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Police/Fire Reports

Police blotter

Newton Police Department

Connie J. Salberry, 42, and Scot J. Abbe, 51, both of Newton, were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and Salberry was charged with gathering where controlled substances are used at 3:46 p.m. Oct. 31 after police were called to an unresponsive female at an apartment on West Third Street South. Salberry told police she had overdosed on heroin. The witness that found Salberry also found Abbe unresponsive in the apartment with a needle in his hand and arm tied off. A search by police also turned up drug paraphernalia. Salberry was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail. Abbe was released and issued a citation to appear in court.

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