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Newton Police Department

• Treal R. Belt, 18, of Newton was cited for failure to have insurance after officers were dispatched at 11:12 p.m. Friday to East 12th Street North and North 10th Avenue East on report of an accident. Belt was backing out of a parking lot when his flip flop got stuck and he hit a car owned by Robin E. Clark. The accident caused $2,000 in damage to Clark’s car and $1,500 to Belt’s. No one was in Clark’s car at the time of the accident.

• Tanner B. Jansen, 22, of Newton was charged with fourth-degree theft after officers were dispatched at 6:53 p.m. Friday to Walmart on report of a theft. Jensen attempted to steal a TV valued at $447 and was stopped as he was running from the store by Walmart customers. He was placed in jail.

• Angela J. Vanklootwyk, 44, of Knoxville was cited for following too close after officers were dispatched at 2 p.m. Friday to West Fifth Street South and First Avenue West on report of a car accident. A car driven by Jason L. Sloss, 37, of Guthrie Center stopped for an object in the road. Amy S. Johnson, 30, of Newton stopped behind Sloss’s car. Vanklootwyk didn’t see Johnson stop and struck her vehicle, causing $2,000 in damage. The impact caused Johnson’s car to strike Sloss’s car, causing $100 in damage. Johnson complained of neck pain and was transported to Skiff. She also was cited for lack of insurance. Vanklootwyk’s vehicle sustained $1,000 of damage.

• Curtis A. Watson, 24, of Grinnell was charged with public intoxication after officers observed a male subject lying on the ground at 2:20 p.m. Friday at the 200 block of North Second Avenue West. Watson had a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes and unsteady balance. He waived his right to a chemical test and was taken to jail.

Jasper County Sheriff’s Office

• Wren A. Einck, 54, of Kellogg was charged with violating a no-contact order after officers were dispatched at 8:45 p.m. Saturday to 5451 Rock Creek E. on report of a domestic disturbance. Officers were called to a campsite where Einck was living at the time. Einck said she would often receive a ride from Chancey Frazier, 46, of Marshalltown. Frazier was also charged with violating a no-contact order. Einck is the protected party and both were placed in jail.

• Allison L. T. Clendenen, 20, of Ankeny, Kylie A. Kelling, 17, of Grinnell, Tyler D. Spencer, 17, of Gilman and Jordan L. Ely, 19, of Kellogg were charged with possession of an alcohol by a minor after officers were dispatched at 2:33 a.m. Sunday to 8463 E. 128th St. N. on report of an underage party. Upon arrival several individuals fled from the scene. Clendenen stayed in the building and submitted to a PBT test which resulted in a .144 BAC. She was placed in jail. Kelling admitted to officers that she consumed less than half a beer and tested .000 BAC. She was released to her parents. Spencer admitted to having a couple of drinks of a can of beer and tested .000 BAC. He was released to his parents. Lee admitted to consuming alcohol and tested .012 BAC. He was placed in jail.

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