Oelwein Man Taken Into Custody
Officials have arrested 33-year-old Abel Quijas Jr. of Maynard, Iowa. Quijas Jr. was taken into custody without incident this morning, September 12, 2014.
Quijas was wanted for one count of Attempted Murder involving a Peace Officer in Oelwein on the afternoon of September, 11, 2014.
No further information will be released at this time.
The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Oelwein Police Department are seeking the public's help in locating Abel Quijas Jr. of 145 7th Street North, in Maynard, Iowa.
Quijas is 33 years old and described as 5'8" tall and 185 pounds. Quijas is wanted for one count of Attempted Murder involving a Peace Officer in Oelwein on the afternoon of September 11th, 2014. Quijas was last seen on foot in the area of northeast Oelwein.
Anyone with information regarding Quijas' location is asked to contact the Oelwein Police Department at 319-283-4311.
At this time, the Oelwein Police Department has no information to believe the public is in any danger.
On September 10, 2014 at 8:32 p.m., after an investigation, Oelwein Officers arrested Kendell Kay Canny, age 50, of Oelwein on gathering where controlled substances unlawfully used, a Serious Misdemeanor.
Oelwein police are investigating a theft complaint. Police received a report of a theft at 2:15 p.m. on September 10, 2014 from the 100 block of 12th Ave SE. This incident remains under investigation.
On September 9, 2014 at 2:09 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 200 block of 13th Ave NW in Oelwein. Officers cited and released Christopher James Jelinek, age 31, of Oelwein for Driving While License Under Suspension, a Simple Misdemeanor.
Oelwein police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint. Police received a report of a criminal mischief at 8:10 a.m. on September 9, 2014 from the 200 block of 4th St SW. This incident remains under investigation.
Oelwein Officers were called to the 2500 block of South Frederick Ave on September 9, 2014 at 1:00 a.m. Officers arrested Megan Elise Owens, age 21, of Oelwein on charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order, both Simple Misdemeanors.
On September 6, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., after an investigation, Oelwein Officers arrested Paul William Foxen, age 28 of Oelwein on 2 counts of Forgery: Credit Card Use, Aggravated Misdemeanors.
On September 7, 2014 at 1:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a driving complaint in the 200 block of 3rd Avenue SE in Oelwein. Officers arrested Jammie Allen Aldrich, age 27 of Oelwein on charges of Disorderly Conduct and Driving While License Suspended, both Simple Misdemeanors.
On September 7, 2014 at 3:20 p.m., Oelwein officers were called to a disturbance in the 700 block of 3rd Av SW in Oelwein. Officers arrested Ryan Edward Pedersen, age 23 of Oelwein, on charges of Driving While License Suspended and Disorderly Conduct, both Simple Misdemeanors and Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, a Serious Misdemeanor.
On September 5, 2014 at 10:18 p.m., Oelwein Police went to a house in the 400 block of 2nd Ave NE in search of a male subject who had a current warrant. While searching the area the officers witnessed Matthew Allan Winter, 25, of Oelwein in possession of a controlled substance. Winter was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance – Marijuana a Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor.
On September 4, 2014 at 12:15 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop at hwy 281 and Q Avenue in Oelwein. Officers cited and released Justin Lawrence Robinson, age 28, of Waterloo for Driving While License Under Suspension, a Simple Misdemeanor.
On August 29, 2014 at 7:20 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 400 block of Hwy 150 South. Officers arrested Steven Ray Walker, age 59, of Oelwein on a charge of OWI 1st offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.
On August 28, 2014 at 10:10 a.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Kelly Adam Lohrer, age 31, of Oelwein, on a Fayette County warrant for original charges of Failure to Appear for Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.
On August 28, 2014 at 8:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance at a residence in the 10 block of 2nd St NW in Oelwein. Officers arrested Pauline Louise Manning, age 28, of Oelwein on a charge of Harassment 3rd Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.
At 1:19 p.m. on August 27th, 2014, in the 700 block of 3rd Ave SW, Oelwein police arrested Abbie Lynn Miller, age 18, of Sumner. Miller was arrested on a Fayette County warrant.
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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