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September 4, 2018

On September 4th, 2018 at 11:27a.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 400 block of 2nd AV NE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

September 3,2018

On September 3, 2018 at 3:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 700 block of 7th Avenue SE.  Officers arrested David Michael Hurst, age 48 of Oelwein on a charge of Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.

September 2,2018

On September 2, 2018 at 8:25 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop near the intersection of East Charles and Outer Road.  Officers cited and released Barbara Rose Bitterlie, age 52 of Cedar Falls for Driving While License Suspended.

August 31, 2018

On August 31st 2018 at 11:01p.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 100 block of 2nd ST NE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

August 30, 2018

On August 30th 2018 at 4:12 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.

At 8:47 p.m., on August 30th, 2018 Oelwein Police arrested Jeffrey Paul Spragg, 65, of Oelwein.  Spragg was arrested on a Virginia warrant on original charges of Felony Aggravated Sexual Battery Victim less than 13 YO.  This arrest took place in the 800 block of South Frederick.

 

August 28,2018

On August 27, 2018 at 3:30 p.m., Oelwein Police were called to a disturbance in the 100 block of West Charles.  Officers subsequently arrested Barbara Ann Griffiths, age 38 of Oelwein For Possession of Controlled Substance, a Serious Misdemeanor.

 

Oelwein Officers arrested Rick Alan Butterfield, age 47, of Independence on two counts of Theft in the 5th Degree, both Simple Misdemeanors.  The arrest stemmed from an incident on August 27, 2018 at 7:55 p.m. in the 100 block of 2nd Street SE.

August 26, 2018

On August 25nd 2018 at 11:31 a.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 10 block of 5th AV SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

August 22,2018

The Oelwein Police Department took a report of a one vehicle, personal injury accident in the 1300 block of 2nd ST SE.  On August 22, 2018 at 07:19 a.m., a vehicle was reported to have struck an individual at that location.  Officers cited Robbie Nathaniel McKeeman, age 19 of Oelwein for Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian.

On August 22nd 2018 at 12:15 p.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 100 block of 1st AV NW.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation

On August 22nd 2018 at 12:15 p.m., Officers took a report of a Criminal Mischief in the 100 block of 2nd AV NW.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

August 20,2018

On August 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., Oelwein Police took a report of a theft from a vehicle in the 900 block of South Frederick.  On August 20, 2018 at 2:50 p.m., after investigating the incident, arrested Zachary Allen Smith, age 33, of Oelwein on charges of Burglary 3rd Degree, a Class "D" Felony and Domestic Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor.

August 19,2018

On August 17th, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., the Oelwein Police Department took a report of a theft from a building in the 10 block of 4th St. SW.  After conducting an investigation, Zachary Allen Smith, age 33 of Oelwein, was arrested on August 18, 2018 at 4:45 p.m. and charged with Theft 4th Degree, a Serious Misdemeanor.

On August 19, 2018 at 5:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of 10th St and Highway 150 South.  The vehicle attempted to elude officers and with the assistance of the Buchanan County and Fayette County Sheriff's Offices, the vehicle was stopped in the 1400 block of N Avenue.  Officers arrested Shaina Marie Boehmer, age 31 years old, of Cedar Falls for Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor.  Further charges on this incident are pending.

 

The Oelwein Police Department took a report of a one vehicle, personal injury accident in the 300 block of West Charles.  On August 19, 2018 at 11:10 p.m., a vehicle was reported to have struck the east bound side of the West Charles Viaduct.  Officers cited Ronald Craig Dean, age 41 of Oelwein for Failure to Maintain Control of his vehicle and for No Insurance.

 

 

 

 

 

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