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Juveniles Charged with Arson 2nd Degree

Fire Investigation Completed

 

The Oelwein Police Department has completed their investigation into two house fires, in the 100 block of 4th Ave NE, that occurred on September 14, 2017. As a result of this investigation, two juveniles, under the age of 14 years old; have been referred to Juvenile Court Services for Arson 2nd Degree. 

September 25,2017

On September 25, 2017 at 6:40 p.m. Oelwein Officers arrested Cisco Ray Ritter, age 20 of Charles City on charges of Possession of Paraphernalia, Simple Misdemeanor and Possession of a Controlled Substance, Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest stemmed from a driving complaint and a traffic stop.

September 25, 2017

Oelwein Police are investigating a Theft Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of Theft, at 6:46 a.m., on September 25 2017 from the 10 block of 2nd av nw. This incident remains under investigation

September 19, 2017

Oelwein Police are investigating a Theft Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of Burglary, at 5:58 p.m., on September 19, 2017 from the 100 block of Lincoln Drive. This incident remains under investigation.

 

On September 19, 2017 at 10:38 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 1500 block of South Frederick in Oelwein.  Officers cited Logan James Druecker, age 18, of Oelwein for Driving While License Suspended.

Veteran's Home Fundraiser!

Join Us Thursday Evening!!


The Oelwein Police Department in cooperation with OCAD is hosting a fundraiser for the Iowa Veteran's Home this Thursday, September 21st from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Party in the Park Style!
Live music by Drivel. Food vendors, games for kids and adults as well as prizes! Give-a-ways of a LED TV, a wooden American flag, four tickets to UNI volleyball, a Williams Center membership and more! There will also be a silent auction for 1) An authentic autographed Fergie Jenkins Chicago Cubs jersey 2) An authentic autographed index card by Chicago Bears Walter Payton 3) An authentic NFL football with transfer signatures from the 2016 Green Bay Packers team.
Come out and enjoy a "Party in the Park" and support our veteran's!

 

September 15, 2017

 Oelwein Police Department investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 100 block 1st st se. A Silver 2011 Dodge Avenger driven by Tina Zubrod struck a pole while backing

 

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a Burglary Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of Burglary, at 11:21p.m., on September 15, 2017 from the 1100 block 1st av sw. This incident remains under investigation.

September 14, 2017

Oelwein Police are investigating a Theft Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a Theft, at 3:29 p.m., on September 14, 2017 from the 100 block 8th av ne. This incident remains under investigation.

 On September 14, 2017 at 10:12 p.m. Oelwein Police arrested Kaleb James Huffman, 18, of Oelwein.  Huffman was arrested and charged with Theft 5th Degree- Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed an incident in the 10 block 1st av se.

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a Criminal Mischief Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a Criminal Mischief, at 0649 a.m., on September 15, 2017 from the 800 block West Charles. This incident remains under investigation.

September 11,2017

On September 11, 2017 at 10:25 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 2nd Street SE in Oelwein.  Officers cited Skuyler Jamel Ellington, age 27, of Oelwein for Driving While License Suspended.

September 10, 2017

At 12:16 p.m., on September 9, 2017 Oelwein Police arrested William Joseph Newton, 24, of Oelwein.  Newton was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for Probation Violation on original Charges of Burglary 2nd degree and False Imprisonment.  This incident took place after and officer’s interaction with the subject in the 100 block of 13th av se.

 Oelwein Police Department investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 2600 block South Frederick Avenue. A Black 2012 Chevrolet Impala driven by Christina Hartley struck a deer. 

September7, 2017

Oelwein Police are investigating a Theft Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a Theft, at 5:10 p.m., on September 5, 2017 from the 1300 block of South Frederick Avenue. This incident remains under investigation.

 

 

Oelwein Police are investigating a Criminal Mischief Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a Criminal Mischief, at 12:02 p.m., on Sept 6, 2017 from the 100 block of East Charles. This incident remains under investigation.

 

On September 7, 2017 at 5:49 a.m., Oelwein Police arrested Sarah Jayne Moore, 27, of Oelwein. Moor was arrested and charged with Theft 5th Degree-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed and incident in the 100 block 8th av nw.

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