The Oelwein Police Department and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatality accident that occurred at approximately 11:04 AM on September 7th, 2015. A black, 2005 Harley Davidson, driven by Rodney Wayne of Oelwein, was traveling southbound in the 400 block of 1st Ave NW when the he lost control of the motorcycle and struck a utility pole. Wayne was transported to the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City where he succumbed to his injuries. The accident remains under investigation. The Oelwein Police Department and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office were assisted by the Iowa State Patrol and Mercy Oelwein ambulance.
On August 5, 2015 at 10:20 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report that a vehicle had struck parked vehicles in the 600 block of 1st Avenue NE. Officers cited John Norman Klink, age 20 of Oelwein for Failure to Maintain Control and Failure to have Proof of Insurance. Damage to the two parked vehicles, owned by Lynseah Rose Berry totaled $9,500.00.
On August 6, 2015 at 2:25 a.m., Oelwein Police Department received a report of a vehicle parked suspiciously in the 10 block of 7th Street NE. Upon arrival, officers arrested Bradly Edward Michael, age 21 of Hazleton, on a charge of Public Intoxication, a Simple Misdemeanor.
On August 31, 2015 at 5:50 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a call of a suspicious person in the 100 block of 4th Avenue SE, in Oelwein. Officers arrested Tyler Joseph Moore, age 17 on charges of Interference With Official Acts and Disorderly Conduct, both Simple Misdemeanors.
At 1:58 Am on August 31, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested Joseph Robert Hedgman, 22, of Oelwein; Hedgman was arrested on a charge of Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs-Serious Misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop on South Frederick.
AT 2:45 am on August 31, 2015 Oelwein Police conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of 7th ST SW. Oelwein police made contact with Gavin Kime, 16, of Hazelton, Justis Tielebein, 15, of Hazelton and Tyler Moore, 17 of Oelwein. Kime was referred to Juvenile Court Services on charges of Driving while License Suspended-Simple Misdemeanor and Interference with Official Acts. Tielebein was referred to Juvenile Court Services on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance-Simple Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Simple Misdemeanor. Moore was referred to Juvenile Court Services on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance- Simple Misdemeanor and Interference with Official Acts- Simple Misdemeanor.
On August 28, 2015 at 11:55 p.m., the Oelwein Police Department received two reports of a possible drunk driver in the Oelwein area. Officers did locate the reported vehicle and arrested Craig Allen Kogel, age 58, of Alton, Illinois on charges of OWI 3rd, a Class D Felony and Driving with a Suspended License, a Simple Misdemeanor.
At 3:15 PM on August 25, 2015 Oelwein Police Cited and Released Monique Alexandria Limon, 25, of Oelwein. Limon was cited and released on a Charge of Driving while License Suspended-Simple Misdemeanor. This citation was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block of 2nd Av SW.
At 9:26 pm on August 25, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested Roger Palmer Nichols, 45, of Oelwein. Nichols was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for an original charge of Prohibited Acts in the 10 block of 1st AV SW.
On August 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Benito Alejandro Trevino, age 26, of Oelwein on a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Warrant for Probation Violation, with original charges of Prohibited Acts-Manufacturing, Delivery, Conspiracy, Or Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine less than 5 Grams.
Oelwein police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint in the 10 block of 2nd Ave SW after receiving a report at 1:24PM on August 23rd, 2015. This incident remains under investigation.
On August 23, 2015 at 7:06 p.m., Oelwein police arrested Renita Lynn Wise, 48 years old, of Waterloo. Wise was arrested on a charge of Theft in the 3rd Degree, an aggravated misdemeanor. The arrest was made after a report came in of a shoplifter in the 100 block of South Frederick Ave.
On August 23, 2015 at 1:15 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 2600 block of South Frederick for a reported Domestic Disturbance. Officers arrested Zachary Scott Penning, age 31 of Oelwein for Domestic Abuse Assault 3rd Offense, a Class “D” Felony.
Oelwein Police are investigating criminal mischief complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of criminal mischief in at 2:11 am on august 22, 2015 from the 10 block of East Charles ST. This incident remains under investigation.
On August 16, 2015 at 1:30 a.m., in the 100 block of 3rd Avenue SE, Oelwein Officers arrested Dakota Andrew Veber, age 19 of Oelwein on a Fayette County Warrant, original charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903
Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
7 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers
The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.
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