On October 31, 2016 at 8:25 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 300 block of 1st St SE in Oelwein for a reported verbal dispute. Officers arrested Brett Michael Kratz, age 25 of Oelwein on an Allamakee County Probation Violation warrant.
On October 30, 2016 at 12:25 a.m., in the 400 block of 6th Street NW, Oelwein Officers arrested Kelly Jean Sankey, age 45 of Oran, on a charge of OWI 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.
On October 28, 2016 at 9:00 p.m., Oelwein Officer responded to the 600 block of 1st Street NE for a reported altercation. Officers arrested Ross Ian Rivers Cashen, age 36 of Oelwein, on charges of Violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order and Disorderly Conduct, both Simple Misdemeanors.
Oelwein Officers responded to the first block of 6th St NE, on October 28, 2016 at 11:25 p.m., for a reported verbal altercation. Officers arrested Mistie Marie Schmidt, age 28, of Oelwein on a Black Hawk County Warrant for Failure to Serve 4 days Mittimus on an original charge of Driving While License Suspended.
On October 29, 2016 at 1:45 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 400 block of 13th Avenue NW in Oelwein. Officers cited James Dean Truax , age 38, of Oelwein, for Driving While License Suspended.
On October 27, 2016 at 6:11 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested David Joseph Kane, 54, of Oelwein. Kane was arrested on a charge of Abetting a violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed an incident in the 500 block of Rock Island Road.
On October 27, 2016 at 6:27 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Regina Rena Larsen, 43, of Oelwein. Larsen was arrested on a charge of Violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed an incident in the 500 block of Rock Island Road.
On October 24, 2016 at 3:50 p.m., Oelwein Police were called to City Park for a verbal dispute. Officers arrested Nathan Allen Bantz, age 30 of Fairbank, on charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Disorderly Conduct, both Simple Misdemeanors.
Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of criminal mischief at 11:09 a.m., on October 20, 2016 in the 100 block 1st av ne. This incident remains under investigation.
On Oct 23, 2016 at 12:55 a.m., Oelwein Police arrested Ryan Zachary Martin, 34, of Oelwein. Martin was arrested on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver- Class C Felony, Possession of Methamphetamine-Serious Misdemeanor, and Possession of Marijuana-Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest was following an officer’s interaction with the suspect in the 100 block of 1st AV SE.
Drug Arrest Made
On October 19th, 2016 at approximately 5:10 p.m. Oelwein Police Officers arrested Shawn Aaron Louis Rocha (35) of Oelwein. During the course of an investigation officers located Marijuana, a schedule I controlled substance, which was being possessed by Mr. Rocha for sale; illegally possessed prescription medication, and other drug paraphernalia such as a digital scale, baggies, and other items used to ingest and deliver marijuana. Oelwein Officers transported Mr. Rocha to the Oelwein Police Department Holding Facility where he was charged with the following violations of Iowa Law: Possession of less than fifty kilograms of marijuana with intent to deliver (Class D Felony), Violation of Drug Tax Stamp (Class D Felony), Unlawful possession of a prescription medication (serious Misdemeanor), and possession of drug paraphernalia (Simple Misdemeanor). Mr. Rocha was seen by a Fayette County Magistrate on October 20, 2016 and is currently being held on ten thousand dollars bail.
The illegal drugs seized have an estimated street value of approximately $4,000.00.
Some of the items seized during this investigation are pictured below:
On October 20, 2016 at 5:35 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a reported verbal disturbance in the 500 block of 3rd Av NW. Officers arrested Justin Neal Schoultz, age 35 of Oelwein on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Offense, an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order, a Simple Misdemeanor.
At 10:03 p.m., on October 19, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Nicia Tanae Gillette, 22, of Oelwein. Gillette was arrested on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault- Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed an incident in the 100 block of 1st St NE.
At 5:29 p.m., on October 19, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Jeramy John Warren, 40, of Oelwein. Warren was arrested on a charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest took place following a disturbance in the 900 block of 1st AV SW.
On October 14, 2016 at3:51 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 200-blk 1st Av SE. Officers cited Robert Charles Moreno, age 36, of Oelwein on one count of Driving While License Suspended.
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.