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February 7, 2017

At 12:05 p.m., on February 7, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Cathy Lynn Wright, 57, of Oelwein.  Wright was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for Contempt of Court on an original charge of Violation of a No Contact Order.  This arrest followed officer interaction with the subject in the 500 block of Rock Island Road.

At 5:05 a.m., on February 8, 2017 Oelwein Police Cited George David Kirkbride, 48, of Hazleton.  Kirkbride was cited for Driving while License Suspended following a Traffic stop in the 400 block 1st AV SE.

At 5:34 a.m., on February 8, 2017 Oelwein Police Arrested Jose Angel Rosales, 32, of Oelwein.  Rosales was arrested and charged with Driving While License Barred-Aggravated Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed a traffic stop in the 2100 block of highway 150 south.           

 

February 3, 2017

At 10:53 a.m., Oelwein police arrested Deon Eugene Snell, 47, of Waterloo.  Snell was arrested on a Blackhawk County Warrant on an original charge of Prohibited Acts.  This arrested resulted from an officers interaction in the 500 block Rock Island Road.

February 2,2017

On February 1, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. Oelwein Officers arrested Roger Palmer Nichols, age 47 of West Union for a Fayette County Sheriff's Office warrant for Probation Violation, original charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver and Prohibited Acts.

January 31,2017

On January 30, 2017 at 11:10 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 700 block of 2nd Avenue NE in Oelwein.  Officers arrested Joseph Allen Rider Jr, age 25 of Oelwein for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver, a Class "D" Felony.  Officers also arrested Skylar Joseph Buhr, age 27 of Oelwein for Driving While License Revoked, a Serious Misdemeanor.

January 30, 2017

At 12:40 pm on January 29, 2016 Oelwein Police Cited Wendy Ellen Burgos, 55, of Oelwein.  Burgos was cited for Driving while License Suspended following a Traffic stop in the 100 block 2nd St SE.

 At 7:05 pm on January 29, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Justin Neal Schoultz, 36, of Oelwein.  Schoultz was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for an original charge Failure to Appear on a charge of Violation of a No Contact order in the 10 block 6th St NW.

 At 7:05 pm on January 29, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Jeremiah Junior William Larson, 39, of Oelwein.  Larson was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for an original charge Theft 2nd Degree in the 10 block 6th St NW.

 

January 29, 2017

On January 28, 2017 at 11:19 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Matthew Michael Carter, 27, of Oelwein.  Carter was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Marijuana-Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed a traffic stop in the 900 block of South Frederick Avenue.

January 24th, 2017

 

Oelwein Police Complete Robbery Investigation – Arrests Made

 

On January 11, 2017 at approximately 2116 hours, the Oelwein Police Department was notified of an armed robbery that occurred in the 300 block of West Charles St. During this incident, a person walking was approached by two males. The victim was grabbed by one male and placed into a choke hold. One male displayed a firearm at the victim, and physically struck the victim about the head with the firearm. The victim was subsequently struck two more times in the head with the firearm. The two males then ran from the area, after taking property from the victim.

 

Two suspects were identified through the investigation that ensued. As a result of the investigation, on January 13th, a search warrant was executed at 102 8th Ave NW Apt 13D in Oelwein. During the course of this search warrant execution, a traffic stop was also conducted in the 300 block of East Charles St, where Officers located a suspect and also seized a handgun and ammunition.

 

As a result, Oelwein Police have arrested and charged Stephan Andrew Loers, 19, of Cedar Falls, with Robbery in the 1st Degree, a Class B Felony, and Carrying Weapons, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

 

Tyrin James Jones, 18, of Waterloo, is charged with Robbery in the 1st Degree, a Class B Felony.

 

Shawnnessy Washington, 18, of Oelwein, is charged with Accessory After the Fact, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

 

The Oelwein Police Department was assisted in this investigation by the Cedar Falls Police Department and the Iowa State Patrol. Additional charges are pending, as the investigation is ongoing.

 

January 23,2017

On January 23, 2017 at 7:10 a.m., Oelwein Officers cited Leslie Ann Thornton, age 44 of Oelwein, for Failure to Abate Property as Ordered.  This abatement was for a property in the 10 block of 5th Avenue SE.

 

On January 23, 2017 at 2:50 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 10 block of East Charles in Oelwein to check on a male acting in a concerning manner.  Upon arrival, officers arrested Jesus Martinez, age 24, of Independence for Public Intoxication, a Simple Misdemeanor.

 

Officers were called to the 100 block of 5th Avenue SE in Oelwein on January 23 at 6:50 p.m., for a male acting in a suspicious manner.  Officers cited Steven Allen Troy, age 41 of Oelwein for Disturbing the Public Quiet.

 

On January 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers checked for a wanted individual in Oelwein.  Officers arrested Adam James Nielsen, age 32 of Oelwein for a Fayette County Sheriff's Office warrant for Failure to Appear for an Original Offense of Carrying a Concealed Weapon.

January 21, 2017

At 1:12 p.m., on January 20, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested William James Gibson, 66 of Oelwein.  Gibson was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Offense-Class D Felony.  This arrest followed and incident in the 1500 block of South Frederick Avenue.

January 20, 2017

On January 20, 2017 at 1:56 a.m., Oelwein Police Arrested Kenneth Ray Ogle, 35, of West Union.  Ogle was arrested and charged with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree-Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed an officer’s interaction with the subject at the intersection of 1st St ne and North Frederick Avenue.

January 19, 2017

On January 19, 2017, Oelwein Police arrested Jonathon A Long, 24, of Oelwein.  Long was arrested and charged with Assault-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest came following an incident in the 200 block of Lincoln Drive.

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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

4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers

 

The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.

 

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