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August 15, 2016

Oelwein Police investigated a Motor vehicle accident in the 200 block of 10th St Se at 2:16 p.m., on August 14, 2016.  Silver 2016 Lincoln MKX driven by Eleanor Fratzke collided with a gray 2014 Dodge Ram Driven by Ronald Crawford.  This incident remains under investigation.

August 14, 2016

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of criminal mischief at 10:39 p.m., on August 13, 2016 from the 300 block of 2nd av se.  This incident remains under investigation.

 Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of criminal mischief at 12:17 a.m., on August 14, 2016 from the 10 block of 12th av se.  This incident remains under investigation.

August 13, 2016

At 7:31pm on August 12th, 2016, Oelwein officers arrested Carl Joseph Hernandez, 44, of Oelwein. Hernandez was arrested on a charge of public intoxication – simple misdemeanor and interference with official acts – simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made after an officer witnessed Hernandez stumbling and causing a disturbance in the 200 block of South Frederick Ave.

 

At 1:57am on August 13th, 2016, Oelwein officers arrested Jacob David Snay, 22, of Oelwein. Snay was arrested on a charge of criminal mischief 5th degree – simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made after a citizen's report of a loud noise in the 400 block of 13th Ave NW.

August 10, 2016

 

On August 8, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Justin Duwayne Whitney, 35, of Maynard.   Whitney was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Suspended-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed an incident in the 200 block of 1st AV SE.

On August 8, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Larry Alvin Larson JR, 51, of Oelwein.   Larson was arrested on charges of Sexual Abuse 3rd- Class C Felony and Indecent Contact with a Child-Aggravated Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed an incident in the 600 block of 2nd Av NE.

August 7,2016

On August 7, 2016 at 12:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 200 block of 6th Avenue NW.  Officers arrested Joshua Michael Hammer, age 25 of Independence, for Driving While Barred.

 

On August 7, 2016 at 10:35 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 500 block of 1st St NE in Oelwein.  Officers arrested Donald Eugene Latham, age 59 of Oelwein on a charge of Public Intoxication, a Simple Misdemeanor.

August 6,2016

 

On August 6, 2016 at 12:05 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Joshua Conrad Avenson, age 25 of Westgate, on a Fayette County Warrant for Failure to Appear on an Original Charge of Driving While Barred.

August 5, 2016

 On August 4, 2016 at 10:59 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested James Michael Toms, 20, of Oelwein.  Toms was arrested on charges of Going Armed with Intent- Class D Felony and Domestic Assault-Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest resulted from an incident that occurred in the 300 block of 6th St NE.

On August 5, 2016 at 6:05 a.m., Oelwein Police arrested Joshua James Levendusky, 34, of Oelwein.  Toms was arrested on a Charge of Driving while Revoked-Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest resulted from an traffic stop  that occurred in the 10 block of 6th AV SE.

August 1, 2016

 

On July 31, 2016 at 9:52 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Roger Dean Hall II, 29, of Oelwein.  Hall was arrested on charges of Driving while License Barred- Aggravated Misdemeanor as well as Violation of No Contact Order and Criminal Mischief 5th Degree, both simple misdemeanors.  This arrest resulted from an incident in the 200 block of 2nd av nw.

July 31, 2016

On July 31, 2016 at 1:18 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 500 block of West Charles for a report of an individual refusing to leave the residence.  Officers arrested Brett Allen Moritz, age 47 of Oelwein for Public Intoxication, 1st Offense, a Simple Misdemeanor.

On July 31, 2016 at 4:17 a.m., Oelwein Police arrested Brooke Renee Hamblin, 27, of Oelwein.  Hamblin was arrested on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was the result of a disturbance in the 100 block of 2nd AV NW

July 30,2016

On July 30, 2016 at 3:55 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 100 block of 3rd Avenue NW for a reported male laying in the street.  Officers arrested Mark Allen Shannon, age 33 of Oelwein for Public Intoxication, 1st Offense, a Simple Misdemeanor.

July 29,2016

On July 28, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers cited Melissa Ann Stearns, age 38 of Oelwein was cited for Failure to Abate per Order for a property in the 100 block of 4th Avenue NE.  This charge stems from service of an order to abate a property, on July 6, 2016.

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Oelwein Police History

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:
10 Full Time Police Officers
4 Full Time Communications Operators
1 Administrative Assistant

4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers

 

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

 

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