Police Beat for Sunday, October 7thA traffic stop in Salem sent two people to the Marion County Jail Saturday on alleged drug charges. Salem Police say they pulled over a vehicle driven by 37-year-old Nicole Deaon Barnes of Hootschapel Road in Odin. Barnes was arrested for alleged driving under the influence of drugs and alleged possession of less than 2.5 grams of cannabis. A passenger in the vehicle, 45-year-old Jerry F. Van Houtin of Markland Street in Salem, was also arrested for alleged possession of less than 2.5 grams of cannabis and alleged possession of drug paraphernalia. Van Houtin posted $150 bond and was released and Barnes posted $100 bond and was released.
A 23-year-old Salem man remains in the Marion County Jail following a complaint from a Union Pacific Railroad engineer. Marion County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the call of a man in the railroad tracks. They arrested 23-year-old Andrew Quinn Howell of North Broadway in Salem for alleged possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal trespass to property and disregarding the railroad's right of way.
30-year-old Jamie Lee Charlton of Salem Mobile Home Park was arrested by Salem Police for alleged violation of unlawful restraint and alleged domestic battery. Charlton remains in the Marion County Jail.
21-year-old Michael Lee Rickett of Old 51 Road in Sandoval was arrested by Sandoval Police for alleged domestic battery. He remains in the jail.
26-year-old Charles Edward Patton of Jezek Road in Salem was arrested by Central-City Police for alleged driving under the influence of alcohol. He posted $300 bond and was released.
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