On March 14, 2015 at 6:05 p.m., Oelwein officers checked for a wanted person at a residence in the 400 block of 3rd Avenue SE. Officers arrested Anthony Allen Copley, age 28, of Oelwein on a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office warrant with original charges of Domestic Abuse Assault and three counts of Violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order. Officers also arrested Scott Lee Bennington, age 50 of Oelwein for Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor.
At 2:20 a.m. on March 14th, 2015, Oelwein police cited and released Darryl James Vanorder, 47 years old, of Oelwein. Vanorder was cited for driving while license suspended – a simple misdemeanor, following a traffic stop in the 200 block of South Frederick Avenue.
On March 12, 2015 at 12:30 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 500 block of Rock Island Road in Oelwein. Officers cited and released Taylor Lynn Joe, age 21, of Waterloo for Driving While License Suspended.
On March 12, 2015 at 1:20 a.m., Oelwein Officers stopped a vehicle in the 500 block of Rock Island Road. Officers charged and released 2 males. Tanner Dale Grover, age 19 of Independence was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor. And Dustin Robert Beau, age 17, also of Independence, was cited with Possession of Tobacco Underage.
On March 10, 2015 at 11:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 900 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein. Officers arrested Damian Alexander Torres, age 25 of Oelwein on a Jasper County, Missouri arrest warrant for charges of Felony Damage to Property.
Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 1000 blk of Hwy 150 South at 11:42 am on 03/09/15. A silver 1987 Ford Thunderbird driven by Jamie Levendusky collided with a blue 2014 Chevy Silverado driven by Paul Kime. Initial estimates of damage were $5000 to the vehicle driven by Levendusky and $10000 to the vehicle driven by Kime. Levendusky was cited for unsafe turn. The Oelwein Police Dept was assisted by the Oelwein Fire Dept.
On March 8, 2015 at 5:10 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report of threats made in the 10 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein. Officers arrested Rachel Marie Montes, age 25, of Manchester, on charges of 2 counts of Assault on Persons Engaged in Certain Occupations, Serious Misdemeanor and Interference With Official Acts, Trespass, and Providing False Identification Information, all Simple Misdemeanors.
On March 8, 2015 at 10:05 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Jeffrey Richard Woods, age 50 of Oelwein, on a Fayette County Sheriff’s warrant for Failure to Appear on a Contempt of Court Charge for Failure to Pay Restitution.
On March 7, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 300 Block of East Charles for a reported altercation. Monique Alexandra Limon, age 24 and Alyshia Eilleen Straw, age 27, both of Oelwein, were each cited and released for Disorderly Conduct, a Simple Misdemeanor.
On March 7, 2015 Oelwein Officers responded to the 100 block of West Charles to take a report of Criminal Mischief to a vehicle in a parking lot. Officers received further information on this incident during their investigation and arrested Isiah Dean Heidt, age 17 of Oelwein, who was referred to juvenile authorities on two counts of Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree, a Serious Misdemeanor.
On March 1, 2015 at 12:45 a.m., Oelwein Officers stopped a vehicle in the 1000 block of North Frederick. Officers cited and released Carrie Ann Youngblut, age 44 of Waterloo, for Driving While License Suspended.
On February 27, 2015 at 3:25 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a parking lot in the 100 block of 2nd St SE for a hit and run motor vehicle accident. A White 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis, owned and operated by Elaine Maxine Walker, age 77 of Oelwein was struck while parked and the suspect vehicle left the scene. This incident remains under investigation.
On February 24, 2015 at 3:10 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the scene of a property damage vehicle accident in the 500 block of 2nd St SE. Vehicle #1, a 1998 Ford Explorer driven by Mykeha Leticia Jefferson, age 26 of Oelwein, backed to pull into an alley, striking the front end of Vehicle #2, a 1998 Oldsmobile 88 driven by Clarence William Priest, age 72 of Strawberry Point. Vehicle #2 sustained approximately $1000.00 damage. Jefferson was given a written warning for unsafe backing. There were no injuries.
On February 24, 2015 at 3:45 p.m., Oelwein officers were called to the scene of a property damage accident in the 100 block of East Charles Street. Vehicle #1, a 2006 Pontiac Torrent driven by Gaylen Edward Kunkle, age 67 of Oelwein, was travelling west bound on East Charles and vehicle #2, a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire, driven by Jaren Mason Opperman, age 16 of Oelwein, attempting to exit a private drive on to East Charles struck the front end of vehicle #1. Opperman was given a written warning for Failure to Enter Roadway Safely from a Private Drive. There were no injuries.
At 12:35 p.m., on February 24, 2015 Oelwein Officers were called to the intersection of 7th St SE and Highway 150 for a Personal Injury accident. Vehicle #1, a Silver 2014 Ford Focus driven by David Richard Hansen, age 60 of Masonville, failed to stop at a northbound stop light at the intersection and struck westbound vehicle #2, a white 2004 Buick LeSabre driven by Delores Schuler, age 83 of Oelwein. Hansen was cited for Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device. The Oelwein police were assisted by the Oelwein Fire Department and Mercy Oelwein Ambulance.
On February 24, 2015 at 11:55 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 400 block of 1st Avenue NE in Oelwein. Oelwein Officers cited and released Arturo Araujo, age 22 of Postville on a charge of Driving While License Suspended.
The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903
Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
7 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers
The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.
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