Police Blotter

Newton Police Department

Mathew B. Morgan, 26, and Janet L. Bouck, 28, both of Newton, were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after officers responded to a possible domestic assault 1501 N. 11th Ave. E., Apt. 8D at 11:12 p.m. on May 7. Officers found Morgan and Bouck in a heated argument. Morgan indicated that there was a pipe in the residence that both parties had smoked marijuana from the day prior. Morgan was arrested and taken to jail; Bouck was released to appear.