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August 30,2023

At 9:36 pm on August 28, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Rory Saben May, 19, of Winthrop; Daniel Ellis Godbold Jr, 23, of Oelwein; Alexis Jorden Louise Heidt, 24, of Oelwein; and a 15-year-old male juvenile. 

 

May was arrested on charges of Assault with Intent to Inflict Serious Injury – Aggravated Misdemeanor, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree – Aggravated Misdemeanor, Unlawful Assembly – Aggravated Misdemeanor, Assault Causing Bodily Injury or Mental Illness – Serious Misdemeanor, Disorderly Conduct (Fighting/Violent Behavior) – Simple Misdemeanor, and Interference with Official Acts – Simple Misdemeanor.

 

Godbold was arrested on charges of Unlawful Assembly – Aggravated Misdemeanor, Disorderly Conduct (Fighting/Violent Behavior) – Simple Misdemeanor, and Contempt – Violation of No Contact/Protective Order.

 

Heidt was arrested on charges of Unlawful Assembly – Aggravated Misdemeanor and Disorderly Conduct (Fighting/Violent Behavior) – Simple Misdemeanor.

 

The juvenile was arrested on charges of Unlawful Assembly – Aggravated Misdemeanor and Disorderly Conduct (Fighting/Violent Behavior) – Simple Misdemeanor

 

These arrests were made following a 911 call reporting an individual trying to stab people with a knife in the 20 block of West Charles St.  This matter is still under investigation, additional charges and arrests are pending.

 

At 3:16 pm on August 29, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Joseph Glenn Kane, 24, of Maynard.  Kane was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Suspended.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 100 block of 4th St NW.

 

 

August 26,2023

At 8:36 am on August 25, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Jason Lynn Burkey, 35, of Oelwein.  Burkey was arrested on a charge of Interference with Official Acts – Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a report of a suspicious individual in the 800 block of 1st Ave SW.

 

At 12:24 am on August 26, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Rory Saben May, 19, of Winthrop.  May was arrested on multiple Buchanan County warrants for original charges of Possession of Alcohol by Person Under 21 and Accessory After the Fact in the 100 block of 3rd Ave NW.

 

At 12:34 am on August 26, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested a 14-year-old juvenile.  The juvenile was arrested on a charge of Possession of Alcohol by Under Age Minor.  This arrest was made following a report of suspicious activity in the 100 block of 3rd Ave NW.

August 25,2023

At 11:18 pm on August 23, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested a 15-year-old juvenile.  The juvenile was arrested on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance - Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block of 2nd Ave SE.

 

At 12:20 pm on August 24, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Zacharias James Stowe, 36, of Hazleton.  Stowe was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Violation of Probation in the 500 block of Rock Island Rd.

 

At 2:45 am on August 25, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Michael William Bushaw, 32, of Oelwein.  Bushaw was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Domestic Abuse Assault – Serious Misdemeanor in the 800 block of 1st Ave SW.

August 21,2023

At 8:21 pm on August 20,2023 Oelwein Police arrested Robert T.C. Gould, 43, of Oelwein.  Gould was arrested on a charge of Driving While Barred.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 900 block of 1st Ave SE.

August 17,2023

At 3:38 pm on August 16, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Jeffrey Tad Schuler, 50, of Oelwein.  Schuler was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original Charge of Animal Abuse in the 10 block of 5th Ave SE.

 

At 9:30 pm on August 16, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Rory Saben May, 19, of Winthrop.  May was arrested on two Fayette County warrants for original charges of Theft 5th Degree, Supplying Alcohol to a Minor, and Possessing/Purchasing Alcohol by Person 18 to 20 years old in the 1 block of 1st Ave SE

August 16,2023

At 10:43 pm on August 12, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Amanda Jean Steggall, 38, of Oelwein.  Steggall was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of seven counts of Animal Neglect with No Injury – Simple Misdemeanor in the 1000 block of 1st Ave SW.

 

At 10:43 pm on August 12, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Douglas Alan Clark, 35, of Houston.  Clark was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of seven counts of Animal Neglect with No Injury – Simple Misdemeanor in the 1000 block of 1st Ave SW.

 

At 5:10 pm on August 13, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Kimberly Marie Schoultz, 54, of Oelwein.  Schoultz was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance – Aggravated Misdemeanor in the 10 block of 1st Ave SE.  Schoultz received an additional charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance –Aggravated Misdemeanor during the arrest.

 

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 300 block of West Charles St at 2:09 pm on August 15, 2023.  A white 2022 Chevrolet Box Van driven by Connor Lee Brown collided with the viaduct on West Charles St.  Initial estimates of damages were $5,000 to the vehicle driven by Brown and $1,000 to the viaduct.

 

At 2:10 pm on August 15, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Joshua Lee Alitz, 45, of Oelwein.  Alitz was arrested on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault - Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made after a disturbance was reported in the 200 block of 2nd St NW.

August 12,2023

At 4:51 pm on August 11, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested a 16-year-old male juvenile.  The juvenile was arrested in the 800 block of 2nd Ave NE on a Fayette County Juvenile Court Order for original charges of Burglary 3rd Degree, Person Ineligible to Carry Dangerous Weapons, Minor Armed with a Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

August 11,2023

At 10:01 pm on August 10, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Matthew James Nolan, 48, of Oelwein.  Nolan was arrested on a charge of Assault Causing Bodily Injury or Mental Illness – Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following reports of a fight in the 800 block of East Charles Street.

August 3,2023

At 10:33 pm on August 2, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Jared Michael Richardson, 29, of Oelwein.  Richardson was arrested on a charge of Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree – Aggravated Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a report of vandalism of property in the 10 block of 1st St SW.

 

At 11:53 pm on August 2, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested William Frederick Blume, 59, of Hazleton.  Blume was arrested on a charge of Attempted Burglary 3rd Degree – Aggravated Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a report of an attempted break-in in the 100 block of 7th St SW.

August 2,2023

At 1:51 pm on July 29, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Brandi Renee Rogers, 41, of Charles City.  Rogers was arrested on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) - Serious Misdemeanor, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) – Serious Misdemeanor, and Theft in the 5th Degree – Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a report of theft in the 2000 block of South Frederick Ave.

 

At 4:56 pm on July 31, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Daniel Joseph Hartney, 28, of Oelwein.  Hartney was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Suspended.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 200 block of 4th Ave SE.

 

At 3:14 pm on August 1, 2023 Oelwein Police arrested Dizney Marie Willenborg, 23, of Oelwein.  Willenborg was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Assault in the 20 block of 5th St NW.

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