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December 28, 2013


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On December 28, 2013 at 2:47 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 10 block of North Frederick Ave in Oelwein. Officers located the subjects involved and arrested Johnathan Joseph Hoisington, age 26 of Maynard on the charges of False Imprisonment and Domestic Abuse Assault both Serious Misdemeanors and Obstruction of Emergency Communications a Simple Misdemeanor.

On December 28, 2013 at 12:57 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 10 block of 5th Avenue SE in Oelwein. Officers located the subjects involved and arrested Corinna Michelle Smith, age 40, of Oelwein. Smith was arrested on the charge of Interference with Official Acts a Simple Misdemeanor.

On December 27, 2013 at 9:29 p.m., Oelwein officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 20th Street SE in Oelwein. Subsequent to the stop, Officers arrested Matthew Dean Nichols, age 26 of Oelwein. Nichols was arrested on the charge of Driving while License Barred an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

December 26, 2013


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On December 25, 2013 at 8:38 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Nathan Gabriel Kirby, age 27, of Oelwein on a Fayette County Warrant for the original charges of Burglary 3rd Degree, Domestic Abuse and Trespassing. Kirby was transported to the Fayette County Jail.

December 25, 2013


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On December 25, 2013 at 12:21 a.m., Oelwein Officers stopped a vehicle in the 200 block of 3rd Avenue SE, in Oelwein. As a result of the stop, Officers arrested Jeremy Daniel Conerd, age 31, of Oelwein, for the charges of Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs a Serious Misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Driving while License Suspended both Simple Misdemeanors.

On December 24, 2013 at 8:16 p.m., Oelwein Officers stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of 3rd Street NE, in Oelwein. As a result of the stop, Officers arrested Tanner Thomas Bentley, age 21, of Oelwein, for a charge of Driving while License Suspended a Simple Misdemeanors.

On December 22, 2013 Oelwein Officers arrested Timothy Richard Rivera, age 27, of Oelwein on charges of Criminal Mischief 5th Degree a Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest resulted from an investigation that took place after a report of damage to property on December 21, 2013.

 

December 24, 2013


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On December 20, 2013 at 10:30 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 300 block of 8th Avenue SE in Oelwein for a 2 vehicle property damage accident.   A red 1999 Chevy Silverado, driven by Jacob Edward Kalb, age 16 of Stanley, struck a green 1997 Dodge Caravan driven by Lynne Workman, age 70 of Oelwein. Officers estimated $1000 damage to the Kalb vehicle and $1500 damage to Workman’s vehicle. Kalb was cited for Failure to Yield from a Stop Sign and Workman was cited for No Proof of Insurance.

 

On December 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue in Oelwein for a reported shoplifter. Officers arrested Alyshia Eilleen Straw, age 26 of Oelwein on a charge of Theft 5th Degree.

December 23,2013


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On December 22, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers were in the area of 3rd St SE and South Frederick Ave, in Oelwein. Officers arrested Matthew Ward Moore, age 21, of Independence, for a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office warrant for original charges of failed to appear on Theft 5th Degree.

On December 22, 2013 at 12:31 p.m., Oelwein Officers were in the area of 3rd St SE and 8th Ave SE, in Oelwein. Officers arrested Adam Lee Westpfahl, age 30, of Oelwein, for a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office warrant for original charges of OWI. Westpfahl was transported to the Fayette County Jail.

December 22,2013


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On December 21, 2013 at 10:05 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a business in the 100 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein for a reported shoplifter. Officers arrested Rosemary Mary Bradley, age 57, of Oelwein on a charge of Theft 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.

December 20, 2013


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On December 19,2013 at 11:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Joseph Danial Ritter, age 36 on a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Warrant, original charges being Violation of Truancy Mediation.

December 17,2013


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On December 17, 2013 at 9:33 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 400 block of 2nd Ave NW in Oelwein. Officers spoke to Matayo Joseph Tafolla, age 15 of Oelwein regarding his behavior. Tafolla was referred to Juvenile Courts Service for Disorderly Conduct a Simple Misdemeanor.

December 16, 2013


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On December 13, 2013 at 12:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a business in the 100 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein for a reported shoplifter. Officers arrested Oralia Ninfa Medina, age 59, of Oelwein on a charge of Theft 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.

On December 14, 2013 at 12:48 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 200 block of 2nd St SE in Oelwein for a noise complaint. Officers performed field sobriety testing on the subjects at the house and cited Joseph Robert Hedgman, age 20 of Oelwein and James Jack Riggs Dempsey, age 18 of Oelwein both with Possession of Alcohol Under the Legal Age, a Simple Misdemeanor.

On December 14, 2013 at 7:20 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 300 block of 1st Avenue NE in Oelwein for a family dispute. Officers arrested Jason Lee Allen Nuehring, age 28 of Oelwein, on charges of Assault on Persons Engaged in Certain Occupations, a Serious Misdemeanor; Domestic Assault, Aggravated Misdemeanor; and Interference With Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor.

2013 Oelwein D.A.R.E. Graduation

12-13-13 DARE Group Grad

On Friday, December 13th, 2013, the Oelwein Police Department, Oelwein Middle School and Sacred Heart honored all the 6th Graders during the Oelwein D.A.R.E. Graduation Ceremony.  Oelwein D.A.R.E. Officer Brandon DeJong spent two weeks teaching the students about a variety of topics including safe and responsible decision making, managing stress, communicating effectively, bullying and the harm of using tobacco, alcohol and drugs. Marv Cook, former NFL and Iowa Hawkeye football player, gave a remarkable motivational speech to the students at the ceremony. Marv encouraged the students to go after their dreams and to take time to "pause" before making big decisions in their lives.

12-13-13 DARE Graduation Marv  12-13-13 DARE Grad Essays

Marv Cook, Guest Speaker at the Graduation Ceremony (left) and Samantha Frost, Britni Wright and Jade Alber (right) were three out of five students chosen to read their D.A.R.E. essay's at the 2013 Oelwein D.A.R.E. Graduation on December 13th, 2013.

 

December 12, 2013


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On December 12, 2013 at 2:05 a.m., Oelwein Officers stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue NW, in Oelwein. As a result of the stop, Officers arrested Matthew Scot Davis, age 35, of Dundee, for a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office warrant for original charges of Burglary 3rd Degree. Davis was transported 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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