Newton Police Department
• Nathan A. Clark, 34, of Melbourne, was charged with controlled substance violation, failure to affix drug stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia and Ashley L. Dhondt, 29, of Kellogg, was charged with possession of controlled substance — marijuana and methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia at 4:25 a.m. Sept. 8. Police stopped a maroon Mazda Protege on West Fifth Street South and arrested Clark on a warrant. Dhondt was asked by the officer if she had anything illegal in her purse. Dhondt was nervous, shaking and indicated she was not sure if there was anything illegal. Dhondt said she had a pipe in her purse. An officer also found a methamphetamine pipe with burnt meth residue in the pipe. The officer also found two empty bags of methamphetamine with meth residue still in it. There was also a bottle of cannabis juice in the purse. Clark was taken to the Jasper County Jail. Dhondt was released and issued a citation to appear in court.
• David A. McGhghy, 55, of Newton, was charged with violation of no contact order at 3:13 a.m. Aug. 6 after McGhghy allegedly drove by the protected party’s residence on East 14th Street North and Crescent Drive. McGhghy was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Ian J. Chesshire, 32, of Newton, was charged with possession of controlled substance at 3:33 a.m. Sept. 12 after police were called to the 700 block of North Eighth Avenue East in reference to suspicious activity. Chesshire had a warrant for third-degree burglary and was placed under arrest. Police also found a small bag of methamphetamine in his key chain.
• Jarin J. Stoker, 40, of Grinnell, was charged with driving while license revoked, possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia at 6:42 a.m. Sept. 11 after police saw a black GMC Sierra driven by Stoker who was stopped earlier for not having a license. Stoker was stopped on First Street North. Stoker had a revoked license and was placed under arrest. Police found a marijuana pipe, a methamphetamine pipe and two small bags with white residue and one medium bag with a small amount of marijuana. Stoker was taken to the Jasper County Jail.