Press Releases

February 25, 2021

Oelwein Police are investigating an operating a motor vehicle without owners consent complaint.  Oelwein Police received a report at 10:20 A.M. on February 25, 2021 from the 1000 block of 2nd ST NW.  The vehicle is described as a silver and black 1988 Chevrolet C1500..  The vehicle was later located .

 

On February 25, 2021 at 11:02 A.M., Oelwein Officers were called to the 200 block 6th AV SE for a report of Burglary.  This incident remains under investigation.

 

On February 25, 2021 at 11:02 A.M., Oelwein Officers were called to the 300 block 2nd AV NE for a report of Burglary.  This incident remains under investigation.

February 24,2021

On February 25, 2021 at 2:00 a.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Isiah Dean Heidt, age 23 of Oelwein on a Fayette County Sheriff's warrant with original charges of Public Intoxication and Interference With Official Acts, both Simple Misdemeanor charges.  Heidt presented himself at the Oelwein Police Department to be served his arrest warrant.

February 20, 2021

On February 20, 2021 at 9:42 P.M., Oelwein Police arrested Misty June Cook, 43, of Saint Lucas.  Cook was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication and Interference with Official Acts.  This arrest followed an incident in the 200 block 10th ST SE

February 19,2021

On February 19, 2021 at 9:15 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 600 block of West Charles for a two vehicle property damage accident.  Javontae Washington, driving a 2003 Chevy Impala, exited a private drive and struck a 2000 Buick Lesabre driven by Janet Klatt.  Washington was found to be at fault and was issued a written warning for Unsafe Entry onto a Roadway. 

 

Oelwein Officers arrested Anthony Allen Copley, age 34 of Oelwein, on February 19, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.  Copley was arrested on Fayette County Sheriff's warrants for original charges of Violation of Pre-trial Supervision, Assault While Displaying a Dangerous Weapon, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, and 2 counts of Driving While Suspended.

 

 

Search Warrant Executed

OELWEIN POLICE DEPARTMENT
CITY OF OELWEIN, IOWA

Media Release
DATE: February 19, 2021

Release: Search Warrant Executed – Arrests Made


     The Oelwein Police Department and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department executed a search
warrant at 216 6th Avenue SE in Oelwein on February 19, 2021. Officers located and seized drug
paraphernalia and marijuana.
     Oelwein Police have arrested and charged the following:

     Dustin Christian Staley – Age 47
        Charge                                         Level of Offense
 Possession of drug paraphernalia        Simple Misdemeanor
 Child Endangerment                        Aggravated Misdemeanor
 Drug Stamp Tax Violation                 D - Felony
 Possession a controlled substance      D-Felony
with the intent to deliver.
Prohibited Acts – (Possession with
intent to deliver) within 1,000 feet
of a school.

Mr. Staley was transported to the Fayette County Jail pending an initial appearance. The Oelwein
Police Department was assisted by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, the Independence Police
K-9 Unit, the Iowa Department of Human Services, and the Oelwein Community Development Department.
Additional charges are pending.

February 16, 2021

On February 21, 2021 at 1:23 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Richard Jake Woods, age 25 of Oelwein, for a 3x Harding County Warrants.

 

After a multi-month narcotics investigation, on February 16, 2021, members of the Oelwein Police  Department, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, the Iowa State Patrol, and the Iowa Division Narcotics  Enforcement made several arrests and conducted search warrants in the city of Oelwein.  

Search warrants were conducted at 107 7th Avenue N.W. and also 221 3rd Avenue SE in Oelwein.  Additionally, related to this joint investigation, teams of officers located and apprehended a  number of other individuals on arrest warrants throughout the community. The following subjects  have been arrested and are awaiting initial appearances on their charges. 

Justin Michael Buehler, age 37 was arrested for a U.S. Marshall arrest  

warrant and for new charges of eluding, driving while license revoked  

and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Julie Ann Johnson AKA Julie Ann Evans, age 39, arrested on a warrant for  

Delivery of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine Class C Felony 

Jennifer Lee Krum AKA: Jennifer Lee Bagg, age 28, arrested on a warrant  

for Delivery of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine - Class C 

Felony 

Jeffery Eugene Euans, age 60, arrested for Possession of a Controlled  

Substance with the Intent to Deliver - Methamphetamine - Class B  

Felony, Gathering Where Controlled Substances are Used - Class D  

Felony, Drug Tax Stamp Violation, Possession of a Controlled Substance 

Marijuana, Unlawful Possession of a Prescription Medication.  

Ronald Allen McLaury, age 52, Gathering Where Controlled Substances  are Used – Class D Felony and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  

Nancy Sheree Latham, age 41, Possession of a Controlled Substance with  the Intent to Deliver – Methamphetamine – Class B Felony, Gathering  Where Controlled Substances are Used - D Felony, Drug Tax Stamp  Violation, Possession of a Controlled Substance Marijuana, Unlawful  Possession of a Prescription Medication.  

George David Kirkbride, age 52, Warrant for Delivery of a Controlled  Substance – Methamphetamine – Class C felony. 

Vanessa Lynn Smith, age 36, Warrant for Delivery of a Controlled  Substance – Methamphetamine – Class C Felony, Possession of a  Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled  Substance – Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

Matthew Wade Stacey, age 26, arrested for Possession of a Controlled  Substance - Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Also, Stacey was arrested for a Buchanan County warrant for  Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine. 

Also charged from this investigation but not arrested on this date as they are already in custody: 

Cody Richard Reisner, age 37, Delivery of a Controlled Substance – 

Methamphetamine - Class C Felony 

Matthew Ward Moore, age 28, Delivery of a Controlled Substance - 

Methamphetamine – Class C Felony 

 

On February 21, 2021 at 9:37 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Clayton Allen Bushaw,  age 26 of Oelwein, on a charge of Violation of No Contact order.  This arrest occurred following an incident in the 10 block 3rd ST NW

 

 

February 15,2021

On February 13, 2021 at 10:05 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 1300 block of South Frederick for a report of a snowmobile trespassing complaint.  Officers cited Adam James Nielsen, age 36 of Oelwein, for Driving While Revoked.  Nielsen was also warned reference trespassing.

 

Oelwein police investigated a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of East Charles and North Frederick at 17:32 P.M., on February 14, 2021. A white 2011 Buick Lucerne driven by Dayanaira Cates collided with a White 2016 GMC Terrain driven by Joshua Stamp 

 

Oelwein Officers responded to the 400 block of 13th Av NW to assist another agency at 10:45 a.m. on February 15, 2021.  Officers arrested James Stanford Adams Jr, age 28 of Oelwein, for Domestic Abuse Assault, Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Simple Misdemeanor.

 

 

February 10,2021

On February 9, 2021 at 1:35 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 600 block of 1st St SW.  Subsequently, Officers arrested Gregg Eugene Latham, age 58 of Oelwein, for Prohibited Acts, a Class "B" Felony.

Oelwein police investigated a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of HWY 150 and 20th ST SE at 10:02 A.M., on January 28, 2021. A Black 2013 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Brennan Cole collided with a White 2018 Ford Explorer driven by Sherilyn Snitker. 

 

 

February 8

On February 8, 2021 at 8:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Dakota Ray Curtis, age 34 of Oelwein, for a Linn County Warrant of Violation of the Sex Offender Registry.  Consequential to this arrest, Curtis was also charged by Oelwein Police Officers for Possession of Controlled Substance-Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor.

 

 

February 6, 2021

On February 6, 2021 at 9:20 P.M., Oelwein Officers were called to the 100 block 1st ST SW for a report of Burglary.  This incident remains under investigation.

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