Newton Police Department
• Stephan A. Barth, 31, of Newton, was charged with two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and controlled substance violation at 5:32 p.m. Tuesday. According to Newton police, officers were sent to the 600 block of East Second Street South on a call of a warrant check for Barth. Upon arrival, officers found Barth in the parking lot outside his apartment and arrested him on two warrants. When searched, officers found a glass pipe in his right pocket. Barth claimed it had not been used that day. Barth was transported to Jasper County Jail.