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January 2, 2014

On January 2, 2014 at 10:55 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 10 block of 5th Ave SE in Oelwein for a two vehicle property damage accident.   A blue 2005 Chrysler Town & Country van, driven by Mary Sue Wright, age 68 of Oelwein, struck a white 2001 Mercury Villager driven by Carmella Lea Mutschler, age 62 of Oelwein. Officers estimated $1000 damage to the Wright’s vehicle and $500 damage to Mutschler vehicle. Wright was cited for No Insurance and Improper Backing.

 

January 1, 2014

On December 31, 2013 at 1:46 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 100 block of 2nd Street SE in Oelwein for a two vehicle property damage accident.   A blue 2004 Pontiac Montana van, driven by Susan Kay Blume, age 53 of Oelwein, was struck by a blue 2004 Dodge Durango driven by Samantha Almeda Stacey, age 38 of Oelwein. Officers estimated $1500 damage to the Blume’s vehicle and $500 damage to Stacey’s vehicle.

On December 31, 2013 at 1:21 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 10 block of South Frederick Ave in Oelwein. Officers located and arrested Jack Joe Kern, age 52 of Oelwein on a charges Enhanced Public Intoxication an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Criminal Mischief 4th Degree a Serious Misdemeanor.

 

December 31, 2013

On December 30th, 2013 at 6:25 a.m., an Oelwein Officer performed a traffic stop in the 300 block of 1st Avenue SE in Oelwein. The Officer arrested Anthony Alan Marrah, age 27 of Oelwein on charges of Possessing Contraband, a Class “D” Felony; Possession of a Controlled Substance, Aggravated Misdemeanor; Driving While License Revoked, Serious Misdemeanor; and Interference with Official Acts, Simple Misdemeanor.

December 30, 2013

On December 30, 2013 at 1:20 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 5th Street NW in Oelwein. Officers arrested Dustin Lee Westpfahl, age 32, of Oelwein. Westpfahl was charged with Eluding Officers, a Serious Misdemeanor and was then released to the custody of the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office on an Arrest Warrant for an original charge of Failure to Appear for an Initial Appearance for Theft 5th Degree. Westpfahl was also cited for No Driver’s License, No insurance, and Operating Without Registration.

December 28, 2013

On December 28, 2013 at 2:47 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 10 block of North Frederick Ave in Oelwein. Officers located the subjects involved and arrested Johnathan Joseph Hoisington, age 26 of Maynard on the charges of False Imprisonment and Domestic Abuse Assault both Serious Misdemeanors and Obstruction of Emergency Communications a Simple Misdemeanor.

On December 28, 2013 at 12:57 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 10 block of 5th Avenue SE in Oelwein. Officers located the subjects involved and arrested Corinna Michelle Smith, age 40, of Oelwein. Smith was arrested on the charge of Interference with Official Acts a Simple Misdemeanor.

On December 27, 2013 at 9:29 p.m., Oelwein officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 20th Street SE in Oelwein. Subsequent to the stop, Officers arrested Matthew Dean Nichols, age 26 of Oelwein. Nichols was arrested on the charge of Driving while License Barred an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

December 26, 2013

On December 25, 2013 at 8:38 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Nathan Gabriel Kirby, age 27, of Oelwein on a Fayette County Warrant for the original charges of Burglary 3rd Degree, Domestic Abuse and Trespassing. Kirby was transported to the Fayette County Jail.

December 25, 2013

On December 25, 2013 at 12:21 a.m., Oelwein Officers stopped a vehicle in the 200 block of 3rd Avenue SE, in Oelwein. As a result of the stop, Officers arrested Jeremy Daniel Conerd, age 31, of Oelwein, for the charges of Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs a Serious Misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Driving while License Suspended both Simple Misdemeanors.

On December 24, 2013 at 8:16 p.m., Oelwein Officers stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of 3rd Street NE, in Oelwein. As a result of the stop, Officers arrested Tanner Thomas Bentley, age 21, of Oelwein, for a charge of Driving while License Suspended a Simple Misdemeanors.

On December 22, 2013 Oelwein Officers arrested Timothy Richard Rivera, age 27, of Oelwein on charges of Criminal Mischief 5th Degree a Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest resulted from an investigation that took place after a report of damage to property on December 21, 2013.

 

December 24, 2013

On December 20, 2013 at 10:30 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 300 block of 8th Avenue SE in Oelwein for a 2 vehicle property damage accident.   A red 1999 Chevy Silverado, driven by Jacob Edward Kalb, age 16 of Stanley, struck a green 1997 Dodge Caravan driven by Lynne Workman, age 70 of Oelwein. Officers estimated $1000 damage to the Kalb vehicle and $1500 damage to Workman’s vehicle. Kalb was cited for Failure to Yield from a Stop Sign and Workman was cited for No Proof of Insurance.

 

On December 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue in Oelwein for a reported shoplifter. Officers arrested Alyshia Eilleen Straw, age 26 of Oelwein on a charge of Theft 5th Degree.

December 23,2013

On December 22, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers were in the area of 3rd St SE and South Frederick Ave, in Oelwein. Officers arrested Matthew Ward Moore, age 21, of Independence, for a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office warrant for original charges of failed to appear on Theft 5th Degree.

On December 22, 2013 at 12:31 p.m., Oelwein Officers were in the area of 3rd St SE and 8th Ave SE, in Oelwein. Officers arrested Adam Lee Westpfahl, age 30, of Oelwein, for a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office warrant for original charges of OWI. Westpfahl was transported to the Fayette County Jail.

December 22,2013

On December 21, 2013 at 10:05 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a business in the 100 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein for a reported shoplifter. Officers arrested Rosemary Mary Bradley, age 57, of Oelwein on a charge of Theft 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.

December 20, 2013

On December 19,2013 at 11:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Joseph Danial Ritter, age 36 on a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Warrant, original charges being Violation of Truancy Mediation.

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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

7 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers

 

The Oelwein Police Department is located at 20 2nd Ave SW #200, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.

 

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