered a residence at 714 W. Eighth St. N. where she wielded a hammer and caused injuries to two female victims. Mueller was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Matthew S. Rayburn, 25, of Newton was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and public intoxication after police were dispatched to 427 W. Fourth St. S. at 10:44 p.m. Sunday. He is alleged to have kicked a door at the residence causing an estimated $400 worth of damage. Police were able to locate him outside the residence and his blood alcohol contact was .116 at the time. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Ryan P. Vandenbroek, 25, of Newton turned himself in at the Newton Police Department at 11:20 p.m. Friday on an outstanding Jasper County warrant. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Tanneeah R. Fleming, 33, of Newton was charged with driving while license barred after officers stopped her at approximately 11 p.m. Saturday at 1500 N. 11th Ave. E. She 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.