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April 10.2022

At 2:45 a.m. on April 10th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Graig Thomas Bemiss, 42, of Oelwein. Bemiss was arrested on charges of OWI (3rd) - felony, Driving While License Revoked - serious misdemeanor, and Operate without Interlock Device - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block of 2nd St NW in Oelwein. 

April 9,2022

At 2:40 a.m. on April 9th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Edgar Joel Torres Santiago, 26, of Oelwein. Torres Santiago was arrested on charges of OWI (1st) - serious misdemeanor, and No Valid Drivers License. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block of 2nd Ave NW in Oelwein.

April 8,2022

At 9:23 a.m. on April 8th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Kyle Thomas Moon, 44, of Oelwein. Moon was arrested on charges of OWI (2nd offense) - aggravated misdemeanor, Reckless Driving, Passing on a Grade or Hill, and 2 counts of Speeding. This arrest was made following a report of a minor motor vehicle accident in the 10 block of 4th St SW in Oelwein.

April 7,2022

At 5:27 p.m. on April 7th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Jordan Marcus William Young, 18, of Oelwein. Young was arrested on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made after a report of a disturbance in the 10 block of 6th St SW. 

April 4,2022

At 17:49 p.m. on April 4th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Joshua James Levendusky, 39, of Oelwein. Levendusky was arrested on charges of Driving While License Revoked - serious misdemeanor, Failure to File SR22 Insurance, Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd - felony, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - simple misdemeanor, Reckless Driving, Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability, and Failure to Respond to Steady Red Light. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 100 block of 3rd St NW.

April 3,2022

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 100 block of 3rd Ave SE at 10:21 a.m. on April 3rd, 2022. Etahn Wade Dowd, 31, of Oelwein collided with a parked vehicle. Dowd was cited with Driving While License Suspended, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Texting/Using a Mobile Phone While Driving, and Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability.

April 1,2022

At 11:46 p.m. on April 1st, 2022, Oelwein police arrested Brandon Tyrone Green, 34, of Oelwein. Green was arrested on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a report of a disturbance in the 100 block of 5th Ave SE.

March 30,2022

At 7:23 a.m. on March 30th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Joshua James Levendusky, 39, of Oelwein. Levendusky was arrested in the 1500 block of South Frederick Ave on a Buchanan County warrant for original charges of Driving While License Revoked and Failure to Maintain Control. 

March 28,2022

At 11:35 p.m. on March 28th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Michael Eugene Lien, 36, of Oelwein. Lien was arrested on a charge of Assault - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a report of a disturbance in the 200 block of 12th Ave SE. 

March 26,2022

At 7:23 p.m. on March 26th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Joseph Glenn Kane, 23, of Maynard. Kane was arrested on charges of Possession of Controlled Substance (methamphetamine) - serious misdemeanor, Possession of Controlled Substance (marijuana) - serious misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made after a citizens report of a suspicious person in the 1300 block of 6th St NE.

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