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September 19, 2015

At 00:50 am on September 19, 2015 Oelwein Police Arrested Joshua Conrad Avenson, 24, of Westgate. Avenson was arrested on a charges of Driving while Barred-Aggravated Misdemeanor and Failure to File SR-22 Insurance-Serious misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block of North Frederick.

September 18, 2015

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 200 block of 8th av se at 7:56 am on September 16, 2015. A beige 1997 Oldsmobile 88 driven by Fae Arlene Belscher collided with a white 2011 Chevrolet Traverse driven by Larissa Lee Held.

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident on 2nd St SE at 4:34 pm on September 17, 2015. A Silver 2014 Buick Enclave driven by Ruth Marie Goldenstein collided with a Silver 2004 Hyundai Sonata driven by Gary John Walrath. The Oelwein Police were assisted by the Oelwein Fire Department.

September 14, 2015

On September 13, 2015 at 5:54 pm Oelwein Police received a report of a hit and run accident at the intersection of 1st ST and 3rd AV NE. Investigation by Oelwein police led to the arrest of Austin Michael Manson McDowell, 25, of Cedar Rapids. McDowell was charged with leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident- Simple Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor.          

September 13, 2015

AT 8:51 Pm on September 12, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested Jessey Shane Pritchett, 17, of Cedar Rapids, Pritchett was arrested on Cedar Rapids Police Department Warrants for Theft 5th x 2, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Mischief 5th

September 11, 2015

Robbery Subjects Arrested 

On September 11, 2015, at approximately 6:23 a.m. the Oelwein Police Department, the Iowa State Patrol and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department; executed arrest warrants and a search warrant at 450 South Frederick. The warrants stem from two separate incidents, in which police have been investigating robberies against persons in the 700 block of South Frederick and the 400 block of South Frederick. These incidents occurred over the past 10 days.

The following subjects have been arrested:

 Kavon Tyree Coleman, 17 yoa – Robbery 1st Degree Class B Felony, Robbery 2nd Degree Class C Felony

Eugene Diago Jones, 19 yoa – Robbery 1st Degree Class B Felony, Assault – Simple Misdemeanor

Karebo Shimirimana, 18 yoa – Robbery 1st Degree Class B Felony                                                          

Angela Miriah Luna, 18 yoa – Robbery 2nd Degree Class C Felony

Tiana Robertson, 22 yoa – Robbery 2nd Degree Class C Felony 

All subjects were transported to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department for processing.

Law Enforcement Officials are looking for one more subject in reference to these incidents. Police are seeking:

Dondrell Alajwon Hudson, 22 yoa – for Robbery 2nd Degree Class C Felony 

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Mr. Hudson are asked to contact their local law enforcement agency.dah

September 10, 2015

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of criminal mischief at 11:58 am on September 9, 2015 form the 1300 block of 2nd ST SE. This incident remains under investigation.

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of criminal mischief at 2:43 pm on September 9, 2015 from the 300- block of 12th AV SE. This incident remains under investigation.

AT 3:53 pm on September 9, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested Christian Andrew Varela, 24, of Oelwein. Varela was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for an original charge of Failure to Appear in the 1500 block of South Frederick

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of theft at 2:43 pm on September 9, 2015 from the 700 block of 5th St Ne. This incident remains under investigation

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of theft at 7:43 pm on September 9, 2015 from the 1100 block of West Charles. This incident remains under investigation.

Oelwein Police are investigating a Burglary complaint. Oelwein Police received a report of Burglary at 8:57 pm on September 9, 2015 from the 600 block of West Charles. This incident remains under investigation

September 8, 2015

The Oelwein Police Department and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatality accident that occurred at approximately 11:04 AM on September 7th, 2015. A black, 2005 Harley Davidson, driven by Rodney Wayne of Oelwein, was traveling southbound in the 400 block of 1st Ave NW when the he lost control of the motorcycle and struck a utility pole. Wayne was transported to the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City where he succumbed to his injuries. The accident remains under investigation. The Oelwein Police Department and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office were assisted by the Iowa State Patrol and Mercy Oelwein ambulance.

September 6, 2015

On August 5, 2015 at 10:20 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report that a vehicle had struck parked vehicles in the 600 block of 1st Avenue NE. Officers cited John Norman Klink, age 20 of Oelwein for Failure to Maintain Control and Failure to have Proof of Insurance. Damage to the two parked vehicles, owned by Lynseah Rose Berry totaled $9,500.00.

On August 6, 2015 at 2:25 a.m., Oelwein Police Department received a report of a vehicle parked suspiciously in the 10 block of 7th Street NE. Upon arrival, officers arrested Bradly Edward Michael, age 21 of Hazleton, on a charge of Public Intoxication, a Simple Misdemeanor.

September 1, 2015

On August 31, 2015 at 5:50 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a call of a suspicious person in the 100 block of 4th Avenue SE, in Oelwein. Officers arrested Tyler Joseph Moore, age 17 on charges of Interference With Official Acts and Disorderly Conduct, both Simple Misdemeanors.

August 31, 2015

At 1:58 Am on August 31, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested Joseph Robert Hedgman, 22, of Oelwein; Hedgman was arrested on a charge of Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs-Serious Misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop on South Frederick.

AT 2:45 am on August 31, 2015 Oelwein Police conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of 7th ST SW. Oelwein police made contact with Gavin Kime, 16, of Hazelton, Justis Tielebein, 15, of Hazelton and Tyler Moore, 17 of Oelwein. Kime was referred to Juvenile Court Services on charges of Driving while License Suspended-Simple Misdemeanor and Interference with Official Acts. Tielebein was referred to Juvenile Court Services on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance-Simple Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Simple Misdemeanor. Moore was referred to Juvenile Court Services on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance- Simple Misdemeanor and Interference with Official Acts- Simple Misdemeanor.

August 29, 2015

On August 28, 2015 at 11:55 p.m., the Oelwein Police Department received two reports of a possible drunk driver in the Oelwein area. Officers did locate the reported vehicle and arrested Craig Allen Kogel, age 58, of Alton, Illinois on charges of OWI 3rd, a Class D Felony and Driving with a Suspended License, a Simple Misdemeanor.

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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
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7 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers

 

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

 

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