Newton Police Department
• Matthew T. Sanders, 30, of Oskaloosa, was arrested at 11:20 p.m. Sept. 1 at 11:20 p.m. at 430 N. Eighth Ave. E. No. 12 on a Mahaska County warrant for probation violation, original charge prohibited acts. Sanders was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Kadeem O. Hendon, 24, of Marshalltown, was arrested at 10:40 p.m. Sept. 1 in the 1000 block of West Sixth Street South on two Poweshiek County warrants. One for willful injury, carrying weapons and one for harassment. Hendon was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Haley M. Esqueda, 21, of Newton, was charged with forgery at 8:35 p.m. Aug. 6 after police were called to Hy-Vee in reference to check fraud. Esqueda reportedly tried to use a check with a deceased person’s name on it, and the store employee denied it. Esqueda would not speak to police without a lawyer present. Esqueda was arrested on a warrant and taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Miranda M. Miles, 22, of Newton, was charged with two counts of fifth-degree theft and interference with official acts at 2:01 p.m. Aug. 30 after police were called to the Dollar Tree after employees saw a man steal from the store and had it on video. Miles was questioned at her apartment Aug. 31, and she refused to talk to police. Miles’ roommate told police they drove Miles to the store that day and was observed on video with Miles inside the store, but didn’t take part in the theft. The total value of items taken was $14. Miles was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail. Miles is also accused of shoplifting from Casey’s east at 2:50 a.m. Sept. 2. An employee told police Miles took a sweatshirt from the back of the store and then left the store. Police attempted to put Miles in handcuffs, and she fought officers. While at the Jasper County Jail, she also fought with jail staff.
• Christopher L. Stoner, 44, of Newton, was charged with simple assault at 1:55 p.m. Sept. 1 after police were called to a residence on North Fourth Avenue. The victim told police she went to Stoner’s residence, and they began to argue. Stoner allegedly punched the victim in the face and pulled her hair. Stoner confirmed he hit the victim. Stoner was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Raymond M. Dydell, 40, of Newton, was charged with operating while under the influence and possession of controlled substance at 10:39 p.m. Sept. 1 after police were called to McDonalds on 4400 S. 22nd Ave. E. in reference to a drunk driver. Police could smell alcohol coming from the driver of the vehicle. Dydell refused all sobriety tests. Raymond was arrested. During a search, Dydell was found to be in possession of a pill, alprazolam. Dydell was taken to the Jasper County Jail.