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.
Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint. Oelwein Police received a report fo theft at 11:17 a.m., on October 8, 2016 from the 400 block of 7th ST SE. This incident remains under investigation.
At 10:10 pm on October 8, 2016 Oelwein Police Cited Heike Gant, 58, of Oelwein. Gant was cited and released for Disturbing the Peace and Quiet. This Citation was issued following an incident in the 400 block of 13th av nw.
At 12:49 a.m., on October 9, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Quinn Obrien, 20, of Cedar Rapids and Carlos Cano 19, of Cedar Rapids. Obrien was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance-Serious Misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor, Obrien was also cited with Possession of Alcohol under 21and Cano was charged with Operating While Intoxicated-Serious Misdemeanor, Possession of a Controlled Substance-Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor. These arrests were the result of a driving complaint that culminated in a traffic stop in the 10 block of 1st AV SE.
On October 7, 2016 at 3:10 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 300 block of 7th St SW. The driver was found to have an invalid driving status. Officers arrested Mandy Jo Martin, age 32 of Oelwein for Driving While License Revoked, a Serious Misdemeanor.
Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 1st Av SW on October 7, 2016 at 10:15 p.m. Officers arrested Timothy Joseph Hogan, age 20 of Oelwein on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor.
On October 8, 2016 at 2:20 p.m., Oelwein Officers took a report of an assault that had occurred in the 100 block of South Frederick in Oelwein. Officers arrested Jade Lynn Ann Nuehring, age 33 of Oelwein, on a charge of Assault, Simple Misdemeanor.
On October 6, 2016 at 2:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Chrystal Ann Grams, age 31 of Oelwein for a Fayette County Warrant charge of Failure to Appear for Debtor's Exam.
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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