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May 4,2017

On May 4, 2017 at 9:55 p.m. Oelwein Officers responded to a report of a hit and run vehicle accident in the 300 block of 2nd Street NE.  Officers located the suspect and arrested Jeffery Richard Woods, age 52 of Oelwein on charges of Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor;  Operating a Vehicle Without Owner's Consent, an Aggravated Misdemeanor; and OWI, Serious Misdemeanor.

 

 

April 26,2017

On April 26, 2017 @ 6:45 a.m., Oelwein Officers cited Michael Andrew Dehart, age 52, for Failure to Abate Property as Ordered for a property in the 200 block of 8th Avenue SW.

 

On April 26, 2017 at 5:25 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 900 block of 3rd Avenue NE.  Officers arrested Olivia May Rupright, age 18, of Oelwein on charges of Assault Causing Injury, a Serious Misdemeanor and Criminal Mischief 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.

 

 

April 25,2017

 

At 7:46 p.m., on April 22, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Arturo Araujo, 24, of West Union. Araujo was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Offense- Aggravated Misdemeanor, Interference with Official Acts-Simple Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed a traffic stop in the 700 block of East Charles St.

 

At 9:57 p.m., on April 22, 2017 Oelwein Police Cited Cody Lee Holub, 20, of Independence.  Holub was cited for Possession under the Legal Age- Simple Misdemeanor.  This Citation occurred after an officer’s interaction with the subject in the 300 block 8th Ave. SE.

 

At 6:40 a.m., on April 23, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Margaret Earline Joyner, 60, of Hazelton.  Joyner was arrested and charged with Operating while Intoxicated- 3rd Offense-Class D Felony.  This arrest followed a traffic stop at the intersection of Hwy 150 south and Hwy 281.

At 10:49 on April 23, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Joseph Robert Hedgman, 23, of Oelwein.  Hedgman was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest resulted from a disturbance in the 10 block 4th Ave NE.

 

April 24, 2017

 

At 10:49 on April 23, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Joseph Robert Hedgman, 23, of Oelwein.  Hedgman was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest resulted from a disturbance in the 10 block 4th av ne.

April 22, 2017

 

At 7:46 p.m., on April 22, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Arturo Araujo, 24, of West Union. Araujo was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Offense- Aggravated Misdemeanor, Interference with Official Acts-Simple Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed a traffic stop in the 700 block of East Charles St. Mr. Araujo attempted to flee from officers on foot. After a short foot pursuit, he was taken into custody in the 10 block of 7th Avenue SE.

 

At 9:57 p.m., on April 22, 2017 Oelwein Police Cited Cody Lee Holub, 20, of Independence.  Holub was cited for Possession under the Legal Age- Simple Misdemeanor.  This Citation occurred after an officer’s interaction with the subject in the 300 block 8th Ave. SE

April 21, 2017

On April 18, 2017 at 8:40 p.m., Oelwein Police served an abatement to the resident of a property in the 600 block of 1st Street NE.  On April 21, 2017 David Duane Latham, age 59, was served a civil citation for Failure to Abate Property as Ordered.

 

Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop at Palace Road and 60th Street in Oelwein, on April 21, 2017 at 10:40 a.m.  Officers cited Charles Lavern Wood, age 38 of Oelwein, for Driving While License Revoked.

April 19, 2017

At 4:37 pm on April 19, 2017 Oelwein police arrested Vickie Sue Wendel, 46, of Oelwein.  Wendel was arrested on two Fayette County warrants for Assault and Disorderly conduct.  This arrest took place after an officer’s interaction with the subject in the 10 block 3rd av ne.

April 18, 2017

At 1:24 p.m., on April 18, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Jonathan Conrad Offerman, 19, of Oelwein.  Offerman was arrested and charged with Assault- Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed an incident in the 400 block of South Frederick Avenue.

 

At 3:14 p.m., on April 18, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Matthew Michael Carter, 27, Of Oelwein.  Carter was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for Failure to Appear on an original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance-Marijuana. This arrest followed a traffic stop in the 200 block 7th st se.

April 17,2017

 

At 1:10 am on April 17, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Daniel L Wilson, 33, of Oelwein. Wilson was arrested on multiple Fayette County warrants for Probation Violations on OWI and Prohibited Acts. This arrest happened in the 100 block South Frederick.

 

April 14, 2017

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of Criminal Mischief at 7:28 a.m., on April 14, 2017 in the 100 block 6th st nw.  This incident remains under investigation.

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of Criminal Mischief at 10:14 a.m., on April 14, 2017 in the 600 block 6th av se.  This incident remains under investigation.

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of Criminal Mischief at 10:40 a.m., on April 14, 2017 in the 100 block 6th st nw.  This incident remains under investigation.

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of Criminal Mischief at 11:49 a.m., on April 14, 2017 in the 10 block 3rd av nw.  This incident remains under investigation.

April 12,2017

On April 12, 2017 at 4:15 p.m. Oelwein Officers were called to the 1300 block of South Frederick for a reported shoplifter.  Officers arrested Kenneth Ray Ogle, age 36 of Oelwein for 5th Degree Theft.

 

Oelwein Officers arrested Matthew Ward Moore, age 24 of Oelwein, on a Fayette County Sheriff's Office warrant for 4th Degree Theft.  Moore was arrested on April 12, 2017 at 4:30 p.m., in the 600 block of South Frederick.

 

On April 13 at 1:00 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 300 block of 1st Avenue NE for a reported disturbance.  Officers arrested Jeffery Richard Woods, age 52 of Oelwein for a Fayette County Sherrif's Office warrant with original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd or Subsequent Offense, Gathering Where Controlled Substances are Used, And Possession of Marijuana 3rd or Subsequent Offense.

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The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903

 


The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903 as the recognized law enforcement for the City of Oelwein

Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
10 Full Time Police Officers
4 Full Time Communications Operators
1 Administrative Assistant

4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers

 

The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.

 

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