Newton Police Department
• Rina J. Bacon, 33, of Newton was charged with possession of synthetic marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after officers stopped her at 7 a.m. Oct. 3 in the 1700 block of First Avenue West. Upon searching her car, officers found rolling papers and a product called “Orgazmo.” She was taken to jail.
• Christopher J. Dorf, 16, and Dylan J. Kelso, 15, both of Newton, were charged with disorderly conduct after officers were dispatched at 2:26 p.m. Sept. 27 on a report of a fight on a school bus. The officer saw the fight on school bus cameras.
• Richard J. Holmes, 18, of Newton was charged with assault after officers were dispatched at 7:19 p.m. Oct. 4 to 306 E. 25th St. S. on a report of an assault. After the incident, Holmes claimed self defense. He was released to appear in court.
• Kendi K. McCollum, 16, of Newton was charged with operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent after officers were dispatched at 2:05 p.m. Oct. 1 to Newton Senior High School on a report of a vehicle that had been moved. The victim said his truck had been moved from its regular parking spot. McCollum was seen in videos driving the truck.
• Mackenzie C. R. Noe, 20, of Newton was cited for striking an unattended vehicle after officers were dispatched at 11:15 a.m. Oct. 9 to the 100 block of North Second Avenue West on a report of an accident. Noe was backing out of a parking spot when she struck another parked vehicle. At the time she thought she struck the curb. The accident caused $500 in damage to the other vehicle and $200 in damage to Noe’s vehicle.
• Jwan T. Roush, 16, of Newton was charged with possession of alcohol while underage after officers were dispatched at 9:20 p.m. Sept. 27 to 1200 W. Sixth St. S. on a report of underage drinking. Roush’s BAC tested over .02 and he admitted to drinking alcohol.
• Melody S. Ryther, 52, of Newton was arrested at 8:13 p.m. Monday at 208 E. Fourth St. S. on an active warrant out of Jasper County for failing to appear in court on a trespass charge.
• Aaron R. Shaidin, 21, of Newton was charged with interference with official acts and third-degree criminal mischief after officers were dispatched at 5:50 p.m. Oct. 5 to 1750 W. Fourth St. N. on a report of a male breaking out a car window. Upon arrival, Shaidin fled the scene. He has yet to be located.
• Lindsi A. Voshell, 25, of Brooklyn was charged with criminal trespass after officers were dispatched at 1 p.m. Wednesday to Walmart on a report of a trespass. She was released to appear on court.
Jasper County Sheriff’s Office
• Nicole L. Hopwood, 40, of Newton was arrested at 6:14 p.m. Wednesday at 400 N. Second Ave. E. on an active warrant for probation violation in Dallas County.