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Police/Fire Reports

Police blotter

Newton Police Department

Jason T. Purtilo, 33, of Newton, was charged with consumption in public places and trespassing at 5:22 p.m. July 9 after police were called to Yes Way in reference to an intoxicated man. It was reported a man purchased an alcoholic drink from the store and drank it in the parking lot. Purtilo admitted to drinking in the parking lot. Purtilo was also previously trespassed from Yes Way for disorderly conduct. Purtilo was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

Jasper County Sheriff’s Office

• Jessie J. Bos, 37, of Des Moines, was charged with possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and controlled substance violation at 5 p.m. July 6 after Polk County deputies responded to a complaint for a weapon being pointed out of a car at another subject. The deputy located the car at mile marker 16 on Highway 163 near Prairie City. The passenger of the car was identified as Bos. The deputy smelled marijuana coming from the car and conducted a search after detaining two occupants in the car. Bos was found in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Bos stated he was taking the methamphetamine to a friend in Missouri. Bos was in possession of 31.2 grams of methamphetamine. Items of drug paraphernalia included glass pipes, a scale and syringes. Bos was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• David P. Overton, 54, of Kellogg, was charged with operating while under the influence, first offense, at 2:50 a.m. July 6 when deputies stopped Overton for an equipment violation at 103 Blair St. in Kellogg. Overton smelled of marijuana and told police he used marijuana the night before with a friend. Overton said he took around seven hits of marijuana and used a pop can to smoke it. Overton failed sobriety tests. He was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

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