Newton Police Department
• Drewnetta V. Parker, 29, of Newton, was charged with driving while barred, speeding and failure to provide proof of financial liability at 1:38 p.m. July 28 in the 500 block of South Eighth Avenue East. According to the Newton Police Department, Parker was speeding in the 700 block of South Eighth Avenue East. Dispatch informed the officers she had a barred license until February 2020 for being a habitual offender. Parker was also arrested on a Des Moines Police Department warrant for failure to appear on a fifth-degree theft charge. Parker was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.