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September 2, 2013

Following an investigating of a reported broken window to a business in the 700 block of South Frederick on August 21, 2013, Oelwein Officers arrested Bruce Lee Miller, age 19, of Oelwein on September 2, 2013.  Miller has been charged with 6 counts of Burglary in the 3rd Degree a Class D Felony and 5th Degree Theft a Simple Misdemeanor.

Following an investigation of a report theft from a business in the 700 block of South Frederick on August 15, 2013, Oelwein Officers arrested Bruce Lee Miller, age 19, of Oelwein on September 2, 2013. Miller has been charged with Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree a Simple Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint in the 700 block of 1st Ave SE. Oelwein Police received a criminal mischief complaint at 11:03 pm on September 1, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

On September 1, 2013 at 7:09 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance in the 100 block 1st Ave NW in Oelwein. Officer arrested Erik Dwayne Hardin, age 48, of Oelwein on a charges of Going Armed with Intent a Class D Felony, Assault with using or displaying a dangerous weapon in connection with an assault an Aggravated Misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor.

September 1, 2013

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint in the 300 block of 3rd Ave SE. Oelwein Police received a theft complaint at 11:49 on August 31, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint in the 300 block of 2nd St NW. Oelwein Police received a theft complaint at 9:09 pm on August 31, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint in the 100 block of 3rd Ave NW. Oelwein Police received a criminal mischief complaint at 8:19 pm on August 31, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

August 31, 2013

On August 30, 2013 at 8:55 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance in the 500 block of 3 ½ Street SW in Oelwein for a domestic disturbance. Officer arrested Nicole Marie Pingree, age 29, of Oelwein on a charge of Domestic Assault With Intent to Cause Bodily Harm, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

August 30, 2013

On August 29, 2013 at 1:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a two vehicle property damage accident in the 100 block of 2nd Street SE in Oelwein. Vehicle one, a silver 2003 Buick LeSabre, driven by Donna Evelyn James age 88 of Fayette struck a second vehicle, a Black 2002 Ford Taurus driven by Morgan Ann Derifield, age 19, of Oelwein. James was cited for Failure to Yield.

On August 29, 2013 at 7:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the area of 10th Street on Hwy 150 South. Officers requested, and received, consent to search the vehicle, resulting in seizure of drug paraphernalia. Officers charged Tara Ann Scott, age 19 of Hazleton on a Simple Misdemeanor charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

August 28, 2013

On August 27, 2013 at 12:11 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 200 block of 10th Street SE in Oelwein. Officers arrested Joshua Aaron Roepke, age 21, of Oelwein on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor) and a Buchanan Co warrant for probation violation on original charges of burglary 3rd and criminal mischief.

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint in the 800 block of 5th St SE. Oelwein Police received a theft complaint at 8:31pm on August 27, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

On August 27, 2013 at 9:43 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a residence in the 400 block of 13th Ave NW in Oelwein. Upon arrival Officers arrested Jeremy Michael Quario, age 30 of Oelwein and charged him with Possession of Controlled Substance – Marijuana a Serious Misdemeanor.

August 27, 2013

On August 26, 2013 at 1:45 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 10 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein for a reported property damage accident. Vehicle number one, a 1997 Buick LeSabre, driven by Mary Kay Fish, age 66 of Arlington, sustained $3000.00 in damages. Vehicle number two , a 2011 Chevrolet Expedition, driven by Gerald Le Wolfe, age 70 of Parkersburg, sustained $1000.00 in damages.

August 25, 2013

On August 25, 2013 at 5:50 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a residence in the 10 block of 4th Street NW in Oelwein for a male acting suspiciously. Upon arrival Officers found Sergio Valdez, age 26 of Oelwein to be intoxicated in the area. Valdez was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication and Trespass, both Simple Misdemeanors.

August 24, 2013

On August 20, 2013 at 9:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 600 block of 7th Street SE in Oelwein. In the course of this stop, officers cited and released Ryan Duane Latham, age 15, of Oelwein on a charge of Underage Possession of Tobacco.

August 23, 2013

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint in the 400 block of 2nd Ave NW. Oelwein Police received a criminal mischief complaint at 4:56 pm on August 22, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

New Oelwein Police Facility Ground-Breaking Ceremony

On August 23rd, 2013, at 11AM, Oelwein city leaders, business representatives and community members came out for the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Oelwein Police Department facility.

Oelwein Mayor, City Leaders, Police Chief, Miss Oelwein and Ayars and Ayars Break Ground for the New Oelwein Police Facility.

Oelwein Police Chief, Officers, Fayette County Sheriff and Iowa State Patrol Lieutenant at the Oelwein Police Facility ground-breaking ceremony.

Oelwein Community Members and Business Representatives also attended the ground-breaking ceremony.

August 22, 2013

On 08-10-13 Oelwein Police cited Jason Lee Boutin,  24 of Oelwein, with driving while license suspended.  This is a simple misdemeanor.

During a routine traffic stop on 08-10-13, Oelwein Police arrested William Joseph Wriggle, 46 of Luana.  Wriggle was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Chickasaw County for an original charge of Fraud – insufficient funds check.  Bond was posted and he was later released.

Following a routine traffic stop on 08-10-13, Oelwein Police arrested Samantha Jean Birchard  27 of Independence for operating while intoxicated.  This charge is a serious misdemeanor.

On August 10, 2013 at 1:28 a.m., Oelwein Officers executed a traffic stop in the area 10th St SW and 6th Ave SW in Oelwein. Officers arrested the passengers, Jacob Ray Stepp, age 23, of Oelwein, and Brittany Kay McIntyre, age 20, of Oelwein.  Stepp was arrested on a charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor and McIntyre was arrested on a charge of Possession of controlled Substance Marijuana a Serious Misdemeanor.

On August 21, 2013 at 3:10 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 700 block of South Frederick for a reported window broken out. After investigating the incident, Officers arrested Jeremy Michael Quario age 30 of Oelwein. Quario has been charged with Burglary in the 3rd Degree, a Class “D” Felony. Further charges in this incident will be pending.

On August 21, 2013 at 3:48 a.m., Oelwein officers arrested Shawn Paul Hansen, age 27, of Oelwein, on charges of Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor; Assault on a Peace Officer, a Serious Misdemeanor; and Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Officers were called to the 100 block of South Frederick for a reported disturbance on August 22, 2013 at 1:30 a.m. Officers arrested Derrick Tyler Wilson, 22 years old, of Oelwein on charges of Enhanced Public Intoxication and Interference with Official Acts, both Aggravated Misdemeanors and Disorderly Conduct, A Simple Misdemeanor. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Oelwein Police Department with this incident.

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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

7 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers

 

The Oelwein Police Department is located at 20 2nd Ave SW #200, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.

 

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