Newton Police Department
• Kenneth E. Chance, 19, of Newton, was charged with unauthorized use of a credit card and possession of drug paraphernalia at 12:36 a.m. Nov. 13. According to Newton police, officers talked to a police department visitor who said her cash app card was stolen from her vehicle and was used at Casey’s General Store in Newton. After watching the surveillance video, officers saw Chance trying to use the card, which was declined. Afterward, Chance was taken into custody at 11:58 a.m. Nov. 21 at a residence in the 800 block of East Eighth Street North and was found with three used smoking pipes. He was transported to the Jasper County Jail.
• Tanner S. Auten, 28, of Newton, was charged with domestic assault at 4 p.m. on Nov. 21. According to Newton police, officers were sent to the 800 block of East Ninth Street North on a call of domestic assault. The victim told officers, Auten allegedly attacked him after the victim called him a derogatory name, striking him in the face and choking him. The attacks left injuries visible and discoloration around the left eye and ear, along with a scratch on the left side of his neck. Auten was arrested and transported to Jasper County Jail.
• Renee L. Stoulil, 52, of Newton, was charged with theft at 2:45 p.m. Nov. 23. According to Newton police, officers were called to Walmart on a call of theft. Upon arrival, employees from the loss prevention department said Stoulil allegedly put $39.31 worth of items in her purse and tried to leave the store without paying. Stoulil received a citation, summoning her to appear in court.
• Anthony A. Thompson, 36, of Newton, was charged with domestic assault at 3:37 p.m. Friday. According to Newton police, officers were sent to the 800 block of North Second Avenue West on a call of domestic assault in progress. Upon arrival, the victim told officers she had a cut on her forehead as a result of Thompson allegedly throwing a cereal bowl at her. The victim also said Thompson allegedly struck her with a dustpan, causing redness on the left side of her neck and an abrasion. Thompson did admit to pushing the victim, as well as verbal altercations taking place that day and was arrested and transported to the Jasper County Jail.