- Justin J. Terpstra, 30, of Newton was charged with domestic assault after police were called to his residence in the 1000 block of South 12th Avenue East at 6:46 p.m. Monday on a report of a woman screaming. The victim told police the two had been arguing in the presence of their child when he allegedly grabbed her hands and wrist, choked her and "then kneed her to the ground." He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.
- Danielle J. Villarreal, 19, of Newton was charged with simple assault in connection with an incident at 6:40 p.m. Aug. 31 at Maytag Park. Villarreal is accused of throwing a pop at a vehicle and then striking one occupant of the car before attempting get the keys away from the driver by pulling her hair. She was released to appear.