On October 27, 2016 at 6:11 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested David Joseph Kane, 54, of Oelwein. Kane was arrested on a charge of Abetting a violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed an incident in the 500 block of Rock Island Road.
On October 27, 2016 at 6:27 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Regina Rena Larsen, 43, of Oelwein. Larsen was arrested on a charge of Violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed an incident in the 500 block of Rock Island Road.
On October 24, 2016 at 3:50 p.m., Oelwein Police were called to City Park for a verbal dispute. Officers arrested Nathan Allen Bantz, age 30 of Fairbank, on charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Disorderly Conduct, both Simple Misdemeanors.
Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of criminal mischief at 11:09 a.m., on October 20, 2016 in the 100 block 1st av ne. This incident remains under investigation.
On Oct 23, 2016 at 12:55 a.m., Oelwein Police arrested Ryan Zachary Martin, 34, of Oelwein. Martin was arrested on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver- Class C Felony, Possession of Methamphetamine-Serious Misdemeanor, and Possession of Marijuana-Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest was following an officer’s interaction with the suspect in the 100 block of 1st AV SE.
Drug Arrest Made
On October 19th, 2016 at approximately 5:10 p.m. Oelwein Police Officers arrested Shawn Aaron Louis Rocha (35) of Oelwein. During the course of an investigation officers located Marijuana, a schedule I controlled substance, which was being possessed by Mr. Rocha for sale; illegally possessed prescription medication, and other drug paraphernalia such as a digital scale, baggies, and other items used to ingest and deliver marijuana. Oelwein Officers transported Mr. Rocha to the Oelwein Police Department Holding Facility where he was charged with the following violations of Iowa Law: Possession of less than fifty kilograms of marijuana with intent to deliver (Class D Felony), Violation of Drug Tax Stamp (Class D Felony), Unlawful possession of a prescription medication (serious Misdemeanor), and possession of drug paraphernalia (Simple Misdemeanor). Mr. Rocha was seen by a Fayette County Magistrate on October 20, 2016 and is currently being held on ten thousand dollars bail.
The illegal drugs seized have an estimated street value of approximately $4,000.00.
Some of the items seized during this investigation are pictured below:
On October 20, 2016 at 5:35 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a reported verbal disturbance in the 500 block of 3rd Av NW. Officers arrested Justin Neal Schoultz, age 35 of Oelwein on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Offense, an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order, a Simple Misdemeanor.
At 10:03 p.m., on October 19, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Nicia Tanae Gillette, 22, of Oelwein. Gillette was arrested on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault- Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed an incident in the 100 block of 1st St NE.
At 5:29 p.m., on October 19, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Jeramy John Warren, 40, of Oelwein. Warren was arrested on a charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest took place following a disturbance in the 900 block of 1st AV SW.
On October 14, 2016 at3:51 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 200-blk 1st Av SE. Officers cited Robert Charles Moreno, age 36, of Oelwein on one count of Driving While License Suspended.
At 5:27 p.m., on October 14, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested James Melvin Rudolph, 32, of Oelwein. Rudolph was arrested and charged with Domestic Abuse Assault- Aggravated Misdemeanor as well as a Buchanan County Warrant for Debtors exam. This arrest followed a disturbance in the 200 block of 2nd av nw.
On October 13, 2016 at 2:00 a.m., in the 300 block of South Frederick, Oelwein Officers arrested Cody Richard Reisner, age 33 of Oelwein on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, a Class "D" Felony and Interference With Official Acts and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, both Simple Misdemeanors.
On October 11, 2016 at 3:05 p.m. in the 100 block of 8th Avenue NW, Oelwein Officers arrested Katie Jane Waters, age 31 of Oelwein on a Fayette County Probation Violation warrant with original charges of Manufacturing, Delivery, or Possession with Intent to Deliver Meth and Carrying Weapons. Waters also has a Probation Violation warrant out of Buchanan County with an original charge of Theft 4th Degree.
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.
The Oelwein Police Department is presently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.
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