Newton Police Department
• Kent E. Brock, 43, of Newton, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and trespass at 9:21 a.m. Jan. 8 in the 400 block of North Third Avenue East. According to the Newton Police Department, officers responded to a vacant house for someone possibly inside and found Brock in the house. In searching the house, Newton police found a backpack, asked Brock if it was his and he said yes. Inside the backpack, officers found a small bag containing needles and pipes used for drug activity. Newton police then found another pipe used for drug activities on Brock’s person. Brock was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.