On February 20, 2016 at 7:55 p.m., Oelwein Officers checked a residence in the 100 block of 1st Avenue NW in Oelwein for a male wanted on a Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office warrant. Officers arrested Andrew Francis Postel, age 30 of Manchester on a Black Hawk County Probation Violation Warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Postel was also charged by the Oelwein Police Department for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor.
On February 21, 2016 at 5:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue NW. Officers arrested Michelle Elizabeth Barnhart, age 28 of Oelwein on charges of Interference With Official Acts, Domestic Assault Simple, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, all Simple Misdemeanors. Three juveniles were also referred to Juvenile Court Authorities stemming from this incident. Jeffrey Bennett, age 16, Ian Morgan, age 14, and Esteban Carrasco Jr, age 14, all of Oelwein were referred for Possession of Marijuana, Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor.
Oelwein Police are investigating a motor vehicle accident in the 300 block of 8th AV SE at 5:10 PM on February 19, 2016. A silver 2012 Chrysler Town& Country driven by Jennifer Schauf collided with a Tan 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass driven by Hunter Smock.
At 11:26 Pm Oelwein Police arrested Mathew James Fowlkes, 20, of Oelwein. Fowlkes was arrested on Fayette County Warrants for original charges of Violation of Probation and Pretrial Supervision Violation in the 400 block of East Charles
At 11:09 PM on February 14, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Austin Dean Peters, 18, of Maynard, Mathew James Fowlkes, 20, and Jacob James Victor Miller, 17, both of Oelwein. Peters was charged with Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree- Class D Felony. Fowlkes was charged with Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree- Class D Felony and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Simple Misdemeanor. Miller was charged with Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree- Class D Felony. These arrests were the result of a report of criminal mischief in the 900 block of 7th AV NE.
The Oelwein Police Department has concluded an investigation into allegations of an adult having sexually abused a minor. The alleged incidents occurred over the 3 year period of2006 to 2009 and also over a 2 year period of 2011 and 2012. The victim(s) in the incident were under the age of 12 at the time of the assault.
On February 12, 2016, the Oelwein Police Department arrested Ryan Wayne Tupper, 42, of Oelwein. Mr. Tupper has been charged with two counts of Sexual abuse in the second degree which is a Class B felony. Ryan Tupper was processed and later transferred to the Fayette County Jail pending an initial appearance.
On February 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Dalton Patrick Flynn, age 20, of Westgate on a Fayette County Sheriff's Warrant with original charges of Assault with a Weapon, an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree.
At 3:04AM on February 11th, 2016, Oelwein police arrested Michael Allen Boriboun, 23, of Oelwein on a charge of operating while under the influence of alcohol – a serious misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block of 1st Ave SE.
On February 7, 2015 at 11:35 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 1st Avenue SE. Officers cited D'Andrea Marie Archer, age 26 of West Union, for Driving While License Suspended.
On February 6, 2016 at 5:10 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Seth Allen McLane, age 22 of Oelwein on a Failure to Appear Warrant issued by the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office.
Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of 1st and 5th AV SE at 8:37 am on February 4, 2016. A red 2007 Toyota Rav 4 driven by Kimberly Rodriguez collided with a vehicle driven by Nicole Moser.
At 9:21 Pm on February 5, 2016 Oelwein Police cited and released Leslie Ann Thornton, 43, of Oelwein. Thornton was Cited for Driving while License Suspended-Simple Misdemeanor. This citation was given following a traffic stop in the 200 block of South Frederick.
The City of Oelwein has declared a snow emergency effective at midnight tonight, or at 12:00 AM on February 2nd, 2016. The snow emergency will remain in effect until Noon on February 4th, 2016. Any vehicles left parked on emergency snow routes will be subject to tow. Also in effect will be alternate side parking for non-snow emergency routes.
1. Restricted Street and Avenue Parking: After declaration of a snow removal emergency by the Mayor of the City of Oelwein and publication of notice of the parking restriction herein, it shall be unlawful for any person to park or leave unattended or unoccupied any vehicle along the curbside of any public street or avenue between the hours of midnight and 9:00 P.M. on the side of such street or avenue on which houses are identified with even numbered addresses on even numbered days of the calendar and on the side of such street or avenue on which houses are identified with odd-numbered addresses on odd-numbered days of the calendar. Said parking restriction shall apply until said restriction is lifted by subsequent declaration of the mayor by radio or newspaper announcement.
2. Restricted Parking in Municipal Parking Lots. After the declaration of a snow removal emergency by the Mayor of the City of Oelwein and publication of notice thereof, it shall be unlawful for any person to park or leave unattended or unoccupied any vehicle in the North Municipal Parking Lot; the municipal parking lot located in the 100 Block of 1st Avenue SW, and, the City Hall Municipal Parking Lot, on even numbered days of the calendar and in the South Municipal Parking Lot; and the municipal parking lots located on the East and West side of the 10 Block of 1st Avenue NE, on odd numbered days of the calendar until said restriction is lifted by subsequent declaration of the Mayor by radio or newspaper announcement.
At 5:16 PM Oelwein Police arrested Senecca Dimingo Moore, 37, of Oelwein. Moore was arrested on a Iowa City Police Department Warrant for an original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd or Subsequent in the 900 block of 2nd AV NE.
At 11:15 PM Oelwein Police arrested Austin Dean Nichols, 19, of Hazelton. Nichols was arrested on a charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block of 3rd AV SE.
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.
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