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Police/Fire Reports

Police Blotter

Newton Police Department

David W. Vaughn, 58, of Newton was arrested for an active warrant Thursday after officers located him at 209 S. 16th Ave. W. His original charge was operating a motor while intoxicated. He was taken to jail.  

Dennis L. Best, 52, of Newton was charged with public intoxication after officers were dispatched at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday to 303 S. Second Ave. W. on report of an intoxicated male subject. Upon locating him behind a building, the officers noticed he had bloodshot and watery eyes. He was given a breath test which resulted in a .171 BAC. He was taken to jail.

Jasper County Sheriff’s Office

Megan Ashley Young, 30, of Knoxville was arrested on an active warrant for a probation violation after being found in Marion County on Wednesday.

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