26-year-old Ivan Nolasco Casas of Chatham Street in Newton was arrested Saturday (December 11) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of schedule IV controlled substance and possession of controlled substance on prison or jail premises. In addition, Casas is charged with misdemeanor counts of resisting a public officer and possession of marijuana. He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $18,000 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (December 13).