On March 27, 2014 at 6:10 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 600 block of 1st Avenue SW in Oelwein for a disturbance. The call resulted in the arrest of Ethan Wade Dowd, age 23, of Oelwein on a charge of Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, a Serious Misdemeanor.
On March 27, 2014 at 4:22 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a search warrant in 10 block of 5th St NW in Oelwein. Officers arrested Tristan Marie Westpfahl, age 27, and Dustin Lee Westpfahl, age 32, both of Oelwein. Tristan was charged with Gathering where controlled Substances unlawfully used a Class D Felony, Possession of Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine a Serious Misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor. Dustin was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver – Methamphetamine a Class C Felony, Gatherings where controlled Substances unlawfully used a Class D Felony and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor.
On March 26, 2014 at 7:03 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Timothy Dale Crane, 61, of Oelwein. Crane was arrested on a Black Hawk County Warrant for an original charge of Failure to Register as Sex Offender in the 900 block West Charles St.
On March 23, 2014 at 11:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 200 block of 9th Avenue SW in Oelwein. Officers arrested Dianna Renee Jones, age 39 of Oelwein on charges of Assault on a Peace Officer, a Serious Misdemeanor and Public Intoxication and Interference With Official Acts, both Simple Misdemeanors.
On March 20, 2014 at 1:47 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a residence in the 10 block of 6th Avenue NE for a domestic disturbance. Officers arrested Kevin Allen Dixon, age 43 of Oelwein, on charges of Domestic Abuse Assault, an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Domestic Abuse Assault, a Serious Misdemeanor.
On March 20, 2014 at 11:20 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a residence in the 600 block of 2nd St NE for a missing juvenile. Officers arrested Margaret Ellen Larson, age 64 of Oelwein, on charge of Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor.
On March 19, 2014 3:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a verbal dispute at a residence in the 200 block of 6th Avenue NE. Officers discovered that one subject at the residence was wanted out of Linn County. Arrested was Anthony John McLees, age 31, of Oelwein on an original charge of failure to appear for a sentencing hearing.
On March 19, 2014 at 8:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block of 4th Avenue SE. Officers arrested Kyle Joseph Conner, age 18, of Oelwein on a charge of Driving While License is Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.
On March 19, 2014 at 12:15 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 400 block of 5th Avenue SE in Oelwein for a reported disturbance. As a result, Officers arrested Ryan James Hackert, age 22, of Oelwein. Hackert was charged with Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct, both Simple Misdemeanors.
On March 16, 2014 at 10:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers took a report of an assault occurring in the 400 block of 13th Avenue NW in Oelwein. On March 17, 2014 officers arrested Kayla Marie DeHart, age 25, of Oelwein on charges of Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor and Child Endangerment, an Aggravated Misdemeanor, stemming from this incident.
On March 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm Oelwein Police Department responded to a one vehicle collision in the 300 block of East Charles St in Oelwein. When officers arrived on the scene it was determined that Alexis Rae Gamm of Oelwein was operating a 2000 Pontiac Grand AM which stuck a Utility Pole. Gamm was cited for failure to maintain control of vehicle.
On March 15, 2014 at 5:30 a.m., Oelwein Officers stopped a vehicle in the 10 block of 20th Street SE in Oelwein. Officers cited and released Joseph Danial Ritter, age 36, of Oelwein for Driving While License Suspended. This charge is a Simple Misdemeanor.
On March 13, 2014 at 4:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 100 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein for a reported shoplifter. Officers arrested Shelly Lynn Dempsey, age 48, of Oelwein on a charge of Theft in the 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.
On March 13, 2014 at 6:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a 2 vehicle property damage accident in the 100 block of 2nd St SE. A 2009 Ford Fusion, driven by Karen Lynn Shirley, age 55 of Oelwein was struck by a 2nd vehicle, a 1998 Chevy Cavalier, driven by Walker Alan Rowcliff, age 16 of Dundee. Rowcliff was cited for Failure to Yield to Vehicle on the Right.
Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 100 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein at 9:40 on March 13, 2014. Officers arrested Matthew Ward Moore, age 21, of Independence, on a charge of Theft 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.
On March 12, 2014 at 3:05 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in 700 block of 1st Ave NW in Oelwein. Officers arrested Travis Frank Norton, age 20 of Strawberry Pt. Norton was arrested for Driving While License Revoked, Possession of Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia all Serious Misdemeanors.
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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