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September 30, 2014

On September 30, 2014 at 2:45 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance in the 200 block of 3rd Avenue SE. Officers arrested Jammie Allen Aldrich, age 27, of Oelwein, on a charge of Assault with a Weapon, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

On September 30, 2014, in the 200 block of 2nd St SE, Oelwein Officers arrested Krista Rae Ellis, age 20, of Oelwein, on a Fayette County Warrant for original charges of Burglary 3rd Degree and Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree; Austin Paul Bellmer, age 19, of Oelwein, on a Fayette County Warrant with original charges of Burglary 3rd Degree and Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree; and Kyle Quentin Blumberg, age 18, of Oelwein, on a Fayette County Warrant with an original charge of Possession of Stolen Property.

On September 30, 2014, Oelwein Officers checked a residence in the 10 block of 2nd Street NW for a wanted subject. At 5:20 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Luis Alberto Pineda, age 31, of Oelwein for Fayette County Warrant original charges of Willful Serious Injury, a Class “C” Felony.

September 29, 2014

On September 29, 2014 at 10:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 200 block of 1st St SE in Oelwein. Officers arrested Jammie Allen Aldrich, age 27, of Oelwein on a charge of Disorderly Conduct, a Simple Misdemeanor.

September 28, 2014

On September 29, 2014 at 4:57 a.m., Oelwein Officers covered a single car property damage accident in the 400 block West Charles St. A black 2009 Hyundai, driven by Nicole Marie Pingree collided with a telephone pole.

On September 29, 2014 at 2:21 a.m., Oelwein Officers received information of a Burglary in the area of 4th St SW. Officers arrested Christian Andrew Varela, age 21, of Oelwein, on charges of Burglary in the 3rd Degree a Class D Felony and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor. Officers also arrested Kistler Earl Pritchett, age 20, Oelwein, on charges of Burglary in the 3rd Degree a Class D Felony.

On September 28, 2014 6:16 p.m., Oelwein Officers checked an address in the 900 block of 2nd Avenue NE for a male wanted on a Fayette County warrant. Officers arrested Clyde Wesley Stancil Jr., age 49, of Oelwein on the warrant, original charge of Domestic Abuse.

 

September 27, 2014

Oelwein Officers, with the assistance of Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies, responded to a disturbance in the 10 block of 2nd St NW in Oelwein, on September 28, 2014 at 5:36 a.m. Officers arrested Miguel Daniel Sanchez, age 24, of Oelwein, on charges of Enhanced Public Intoxication a Serious Misdemeanors and Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor.

On September 27, 2014 at 11:59 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 9th Ave SW. Officers cited and released Nicole Lynn Woodson, age 19, of Oelwein for Possession of Alcohol under Legal Age a Simple Misdemeanor.

On September 27, 2014 at 11:26 p.m., Oelwein Officer performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 1st Ave NW. Officers arrested James Dillian Owens, age 18, of Oelwein on an Allamakee County Warrant and Interference with Official Acts a Simple Misdemeanor. Owens was also charged with two counts of Burglary in the 3rd Degree both Class D Felonies stemming from two pervious burglaries that were under investigation.

 

September 23, 2014

On September 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers spoke with an individual found to be on private property on 6th Avenue SW in Oelwein. Officers arrested Cameron Jon Wilson, age 19, of Oelwein on charges of Theft 5th Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, both Simple Misdemeanors.

On September 22, 2014 7:26 p.m., Oelwein Officers checked an address in the 800 block of 2nd Avenue NE for a male wanted on a Black Hawk County warrant. Officers arrested Skylar Joseph Buhr, age 25 on the warrant, original charge of Failure to Serve jail time for Domestic Assault Causing Injury and Public Intoxication.

September 21, 2014

On September 20, 2014 at 8:30 p.m., after an investigation, Oelwein Police arrested Christopher Samuel James Brown-Cunningham, age 22, of Oelwein on a charge of Tattooing Permit Required, a Serious Misdemeanor.

