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February 20, 2017

On February 19, 2017 at 1:50 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Renee Lynn Snay, 43, of Oelwein.  Snay was arrested on two Buchanan County warrants on original charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  This arrest followed an officer’s interaction with the subject in the 100 block of 1st AV SE

 On February 19, 2017 at 5:45 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Esteban Ricardo Carrasco, 36, of Oelwein.  Carrasco was arrested on five Fayette County warrants on original charges of Controlled Substance violations and Failure to affix drug tax stamp.  This arrest followed an officer’s interaction with the subject in the 100 block of 1st AV NW.

 On February 19, 2017 at 10:39 p.m. Oelwein police cited Heather Lea Hamilton, 45, of Oelwein.  Hamilton was cited for Open container as a passenger.  This citation followed a traffic stop in the 10 block 1st av se.

 

February 13,2017

On February 13, 2017 at 7:05 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Tyler John Kelly, age 19 of Oelwein on a Fayette County Sheriff's Office Warrant for Failure to Appear for Possession of Marijuana.  The Oelwein Police Department also charged Kelly with Burglary 3rd Degree, a Class "D" Felony, stemming from an earlier local investigation.

 

 

February 13, 2017

On February 12, 2017 at 9:30 p.m., Oelwein police cited Trampas Troy Torson, 41, of Oelwein and Ryian Tyler Curtis, 26, of Oelwein.  Torson and Curtis were cited with Disturbing the Peace and Quiet-Simple Misdemeanor. These citations were issued following an incident in the 100 block of 1st av se.

February 12, 2017

At 1:26 a.m., on February 12, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Luke Travis Meyer, 21, of Oelwein.  Meyer was arrested and charged with Driving while License Suspended-Simple Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed a traffic stop in the 1000 block of North Frederick Avenue

February 8, 2017

At 6:09 p.m., on February 8, 2017 Oelwein police arrested Austin Cody Maire, 21, of Oelwein.  Maire was arrested and charged with Theft 5th Degree- Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed an incident in the 300 block of North Frederick Avenue.

At 6:36 p.m., on February 8, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Kenin Ross Gray, 24, of Oelwein.  Gray was arrested on two Fayette County Warrants on original charges of Sexual Abuse 3rd Degree.  This arrest followed an incident in the 200 block of East Charles.

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.

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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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