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Police Blotter

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 11:19 a.m. CDT

Newton Police Department

• Jonathan S. Arterburn, 24, of Newton was charged with driving while barred after officers performed a traffic stop at 11:25 p.m. Friday at 100 E. 31st St. N. He was placed in jail.

• Rose A. Baker, 63, of Newton was cited for unsafe backing after officers were dispatched at 5:43 p.m. Saturday to East 21st Street South on report of an accident. Baker was backing out of her driveway when she struck an unoccupied vehicle, causing $400 in damage to the other car and $500 to her own.

• Kelli D. Cooper, 51, of Newton was charged with criminal trespass after officers were dispatched at 10:20 p.m. Sunday to 626 E. Seventh St. N. on a report of an unwanted individual. Officers had already removed Cooper from the residence once. She was taken to jail.  

• Kory E. Delk, 37, and Joshua J. Potter, 39, both of Newton, were charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after officers were dispatched at 8:26 p.m. Thursday to 201 W. Fourth St. S. on report of a suicidal individual. Upon arrival, officers smelled marijuana and were given consent to search the house by Delk. Officers found a green leafy substance, a grinder and a purple pipe. They were placed in jail.

• Gail L. Mills, 41, of Newton was cited for leaving the scene of an accident after officers responded to an accident at 4:33 p.m. Friday in the HyVee parking lot. Witnesses saw Mills strike an unoccupied vehicle owned by Lyle G. Karsten, 61, of Newton. The accident caused $1,000 damage to Karsten’s vehicle.

• Justin J. Terpstra, 30, of Newton was charged with domestic abuse assault after officers were dispatched at 6:46 p.m. Sept. 2 to 1020 S. 12th Ave. E. on report of a woman screaming. Upon arrival, officers could hear the female screaming for help. The victim, Terpstra and a child came out of the house. The victim said Terpstra had been yelling and slamming objects in the house. He allegedly assaulted her and wouldn’t let her leave. The victim had a small cut on her wrist and red marks on her neck. The victim requested a no-contact order. Terpstra was placed in jail.

• Danielle J. Villareal, 19, of Newton was charged with assault after officers were dispatched at 6:40 p.m. Aug. 31 to Kum and Go. The victim stated she was driving through Maytag Park when Villareal threw a pop at her car. The victim and her friend got out of the vehicle and Villareal struck the victim multiple times and pulled her hair. Villareal was released to appear in court.

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