April 17, 2021

Police Blotter March 29, 2021

Newton Police Department

• Craig S. McKee, 43, of Newton, was charged with operating under the influence at 12:43 a.m. March 24 in the 400 block of East Seventh Street North. According to the Newton Police Department, officers were on active patrol when they viewed a vehicle turn eastbound on North Fourth Avenue East off of East Fourth Street North. While completing the turn, the driver ran up on the curb. Newton police continued to follow the vehicle and noticed the driver was having difficulty maintaining his lane. Officers initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as McKee. Officers noted an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the vehicle. McKee submitted to a standardized field sobriety maneuvers and failed two of the three. He submitted a sample for a preliminary breath test which indicated a BrAC above .08. McKee submitted to a datamaster which indicated a BrAC to .115. He was cited and released.

• Kristy L. Johnson, 42, of Newton, was charged with trespass at 10:02 p.m. March 24 in the 500 block of First Street North. According to the Newton Police Department, officers were dispatched to Park Centre regarding a person on the grounds who had been trespassed previously. Johnson was still on the property with police arrived. She was trespassed from the property on Feb. 23. Officers asked her why she has come on the property and Johnson told them she wasn’t thinking. Employees told officers she has been on the property multiple times and is fully aware she shouldn’t be there. Johnson was cited and released.

• Dion O. Vivone, 34, of Newton, was charged with consumption in public places intoxication at 4:58 p.m. March 23 in the 100 block of South Second Avenue West. According to the Newton Police Department, dispatch reported an intoxicated male had been seen walking westbound in an alleyway near the 100 block of South Second Avenue West. Officers located Vivone and noticed his balance was very unsteady. He had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and the smell of alcohol on his person. Vivone had two opened bottled of liquor in his pockets. He admitted to officers he has a little bit too much to drink. He was cited and released.

• Kylee D. Feagins, 24, of Newton was arrested at 6:56 p.m. March 25 in the 400 block of First Avenue East on a Jasper County warrant for fail to appear to serve time, on original charge of OWI. She was taken to jail.