Several officers from the Newton Police Department will be participating in an hour long Spin-A-Thon on Sunday, August 11th, 2013. The event is being held to raise money for Special Olympics of North Carolina. This event will be held on the grounds of the 1924 Courthouse beginning at 3:00 pm. If you would like to donate or sponsor an officer please contact Det. D. Coffman, email@example.com or Det. J. Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also reach them by phone at 828-465-7430. We would like to thank the Adrian L. Shuford YMCA for donating the bikes and an instructor for this event.
Three officers from the Newton Police Department recenlty participated in a Trail Run 5K at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte. Mst. Jeff Longstreet placed 2nd and Inv. Jason Hill placed 4th in their age group while Mst. Brain Bixby placed 6th in his age group.
Officer Joins Negotiators
Mst. David Coffman is the 3rd officer from the Newton Police Department to join the Catawba County Multi-Jurisdictional Negotiator Team. Mst. Coffman has been employed with the Newton Police Department for almost 3 years and currently is assigned to criminal investigations. Mst. Coffman and his wife live in Newton with their 2 sons. Det. Coffman joins Lt. David Sigmon and Sgt. Nicole Lineberger as Newton members of the team. The Negotiator Team often responds to emergency situations throughout Catawba County in tandem with the Catawba County STAR Team.