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Police Blotter

Published: Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 11:38 a.m. CST

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Newton Police Department

• Ashley E. Brown, 29, of Newton was charged with criminal trespass after authorities responded to a complaint at 2:45 p.m. Feb. 8 at Walmart. Brown was charged for allegedly trespassing after having been banned from the store for theft. She was released to appear in court.

• Cristi L. Cammarano, 47, of San Amgelo, Texas, was charged with operating while intoxicated, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia after authorities responded to a report shortly after 2:09 a.m. Feb. 5 of a smashed up vehicle leaving Casey’s West driving very slow. The vehicle was stopped in the 1200 block of Highway 14 South. The driver, Cammarano, failed sobriety tests. During a search, she allegedly was found with 2 grams of methamphetamine, a glass light bulb pipe and a straw. She was charged and transported to the Jasper County Jail.

• Mitchell J. Day, 17, of Kellogg was cited with failure to maintain control after authorities responded to a two-vehicle accident at 8:05 a.m. Feb. 7 at East 20th Street South and South Seventh Avenue East. Day was traveling north on 20th Street and lost control, crossing to the southbound side of the street and striking a van driven by Tara J. Heck, 30, of Newton. Heck’s vehicle sustained an estimated $3,000 damage and Day’s an estimated $1,000 damage.

• Vincen L. Hoskins, 19, of Newton was cited with failure to yield from a yield sign after authorities responded to a two-vehicle accident at 4:29 p.m. Feb. 10 at East Fifth Street North and North Second Avenue East. Hoskins was traveling north on Fifth Street and collided with a westbound vehicle driven by Mark L. Seals, 54, of Reasnor. Hoskin’s vehicle sustained an estimated $1,000 damage and Seals’ an estimated $2,000 damage.

• Aarron M. Jones, 23, of Newton was charged with driving while license suspended possession of drug paraphernalia after authorities stopped him at 10:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in the 1500 block of North 11th Avenue East for failing to stop at a stop sign. He was arrested for driving with a suspended license and additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after authorities located a glass pipe and several small baggies in the vehicle. He was transported to the Jasper County Jail. Jones was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia again on Feb. 10 after police stopped a vehicle in which was a passenger at 6:50 p.m. in the 2200 block of South Fifth Avenue East for having an inoperable license plate light. Jones was charged for allegedly having a glass pipe used to ingest methamphetamine. He was released to appear in court.

• Joyce A. Sabel, 52, of Newton was cited with following too close after authorities responded to a two-vehicle accident at 5:20 p.m. Feb. 6. Sabel was traveling east on South 12th Avenue West and struck the rear of a vehicle ahead of her driven by Sidney S. Zellmer, 25, of Newton. The police report indicated weather could have been a factor. Sabel’s vehicle sustained an estimated $500 damage and Zellmer’s an estimated $1,000 damage.

• Sarah M. Schneider, 28, of Newton was charged with fifth-degree theft after authorities responded to a complaint of a theft at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 6 at Walmart. She was charged for allegedly taking numerous items with a total value of $142.22 out of boxes and putting them in her pockets. She was transported to the Jasper County Jail.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. It is the policy of the Newton Daily News to release the names of individuals charged with a crime who are 16 and older.

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