Newton Police Department
• Qixx K. Kautzer, 19, of Newton, was charged with possession/purchase of person under 21 and fifth-degree theft after authorities were called at 1:08 a.m. Feb. 18 to Yes Way. Kautzer was shown on the store surveillance video removing two 750 ml. bottles of whiskey from the shelf, concealing them and leaving the store without paying for them. The alcohol totaled $62.38. He was cited and released to appear in court.