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August 22, 2017

Oelwein Police are investigating a Theft Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a theft Complaint, at 6:27 p.m., on August 22, 2017 from the 100 block 5th st NW. This incident remains under investigation.

Coach 5-0

 

 

“One” Project – Coach 5-0!

 The Oelwein Police Department, the Oelwein Community School District and the Oelwein Husky Football program are teaming up for a mentorship program involving student athletes and Oelwein Police Officers.  The program, Coach 5-0, is intended and designed to provide an opportunity for officers to interact with youth in a positive way and to build relationships to where the youth and officers understand each other better and to allow the officers to guide the youth towards good life choices as well as learning life skills that student athletes can carry forward beyond this program.

“This program is another facet of our department’s “One” project in which we believe that one gesture, one action, one effort, one person, one team and one community can make a difference” advised Chief Jeremy Logan.  “When we approached the school officials, last spring, with this concept, they were immediately on board and the program was quickly developed.”

Captain Ronald Voshell received his Iowa Coaching Authorization and quickly volunteered for this assignment.  He has since volunteered numerous hours to get the program running and is now a part of the Oelwein Husky Football coaching staff.

“To be successful in athletics and in life, a lot of hard work goes into it and good choices have to be made,” states Chief Logan. “Having our officers working alongside our student athletes will hopefully motivate them toward success on the field and success in life”.

Further anticipated benefits of the program are:

Bridging the gap between police and Oelwein student athletes through adult mentoring.

Educating students on the role of law enforcement officers and the importance of building positive relationships between the athletes, community and the police department.

Fostering a working relationship between coaches and the Oelwein Police Department to provide resources for possible at-risk student athletes or those who have a need for basic life essentials.

Facilitating access to local social services when the need arises.

Look for Coach 5-0 on the sidelines of Husky Football all season long!

 

 

August 18, 2017

Oelwein Police are investigating a Burglary Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a Burglary Complaint, at 9:15 a.m., on August 18, 2017 from the 100 block 1st av nw. This incident remains under investigation.

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a Theft Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a theft Complaint, at 3:34 p.m., on August 18, 2017 from the 300 block 2nd av NW. This incident remains under investigation.

 

At 23:53 p.m., on August 18, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested John Eugene Kaub, 30, of Oelwein.  Kaub was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication enhanced 3rd offense- Aggravated Misdemeanor and Interference with Official Acts-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed and incident in the 100 block 3rd av se.

 

Oelwein Police Department investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 400 block 1st av ne at 3:22 a.m., on August 19, 2017.  A Black 2005 Ford Escape driven by Alyshia Straw collided with a parked 2001 Chevrolet Monti Carlo owned by Kimberlynn Dayton.  Straw was cited with Failure to Maintain Control and Failure to Secure against Liability. The Oelwein Police were assisted by the Oelwein Fire Department.

August 17, 2017

On August 17, 2018 at 10:34 pm Oelwein Police arrested Jake Lloyd Covault 27, of Oelwein.  Covault was arrested and charged with two counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon-Aggravated Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed an incident in the 200 block 5th av sw.

 

Oelwein Police have concluded an investigation and have arrested, Madison Marie Hutchinson, 18, of Strawberry Point and Tierra Sabre Happel, 18, of Lamont.  Hutchinson and Happel were arrested at the Oelwein Police Department and charged with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree- Serious Misdemeanor.  This incident was originally reported to the police on July 25, 2017.

August 13, 2017

Oelwein Police are investigating a Theft Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a Theft Complaint, at 7:37 p.m., on August 13, 2017 from the 800 block E Charles. This incident remains under investigation.

 

August 12, 2017

Oelwein Police are investigating a Theft Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a Theft Complaint, at 6:00 p.m., on August 12, 2017 from the 2600 block S Frederick. This incident remains under investigation.

 Oelwein Police are investigating a Criminal Mischief Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a Criminal Mischief, at 6:27 p.m., on August 12, 2017 from the 100 block East Charles.  This incident remains under investigation.

 

August 11,2017

At 9:35 p.m. on August 11, 2017 in the 100 block of 1st Avenue SE, Oelwein Officers arrested Chad Michael Dahl, age 40 of Oelwein on a charge of OWI 1st Offense.

August 10,2017

On August 10, 2017 at 6:40 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested James Elvis Worth, age 34 for a Clayton County warrant with original charges of Intimidation and Harassment 3rd Degree.

August 9, 2017

 Oelwein Police are investigating a Criminal Mischief Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a Criminal Mischief, at 12:26 p.m., on August 9, 2017 from the  500 block 1st st ne. This incident remains under investigation.

August 9, 2017 Burglary Arrest Made

Oelwein Police Make Arrest in Recent String of Burglaries

 

On July 31st and August 8th, the Oelwein Police Department responded to several reports of burglary to local businesses. As a result of those investigations, on August 9th, 2017, at approximately 8:26 a.m. the Oelwein Police Department arrested Jason Charles Cole, 21, in the 100 block of West Charles.  Cole was arrested on seven counts of Burglary 3rd Degree, a Class D Felony. Cole was transported to the Oelwein Police Department where he was provided an initial appearance before a Magistrate and later transferred to the Fayette County Jail and is being held on bond. These investigations continue and further arrests and charges are pending. 

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