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December 10, 2013


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On December 9, 2013 at 8:35 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop at the intersection of East Charles and First Street SE in Oelwein. Officers arrested Timothy Devan Postel, age 29 of Quasqueton on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, a Class “D” Felony and Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.

December 8, 2013


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On December 7, 2013 at 3:03 p.m., Oelwein Police responded to a two vehicle property damage accident in the 10 block of 5th Ave SE.  A tan 2003 Chevrolet van, owned by Jacob Cannon Shinn of Oelwein was struck by a White 2001 Dodge Truck, driven by Rocky Dean Millard of Oelwein.

Oelwein Police are investigating a burglary complaint in the 300 block of North Frederick Ave. Oelwein Police received a burglary complaint at 2:14 p.m. on December 7, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

December 7, 2013


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On December 6, 2013 at 1:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a business in the 2100 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein for a reported theft. Officers arrested Jacob Westley Smith, age 18, of Oelwein on a charge of Theft 3rd Degree, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

On December 6, 2013 at 8:55 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block of 10th Street SE in Oelwein. Officers cited and released Michael John McAllister, age 30, of Oelwein on a charge of Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor. McAllister was also cited for Failure to have Proof of Insurance, and Violation of License Restriction.

December 4, 2013


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On December 3, 2013 at 1:25 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a welfare check in the 600 block of 2nd Ave SW in Oelwein. Following the check of the subjects in the resident, officers cited Jeremy Alan Mortiz, 39, of Oelwein with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor.

December 3, 2013


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On December 2, 2013 at 5:20 p.m., Oelwein Officers stopped two juveniles in the 10 block of North Frederick in Oelwein. Officers cited Alexis Jorden Louise Heidt, age 14, for Possession of Tobacco Underage. A second juvenile was also cited in this incident.

November 29, 2013


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Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint in the 400 block 3rd Ave NW. Oelwein Police received a criminal mischief complaint at 4:52 p.m. on November 28, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

On November 28, 2013 at 9:54 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10th Block of South Frederick Ave in Oelwein. In the course of this stop, officers arrested Willie Lee Phillips, age 62, of Oelwein on a charge of Driving While License Barred, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

November 27, 2013


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On November 25, 2013 at 4:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Sterling James Medina, age 19, of Sumner on a Bremer County arrest warrant. Sterling’s original charges include four counts of animal abuse.

On November 26, 2013 at 4:45 a.m., Oelwein officers performed a traffic stop in the 200 block of 3rd Avenue NE in Oelwein. Subsequent to the stop, Officers arrested Travis Frank Norton age 19 of Strawberry Point on charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Interference with Official Acts, both Simple Misdemeanors and Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana), a Serious Misdemeanor.

On November 27, 2013 at 2:00 a.m., Oelwein Officer performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 1st Avenue SE in Oelwein. Officers performed field sobriety testing on the driver and arrested Kaycie Nicole Edler, age 18 of Fairbank, on a charge of OWI 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor. Officers also cited and released Makayla Jo Dixon, age 19, of Oelwein for Possession of Alcohol Under the Legal Age, a Simple Misdemeanor.

November 20, 2013


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On November 19, 2013 at 9:19 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 500 block of 1st Ave NW to locate a subject with a warrant. Officers arrested Zachery Michael Frazer, age 19 of Oelwein on a Possession of controlled substance – Marijuana an Aggravated Misdemeanor and on a Fayette County Warrant.

On November 19, 2013 at 1:07 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 200 block of 8th Avenue SE in Oelwein. Officers located the subjects involved and arrested Kim Robin Tielebein, age 46 of Hazleton on a charge of Assault a Simple Misdemeanor and cited Melinda Ann Tielebein, age 42 of Stanley on the charge of Disorderly Conduct a Simple Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint in the 10 block 3rd Street NW. Oelwein Police received a theft complaint at 11:40 a.m. on November 19, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint in the 400 block North Frederick Ave. Oelwein Police received a theft complaint at 8:05 a.m. on November 19, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

November 19, 2013


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On November 19, 2013 at midnight, Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 400 block of 1st Avenue NE in Oelwein. Officers located the subjects involved and arrested Bruce Lee Miller, age 19 of Oelwein on a charge of Public Intoxication, a Simple Misdemeanor.

November 18, 2013


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On November 17, 2013 at 8:30 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 10 block of 1st St SE in Oelwein for a reported burglary to the building. After investigating the incident, officers arrested Leon Alden Jarchow, age 18 of Oelwein, on 2 counts of Burglary in the 3rd Degree, Class “D” Felonies.

November 17, 2013


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On October 16, 2013 at 3:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the area of the 200 block of 1st Avenue NW in Oelwein for a domestic disturbance. Officers arrested Nathanial Dylan Bowser, age 24 of Oelwein, on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault, a Serious Misdemeanor.

On October 16, 2016 at 9:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 3rd Av NE in Oelwein. This stop resulted in the arrest of Joseph Robert Hedgman, age 20 of Oelwein, on a charge of Driving While License Suspended. Also arrested was Damon Deyo Schmidt, age 36, on a Fayette County Sheriff’s Officer warrant with an original charge of Assault With Intent. Deyo was transported directly to the Fayette County Jail.

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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

7 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers

 

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

 

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