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November 30,2018

On November 30, 2018 Oelwein Officers cited Christian Chaske Kapler, age 39 of Oelwein, for Failure to Abate Property as Ordered.  This charge is a result of an abatement registered at a property in the 10 block of 3rd St NW.

 

November 30, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 600 block of 1st St NW.  Officers cited Jade Lynn Ann Nuehring, 35 years old of Oelwein for Driving While License Suspended.

 

Oelwein Officers responded to the 10 block of North Frederick in Oelwein at 4:30 p.m. on November 30th for a vehicle that was reported to have run into a pole.  Officers arrested Wendy Kay Henderson, age 55 of Oelwein on a charge of 1st Offense OWI.

 

 

 

November 28, 2018

On November 28, 2018 at 2:14 p.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 500 block of W Charles.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

November 26,2018

On November 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Oelwein Officers arrested Gary Joseph McNamara, age 21 of Oelwein for a Fayette County Sheriff's warrant for Probation Violation.

 

Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 12th Street SE on November 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.  Officers cited and released David Michael Hurst, age 48 of Oelwein for Driving While License Suspended.

 

 

November 25,2016

On November 24, 2018 at 10:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Mykala Lynn Meike, age 25 of Oelwein on two Fayette County Sheriff's Office warrants for Failure to Appear on Show Cause Hearings.

 

Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop on November 26, 2018 at 12:30 a.m. in the 100 block of 1st Av SE.  Officers cited and released Maryann Kaylynn Bockenstadt, age 27, of Oelwein for Driving While License Suspended. 

November 24, 2018

On November 11, 2018 at 3:40 a.m., Oelwein Police arrested Dillon John Sommerfelt, 31, of Oelwein.  Sommerfelt was arrested and charged with Domestic Abuse Assault- Class D Felony.  This arrest happened in the 300 block 1st AV NW.

 

November 20,2018

On November 21, 2018 at 2:00 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance in the 10 block of 1st Avenue SE.  Upon arrival, Officers arrested 19 year old Anna Marie Ramirez Provin of Fairbank on charges of Interference With Official Acts, Public Intoxication, and Criminal Mischief 5th Degree, all Simple Misdemeanors.

 

 

November 18, 2018

On November 18, 2018 at 3:37 p.m., Officers took a report of a Theft in the 700 block of 2nd AV NE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

On November 18, 2018 at 4:40 p.m., Officers took a report of a Criminal Mischief in the 10 block of 3rd AV SE.  A report was taken and this incident remains under investigation.

 

November 17, 2018

On November 17, 2018 at 8:37 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 2nd ST NW in Oelwein.  Officers cited Robert Joseph Rinella, age 27 of Hazleton for Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.  Rinellla was given an equipment repair order for a license plate light.

November 15, 2018

OELWEIN POLICE DEPARTMENT

CITY OF OELWEIN, IOWA

Media Release

 

DATE:  November 15, 2018

                

Release: Drug Investigation Arrests

                                    

 

            The Oelwein Police Department has completed a multi-month drug investigation which has resulted in charges being filed on three separate individuals. Two of the subjects have been arrested for the violations and the third person remains at-large with a warrant being issued for his arrest.

 

Arrested as a result of this investigation:

 

Kathleen Rose Ott, 54 of Oelwein, IA

 

            Delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) less than

five grams – 2 counts Class C Felony

Delivery of controlled substance (methamphetamine) more than

five grams –  1 count Class B Felony

Possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) with intent to deliver more than

five grams 1 count. Class B Felony

 

 

Joshua Lee Alitz, 40, of Oelwein, IA

 

Conspiracy to deliver controlled substance (methamphetamine) less than

five grams – 1 count Class C Felony

Delivery of controlled substance (methamphetamine) less than

five grams – 1 count Class C Felony

Delivery of controlled substance (methamphetamine) more than

five grams – 1 count Class B Felony

 

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of:

 

Scott Arthur McLaury, 48, of Hazleton, IA

 

Delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) more than five grams – 2 counts Class B

Felony

Failure to Affix Drug Tax Stamp a Class D Felony

           

            The incident remains under investigation and charges are pending in this matter. The Oelwein Police Department was assisted in this investigation by the Iowa Department of Narcotics Enforcement.

 

November 13, 2018

On November 13, 2018 at 7:58 p.m. Oelwein Officers cited Collin Wilson Halligan, age 19 of Oelwein for Failure to Abate Property as Ordered for property in the 500block of 1st ST NE.  This incident stemmed from a report taken on September 6, 2018.

On November 13, 2018 at 8:25 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 1st AV SE in Oelwein.  Officers cited Kaitlyn Makay Rathjen, age 23 of Oelwein for Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor. Rathjen was also given an Equipment Repair Order for a headlamp.

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