October 16, 2023
By Sheriff Robert Burby
Calls To Services (October 9, 2023, to October 15, 2023): The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 68 calls to service.
Newton County had 9 transports.
1 NCSO to Vernon Parish. 2 NCSO to JCSO. 2 JCSO to NCSO. 1 NCSO to Jefferson County.
Jail Population: We currently have 23 inmates in the following Jails, 16 housed in Newton, 7 housed in Jasper.
THE BURN BAN FOR NEWTON COUNTY IS STILL IN EFFECT:
On October 10, 2023, Deputy Gilley responded to 2373 FM 1415 to assist the BVFD Fire Chief Duckworth. The Fire Chief reported that an individual later identified as Kennethy West had 4 small fires burning. The Suspect, West would not allow the fire department to extinguish the fires. West was uncooperative and was taken into custody. He was arrested for Interfering with W/Public Duties; resisting arrest; and illegal burning.
The following individuals were booked into the County Jail:
Spikes, Christopher 10/09/23 FS Hold for State Jail
Humphries, Mary Alaine 10/09/23 MA Resist Arrest Search or Transport MC Public Intoxication
Arrant, Worthy Dale Jr 10/09/23 F* Hold for SAFPF
Barney, John Darren 10/10/23 F3 Evading Arrest Det W/ Veh MA Resist Arrest Search or Transport
Lowe, Matthew Edward 10/12/23 F3 Assault Family/Household Member w/Previous Conviction IAT MB Theft of Prop (Sabine County) MB Theft of Prop (Jasper County)
West, Kennethy Charles 10/12/23 MA Resist Arrest Search or Transport
MB Interfere W/ Public Duties MC Illegal Burning
Richey, Angela Marie 10/15/23 F3 Poss CS PG 1/1-B >=1G<4G
MA Resist Arrest Search or Transport, MB Criminal Trespass
The following calls and reports were received by NCSO:
Bon Wier: Civil Matter, Officer Assist X 2, Welfare Concern, Found Property
Deweyville: Public Intoxication, Extra Patrol, Disturbance, Harassment X 2, Civil Matter, Evading Arrest or Det, Resisting Arrest, Welfare Concern, Abandoned Autos, Accident, Trespassing
Newton (Unincorporated Limits): Resisting Arrest X 2, Officer Assist X 4, Suspicious Activity X 2, Assault Family Violence, Fraud, Trespassing, Theft, Failure to Report, Burning During Burn Ban (Citation Issued), Possession
Buna: Trespassing, Extra Patrol
Bleakwood: Animal Nuisance, Noise Complaint
Burkeville: Disturbance X 2, Burning During Burn Ban (Citation Issued), Resist Arrest, Reckless Driving, Theft
Toledo Bend: Theft Pine Grove: Criminal Mischief, Reckless Driving, Trespassing,
Trout Creek: Civil Matter, Suspicious Activity/Vehicle,
Call: Agency Assist, Burglary of Hab
Liberty: Officer Assist
Devil’s Pocket: Reckless Driving
Old Salem: Burning During Burn Ban (Citation Issued), Welfare Concern, Abandoned Autos
Mayflower: Officer Assist, Theft
Gist: Welfare Concern, Suspicious Activity
Hartburg: Officer Assist
Farrsville: Animal Nuisance
Scrappin’ Valley: Extra Patrol