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May 4, 2018

On May 4, 2018 at 7:46 a.m., Officers took a report of a Burglary in the 10 block of 5th ST NW.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

On May 4, 2018 at 9:36 a.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 10 block of 10 block of 1st AV SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

May 3, 2018

On May 4, 2018 at 8:04 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Gerald Eugene Greathead, 69, of Oelwein.  Greathead was charged with Public Intoxication-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest occurred after an incident in the 300 block of West Charles.

May 2,2018

On May 2, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance in the 10 block of 7th Avenue NE.  Officers arrested Ryan Zachery Martin, age 36 of Oelwein on a Fayette County Sheriff's Warrant for Probation Violation.

May 1, 2018

Following an incident in the 300 block of 8th ST SW on May 1, 2018, the Oelwein Police cited Angela Anne Gephart, 24, of Oelwein for having a Dog or Cat at Large.

On May 1, 2018 at 4:45 p.m., Officers took a report of a Burglary in the 200 block of 12th Avenue SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

April 30,2018

On May 1, 2018 at 1:30 a.m., Oelwein Police checked on a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot in the 2100 block of South Frederick.  Officers arrested Rhonda Kay Robinson, age 53 of Brandon, on 2 Buchanan County Sheriff's warrants, original charges Theft 3rd Degree and Trespass 1st offense.

April 29,2018

On April 28, 2018 at 8:30 p.m., in the 10 block of 1st Street SW, Oelwein Officers arrested David Alan Tafolla, age 51, of Oelwein on charges of Possession of Controlled Substances 3rd Offense, 2 counts, Class "D" Felonies;  Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Interference With Official Acts, both Simple Misdemeanors.

 

On March 19, 2018 Oelwein Officers served an abatement notice for a property in the 400 block of 5th Avenue SW.  On April 29, 2018 Officers cited Lowell Douglas Latham for Failure to Abate Property at this location.

 

 

April 28, 2018

On March 4, 2018 at 7:34 a.m., Oelwein Police served abatement to the resident of a property in the 200 block 8th AV SW.  On April 21, 2018 Michael Andrew Dehart, age 53, was served a civil citation for Failure to Abate Property as Ordered.

April 27, 2018

On April 27, 2018 at 9:03 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 2nd Ave NW.  Officers cited Dakota Lee Fratzke, age 20 of Oelwein, for Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.

April 26, 2018

On April 26, 2018 at 9:16 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a traffic accident in the 10 block of South Frederick Avenue  Officers cited Frank Everett Boleyn, age 64 of Oelwein, for Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor

April 22, 2018

At 2:12 p.m., on April 22, 2018 Oelwein Police arrested Izak Dwight Hillman, 27, of Oelwein Hillman was arrested and charged with Domestic Abuse Assault-Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed an incident in the 400 block 13th AV NW

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