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June 13, 2024

At 7:16pm on June 12, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Roger Dean Hall II, 37, of Oelwein.  Hall was charged with Disorderly Conduct (Fighting/Violent Behavior) - Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following an incident in the 2100 block of South Frederick Ave.

June 13, 2024

At 7:16pm on June 12, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Roger Dean Hall II, 37, of Oelwein.  Hall was charged with Disorderly Conduct (Fighting/Violent Behavior) - Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following an incident in the 2100 block of South Frederick Ave.

June 12, 2024

At 8:54 p.m. on June 11th, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Katelynn Louise Hovey, 24, of Oelwein. Hovey was arrested on charges of Domestic Abuse Assault. This arrest was made after a disturbance was reported in the 200 block of 2nd Ave S.E.

June 11,2024

At 7:31pm on June 10, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Keilah Nicole Miller, 19, of Oelwein.  Miller was arrested on Fayette County warrants for original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) 1st Offense - Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made in the 100 block of 1st Ave NE.

 

At 1:51am on June 11, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Jaxon Lee Goodwin (aka Braxton Lee May), 19, of Oelwein.  Goodwin was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) 1st Offense - Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made in the 100 block of 1st Ave SE following reports of a male suspect attempting the sale of narcotics.

June 9,2024

At 9:55 pm on June 6, 2024, Oelwein Police formally charged two 15-year-old male juveniles.  Each juvenile was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) 1st Offense - Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Simple Misdemeanor.  These charges followed reports of juveniles throwing rocks at a residence in the 900 block of 2nd Ave NE.  The illicit substances were discovered and seized when Officers made contact with the suspected juveniles.  The juveniles were released to their guardians and this matter has been referred to Juvenile Court.

 

At 2:36am on June 7, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Kistler Earl Pritchett, 29, of Sumner.  Pritchett was charged with Trespassing 1st Offense - Simple Misdemeanor, and was cited and summoned to appear following a report of him trespassing on property in the 100 block of 5th Ave NE.

 

At 3:02am on June 9, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested William Albert Walenceus, 58, of Oelwein.  Walenceus was charged with Operating While Intoxicated 1st Offense - Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 200 block of 6th Ave SW.

June 7,2024

At 3:27pm on June 6, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Mellony Jean Harris, 35, of Oelwein.  Harris was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for Violation of Pre-trial Supervision, on an original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Offense - Aggravated Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made in the 900 block of 1st Ave SW.

June 6,2024

At 1:12pm on June 5, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Jeffery Marcellinus Friis, 60, of Oelwein.  Friis was arrested on a Fayette County warrant on an original charge of Violation of Parole.  This arrest was made in the Oelwein Police Department lobby where Friis turned themself in.

 

At 4:53pm on June 5, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Zachary Michael Polete, 31, of Oelwein.  Polete was charged with Operating While Under the Influence 2nd Offense - Aggravated Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made at the Oelwein Adult Corrections Office following a report of Polete being observed driving to the office and showing signs of intoxication to the staff.

June 2,2024

At 3:49pm on May 31, 2024, Oelwein Police formally charged a 10-year-old female juvenile with Making a False Report to 911 Services - Simple Misdemeanor and Theft 5th Degree - Simple Misdemeanor.  These charges were placed after an incident on May 30, 2024, where the juvenile had taken another juvenile's cellphone to make false 911 reports, as well as taking money stored in a pocket on the phone's case.  The juvenile was released to their guardians and this matter has been referred to Juvenile Court.

 

At 5:24pm on June 1, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Kayla Cassandra Kesterson, 32, of Oelwein.  Kesterson was arrested on a Fayette County warrant on an original charge of Violation of Probation.  This arrest was made in the 100 block of W Charles St.

 

At 7:34pm on June 1, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Isiah Dean Heidt, 26, of Oelwein.  Heidt was arrested on a Bremer County warrant for an original charge of Assault Causing Bodily Injury - Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made in the 10 block of 1st St SW.

May 31,2024

At 4:17pm on May 30, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested James Robert Pierce, 52, of Oelwein.  Pierce was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd or Subsequent Offense - Class D Felony, Driving While Barred - Aggravated Misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 200 block of 2nd St SE.

May 30,2024

At 10:30pm on May 29, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Brent Joseph Thompson, 39, of Oelwein in the 200 block of 2nd Avenue S.E.  Thompson was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Domestic Abuse Assault causing injury - 1st offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Thompson was also arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance - 2nd offense an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

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