Crime

Arrests for Aug. 5-9

The following arrests were reported for August 2-9 in Newton County. This report was compiled from the daily blotter at the Newton County Jail.

Newton County Sherriff’s Department

•Walter T. Williams, 22, arrested 8/2/19, petit larceny


Arrests for July 29 - Aug. 5

The following arrests were reported for July 29-July 31 in Newton County. This report was compiled from the daily blotter at the Newton County Jail.

Newton Police Department

•Joshua Luke Smith, 33, arrested 7/29/19, sexual battery, child abuse, and enticement of a child to meet for sexual purpose




Arrests for July 19-29

The following arrests were reported for July 19-July 29 in Newton County. This report was compiled from the daily blotter at the Newton County Jail.

Newton County Sherriff’s Department

•Andrew James, 33, arrested 7/19/19, telephone harassment



Arrests for July 15-19

The following arrests were reported for July 15-July 19 in Newton County. This report was compiled from the daily blotter at the Newton County Jail.

Newton County Sherriff’s Department

Annie Kell, 28, arrested 7/16/19, possession of firearm, possession of stolen firearm


Man charged in July 4 incident

By BRENT MAZE,

The Newton Police Department has arrested a man in connection with a shooting incident near the intersection South Main Street and First Street on July 4.

JaFabeon Jamal McBride was arrested July 19 and charged with aggravated assault. He is being held in the Newton County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.







Arrests for July 5-15

The following arrests were reported for July 5-July 14 in Newton County. This report was compiled from the daily blotter at the Newton County Jail.

Newton County Sherriff’s Department

•Alvin Daren Evans, 19, arrested 7/5/19, burglary-dwelling house

•Tina Marie James, 49, arrested 7/7/19, burglary


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