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November 14, 2013

On November 13, 2013 at 10:27 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 200 block of 2nd Ave SE for a suspected shoplifter. Officers arrested Christopher Samuel James Brown-Cunningham, age 21 of Oelwein, on a charge of Theft 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.

November 13, 2013

On November 12, 2013 at 8:49 a.m., Oelwein police responded to a two vehicle property damage accident in the 100 block of 8th Ave NE.  Vehicle one, a blue 2001 Nissan van, owned by Theresa Anneliese Aswegan, age 31 of Oelwein was struck by a second vehicle, a Silver 2006 Dodge Durango, owned by Matthew John Wildebour, age 33 of Oelwein.  Wildebour was cited for improper backing.

November 11, 2013

On November 10, 2013 at 2:22 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 200 block of 5th Ave SE for a reported driving complaint in that area. Officers arrested Rita Kay Dugan, age 49 of Oelwein on a charge of OWI 1st a Serious Misdemeanor.

November 10, 2013

On November 10, 2013 at 2:22 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 200 block of 5th Ave SE for a reported driving complaint in that area. Officers arrested Rita Kay Dugan, age 49 of Oelwein on a charge of OWI 1st a Serious Misdemeanor.

On November 9, 2013 at 8:07 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 200 block of 4th Ave NW for a reported physical altercation in that area. Officers arrested Cathy Lynn Wright, age 54 of Oelwein on a charges of Domestic Abuse Assault and Assault, both Simple Misdemeanors.

November 9, 2013

On November 8, 2013 at 11:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 600 block of hwy 150 North. The stop resulted in tow males being cited and released for Open Container of Alcohol as Passengers in the vehicle. Officers cited Blake Alan Bast, age 21 of New Hampton, Iowa and David John Young, age 33 of Bemidji, Minnesota.

 

On November 9, 2013 at 4:15 a.m, Officers stopped a vehicle in the 600 block of West Charles. Officers arrested Dwight McDougald, age 41 of Waucoma. McDougald was charged with Driving While License Revoked, a Serious Misdemeanor.

November 7, 2013

On October 28, 2013 at 3:50 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a vehicle roll-over in the area of 6th St NE and Outer Rd in Oelwein.  Following an investigation of the accident Erik Dwayne Hardin, age 49, of Oelwein was cited on November 6, 2013 for Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.

November 5, 2013

The City of Oelwein Street Dept will be collecting leaves from the streets in the northeast and northwest quadrants of the city beginning November 12th thru the 14th. Upon completion of these two quadrants, collection of leaves will begin in the southeast and southwest quadrants.
Please find alternate off-street parking when City crews are in your area as they will not return to the area twice.

Oelwein Officer performed a traffic stop in the 200 block of Lincoln Drive on November 5, 2013 at 5:20 a.m. Officers cited and released Jeremy Daniel Conerd, age 31 of Oelwein, on a charge of Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.

November 4, 2013

On November 2, 2013 at 10:50 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a residence in the 200 blk of 2nd Avenue NW in Oelwein to investigate a report of under aged alcohol consumption. James Stanford Adams Jr, age 19 was cited and released on a charge of Possession of Alcohol Under the Legal Age, a Simple Misdemeanor. Alexis Jordan Louise Heidt, age 14 and Kenna Lyons, age 15 will be referred for juvenile charges of Possession of Alcohol Under the Legal Age. Further charges fromt his incident may be pending.

November 2, 2013

On November 2, 2013 at 12:47 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the area of 6th St NE and Outer Rd in Oelwein. In the course of this stop, officers cited Bernard Lawrence Nicklaus Jr, age 55, of Oelwein on a charge of Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint in the 100 block of 5th Ave NW. Oelwein Police received a theft complaint at 7:18 p.m. on November 1, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint in the 900 block of 3rd Ave SW. Oelwein Police received a theft complaint at 2:46 p.m. on November 1, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

November 01, 2013

On November 1, 2013 at 12:59 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 400 block of 1st St NE for a report of loud music in the area. Officers arrested Jennifer Lynn Herman, age 31 of Oelwein on a charge of Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana, a Class D Felony and Joshua Lee Alitz, age 35 of Oelwein on a charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor.

