On the morning of February 7th at approximately 6:30 am, Oelwein Police were notified of an unoccupied Chrysler 300 entangled in a guide wire on an electric pole in the 700 block of 4th St SW. The incident remains under investigation. Charges are pending.
Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 100 blk of 3rd St NW at 0208 pm on 02/05/15. A red 1999 GMC driven by Gary Morgan collided with a white 2012 Chevy Impala driven by Michael Pepin. Initial estimates of damage were less than $1500 combined. Morgan was given a written warning for unsafe backing.
On February 2nd at approximately 4:30 pm, Oelwein Police were called to the intersection of Hwy 150 and East Charles for a report of a motor vehicle collision. No injuries were reported in the 2 vehicle accident involving 27 year old Amanda Jean Woods and 59 year old Michael Gerald Rogge, both of Oelwein. Police reports indicate a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Woods was south bound on Hwy 150 when Rogge, driving a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, turned in front of her causing the collision. Initial estimates of damages were $2500 to the vehicle driven by Woods and $5000 to the vehicle driven by Rogge. The incident is currently under investigation.
On January 27, 2015 at 9:45 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance in the 100 block of 4th Avenue NE. Officers subsequently arrested Samuel Michael Oberbreckling, age 25 of Oelwein, on a Fayette County Sheriff’s warrant with original charges of four counts of forgery and 2nd offense possession of a controlled substance.
Oelwein Police have concluded an investigation and have arrested Gary Charles Johnson, 53, of Oelwein. Johnson was arrested in Oelwein on a charge of Theft 2nd Degree a class D felony. This incident was originally reported to the police on 10/31/14.
Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the Wings Park School parking lot at 0818 am on 01/26/15. A grey 2006 Dodge Durango driven by Deanna Brooks collided with a Blue 2011 Ford Fusion driven by Janet Ericson. Initial estimates of damages were $100 to the vehicle driven by Brooks and $1750 to the vehicle driven by Ericson.
Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of 1st Ave and 5th St NW at 0829 am on 01/26/15. A green 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Adella Ritter collided with a red 2001 Chrysler Town and Country driven by Lyonel Watkins. Initial estimates of damages were $3500 to the vehicle driven by Ritter and $4500 to the vehicle driven by Watkins. Ritter was cited for failure to obey yield sign. The Oelwein Police were assisted by the Oelwein Fire Department.
On January 24, 2015 at 1:30 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 3rd St NW. Subsequently, officers arrested Travis Frank Norton, age 20 of Strawberry Point on charges of Driving While Barred, an Aggravated Misdemeanor; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor; and Possession of Marijuana, a Class D Felony.
On January 15th at approximately 9:00 pm, Oelwein police came across a vehicle in the ditch in the 2400 block of South Frederick. Further investigation revealed the driver, Mary Lou Kimball, 64 of Fairbank, was intoxicated. She was arrested and charged with first offense operating while intoxicated. This is a serious misdemeanor.
On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 12:15 AM, Oelwein officers arrested Sean David Reisner, 24, of Oelwein, in the 400 block of 1st Ave SE. Reisner was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for failure to appear on possession of methamphetamine charges.
On January 16, 2015 at 1:05 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block 6th Avenue NW. Officers arrested Larry Edwin Shannon, age 48, of Oelwein, for Driving While License Barred, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.
On January 16, 2015 at 3:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Aric James Quario, age 18, of Oelwein, on charges for three Fayette County Sheriff’s Office warrants with original charges of Manufacturing With Intent to Deliver, Criminal Mischief 2nd, and Possession of Controlled Substance.
On January 16, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of 5th Avenue NE. Subsequently, officers arrested Neal Eugene Fuller, age 53, of Oelwein on a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Serious Misdemeanor, and Cathy Lynn Wright, age 55, of Oelwein for Prescription Drug Violation, a Serious Misdemeanor.
On January 12, 2015 at 11:10 p.m., Coty Joseph Lukemyres, age 20. Of Anamosa, surrendered himself to Oelwein Officers to be arrested on Jones County arrest warrants with original charges of Criminal Mischief 2nd, Trespass, and Theft 5th and Failure to Appear for a Revocation of Probation.
On January 10, 2015 at 11:35 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a property damage accident in the 10 block of 1st Avenue SE in Oelwein. A report was taken and field sobriety testing was performed on Kevin B. Gann. Gann, age 23, of Oelwein, was arrested on a charge of OWI 1st, a Serious Misdemeanor.
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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