- Rana C. Frisch, 38, and Robby L. Jones, 42, both of Newton, were each charged with four counts of unauthorized use of a credit card after being stopped on a report of a vehicle driving recklessly at 8:55 p.m. Saturday at Ryan's Quick Shop. A consent search of the vehicle found a number of shoe boxes from the Shoe Depot that had been purchased on credits cards belonging to a Newton woman who stated her wallet went missing at approximately 6 p.m. Saturday. Further investigation determined the cards had also been used to make purchases at West End Sinclair and Ryan's Quick Shop. Total value was $483.32. Both were taken to the Jasper County Jail.
- Tyler P. Turkett, 30, of Abilene, Texas was charged with operating while intoxicated after police were called to the 2900 block of South Third Avenue East at 9:54 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a vehicle parked and running at the end of a dead end street. Upon arrival, police found Turkett sleeping in the vehicle. Police observed a bag of potpourri in the passenger seat and a bottle of potpourri between Turkett's legs. Upon awakening him, Turkett began to yell and scream and was "extremely confused." The potpourri had a warning that it was not for human consumption. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
- Scott T. Sweeney, 41, of Newton was charged with domestic assault after police received a 911 call at 4:13 a.m. Saturday from a residence in the 600 block of East 19th Street North. The female victim alleged to police that Scott was holding her against her will which resulted in bruising to her chin, biceps, knees and elbows. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
- Joshua M. Hilsenbeck, 27, of Newton was charged with fifth degree theft after police were called to Wal-Mart at 6:45 p.m. Friday on a report of a shoplifter. He was also found to have two outstandding warrants for theft. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
- Dawn Foreman-Renaud, 46, of Newton came to the Newton Police Department at 3:05 p.m. Friday on a warrant for a probation violation on a fifth degree theft conviction. She was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
- Mary L. Wilharm, 79, of Newton was cited for failure to maintain control after she swerved to miss a squirrel as she was traveling south in the 200 block of West 12th Street South at 8:24 a.m. Sunday and hit the rear bumper of a parked vehicle owned by Scott Versteeg of Newton. The impact caused Wilharm's vehicle to roll on its driver's side. Damage to both vehicles was estimated at $5,000.