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September 25. 2020

On September 25, 2020 at 5:12 P.M., Oelwein Officers were called to the 200 block 3rd AV SE for a report of a Theft.  This incident remains under investigation

September 20,2020

At approximately 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 20th, Oelwein Police communications received a report of an altercation in the 200 block of 2nd Ave NE. Investigation of the incident resulted in the arrest of 51 year old Kenneth Alan Thornton of Aurora. Thornton was charged with Going Armed with Intent, a class D felony.

September 10, 2020

On September 10, 2020 at 8:06 P.M., Oelwein Police were adv of a child abduction that had occurred in Oelwein in the 10 block of 6th ST NW.  Officers investigated and the suspect vehicle was located in Black Hawk County by the Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office.  Arrested were Raquel Virginia Bowser, 31, of Oelwein and Justin Kyle Green, 27, of West Union.  Both suspects have been charged with Child Stealing- Class C Felony.  The Oelwein Police Department was assisted by the Black Hawk County Sheriffs Department.

September 5, 2020

On September 5, 2020 at 10:17 A.M., Oelwein Officers were called to the 10 block 6th AV NE for a report of a Theft.  This incident remains under investigation

 On September 5, 2020 at 12:21 P.M., Oelwein Officers were called to the 100 block 7th AV NE for a report of a Burglary.  This incident remains under investigation

September 3,2020

On September 3, 2020 at 8:45 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a disturbance reported in the 200 block of North Frederick.  Officers arrested Connor Douglas Palo, age 27 of Oelwein on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault, Simple Misdemeanor.

September 2, 2020

On September 2, 2020 at 11:25 P.M., Oelwein Police arrested Shannon Allen Hersh, 47, of Tama. Hersh was arrested and charged with Assault-Serious Misdemeanor, Assault-Simple Misdemeanor, Disorderly Conduct-Simple Misdemeanor and Criminal Mischief-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed and incident in the 100 block 2nd AV SE.

August 27, 2020

On August 27, 2020 at 4:17 p.m., Oelwein Police arrested Kenyonte Shinhault, 31, of Oelwein. Shinhault was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant on an original charge of unauthorized use of a credit credit card. This arrest occured 800-blk of N Frederick Av.

 

On August 27, 2020 at 6:47 A.M., Oelwein Officers were called to the 10  block  5th  AV NE for a report of a Theft.  This incident remains under investigation

 

August 25,2020

On August 24, 2020 at 3:50 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 800 block of North Frederick for a reported disturbance.  Officers arrested Kenyonte Nigel Shinault, age 31 of Oelwein on charges of Assault, Interference With Official Acts, and Obstruction of Emergency Communications-all Simple Misdemeanors.

 

 

August 23, 2020

On August 23, 2020 at 2:37 A.M., Oelwein Police arrested Troy Eugene Parker, 44, of Oelwein.  Parker was arrested and charged with OWI 1st –Serious Misdemeanor.  This followed a traffic stop in the 2600 block of South Frederick.

August 22, 2020

On August 22, 2020 at 11:48 P.M., Oelwein Police arrested Cassandra Brackin, 28, of Readlyn.  Brackin was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant on an original charge of Disarming a Police officer.  This arrest followed officer’s interaction with the subject in the 1900 block of South Frederick.

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