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Police blotter

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 10:18 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 10:19 a.m. CDT

Newton Police Department

• Joshua Richardson, 26, of Newton was arrested at 3:22 a.m. Aug. 3 at 1800 W. Fourth St. N. in Newton on a Department of Correctional Services warrant for escape. He was serving time for an original charge of second degree burglary. Richardson was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

Jasper County Sheriff’s Office

• Floyd J. Carrere, 46, of Ottumwa, was charged with driving while license denied or revoked at 11:09 p.m. July 31 after driving in the 5000 block of Highway 6. The passenger, Marion D. Wickenkamp, 35, Ottumwa, was charged with possession of paraphernalia, possession of controlled substance, failure to affix drug stamp and controlled substance violation. Wickenkamp was found to be in possession of 23 grams of methamphetamine. Wickenkamp and Carrere were arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Shannon L. Pickering, 36, of Burlington, was charged with domestic abuse — injury or mental illness at 11:18 p.m. August 1 when Pickering was allegedly in a verbal altercation with the victim at a residence on Railroad Street in Baxter. The victim sustained lacerations to multiple areas on his face. The fight was also witnessed by two others. Pickering was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

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