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October 2,2017

On October 2, 2017 at 4:20 p.m. Oelwein Officers responded to a report of an assault in the 400 block of 1st Avenue SE.  Officers arrested Charlotte Estelle Scott, age 31 of Oelwein on a charge of Assault Causing Injury, a Serious Misdemeanor.

October 1,2017

On October 2, 2017 Oelwein Officers arrested Erika Ann Sheffert, age 28 of Oelwein, on a charge of Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, a Serious Misdemeanor.  This charge stems from response to a disturbance call in the 600 block of 6th Street NE at 2:40 a.m. on October 1, 2017.

September 29, 2017

Oelwein Police are investigating a Theft Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of Theft, at 1:25 p.m., on September 29 2017 from the 600 block of 1st av sw. This incident remains under investigation

 Oelwein Police are investigating a Criminal Mischief Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of Criminal Mischief, at 4:19 p.m., on September 29 2017 from the 200 block 4th st sw. This incident remains under investigation.

Oelwein Police are investigating a Criminal Mischief Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of Criminal Mischief, at 9:50 p.m., on September 29 2017 from the 200 block south Frederick. This incident remains under investigation

 

September 28, 2017

On September 28, 2017 at 11:50 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested David Lee Allen Nuehring, 51, of Oelwein.  Nuehring was arrested and charged with Domestic Abuse Assault-Simple Misdemeanor and Violation of a No Contact Order- Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed an incident in the 400 block of 1st st NE

Nuisance Abated

Wednesday afternoon, the City Crews and the Oelwein Police Department removed numerous nuisance items from a local property. On Tuesday, September 27th, the magistrate court had a hearing in reference to the Oelwein Police Department charging the 723 2nd Avenue SW property owner with two separate charges. Steven Gabriel had been charged with code violations for the structural issues at this property as well as numerous nuisance items on the property.  The court found Mr. Gabriel guilty of both counts. The court allowed for a limited timeline for the structural issues to be remedied and then ordered the City to enter the property and abate the nuisance with the costs of that clean up going to Mr. Gabriel.  The following are some of the before and after photos of this effort.

    

   

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!

 

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