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Police blotter

Published: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:08 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:09 a.m. CDT

Newton Police


• Sawyer C. Fullerton, 25, of Newton, was charged with public intoxication at 11 a.m. July 20 after police received complaints of Fullerton being drunk at the 400 block East Eighth Street South. Fullerton had red and watery eyes and slurred speech. Fullerton also had poor balance. Fullerton told police he was drunk. Fullerton was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail. Fullerton waived his right to a chemical test.

• Sandra S. McGee, 52, of Newton, was charged with fourth-degree theft July 21 for a January incident. McGee deceived and accepted payment from eight victims to reserve spots at a vendor show that was advertised by McGee. The two shows were never scheduled and money was never returned to the victims. McGee spent the money. The total amount stolen was $480. McGee was issued a citation to appear in court.

• William W. Farr, 24, of Newton, was charged with violation of no contact protective order at 11:34 a.m. July 20. Police were called to North Second Avenue West where the victim said Farr threatened her through text messages if she called police. Farr was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Talina M. Hayes, 44, of Newton, was charged with simple assault at 11:15 p.m. July 23 after police were called to a residence on West Fourth Street. Hayes was unhappy with how an incident was handled by officers and her family and became violent inside the residence after officers left. Police were called a second time at 12:15 a.m. and were greeted by the victim who said they were assaulted by Hayes when she threw a bag down the stairs, striking her. The victim requested a no contact order. Hayes was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

Jasper County Sheriff’s Office

• Jeremiah L. Lopez, 33, of Newton, and Dymon C. Manzano, 34, of Newton, were charged with disorderly conduct. Manzano was charged with interference with official acts at 1 a.m. July 18 after police heard yelling and fighting at America’s Best Value Inn. Police saw two individuals holding onto each other. Lopez had blood on his left wrist and a scratch on his shoulder. Lopez told police he was fighting because Manzano was talking to another man. Manzano denied being physical with Lopez. Monzano had scraps on her left shoulder, elbow and both knees. During arrest, Manzano refused to sit in the backseat and resisted. Lopez and Manzano were arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Jose F. Rivera Valdovinos, 19, of Tama, was charged with driving while license revoked at 4 p.m. July 15 after he was pulled over in the 2200 block of Highway 14 North for having a warrant for failure to appear on an OWI charge. Valdovinos was also driving on a revoked driving status. Valdovinos was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

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