On January 19, 2016 at 3:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 700 block of 6th St NW. Officers arrested Jeffrey Gilbert Scarberry, age 32 of Oelwein, for Driving While License Suspended, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, all Simple Misdemeanors. Scarberry was also cited for Driving Without Valid Registration.
Oelwein Officers arrested Christine Sue Stone, age 42 of Oelwein on a charge of OWI 2nd Offense. Stone was arrested in the 500 block of Hwy 150 South at 5:55 p.m. on January 19, 2016.
On January 18, 2016 at 7:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers took a report of a shoplifter at a business in the 100 block of 2nd St SE. On January 19, 2016 Officers issued a Juvenile Referral for Robbery 2nd Degree, to Troy Griffith, age 17 of Oelwein.
Oelwein Officers investigated a report of theft occurring in the 700 block of 1st Avenue SW on January 8, 2016. This investigation resulted in the January 16, 2016 arrests of Mikeala Lynn Voshell, age 24 and Joshua Raymond Steinbronn, age 30 both of Oelwein. Both were charged with Theft 3rd Degree and Possession of Stolen Property, Aggravated Misdemeanors and Possession of a Controlled Substance, a Serious Misdemeanor. Steinbronn was also served with a pending warrant from district court through Buchanan County.
At 10:33 AM on January 13, 2016 Oelwein Police cited Billy Joe Spitzer, 43, of Oelwein. Spitzer was cited on a charge of Illegal Discharge of Fireworks-simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a disturbance in the 200 block of 1st AV NW.
At 4:29 Pm on January 13, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Christine Sue Stone, 42, of Oelwein. Stone was arrested on a charge of Theft by Credit Card- Aggravated Misdemeanor. This arrest was made following the conclusion of an investigation by the Oelwein Police Department.
At 11:32am on January 7th, 2016, Oelwein police arrested Bruce Wayne Krum, 46, of Oelwein. Krum was arrested for Theft in the 5th degree, a simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a report of shoplifting in the 100 block of South Frederick Avenue.
At 12:13am on January 4th, 2016, Oelwein police arrested Mark Allen Shaw, 52, of Postville. Shaw was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for Probation Violation.
At 11:44pm on January 2, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Jeramia Ray Boynton, 37, of Laporte City. Boynton was arrested on a Black Hawk County warrant for Probation Violation on an original charge of Operating while Intoxicated.
On December 23, 2015 at 5:27 p.m., Oelwein police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 600 block of South Frederick Avenue. A 2006 black Dodge RAM truck driven by Douglas Nuss struck a 2006 silver Pontiac Torrent driven by Frederick Thoms. Initial estimates of damages were $400 to the vehicle driven by Nuss and $1500 to the vehicle driven by Thoms.
On December 26, 2015 at 4:25 p.m., Oelwein Officers executed a traffic stop in the first block of 1st Avenue SE in Oelwein. Officers cited and released Kevin Clark Niles, age 49 of Waterloo for Driving While License Suspended and Expired Registration. Niles was also issued written warnings for Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device and Failure to Carry Proof of Insurance.
At 2:20 am on December 26, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested Victor Raymond Childers, 18, of Aurora. Childers was arrested on a charge of Driving while License Revoked- Serious Misdemeanor and Failure to File SR 22 Insurance- Serious Misdemeanor. This Arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 300 block of 1st ST SE.
Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 10 block of 1st Av SE at 11:36 am on December 23, 2015. A blue 2013 Ford Flex driven by Andrea Marie Scott struck a utility pole. Initial estimates of the damage were under $1500 to the vehicle driven by Scott and no damage was done to the utility pole. The Oelwein Police were assisted by the Oelwein Fire Department.
Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of criminal mischief at 1:13 am on December 24, 2015 from the 700 block of 1st AV SE. This incident remains under investigation.
At 8:07 pm on December 24, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested Jeffrey Richard Woods, 51, of Oelwein. Woods was arrested on charges of Burglury-3rd Degree- Class D Felony and Harassment 3rd Degree- Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest came following a disturbance in the 300 block of 2nd AV SE.
At 3:01 am on December 21, 2015 Oelwein Police were called to the 700 block of 1st Av SE for a disturbance. Oelwein Police charged Isiah Dean Heidt, 18, of Oelwein with Possession of Alcohol under the Legal Age and referred Aaron Gene Eickhoff, 15, of Oelwein to Juvenile Court Services for Possession of Alcohol under the Legal Age.
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.