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October 16,2021

At 6:29 p.m. on October 16th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Austin Cody Maire, 25, of Oelwein. Maire was arrested on a charge of No Drivers License - simple misdemeanor and a Fayette County warrant for Failure to Appear on an original charge of Theft 5th Degree. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 200 block of 1st St SE in Oelwein. 

At 6:46 p.m. on October 16th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Michael Eugene Lien, 36, of Oelwein. Lien was arrested on charges of Public Intoxication - simple misdemeanor, Interference with Official Acts - simple misdemeanor, and Assault on Persons in Certain Occupations - serious misdemeanor. This arrest was made in the 1300 block of South Frederick Ave in Oelwein following a citizens report of an intoxicated subject. 

October 15,2021

At 7:02 p.m. on October 15th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Rick Alan Butterfield, 50, of Oelwein. Butterfield was arrested in the 800 block of 7th Ave NE in Oelwein on a Fayette County warrant for Failure to Appear.

October 13,2021

At 2:30 p.m. on October 13th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Mykala Lynn Meike, 27, of Oelwein. Meike was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Suspended - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 200 block of West Charles St in Oelwein. 

October 12,2021

At 1:59 p.m. on October 12th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Christopher John Walsh, 50, of Oelwein. Walsh was arrested in the 10 block of 4th St NW in Oelwein on a Blackhawk County warrant for an original charge of Failure to Appear for Carrying Weapons.

Arrest Made During Active Burglary

On October 12th, at 2:59 a.m. Oelwein Officer located a subject inside "Oelwein Liquor" at 1011 S. Frederick Ave, Oelwein. The subject fled on foot after being confronted by officers. The foot pursuit traveled north through residential yards in the 1000 block of 1st Ave SE and ended in the 900 block of 1st Ave SE where the fleeing subject, identified as Anthony Allen Copley age 35 of Oelwein, was placed under arrest. Copley has been charged with burglary 3rd, Possession of burglary tools, and interference with official acts. Officers were able to recover the stolen property and additional charges are pending at this time. Copley also had an active warrant through Fayette County for probation violation on original charge of eluding. 

October 10,2021

At 2:05 p.m. on October 10th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Andrea Fayth Griffiths, 31, of Oelwein. Griffiths was arrested in the 900 block of North Frederick Ave on a Buchanan County warrant for an original charge of Failure to Appear for Probation Revocation Hearing. 

October 6,2021

At 6:58 p.m. on October 6th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Alicia Marie Thomas, 32, of Oelwein. Thomas was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Suspended - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block of 5th Ave NE.

October 5,2021

At 8:50 p.m. on October 5th, 2021, Oelwein Police arrested Jayden Michael Heidt, 19, of Oelwein. Heidt was arrested in the 10 block of 2nd Ave NW on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Theft 5th Degree.

October 4,2021

On October 4, 2021 at 9:55 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Terry Rex Staton, age 64 of Oelwein on a Black Hawk County Warrant for Failure to Appear for a Driving While Suspended charge.  Staton was arrested in the 200 block of 2nd St SE.

 

 

October 3,2021

On October 3, 2021 at 12:15 a.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Kyle Robert Hundorf, age 27 of Oelwein, on a Clayton County Sheriff's Warrant with original charges of Failure to Appear for a Compliance Hearing, as a result of a previous arrest for Amphetamine Possession.  Contact was made with Hundorf in the 200 block of 5th Avenue SW where officers responded to a report of loud music.

 

 

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