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June 22, 2024

At 11:50 p.m. on June 21, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested William Jefferson Wilson, 34, of Oelwein. Wilson was arrested on charges of Domestic Abuse Assault – 3rd or subsequent offense, a Class D Felony, as well as Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest was made in the 600 block of West Charles.

June 21,2024

At 4:37pm on June 20, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Adam James Nielsen, 39, of Oelwein.  Nielsen was arrested on two Fayette County warrants for original charges of Compulsory Education Violation 1st Offense and Violations of Truancy Mediation Agreement, both Simple Misdemeanors.  This arrest was made in the 700 block of 1st Ave SE.

 

At 10:30pm on June 20, 2024, Oelwein Police formally charged a 16-year-old male juvenile with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree - Serious Misdemeanor.  This charge resulted from an incident that occurred on June 13, 2024, following multiple reports of vehicles with slashed tires.  The juvenile's guardians have been notified, and the matter has been referred to Juvenile Court.

June 20,2024

At 4:50pm on June 19, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Sarah Diane McMenamin, 33, of Oelwein.  McMenamin was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Child Endangerment - Aggravated Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made in the 100 block of 1st Ave NW.

June 19,2024

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of 20th St and Rock Island Rd at 4:48pm on June 17, 2024.  A 2011 Chevrolet Traverse driven by Marlene Duffy collided with a 1999 Ford Escape driven by Jennifer Schanbeck.  Initial estimates of damages were $10,000 to the vehicle driven by Duffy and $15,000 to the vehicle driven by Schanbeck.  Duffy was cited with Failure to Yield.  The Oelwein Police were assisted by the Oelwein Fire Department and Mercy Oelwein Ambulance.

 

At 4:14pm on June 18, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Tyler Joseph Moore, 26, of West Union.  Moore was charged with Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree - D Felony, Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Offense - Aggravated Misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made in the 10 block of 5th St NW after a report of Moore striking a vehicle with a tire iron multiple times in the 10 block of 6th St NW and running off.

June 16, 2024

At 10:11p.m., on June 14, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Kathleen Marie Greco, 65, of Oelwein.  Greco was charged with Operating While Intoxicated 1st Offense - Serious Misdemeanor.  Greco was also arrested for a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Violation of No Contact Order - Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a report of a vehicle hitting a pole in the 100 block of 1st Ave SE.

 

At 7:26p.m.  On June 16, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Shannon Arthur Clark, 47, of Oelwein.  Clark was charged with Public Intoxication - Simple Misdemeanor and Interference with Official Acts – Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made in the 900 block of 3rd Ave NE following a complaint of someone lighting off fireworks.

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.

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