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Police/Fire Reports

Police blotter

Newton Police Department

Michael T. Grissom, 49, of Newton, was charged with simple assault at 10:06 p.m. March 31 when police responded to Skate Castle in reference to a fight in progress. Witnesses told police the victim had been pushed by Grissom. The suspect was identified as Grissom. He was arrested Monday and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

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