On September 21, 2014 at 2:05 a.m., Oelwein officers performed a traffic stop in the 200 block of West Charles Street in Oelwein. Officers performed field sobriety testing on the scene and arrested the driver, Spiros Anthopoulos Jr, age 25, of Oelwein, on a charge of OWI 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Officers, with the assistance of Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies, responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of 1st St NW in Oelwein, on September 21, 2014 at 5:10 a.m. Officers arrested Miguel Daniel Sanchez, age 24, of Oelwein, on charges of Enhanced Public Intoxication and Escape from Custody, both Serious Misdemeanors and Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor.

On September 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., Oelwein officers responded to a disturbance in the 500 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein. Officers arrested James Melvin Rudolph, age 30, of Oelwein on charges of Disorderly Conduct, a Simple Misdemeanor; Domestic Abuse Assault, A Serious Misdemeanor; and Assaults on Persons in Certain Occupations, a Serious Misdemeanor.

Cemetery Vandalism Charges Filed

The Oelwein Police Department has filed charges with the Juvenile Court Services of the 1st Judicial District of Iowa on the following juveniles for Criminal Mischief Second Degree. These charges stem from criminal mischief (vandalism) done to the Oakdale Cemetery located in the 200 block of 4th Street SW that was reported on September 9, 2014.

Estimated damage to the grave stones is approximately $4,200.

Alexander Frazer, 14

Ian Nathanial Morgan, 13

Aaron Gene Eickhoff Jr., 15

Nicholas Jean Eickhoff , 16

Breeya Lynn Moritz, 13

Harley Davidson Stone, 12

Brandon Lee Fox, 14

“While we take all criminal mischief cases seriously, it is especially disheartening when damage is done to grave sites. Our officers, with the assistance of citizens, worked diligently to sort through this incident and bring it to a close” stated Chief Jeremy Logan.

Criminal Mischief in the second degree is a class D felony.

September 14, 2014

On September 14, 2014 at 10:37 p.m., Oelwein officers were called to a report of suspicious activity in the 100 block of 9th Ave SE in Oelwein. Officers arrested Nathan Burco Givant, age 18 of Oelwein, on charges of Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drug a Serious Misdemeanor and Joint Criminal Conduct an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

On September 14, 2014 at 9:32 a.m., after an investigation, Oelwein Officers referred to Juvenile Court Service Sara Lynn Hamblin, age 16, of Hazleton on Disorderly Conduct a Simple Misdemeanor.

 

Abel Quijas Jr. Taken Into Custody

The Iowa Department of Public Safety released this information this morning:

Oelwein Man Taken Into Custody

Officials have arrested 33-year-old Abel Quijas Jr. of Maynard, Iowa. Quijas Jr. was taken into custody without incident this morning, September 12, 2014.

Quijas was wanted for one count of Attempted Murder involving a Peace Officer in Oelwein on the afternoon of September, 11, 2014. 

No further information will be released at this time.

DCI, Oelwein Police Seeking Public's Help in Search for Man

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The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Oelwein Police Department are seeking the public's help in locating Abel Quijas Jr. of 145 7th Street North, in Maynard, Iowa.

Quijas is 33 years old and described as 5'8" tall and 185 pounds. Quijas is wanted for one count of Attempted Murder involving a Peace Officer in Oelwein on the afternoon of September 11th, 2014. Quijas was last seen on foot in the area of northeast Oelwein.

Anyone with information regarding Quijas' location is asked to contact the Oelwein Police Department at 319-283-4311.

At this time, the Oelwein Police Department has no information to believe the public is in any danger.

September 11, 2014

On September 10, 2014 at 8:32 p.m., after an investigation, Oelwein Officers arrested Kendell Kay Canny, age 50, of Oelwein on gathering where controlled substances unlawfully used, a Serious Misdemeanor.

Oelwein police are investigating a theft complaint. Police received a report of a theft at 2:15 p.m. on September 10, 2014 from the 100 block of 12th Ave SE. This incident remains under investigation.

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The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903

 


The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903 as the recognized law enforcement for the City of Oelwein

Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
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4 Full Time Communications Operators
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7 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers

 

The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.

 

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