- Bryan F. Etter, 22, of Newton was charged with operating while intoxicated after a deputy stopped his vehicle at 2:17 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Highway 224 and South 12th Avenue East for a traffic violation. A blood alcohol content test showed a BAC level of 0.161. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
- Ralinda L. Tonasket, 50, of Des Moines was charged with operating while intoxicated at 2:01 p.m. Wednesday after a deputy responded to North and Main Street on a report of her being detained by a citizen over the alleged theft of scrap metal. Upon arrival, the deputy noticed Tonasket's "fast rate of speech and her disorganized sentence structure" at which time she admitted to taking prescription hydrocodone medication. She consented to testing by a Drug Recognition Expert who opined Tonasket was under the influence of cannabis, a CNS stimulant, a narcotic analgesic and/or a combination of such substances. She was taken to the Jasper County Jail.