Newton Police Department
• Emily N. Biehn, 21, and Kyle A. Edwards, 27, both of Newton, were charged with fifth-degree theft at 3:29 p.m. June 12 after police were called to Hy-Vee. A witness told police they watched Biehn and Edwards place groceries into a reusable bag and then walk passed all the cashiers. The couple got into Biehn’s vehicle and left. The total amount of groceries stolen was $118. Biehn and Edwards were both arrested on warrants for theft on June 21. They were transported to the Jasper County Jail.
• Jeremy R. Milledge, 27, of Newton, was charged with third-degree harassment at 8:47 p.m. June 12 after police were called to a residence on North Second Avenue East in reference to damage to a residence. Milledge is accused of sending a threatening text message to the victim. Milledge was issued a citation on June 20 to appear in court.
• Jacob S. Henscheid, 31, of Newton, was charged with violation of no contact protective order at 4 p.m. June 22 after police were called to Fareway where the victim told police that Henscheid had violated a no contact order that was issued to him that morning. Henscheid allegedly went to the victim’s house four or five times and looked through windows. Henscheid was arrested June 22 and taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Kyle E. Chance, 32, of Newton, was charged with domestic abuse assault at 6:56 p.m. June 22 after police were called to the intersection of East Eighth Street North and North Eighth Avenue in reference to a woman screaming for help. The victim was crying and told police her jaw hurt. There were multiple abrasions on her neck, chest, face and eyes. The victim told police Chance had hit her but she didn’t know why. Chance ran from the scene and police reached him by phone. Chance denied hitting the victim and said he was only trying to get his phone back that she had taken from him. Chance was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.