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Police/Fire Reports

Police Blotter Sept. 30, 2019

Newton Police

Department

• Jeremiah J. Eilander, 40, of Newton, was charged with interference of official acts at 5:23 p.m. Sept. 24 in the 700 block of North Third Avenue East. According to the Newton Police Department, officers were on a routine patrol when they spotted Eilander who they recognized and knew he had an active warrant for probation violation for the original charge of domestic abuse and he was on a bicycle. Newton police turned around and tried to stop Eilander and activated their emergency lights and sirens. Eilander did not stop immediately continuing on North Sixth Avenue East on his bicycle. Newton police were able to get their patrol car in front of Eilander and physically stop him. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Kimberly R. Carr, 36, of Newton, was charged with providing false identification information at 6:43 p.m. Sept. 25 in the 700 block of East Sixth Street North. According to the Newton Police Department, officers were on a patrol and got behind a vehicle and noticed the third brake light was not working. Newton police stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver who stated the passenger in the backseat was Carr. Officers received information earlier that day Carr had an active warrant for probation violation on the original charge of eluding. When Newton police asked the backseat passenger who she was she stated she was Kimberly Clarke but officers were able to identify her as Kimberly Carr. Carr was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

• Joe R. Hanes, 23, of Newton, was charged with assault causing bodily harm or mental illness at 6:41 p.m. Sept. 18 in the 1000 block of North Sixth Avenue East. According to the Newton Police Department, officers were dispatched to a fight in progress. Newton police arrived and made contact with the victim. The victim stated Hanes had punched him in the back of the head three times and punched him in the jaw once. Officers observed the victim having a cut with visible blood above his left ear. Newton police spoke with Hanes and he admitted to punching the victim in the back of the head while the victim was walking away. Hanes was cited and released to appear in court.

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