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.
On December 18, 2015 at 11:20 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the Office of Adult Correction for an individual who had come to an appointment in a possibly intoxicated state. Upon arrival, and after testing, officers arrested Brian Anthony Miller, age 34 of Sumner, on a charge of Public Intoxication Second Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.
On December 18, 2015 at 11:20 p.m., Oelwein Officers checked an address in the 200 block of East Charles for a wanted male. Officers arrested Coby Alan Euans, age 33 of Oelwein, for charges of an Indictment for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance, issued by a District Court of the United States.
Oelwein Officers executed a traffic stop in the 200 block of 3rd Avenue SE on December 19, 2015 at 1:25 a.m. Officers cited Jordan Nicole Nehl, age 26 of Oelwein, for Driving While License Suspended for Non-Payment of Iowa Fine.
On December 19, 2015 at 2:20 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a residence in the 300 block of 3rd Avenue SE for a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers arrested Jacob David Snay, age 21 of Oelwein on a charge of Public Intoxication, a Simple Misdemeanor.
Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 300-blk of 8th AV SE at 2:39 pm. A Red 1998 Dodge Durango driven by Raymond Anthony Escobar collided with a Blue 2006 Nissan Xterra driven by Laura Marie Haun.
Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 150 and 12th ST SE at 9:58 pm. A Red Green 1999 Chevrolet Lumina driven by Christopher Anthony Andorf collided with deer. Initial estimates of damages were $1500 to the vehicle driven by Andorf.
On December 14, 2015 at 12:55 p.m. Oelwein Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 10 block of N. Frederick. Officers arrested Ryan Patrick Nolan-Kringlen, age 19, of Oelwein on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault with Injury, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.
Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of criminal mischief at 00:20 am on December 12, 2015 from the 200 block of 7th Avenue NE. This incident remains under investigation.
Oelwein Police Officers, this holiday season, will be lending a helping hand to those in need. Thanks to a donation, from an anonymous Oelwein Police Department Employee, officers will be providing persons in need with a $20 Fareway gift card. The intent is to provide a little gift to persons that could use some help purchasing food this holiday season. Officers will be giving away 100 of the $20 food gift cards.
Officers will provide the cards to persons that they know are in need and the Northeast Iowa Community Action Center has kindly agreed to provide referrals, to their clients, to make contact with the department for assistance.
“The employees of the Oelwein Police Department are proud to serve this community and are pleased to give back to the community by helping those that need a little boost this time of year” advised Chief Jeremy Logan. “Our staff sees so much negativity and tragedy throughout the year and it is wonderful that we have this opportunity to hopefully brighten the day of some of our residents.”
The food gift cards will only be provided directly by officers to those that the department knows has a need or by direct referral from the Northeast Iowa Community Action Center.
At 11:17 AM on December 10, 2015, Oelwein Police arrested David Alexander Ames, 25, of Hazelton. Ames was arrested on two Buchanan County Warrants for Conditional Release Violation, Failure to serve jail sentence.
On December 8, 2015 at 9:40 a.m., due to an incident earlier in December, Officers arrested Randall Lee Meike, age 43 of Oelwein, on a charge of Domestic Assault, a Simple 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.