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Police/Fire Reports

Police Blotter July 24, 2019

Newton Police

Department

• Caleb Schwabe, 26, of Newton, was charged with driving while barred and speeding at 8:40 p.m. July 22 in the 500 block of West Third Street South. According to the Newton Police Department, Schwabe was traveling at a high rate of speed going south in the 400 block of West Third Street South and stopped in an alley in the 500 block of West Third Street South. Schwabe told police he was in a hurry to get to a sick family member. Officers then asked him what his driving status was at the time and he said he was suspended. Officers ran Schwabe’s social security number which said his drivers license status was barred from February 2019 to February 2023 for being an habitual offender. Schwabe was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.

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