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June 21,2017

On June 21,2017 at 5:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of East Charles in Oelwein.  Officers arrested Kevin Andrew Greene, age 41 of Hazleton, for OWI 1st Offense.

June 19, 2017

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Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of criminal mischief at 2:13 p.m., on June 18, 2017 from the 200 block of East Charles.  This incident remains under investigation.

June 15,2017

Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop on June 15, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. in the 1400 block of South Frederick.  Officers arrested Sandra Louise McMurrin, age 27 of Oelwein, on a charge of Driving While License Barred.

June 14, 2017

Oelwein Police are investigating a burglary complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a burglary at 8:38 p.m., on June 14, 2017 from the 300 block of 3rd st nw.  This incident remains under investigation.

Oelwein Police and the Oelwein Wrestling Club Continue Beautification Efforts






Members of the Oelwein Police Department and the Oelwein Wrestling Club continue their efforts to help clean up and beautify the community. This past weekend, members took time to trim trees along Highway 150 near Fareway. The trees, which are in the public right of way in the 200 and 300 block, had become overgrown and in need of care.
"The intent of both of our groups is to show how if anyone spends a little time here and a little time there, a lot can be accomplished to help others and to help your community" advised Chief Jeremy Logan. "This initiative, "One", shows that One Action - One Effort - One Gesture - One Community - One Team - One Person can make a difference."
Attached are before pictures with the after picture next to it.



June 13,2017

Oelwein Officers arrested Eugene Diago Jones, age 20 of Oelwein, in the 500 block of 1st Avenue SE for a Probation Violation warrant with original charges of Conspiracy/Commit Forcible Felony. 


Maureen Elizabeth Nolan, age 58 of Oelwein, was arrested by Oelwein Officers in the 10 block of North Frederick on a FCSO warrant for Failure to Appear on an original charge of Violation of a No Contact Order.

June 12,2017

On June 13, 2017 at 12.30 a.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Kenneth Ray Ogle, age 36, of Oelwein on a Fayette County Sheriff's warrant for Failure to Appear in court for a charge of Theft 5th Degree.

June 6,2017

At 5:45 p.m. on June 6, 2017 Oelwein Officers were called to the 300 block of 1st St SE for a reported suspicious person.  Officers arrested Domanick Ray Fowlkes, age 23, of Oelwein on a charge of Public Intoxication, 3rd or Subsequent, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.



Oelwein Police and the Oelwein Wrestling Club Team Up to Clean Up


            Members of the Oelwein Police Department and the Oelwein Wrestling Club teamed up to clean up the appearance of our community.  Members spent part of Sunday cleaning and revitalizing the monument sign that highlights the Oelwein Veteran’s Sports Complex. The sign had years of dirt and debris on it.


             “The Oelwein Wrestling Club instills in our members hard work and giving back to others. We felt that helping revitalize this great fixture was important as it is a centerpiece of our sports complex and also symbolic of our respect for our veteran’s.” stated Oelwein Wrestling Club President Greg Parmely.


              “Our staff is dedicated, on-duty and off, to helping clean up our community and maintaining our facilities. Hundreds of vehicles pass the Veteran’s Sports Complex every day and they get to witness the great recreational facilities that our community has to offer” explained Chief Jeremy Logan. “We just wanted to ensure that we help our community put its best foot forward.”


 The photos below are the before and after photos.









June 3, 2017

On June 3, 2017 at 8:43 p.m., Oelwein Officers investigated a car deer accident at the intersection of Highway 150 and 10th St.  Silver in color Chevrolet Impala driven by Dawn Lammers struck a deer at that intersection.

At 11:18 p.m., on June 3, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested Daniel Martin Funk, 64 of Oelwein.  Funk was arrested and charged with Operating while Intoxicated 1st Offense- Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed a car accident in the 2100 block of South Frederick. 

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