Newton Police Department
• James L. Koons, 20, of Newton was charged with carrying a weapon and possession of marijuana with intent to deliver after officers were dispatched at 9:42 a.m. June 20 to 200 E. 25th St. N. regarding a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, one of the occupants of the car ran away from the vehicle. An officer detained this male, who was Koons, and after getting permission from the owner of the vehicle to search the car officers found a concealed dagger an approximately 16 grams of marijuana. Koons was released to appear in court. On June 20, Koons was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.