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Police/Fire Reports

Police Blotter 05-09-18

Newton Police Department

• Luke J. Waters, 21, of Newton, was arrested on two Jasper County warrants for forgery after authorities were called at 9:50 a.m. Monday to 714 Fifth St. S. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Darla J. Osborn, 56, of Newton, was charged with operating while under the influence after authorities pulled her over at 10:46 p.m. April 20 at the intersection of East 23rd Street South and Highway 6. Officers were called about a vehicle crossing the center and fog lines and speeding up, then slowing down along with traveling on the wrong side of the road. After approaching the vehicle, officers made contact with Osborn who had bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol. She had a BAC of .109. She was cited and released to appear.

• Richard A. Harger, 54, of Newton, was charged with operating while under the influence after authorities were called at 12:28 p.m. April 20 to 113 W. Third St. S. Officers were called about suspicious person and found Harger in the driver’s seat of his vehicle asleep with the engine running. Harger was hard to wake up and smelled of alcohol. Officers found six empty beer bottles on the floor of the vehicle. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Keith R. Horning, 66, of Newton, was charged with possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after authorities pulled him over at 11:08 p.m. April 21 in the 1300 block of South 12th Avenue West. Officers performed a traffic stop on the vehicle and found Horning who smelled of marijuana. Horning admitted he had marijuana in the vehicle and a pipe. Officers found a clear plastic bag with marijuana and a pipe with residue in it. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

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