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January 28, 2015


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On January 27, 2015 at 9:45 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance in the 100 block of 4th Avenue NE. Officers subsequently arrested Samuel Michael Oberbreckling, age 25 of Oelwein, on a Fayette County Sheriff’s warrant with original charges of four counts of forgery and 2nd offense possession of a controlled substance.

January 27, 2015


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Oelwein Police have concluded an investigation and have arrested Gary Charles Johnson, 53, of Oelwein. Johnson was arrested in Oelwein on a charge of Theft 2nd Degree a class D felony. This incident was originally reported to the police on 10/31/14.

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the Wings Park School parking lot at 0818 am on 01/26/15. A grey 2006 Dodge Durango driven by Deanna Brooks collided with a Blue 2011 Ford Fusion driven by Janet Ericson. Initial estimates of damages were $100 to the vehicle driven by Brooks and $1750 to the vehicle driven by Ericson.

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of 1st Ave and 5th St NW at 0829 am on 01/26/15. A green 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Adella Ritter collided with a red 2001 Chrysler Town and Country driven by Lyonel Watkins. Initial estimates of damages were $3500 to the vehicle driven by Ritter and $4500 to the vehicle driven by Watkins. Ritter was cited for failure to obey yield sign. The Oelwein Police were assisted by the Oelwein Fire Department.

January 24, 2015


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On January 24, 2015 at 1:30 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 3rd St NW. Subsequently, officers arrested Travis Frank Norton, age 20 of Strawberry Point on charges of Driving While Barred, an Aggravated Misdemeanor; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor; and Possession of Marijuana, a Class D Felony.

January 22, 2015


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On January 15th at approximately 9:00 pm, Oelwein police came across a vehicle in the ditch in the 2400 block of South Frederick. Further investigation revealed the driver, Mary Lou Kimball, 64 of Fairbank, was intoxicated. She was arrested and charged with first offense operating while intoxicated. This is a serious misdemeanor.

January 20, 2015

On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 12:15 AM, Oelwein officers arrested Sean David Reisner,  24, of Oelwein, in the 400 block of 1st Ave SE. Reisner was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for failure to appear on possession of methamphetamine charges.

January 17, 2015

On January 16, 2015 at 1:05 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block 6th Avenue NW. Officers arrested Larry Edwin Shannon, age 48, of Oelwein, for Driving While License Barred, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

On January 16, 2015 at 3:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Aric James Quario, age 18, of Oelwein, on charges for three Fayette County Sheriff’s Office warrants with original charges of Manufacturing With Intent to Deliver, Criminal Mischief 2nd, and Possession of Controlled Substance.

On January 16, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of 5th Avenue NE. Subsequently, officers arrested Neal Eugene Fuller, age 53, of Oelwein on a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Serious Misdemeanor, and Cathy Lynn Wright, age 55, of Oelwein for Prescription Drug Violation, a Serious Misdemeanor.

January 13,2015

On January 12, 2015 at 11:10 p.m., Coty Joseph Lukemyres, age 20. Of Anamosa, surrendered himself to Oelwein Officers to be arrested on Jones County arrest warrants with original charges of Criminal Mischief 2nd, Trespass, and Theft 5th and Failure to Appear for a Revocation of Probation.

January 11, 2015

On January 10, 2015 at 11:35 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a property damage accident in the 10 block of 1st Avenue SE in Oelwein. A report was taken and field sobriety testing was performed on Kevin B. Gann. Gann, age 23, of Oelwein, was arrested on a charge of OWI 1st, a Serious Misdemeanor.

January 6, 2015

On January 5, 2015 at 12:10 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested David Allan Latham, age 24, of Oelwein on a Fayette County Warrant with original charges of Criminal Trespass, a Serious Misdemeanor and Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.

Snow Emergency January 6th, 2015 at 6AM

The City of Oelwein has declared a snow emergency effective at 6:00 AM on January 06, 2015. The snow emergency will remain in effect until 6:00AM, January 07, 2015. Any vehicles left parked on emergency snow routes will be subject to tow. Also in effect will be alternate side parking for non-snow emergency routes.

1. Restricted Street and Avenue Parking: After declaration of a snow removal emergency by the Mayor of the City of Oelwein and publication of notice of the parking restriction herein, it shall be unlawful for any person to park or leave unattended or unoccupied any vehicle along the curbside of any public street or avenue between the hours of midnight and 9:00 P.M. on the side of such street or avenue on which houses are identified with even numbered addresses on even numbered days of the calendar and on the side of such street or avenue on which houses are identified with odd-numbered addresses on odd-numbered days of the calendar. Said parking restriction shall apply until said restriction is lifted by subsequent declaration of the mayor by radio or newspaper announcement.

2. Restricted Parking in Municipal Parking Lots. After the declaration of a snow removal emergency by the Mayor of the City of Oelwein and publication of notice thereof, it shall be unlawful for any person to park or leave unattended or unoccupied any vehicle in the North Municipal Parking Lot; the municipal parking lot located in the 100 Block of 1st Avenue SW, and, the City Hall Municipal Parking Lot, on even numbered days of the calendar and in the South Municipal Parking Lot; and the municipal parking lots located on the East and West side of the 10 Block of 1st Avenue NE, on odd numbered days of the calendar until said restriction is lifted by subsequent declaration of the Mayor by radio or newspaper announcement.

January 1, 2015

On December 31, 2014 at 7:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 100 block of 4th Avenue SE in Oelwein for a reported disturbance. Officers arrested Anthony Allen Copley, age 28, of Oelwein for Violation of a No Contact Order. Further charges in this incident are pending.

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

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

 

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