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Police/Fire Reports

Police blotter

Newton Police Department

• Christopher L. Krall, 40, of Marshalltown, was arrested at 1:57 a.m. April 4 at 1100 N. Fourth Ave. W. on a warrant for failure to appear. Krall was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Brian A. Callison, 41, of Newton, was cited with driving while license under revocation at 6:43 a.m. April 4 at the intersection of East Fifth Street and North Fourth Avenue East.

Sherri S. Smith, 48, of Newton, was charged with fifth-degree theft and possession of controlled substance at 2:21 p.m. Friday after police were called to Hy-Vee in reference to a shoplifter. Smith told police she took $42 worth of property and placed it into her draw string bag. During a search of Smith’s purse, police found a plastic clear bag with a white powdery substance inside. The substance tested positive for methamphetamine. Smith was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Lori J. Edwards, 41, of Newton, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia at 10 p.m. Sunday after police were called to a domestic disturbance at 603 W. Fifth St. S. Officers were allowed to enter the residence. When they entered they saw a small pipe on the coffee table near Edwards. Edwards admitted she was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana. Edwards grabbed the pipe off the table and attempted to hide it under the couch with her feet. Edwards said she smoked marijuana out of the pipe earlier that night. She was released and issued a citation to appear in court.

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