Oelwein Police officers spent their Wednesday morning giving back to the community. Officers volunteered their time to plant ten (10) new trees at the Veterans Sports Complex. The trees were planted between the two city ball diamonds and are intended to provide instant beautification and a substance free environment as well as future shade for spectators and a natural barrier for foul balls from one diamond to the next. Chief Logan stated, “Our officers work each day to make this community safe and a better place to live. I am proud that they are willing to give their free time as well to help improve this area of the community for years to come.” The officers were assisted by the Oelwein Parks Department.
On September 27, 2016 at 3:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Aaron Lee Lewis, age 22 of Oelwein for Eluding, a Serious Misdemeanor. This subject was arrested and charged after officers attempted a traffic stop in the 200 block of 8th Av SE and Lewis refused to pull over for officers. Lewis was also cited for Reckless Driving, 2 counts of Failure to Yield to a Traffic Control Device, and Violation of an Instructional Permit.
On September 27, 2016 at 7:50 p.m. Oelwein Officers, with the assistance of a Fayette County Sheriff's deputy, responded to a 2 vehicle property damage accident at the intersection of Hwy 150 South and 12th St SE in Oelwein. Officers arrested Robert George Walsh, age 49 of Hazleton on charges of OWI 2nd Offense, an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor. Walsh was also cited for Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Following too Close, and Failure to Have Insurance.
On September 27, 2016 at 3:00 a.m., in the 500 block of West Charles, Oelwein Officers arrested Jessi Rae Smith, age 18 of Oelwein, on a Manchester Police Department warrant with original charges of four counts of Burglary in the third degree.
On September 25, 2016 at 1:01 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Jacob David Snay, 22, of Oelwein. Snay was arrested on a charge of Trespassing-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed a citizen report of a suspicious person in the 400 block of 13th AV NW.
On September 25, 2016 at 5:08 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Dakota Wayne Williams, 22, of Oelwein. Williams was arrested on charges of Burglary 3rd degree- Class D Felony, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Serious Misdemeanor, Tattoo Permit Required-Serious Misdemeanor, and Interference with Official Acts- Simple Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed a citizen report of a burglary in the in the 400 block of 7th ST SE.
On September 25, 2016 at 5:27 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Annelease Anderson, 22, of Dows. Anderson was arrested on charges of Burglary 3rd degree- Class D Felony and Interference with Official Acts- Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed a citizen report of a burglary in the in the 400 block of 7th ST SE.
At 3:12 p.m., on September 24, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Maxwell Rolon, 45, of Oelwein. Rolon was arrested on a New York State Warrant for parole violation on an original charge of Manslaughter 1. This arrest took place following a complaint in the 200 block of 2nd av nw.
On September 23, 2016 at 6:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 10 block of 1st Avenue SE for a disturbance. Officers arrested David john Perry, age 54 of Oelwein, on a charge of Disorderly Conduct, a simple misdemeanor.
On September 23, 2016 at 9:55 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Michaella Danyelle Green, age 25 of Oelwein, on a charge of Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest occurred when officers responded to a reported altercation in the 900 block of 2nd Avenue NE in Oelwein.
At 2:39 p.m., on September 21, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Craig Michael Reisner, 47, of Oelwein. Reisner was arrested on a charge of violation of no contact order following an incident in the 10 block or 3rd ST NW.
At 5:51 p.m., on September 21, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Larry J Martin, 36, of Oelwein. Martin was arrested on a Freeport IL warrant for Domestic Assault following an incident in the 300 block f 7th av sw.
At 9:44 p.m., on September 21, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Aaron Andrew Schmitt, 25, of Independence. Schmitt was arrested on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault-Aggravated Misdemeanor. This arrest was the result of an incident in the 200 block of 4th st nw.
On September 21, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Myron Richard Armbruster 54, of Oelwein. Armbruster was arrested on a Dubuque County warrant on an original charge of Theft 2nd degree in the 100 block of 9th av sw.
Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 200-blk 6th st ne at 6:52 p.m., a tan 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass driven by Hunter Smock struck a parked Green 1999 Dodge Ram owned by Scott Jorgenson.
On September 19, 2016 at 4:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers served a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of East Charles in Oelwein. Officers arrested Shawna Nicole Wille, age 29 of West Union on an Emmet County warrant for Contempt of Court for Failure to Pay Amounts on a district court charge of Assault Causing Bodily Injury. Officers also arrested Randy Allen Myers, age 37 of Oelwein on charges of Possession of Controlled Substance, an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor. Myers was also charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, a Class "D" Felony, stemming from an on going investigation from an earlier date.
On September 18, 2016 Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop at 10th St and Hwy 150. Officers arrested Tristan Marie Westpfahl, age 29, of Oelwein on two counts of Driving While License Suspended.
Bring your junk, we want it gone! Old grills, furniture, mattresses, computers, appliances, batteries, oil and scrap metal may be taken to the municipal parking lot by the old log cabin on Saturday, October 15th between 8AM and Noon. Dumpsters will be on-site for your use to help beautify the city. Take advantage of an excellent opportunity to de-clutter, clean, and rid yourself of junk at no charge. Please call City Hall at 283-5440 with any questions. [No Televisions, Hazardous Materials, Chemicals or Paint will be accepted]
You may dispose tires, but there will be a fee: Car Tires (without rims) $2, Light Truck Tires $2.75, Large Truck Tires $8.25, Small Farm Tires $18.50, Medium Farm Tires $28.50, Large Farm Tires $38.50 and Extra Large Farm Tires $48.50.
Brush pick-up is scheduled for the following quadrants: Northeast - Monday, October 17th, Northwest - Tuesday, October 18th, Southeast - Wednesday, October 19th & Southwest - Thursday, October 20th.
Fall open burning dates have been set. You may burn vegetation only that grows on your property between 8AM to 9PM starting September 24th through November 5th. Vegetation includes trees, tree trimmings, branches, stumps, brush, weeds, leaves, grass, shrubbery and yard trimmings. You may not burn furniture, finished wood, clothing, lumber, building materials, flammable liquids, etc. All fires shall be constantly attended by a person who shall assume responsibility for the burning and a garden hose connected to a water supply or other approved fire-extinguishing equipment must be readily available at the burning site. See Section 16-80 of the Oelwein City Code for further open burning restrictions.
The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903
Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers
The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.
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