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November 22,2021

At 12:17 a.m. on November 22nd, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Brandon Lee Fox, 21, of Oelwein. Fox was arrested on charges of Domestic Assault - serious misdemeanor, Disorderly Conduct - simple misdemeanor, and Public Intoxication - simple misdemeanor. Fox was also arrested on 2 Fayette County warrants for original charges of Failure to Appear (controlled substances) and Violation of Probation. This arrest was made after a disturbance was reported in the 10 block of 4th St NW in Oelwein.

 

At 5:51 p.m. on November 22nd, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Katherine Marie Lewis, 23, of Oelwein. Lewis was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Revoked (2 counts) - serious misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 300 block of 1st Ave SE in Oelwein.

November 20,2021

At 12:40 a.m. on November 20th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Kristen Elizabeth Pingree, 24, of Oelwein. Pingree was arrested on charges of Disorderly Conduct - simple misdemeanor, and Public Intoxication - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a report of a disturbance in the 100 block of South Frederick Ave.

 

At 12:40 a.m. on November 20th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Tiffany Nerissa Pingree, 29, of Oelwein. Pingree was arrested on charges of Assault on Law Enforcement Officer - serious misdemeanor, Criminal Mischief, 5th Degree - simple misdemeanor, Disorderly Conduct - simple misdemeanor, and Public Intoxication - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a report of a disturbance in the 100 block of South Frederick Ave. 

November 19,2021

At 4:54 p.m. on November 19th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested James Allen Woodson, 57, of Oelwein. Woodson was arrested in the 300 block of 7th Ave SW on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Domestic Abuse Assault.

 

At 9:13 p.m. on November 19th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Skylar Joseph Buhr, 32, of Oelwein. Buhr was arrested in the 800 block of 2nd Ave NE on Fayette County warrants for original charges of Child Endangerment, Possession of Controlled Substance, and Failure to Pay Child Support.

November 18,2021

At 1:34 a.m. on November 18th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Thomas Daniel Wilds, 27, of Oelwein. Wilds was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Revoked - serious misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 1300 block of South Frederick Ave.

At 9:25 p.m. on November 18th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Joseph Louis Sepe, 36, of Cassville, WI. Sepe was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Revoked - serious misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 700 block of Rock Island Road. 

November 16,2021

At 5:37 p.m. on November 16th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Christopher Dean Baker, 41, of Oelwein. Baker was arrested in the 200 block of 9th Ave SW in Oelwein on a Buchanan County warrant for original charges of Driving While License Revoked, Driving While License Suspended, No Insurance, Operating a Non Registered Vehicle, and Fraudulent Use of Registration. 

November 14,2021

At 11:44 a.m. on November 14th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Alan Lee Stanford, 51, of Wilburton, OK. Stanford was arrested on charges of Possession of Controlled Substance (marijuana) - simple misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - simple misdemeanor, and Drug Tax Stamp Violation - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made after a citizens report of someone smoking marijuana in the 200 block of 10th St SE. 

November 11,2021

At 10:31 p.m. on November 11th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Timothy James Wright, 54, of Oelwein. Wright was arrested on a charge of OWI 1st offense - serious misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a citizens report of a vehicle in the ditch near 35th St and Outer Road.

November 10,2021

On November 10th, 2021 the Oelwein Police Department executed a search warrant at 306 8th Ave. SW.  Officers searched the home, belonging to Justin James Gallmeyer, 38, and located several firearms.  Gallmeyer is prohibited from possessing firearms as he is a convicted felon.  As a result of the search warrant, Gallmeyer was charged with felon in control of a firearm/ammunition and possession of drug paraphernalia.  This case is still under investigation and more charges may be filed.  The Oelwein Police Department was assisted by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office.

November 9,2021

At 11:44 a.m. on November 9th, 2021, Oelwein police arrested Joshua Freedom Smith, 42, of Dubuque. Smith was arrested in the 2500 block of South Frederick on a Clayton County warrant for original charges of Burglary 3rd, Possession of Firearm by a Felon, and Theft 1st.

November 8,2021

At 11:35 p.m. on November 8th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Kody Allen Letts, 30, of Oelwein. Letts was arrested in the 400 block of East Charles on Fayette County warrants for original charges of Failure to Appear and Interference with Official Acts.

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