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March 27,2018

On March 27, 2018 at 6:55 a.m., the Oelwein Police Department took a report of a stolen black 2003 Toyota Tundra pick up, taken in the overnight hours from the 500 block of 8th Avenue NE.  This incident remains under investigation.

 

At 7:25 a.m., on March 27, 2018 a stolen vehicle report was called into the Oelwein Police Department.  A grey 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix was reported stolen from the 800 block of 6th Avenue NE.  This vehicle was later recovered.  The incident remains under investigation.

 

On March 27, 2018 the Oelwein Police Department took two separate reports of items taken from vehicles.  The first report, at 5:05 p.m., was taken in the 400 block of 3rd Avenue SE and the second report was taken in the 800 block of 7th Avenue NE at  5:10 p.m.  Both incidences are under investigation.

March 6, 2018

On March 26, 2018 at 7:38 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report of a Theft in the 100 block South Frederick Av in Oelwein.  A report was taken and the incident remains under investigation.

March 25, 2018

At 6:06 p.m., on March 25, 2018 Oelwein Police arrested Gary Richard Sumpter, 48, of Waterloo.  Sumpter was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon-Aggravated Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed an incident in the 500 block of Rock Island Road.

March 22,2018

Oelwein Police are investigating a Motor Vehicle Theft Complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a theft of a motor vehicle at 4:49 a.m., on March 22 2018 from the 10 block 2nd ST NW.  The vehicle is described as a Black 2010 Pontiac G6.

March 21, 2018

Oelwein Police are investigating a motor vehicle theft complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a theft of a motor vehicle at 9:31a.m., on March 21 2018 from the 100 block 6th AV SW.  The vehicle is described as a Red 1998 Chevrolet S10.

On March 21, 2018 at 1:22 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report of a Theft in the 800 block of 5th ST SE in Oelwein.  A report was taken and the incident remains under investigation.

On March 21, 2018 at 3:10 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report of a Burglary in the 100 block of 8th AV NW in Oelwein.  A report was taken and the incident remains under investigation.

On March 7, 2018 at 5:54 p.m., Oelwein Police served an abatement to the resident of a property in the 100 block 1st AV NW.  On March 21, 2018 Ashley Elizabeth Rogers, age 26, was served a civil citation for Failure to Abate Property as Ordered.

March 20, 2018

On March 20, 2018 at 6:01 p.m., the Oelwein Police Department took a report of Criminal Mischief from the 100 block of 5th AV SE.  This incident remains under investigation.

On March 20, 2018 at 6:14 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report of an burglary in the 300 block of 4th AV SE in Oelwein.  A report was taken and the incident remains under investigation.

Oelwein Police are investigating a motor vehicle theft complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a theft of a motor vehicle at 7:27 p.m., on March 20, 2018 from the 100 block 10th AV NW.  The vehicle is described as a yellow2004 Chevrolet SSR.

March 20, 2018

On March 20, 2018 at 6:01 p.m., the Oelwein Police Department took a report of Criminal Mischief from the 100 block of 5th AV SE.  This incident remains under investigation.

On March 20, 2018 at 6:14 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report of an burglary in the 300 block of 4th AV SE in Oelwein.  A report was taken and the incident remains under investigation.

Oelwein Police are investigating a motor vehicle theft complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report of a theft of a motor vehicle at 7:27 p.m., on March 20, 2018 from the 100 block 10th AV NW.  The vehicle is described as a yellow2004 Chevrolet SSR.

MAarch 18,2018

On March 18, 2018 at 9:50 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report of an attempted burglary in the 1000 block of S Frederick in Oelwein.  A report was taken and the incident remains under investigation. 

March 14,2018

On March 14, 2018 at 11:20 a.m., Oelwein Police performed a traffic stop in the 200 block of 4th St SE.  Officers arrested Mark Allen Shaw, age 54 of Oelwein on charges of Prohibited Acts, a Class C Felony; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Simple Misdemeanor; and Driving While License Suspended, Simple misdemeanor.

 

 

March 13,2018

On March 13, 2018 at 9:00 p.m., Oelwien Officers arrested Matthew Michael Wenthe, age 49 of Oelwein, on a charge of Theft 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.  This charge is the result of an incident that occurred on January 31, 2018.

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