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June 22, 2018

On June 22st 2018 at 1:46 p.m., Officers took a report of a Burglary in the 500 block of 5th AV NW.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

 

 

June 21, 2018

At 9:39 a.m., on June 21st, 2018 Oelwein Police arrested Ryan Zachary Martin, 36, of Oelwein.  Martin was arrested on Two Fayette County Warrants: 1st was Prohibited Acts Mfg, Del, Cons Meth and the second warrant was Failure to appear on an original charge of Driving While Barred.  This arrest followed an officer’s interaction with the subject in the 10 block 7th AV NE.  The Oelwein Police Department was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol.

On June 21st 2018 at 9:43a.m., Officers took a report of a Criminal Mischief in the 200 block of 10th ST SW.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

On June 21st 2018 at 2:58 p.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 700 block of 3rd AV SW.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

June 17, 2018

On June 17, 2018 at 2:41 a.m., Oelwein Police arrested Adam Dean Nichols, 28, of Oelwein.  Nichols was arrested and charged with Eluding while under the influence of alcohol- Class D Felony.  The arrest followed a pursuit that was initiated in Oelwein and terminated in Independence.  Oelwein police were assisted by Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office and Independence Police Department

 

On June 17th 2018 at 7:37 a.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 500 block of 3rd AV SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

 

On June 17th 2018 at 8:03 a.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 500 block of 4th AV SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

 

At 10:42 a.m., on June 17, 2018 Oelwein Police arrested Gerald Eugene Greathead, 70, of Oelwein.  Greathead was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for Failure to Appear on an original charge of Public Intoxication.

 

At 7:39 p.m., on June 17, 2018 Oelwein Police arrested Tywan Dwayne Robinson, 21, of Waterloo.  Robinson was arrested on a Blackhawk County Warrant for Probation Violation on original charges of two counts of Forgery

 

At 10:02 p.m., on June 17, 2018 Oelwein Police arrested Donald Charles Moore, 42, of Macon Georgia.  Robinson was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for Contempt of Court on an original charge of Possession of Marijuana.

Jume 16, 2018

On June 16th 2018 at 9:36 p.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 300 block of 4th AV SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

June 15,2018

On June 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Troy Christopher Miller, age 30 of Oelwein on 3 Fayette County Sheriff's warrants;  Probation Violations for Stalking and Criminal Mischief 3rd, and  Burglary 3rd.

June 13, 2018

On June 12th 2018 at 10:20 a.m., Officers took a report of a Criminal Mischief in the 600 block of 1st AV SW.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

 

 On June 12th 2018 at 4:45 p.m., Officers took a report of a Criminal Mischief in the 800 block of 3rd AV NE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

 

On June 13th 2018 at 9:21 P.M., Officers took a report of a Criminal Mischief in the 100 block of 1st AV NW.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

June 10,2018

On June 10, 2018 at 5:00 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 700 block of North Frederick for a person in the area acting suspiciously.  Officers arrested Mason Joseph Meyer, age 19 of Oelwein on a charge of Public Intoxication, a Simple Misdemeanor.

 

At 7:35 p.m. on June 10, 2018 officers responded to the 400 block of 7th Street SE for a reported harassment.  Officers made contact with the suspect and arrested Jowayne Marquis Phillips, age 19 of Waterloo for a Polk County Warrant for Burglary 3rd and Possession of Burglary Tools.

June 8, 2018

 Oelwein Police Make Arrest in Connection to Recent Burglaries

 

          The Oelwein Police Department has made an arrest in connection to several area business burglaries that have occurred over the past week. Oelwein Police have arrested Brian Jon Latham, 49, of Waterloo, in connection with burglaries and attempted burglaries that occurred  in the 900 block of South Frederick, the 1900 block of South Frederick, the 2300 block of South Frederick, the 600 block of Rock Island Road, the 100 block of 13th Avenue NW and the 400 block of 4th Street NE.

            Latham was arrested at 1:40 a.m. on June 8, 2018, in the 2100 block of South Frederick. Latham also had an active Blackhawk County warrant for Voluntary Absence from Custody.

            Latham has been charged with:

  • Burglary 3rd Degree – Four (4) counts – Class D Felony
  • Attempted Burglary 3rd Degree – Three (3) counts – Aggravated Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Burglar’s Tools – Aggravated Misdemeanor

 The investigation continues and further charges are pending. Latham is being held pending a court appearance.

Jume 7, 2018

On June 7th, 2018 at 2:40 p.m., Officers took a report of an Attempted Burglary in the 2300 block of South Frederick.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

June 6, 2018

On June 6th, 2018 at 5:56 a.m., Officers took a report of a Burglary in the 100 block of 7th St SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation. 

On June 6th, 2018 at 7:06 a.m., Officers took a report of a Burglary in the 900 block of South Frederick Avenue.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

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