7/22/13 Newton Man Admits Child Endangerment And Drug Offense




A 28 YEAR OLD NEWTON MAN ARRESTED FOR ILLEGALLY POSSESSING A

PRESCRIPTION DRUG AND TAKING HIS IMPROPERLY CLOTHED INFANT DAUGHTER

OUTSIDE INTO NEAR FREEZING TEMPERATURES, HAS ENTERED 2 GUILTY PLEAS.

JAMES ALAN BONNETT IS TO BE SENTENCED AUGUST 14TH FOR CHILD

ENDANGERMENT AND POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. DEPUTIES WERE

CALLED TO SUNRISE TERRACE MOBILE HOME PARK ON EAST 19TH STREET NORTH

AROUND 8:30 IN THE MORNING DECEMBER 4TH. THE CHILD’S MOTHER STATED SHE
 
TRIED TO KEEP BONNETT FROM TAKING THE 8-MONTH OLD OUTSIDE. BONNETT

ADMITTED TO DEPUTIES HE TOOK 18 PILLS OF OVER THE COUNTER COLD MEDICINE

IN AN ATTEMPT TO GET HIGH, BEFORE GOING OUT INTO THE 33 DEGREE

TEMPERATURE WITH THE CHILD. THE FOLLOWING MORNING, DURING A DEPARTMENT

OF HUMAN SERVICES HOME VISIT, THE POLICE RECOVERED “ABILIFY” PRESCRIPTION

PILLS FROM  BONNETT’S RESIDENCE. HE HAD NO PRESCRIPTION FOR THE

MEDICATION. BONNETT IS FREE ON A 2-THOUSAND DOLLAR BOND, PENDING HIS

SENTENCING.