• Austin Bryan James, 18, of Newton, was arrested at 9:14 p.m. June 7 in the 300 block of South 11th Avenue West on four Jasper County warrants for failure to appear on disorderly conduct, speeding and two driving while license barred charges. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
• Bryan D.L. Simpson, 22, of Monona, Wis., was charged with possession of a controlled substance at 8:09 p.m. June 4 in the 400 block of East Third Street South. The Newton Police Department reported officers came into contact with Simpson because of a report of suspicious activity. Simpson had an active warrant from the Des Moines Police Department. Simpson had a purple cylinder around his neck with a crystal-like substance inside. Officers weighed the container and contents at approximately nine grams. The substance tested positive as methamphetamine. He was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail.