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April 4, 2016

 At 9:57 a.m., on April 4, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Randall Lee Meike, 44, of Oelwein.  Meike was arrested on Charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance- Methamphetamine- over 5 grams (Class B Felony), Drug Tax Stamp Violation(Class D Felony), Driving while License Suspended (Simple Misdemeanor) and Interference with Official Acts (Simple Misdemeanor).  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 200 block of 5th av sw

March 31, 2016

At 10:00 p.m., on March 31, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Robert Joseph Frye, 31, Of Loveland, CO.  Frye was arrested on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Serious Misdemeanor) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Simple Misdemeanor).  This arrest was made following the report of a suspicious odor in the 200 block of 10th ST SE.

March 30, 2016

At 1:50 p.m., on March 30, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Bruce Wayne Krum, 46, of Oelwein.  Krum was arrested on a Buchanan County Warrant for Failure to appear on original charges of Driving while License barred and Possession 2nd in the 300 block of 4th St NW.

At 7:28PM on March 30th, 2016, Oelwein police charged Cody Arthur Frank Schoeneck, 28, of Oelwein with Domestic Abuse Assault (Serious Misdemeanor) and Assault (Simple Misdemeanor). These charges were made in the 600 block of 6th St NE after police were notified of a disturbance.

March 29,2016

At 7:03PM on March 29, 2016, Oelwein police charged Donald Eugene Latham, 58, of Oelwein with OWI 1st (serious misdemeanor) and interference with official acts (simple misdemeanor). These charges were made in the 500 block 1st Street NE following a citizen’s complaint.

March 28, 2016

Oelwein police concluded an investigation and have arrested Randy Allen Eschen, 35, of Baldwin, Iowa. Eschen was arrested on March 28th, 2016, at 12:19PM in the 500 block of Rock Island Road and charged with 4 counts of sexual abuse in the third degree, a class C Felony. This incident was originally reported to police on March 11th, 2016.

 At 6:50PM on March 28th, 2016, Oelwein police charged Randall Lee Meike, 44, of Oelwein with Possession of Control Substance (Aggravated Misdemeanor), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Simple Misdemeanor) and driving while license suspended (Simple Misdemeanor). These charges were made in the 200 block of 5th Ave SW following a traffic stop

March 26, 2016

At 10:22 p.m., on March 26, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Andrew Michael Engler, 25, of Oelwein.  Engler was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for an original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd and Driving While Barred.  This arrest was made following officer interaction with the subject in the 700 block of 1st Av SW.

 At 11:11 p.m., on March 26, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Brian Leo Potter, 40, of Oelwein.  Potter was arrested on charges of Domestic Abuse Assault- Aggravated Misdemeanor and False Imprisonment-Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following the report of a disturbance in the 100 block of 5th av ne.

March 23, 2016

At 12:51 a.m., on March 23, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Brennen Lee Cox, 27 of Oelwein.  Cox was arrested on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance- Methamphetamine over 5 grams- Class B Felony, Drug Tax Stamp Violation- Class D Felony, Possession of Contraband-Class D Felony, OWI 2nd- Aggravated Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance- Marijuana-Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block North Frederick Avenue.

 

March 22, 2016

AT 7:59 p.m., on March, 22, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Dwight James Davis, 44, of Oelwein.  Davis was arrested on a Black Hawk County Warrant for an original charge of Going Armed with Intent in the 200 block of 4th AV NW.

March 21, 2016

At 8:20 p.m., on March 21, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Tyler Terren Thompson, 24, of Oelwein.  Thompson was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for an original charge of Prohibited Acts in the 100 block of 4th St SW.

March 20, 2016

On March 20, 2016 at 12:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report of a property damage accident in the 2300 block of South Frederick in Oelwein.  Raymond John Faist, age 90 of Oelwein, struck the Country Cottage Café building.  Mr. Faist’s vehicle, a 2000 Ford Windstar Van sustained $4,000.00 damage while damage to the building is estimated to be $12,500.00.  The Oelwein Police Department was assisted by the Oelwein Fire Department and Mercy Oelwein Ambulance crews.

March, 18, 2016

At 7:35 p.m., on March 17, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Ross Ian Rivers Cashen, 35, of Oelwein.   Cashen was arrested on a charge of leaving the Scene of an Injury Accident-Serious Misdemeanor.

At 11:53 p.m., on March 17, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Jade Marie McAllister, 31, of Oelwein.  McAllister was charged with Interference with Official Acts- Simple Misdemeanor and Domestic Abuse Assault- Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a disturbance at the intersection of E Charles and North Frederick Street.

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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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