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March 8, 2015

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.

March 7, 2015

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.

March 1, 2015

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.

February 28, 2015

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.

February 25, 2015

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.

February 25, 2015

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.

February 22, 2015

On February 22, 2015 at 10:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block of West Charles Street in Oelwein. Officers cited and released Larissa Sue Louch, age 23 of Oelwein for Driving While License Suspended.

February 20, 2015

Oelwein police are investigating a theft complaint. Oelwein police received a report of a theft at 4:41AM on February 20th, 2015 from the 100-blk of 1st Ave NW. This incident remains under investigation.

February 19, 2015

At 7:55AM on February 18th, 2015, Oelwein police arrested Michael Scott Sheckles, 25 years old, of Oelwein. Sheckles was arrested on a charge of driving while license barred, an aggravated misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block of 1st Ave SE.

Oelwein police are investigating a possible criminal mischief complaint in the 100 block of 1st Ave SW after receiving a report at 10:42AM on February 18th. This incident remains under investigation.

At 3:16PM on February 18th Oelwein police arrested Brennen Lee Cox, 26 years old, of Winthrop. Cox was arrested in the 1500 block of South Frederick Avenue on a Fayette County warrant for a probation violation on an original charge of criminal mischief 3rd.

February 18, 2015

At 11:18PM on February 17th, 2015, Oelwein police arrested James Michael Riggs Dempsey, 19 years old, of Oelwein. Dempsey was arrested on a charge of possession of controlled substance, a serious misdemeanor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 100 block of 3rd Street NW.

Oelwein police investigated a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of 1st Street and South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein at 5:27PM on February 17th. A black 2000 Ford Ranger driven by Caleb Edward Harrison collided with a silver 2001 Dodge Dakota driven by Morgan Nicole Reisner. Initial estimates of damages were very minor.

February 17, 2015

At 9:40AM on Feb. 12th, 2015, Oelwein police arrested Abbie Lynn Miller, 18 years old, of Oelwein. Miller was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of forgery in the 1500 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein.

Oelwein police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the intersection of HWY 150 and 10th Street SE in Oelwein at 3:18PM on Feb. 12th, 2015. A 2005 Nissan Altima driven by Sierra Marie Moore-Tafolla collided with 2003 Nissan Altima driven by John Earl Lee. Initial estimates of damages were $500 to the vehicle driven by Moore-Tafolla and $500 to the vehicle driven by Lee.

Oelwein police are investigating a burglary complaint after receiving a report of a burglary at 2:43AM on Feb. 13th, 2015 from the 400 block of South Frederick Avenue. This incident remains under investigation.

At 3:07PM on Feb. 16th, 2015, Oelwein police arrested Daniel Ray Guyer, 56 years old, of Arlington and Kimberly Sue Eckhardt, 46 years old, of Arlington. Guyer was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of conspiracy/commit forcible felony and Eckhardt was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of driving a motor vehicle while barred. Both were arrested in the 1500 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein.

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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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