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July 26, 2014

On July 25, 2014 at 11:45 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 1200 block of Hwy 150 South in Oelwein. Officers arrested and referred to Juvenile Court Services, the driver of the vehicle, Spencer Michael Fruechte, age 16 of Independence, on charges of Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana a Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor.  Officers arrested the passenger Alexander Michael Joseph Carlson, age 18 of Independence, on a charge of Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana a Serious Misdemeanor.

July 21, 2014

On July 21, 2014 at 8:00 p.m., Oelwein officers stopped a vehicle driven by Dennis Benjamin McGonigle, age 35, of Oelwein. McGonigle was arrested and charged with Contributing to Delinquency, a Simple Misdemeanor, in conjunction with an incident happening earlier in the day. McGonigle was also cited for Providing Tobacco to a Minor, stemming from further investigation in reference to a citation issued to a juvenile on July 19, 2014 for a related offense.

July 20, 2014

Oelwein Police are investigating a burglary complaint in the 10 block of 13th Ave NW. Oelwein Police received a burglary complaint at 10:16 a.m. on July 20, 2014. This incident remains under investigation.

July 16, 2014

At 4:13 a.m. on July 17, 2014 Oelwein Police charged Dylan Jospeh Berumez, age 15, of Waterloo and Brandon Hugh Robinson, age 17, of Oelwein both with Possession of Alcohol under Legal Age a Simple Misdemeanor.  This charge was made in the 100 block of 1st St SE following a report of a disturbance.

Oelwein Police have concluded an investigation and have arrested Zachary Scott Penning, age 29, of Oelwein. Penning was arrested in the 400 block of 3rd Ave NE and charged with Domestic abuse assault a Serious Misdemeanor.  This incident was originally reported to police on July 16, 2014.

On July 16, 2014 at 4:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Scott Arthur McLaury, age 44, of Hazleton on a Fayette County Warrant in the 200 block of East Charles St.   McLaury was also charged with Possession of Controlled Substance Methamphetamine a Serious Misdemeanor.

 

July 15, 2014

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint in the 100 block of 2nd Ave NW. Oelwein Police received a criminal mischief complaint at 11:25 a.m. on July 15, 2014. This incident remains under investigation.

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint in the 400 block of 4th St NE. Oelwein Police received a criminal  mischief complaint at 2:52 p.m. on July 15, 2014. This incident remains under investigation.

 

July 13, 2014

On July 13, 2014 at 3:20 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block of 3rd St SE in Oelwein. Officers cited Jake Dakota Garlow, age 18, of Cedar Rapids and Theodore James Welter, age 19, of Fairbank for Underage Possession of Alcohol.

On July 13, 2014 at 6:20 a.m., the Oelwein Police Department took a call of an altercation at a residence in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue NW in Oelwein. Officers on scene arrested Saivon Tevez Sturgeon, age 18 of Cedar Rapids on Oelwein Police Department charges of Interference With Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor. Sturgeon was also arrested on charges stemming from a Linn County Iowa arrest warrant, original charges being Failure to Set Up Mittimus Time on a Probation Revocation.

July 11, 2014

On July 12, 2014 at 12:34 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop at the corner of 7th St and South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein. Officers arrested Louis Craig Holloway, age 24, of Amite, LA, on a charge of Carrying Weapons, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Police are investigating a burglary complaint in the 1000 block of 1st Ave SW. Oelwein Police received a burglary complaint at 6:17 p.m. on July 11, 2014. This incident remains under investigation.

On July 11, 2014 at 10:01 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 10 block of 16th St SE for a disturbance. Officers arrested Jose Angel Rosales, age 29, of Oelwein on charges of OWI 3rd a Class D Felony and Driving While License Suspended a Simple Misdemeanor.

 

July 10, 2014

Oelwein Police are investigating a motor vehicle accident in the 300 blk 12th Ave SE at 5:38 p.m., on July 10, 2014. A red 2004 Toyota Sienna driven by Mark Randall Danker collided with a Black 2008 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Shelly Lynn Angle-Houge.

On July 10, 2014 at 4:43 p.m., Oelwein Police served a citation to Dustin Christian Staley, 40, of Oelwein, for failure to Abate Nuisance in the 200 block of 2nd Ave NW.

 

July 8, 2014

Oelwein Police Department

Press Release

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Joseph Duane Graves

Juvenile Located – Male Arrested:

The Oelwein Police Department and the National Center for Missing Children had previously requested assistance from the public on locating a missing juvenile.  On July 8, 2014; the 16 year old female was located in the 100 block of 1st Avenue N.E. 

Oelwein Police have arrested Joseph Duane Graves, 34, of Oelwein; with Harboring a Runaway – Aggravated Misdemeanor.  Graves is being held on $5,000 bond.

 

July 7, 2014

On July 7, 2014 at 8:15 p.m., Oelwein Police were called to the 600 block of 1st Avenue SW for reported narcotics activity. Officers arrested Aric James Quario, age 18, of Oelwein on a charge of Possession of Controlled Substance, a Serious Misdemeanor.

July 6, 2014

On July 7, 2014 at 3:38 a.m., Oelwein officers responded to a report of a disturbance in the 800 block of 1st Ave NE in Oelwein. Officers arrested Penny Sue Fink, age 45, of Oelwein on charges of Domestic Abuse Assault a Simple Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint in the 300 block 1st Ave NW. Oelwein Police received a criminal mischief complaint at 9:47 a.m. on July 6, 2014. This incident remains under investigation.

 

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

 

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