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October 28,2018

On October 28, 2018 at 11:00 p.m. Oelwein Officers responded to a report of a disturbance in the 1 block of 6th Street NE.  Officers arrested Dustin Scott Deans, age 22 of Powhatten, Virginia on a charge of Criminal Mischief 4th Degree.

October 24, 2018

On October 24, 2018 at 9:51 a.m., Oelwein Police arrested Steven Louis Hovey, age 61 of Fairbank.  Hovey was arrested and charged with Theft 5th Degree- Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed and incident in the 100 block of 2nd ST SE.

October 27, 2018

On October 27th, 2018 at 4:30 a.m., Officers took a report of a Burglary in the 10 block of 4th ST NW.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

October 26. 2018

On October 26 2018 at 5:46 a.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 100 block of 1st AV SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

On October 26th 2018 at 4:11 p.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 800 block of 1st AV SW.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

 On October 26th 2018 at 4:11 p.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 200 block of 8th AV SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

On October 26, 2018at 5:39 p.m. Oelwein Officers cited Sandra  Joan Halstead, age 50 of Oelwein for Failure to Abate Property as Ordered for property in the 900  block of 1st AV NE.  This incident stemmed from a report taken on October 18th 2018.

October 23,2018

On October 23, 2018 at 11:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Andrew James Nagel, age 20 of Oelwein for a Fayette County Sheriff's warrant for Theft 5th Degree.  This was an Oelwein Police Department original charge stemming from a theft incident on October 21, 2018 in the 100 block of 1st Avenue NE in Oelwein.

 

Oelwein Officers arrested Joshua Lee Alitz, age 40 of Oelwein on October 23, 2018 at 10:30 p.m.  Alitz was arrested on a Fayette County Sheriff's Office warrant with original charges of three counts of Controlled Substance Violations.

October 21, 2018

On October 21st, 2018 at 2:22 a.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 100 block of 1st AV SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

On October 21st, 2018 at 5:32 a.m., Officers took a report of a Burglary in the 300 block of North Frederick.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

On October 21st, 2018 at 11:18 a.m., Officers took a report of a Criminal Mischief in the 400 block of South Frederick.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

On October 21st, 2018 at 10:58 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block of 1st AV SE.  Officers cited and released Jonathan Eichelberger, age 23 of Hawkeye, for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Juvenile female was also referred to Juvenile Court Services on the same Charge.

October 19, 2018

At 7:39 a.m., on October 19, 2018 a stolen vehicle report was called into the Oelwein Police Department.  A white 2002 Mercury Sable was reported stolen from the 100 block of 8th AV NW. The vehicle was located later in the morning and returned to the owner.

October 17,2018

On October 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a reported break in of a residence in the 10 block of 5th Avenue NE in Oelwein.  Officers arrested Seth Lee Rohrick, age 22 of Oelwein, on charges of Interference With Official Acts, Simple Misdemeanor;  Enhanced Public Intoxication 2nd Offense, Serious Misdemeanor; and Burglary 3rd Degree, a Class "D" Felony.

October 12, 2018

Oelwein Officers arrested Tyler Joseph Moore, age 20 of Oelwein for a multiple warrants out of Fayette County, original charges  of Burglary 2nd degreex2, Burglary 3rd, Operate Vehicle without Owner’s Consent, Possession of meth, Theft 5th and Trespassing..  This arrest was made on October 12, 2018 at 10:28 a.m.

On October 12, 2018 at 11:04 p.m., Oelwein Officers stopped a vehicle in the 10 block 2nd St NW.  Officers arrested Richard Dustin Scott Blanchard, age 31 of Oelwein for Driving While License Suspended.

October 11,2018

Oelwein Officers arrested Laquay Maurice Taylor, age 27 of Oelwein for a warrant out of Dubuque County, original charge Probation Violation on Domestic Abuse Assault.  This arrest was made on October 10, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.

 

On October 11, 2018 at 12:10 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance in the 100 block of 3rd Av NW.  Officers arrested John Howard Wright, age 38 of Oelwein, on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor.

 

 

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