 

On October 31, 2013 at 9:14 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 600 block of South Frederick Ave for a reported driving complaint in that area. Officers arrested Donna Jean Rees, age 64 of Oelwein on a charge of OWI 1st a Serious Misdemeanor.

 

On October 31, 2013, at approximately 5:49 p.m., the Oelwein Police Department received a report of a two vehicle accident in the area of Hwy 150 and 20th St SE. After investigation, it was determined that Margaret Elaine Woodson, age 17, of Oelwein in a red 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix was rear-ended by Edna Rose Wilson, age 71, of Oelwein in a green Jeep Grand Cherokee.

 

On October 31, 2012 at 9:52 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 1300 block of South Frederick for a suspected shoplifter. Officers arrested Samantha Almeda Stacey, age 38 of Oelwein, on a charge of Theft 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a burglary complaint in the 1300 blk West Charles St. Oelwein Police received a burglary complaint at 9:46 am on October 31, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

November 1, 2013 - Operation Round Up

Operation Round-Up: Area Law Enforcement Serve Numerous Warrants For Drug Violations

 

13-07449 4a On November 1, 2013, the Oelwein Police Department and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Iowa State Patrol and the West Union Police Department; served numerous warrants for drug violations.  The warrants stem from an extended narcotics investigation that resulted in arrests of eight people with law enforcement still seeking six individuals on warrants.

 

During the morning hours, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at 116 5th Avenue S.W.,  Oelwein.  Officers seized controlled substances, marijuana; paraphernalia and a stolen firearm.

 

Also, during the morning hours, law enforcement sought out and arrested the following individuals on warrants:

 

Norma Rae Quario, 26, Hazleton, IA

Conspiracy to Deliver Marijuana -Class D Felony

 

 

Jeremy Michael Quario,  30 , Hazleton, IA

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Simple Misdemeanor

Possession of  an unlabeled Prescription– Serious Misdemeanor

Introduction of Controlled Substance Into A Detention Facility – Class D Felony

 

Cody Richard Reisner, 30, of Oelwein

Delivery of Methamphetamine- Class C Felony

 

Jack Joe Kern, 52, Oelwein, IA

Gathering where drugs are used/sold – Serious Misdemeanor

 

 

Ashley Marie Overly, 25, Oelwein, IA

Delivery of Marijuana – Class D Felony

 

 

Troy Edward Richards, 50, Oelwein, IA

Delivery of Methamphetamine – Class C Felony

 

 

Donald Lee Lathum Jr., 36, West Union, IA

Delivery of Marijuana – Class D Felony

 

 

Travis Michael Owens, 22, Oelwein, IA

Delivery of Methamphetamine – Class C Felony

 

Police have outstanding arrests warrants for and are still seeking:

 

Zachery Michael Frazer, 19, Oelwein, IA

Jody Clifford Myers, 48, Waucoma, IA

Michael Jon Rohrick, 28, Oelwein, IA

Loren Victor Trappe, 45, Monona, IA

Phillip Michael Gochenaur, 23, Postville, IA

Crystal Marie Kramer, 29, Postville, IA

 

Individuals knowing the whereabouts of the above individuals are asked to contact the Oelwein Police Department,  (319) 283-4311 or the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department  (563) 422-6067.

 

“This operation was a success due to the collaborative effort of the Oelwein Police Department, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, the Iowa State Patrol and the West Union Police Department. Our agencies performed a similar operation several months back and this is a continuation of those efforts.  Whether an investigation takes a day, a month or many months;  our agencies are committed to providing a safe environment for those that wish to abide by the law. Today’s arrests further our efforts to continue to display our community as inhospitable towards those that wish to sell or distribute controlled substances,” stated Chief Jeremy Logan.

 

The investigation continues and more charges are pending.

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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 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.

 

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