Newton Police Department
• Cydney I. Hillyard, 19, of Newton, was charged with domestic assault injury or mental illness at 10:58 p.m. Wednesday after police were called to 618 S. Fourth Ave. E. in reference to an assault. The victim told police that Hillyard became upset and forced her way into the apartment and began to scratch and attack the victim. Hillyard did have scratches on her hand from punching a wall. Hillyard was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.