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May 18,2022

At 1:51 p.m. on May 18th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Teresa Lynn Forbes, 46, of Oelwein. Forbes was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Possession of Controlled Substance - 3rd or subsequent offense - felony. This arrest was made in the 1500 block of South Frederick. 

May 17,2022

At 8:08 p.m. on May 17th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Edgar Joel Torres Santiago, 26, of Oelwein. Torres Santiago was arrested on charges of Drug Distribution Violation to Persons Under 18 (2 counts) - felony, Gathering Where Marijuana is Used - serious misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made in the 10 block of 2nd Ave NW after a citizens report of suspicious activity. 

May 16,2022

At 12:47 a.m. on May 16th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Allyssa Michele Garrison, 27, of Oelwein. Garrison was arrested on a charge of Reckless Use of Fire - serious misdemeanor. This arrest was made after an Officer noticed suspicious activity in the 10 block of North Frederick Ave.

 

At 3:06 a.m. on May 16th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Ashley Lyn Rochford, 38, of Maynard. Rochford was cited and released on a charge of Driving While License Revoked - serious misdemeanor. This arrest was made in the 100 block of 1st St NW.

 

At 5:58 a.m. on May 16th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Justin Michael Brewer, 35, of Oelwein. Brewer was cited and released on a charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made after a report of disturbance in the 400 block of 13th Ave NW.

 

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 400 block of 6th St NW at 10:40 a.m. on May 16th, 2022. A Chevy Malibu driven by Lukes Joseph Crandall collided with a mailbox. Initial estimates of damage $5000 to the vehicle driven by Crandall and $1000 to the mailbox and landscaping. Crandall was cited for Failure to Maintain Control.

 

At 12:02 p.m. on May 16th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Ryan Nicholas Gould, 27, of Oelwein. Gould was arrested on a charge of Theft 2nd Degree - felony. This arrest was made after a citizens report of theft in the 1300 block of South Frederick Ave. 

May 15,2022

At 8:17 p.m. on May 15th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Austin James Rinella, 29, of Oelwein. Rinella was cited and released on charges of Driving While License Suspended and Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 400 block of 3rd Ave NW.

May 14,2022

At 12:01 a.m. on May 14th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Tony Terrell Stewart, 18, of Oelwein. Stewart was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for Failure to Appear on an original charge of Interference with Official Acts.

 

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident at 7th St SE and Rock Island Road at 12:57 p.m. on May 14th, 2022. A Mercury Milan driven by Larry Floyd Miller collided with a Dodge Ram driven by Richard Leroy Tournier. Initial estimates of damage were $15,000 to the vehicle driven by Miller and $5,000 to the vehicle driven by Tournier. Miller was cited for Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device. The Oelwein Police were assisted by Mercy Oelwein Ambulance and the Oelwein Fire Department.

May 12,2022

At 6:57 p.m. on May 12th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Todd Allen Johnson, 42, of Oelwein. Johnson was arrested in the 100 block of 1st Ave NW on a Fayette County warrant for an original charge of Theft 5th Degree.

May 11,2022

At 11:25 p.m. on May 11th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Caleb Robert Bailey, 30, of Oelwein. Bailey was arrested on a charge of Public Intoxication - simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made after a disturbance was reported in the 1100 block of 1st St NE.

May 9,2022

On May 2nd, 2022, Oelwein Police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Fareway. On May 9th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Kaylee Jo Harting, 37, of Oelwein for Theft - 5th degree. Harting was cited and released with a summons to appear. 

 

At 3:10 p.m. on May 9th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Thomas Daniel Wilds, 28, of Oelwein. Wilds was arrested in the 100 block of 1st St NW on a Fayette County warrant for for an original charge of Domestic Abuse - 2nd offense.

 

At 6:22 p.m. on May 9th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Thomas Daniel Wilds, 28, and Kaylee Jo Harting, 37, both of Oelwein. Wilds and Harting were both charged with Possession of Controlled Substance, 3rd or subsequent offense - felony, Possession of Controlled Substance (marijuana), 3rd or subsequent offense - aggravated misdemeanor, Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs - aggravated misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - simple misdemeanor. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 6,2022

At 12:04 a.m. on May 6th, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Austin Paul Bellmer, 26, of Oelwein. Bellmer was arrested in the 300 block of North Frederick Ave on a Buchanan County warrant for failing to appear for sentencing on original charges of Operating While Intoxicated (1st offense), Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road, and Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance. 

May 3,2022

At 7:39 p.m. on May 3rd, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Alexis Troi Rinella, 29, of Oelwein. Rinella was arrested in the 10 block of 6th St SW on a Buchanan County warrant for Violation of Probation - felony.

 

At 8:03 p.m. on May 3rd, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Kurtis Wayne Shasteen, 38, of Oelwein. Shasteen was arrested in the 300 block of 3rd Ave SE on a Fayette County warrant for Violation of Probation - aggravated misdemeanor. Shasteen was also charged with Possession of Controlled Substance (2nd offense) - aggravated misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - simple misdemeanor.

 

At 11:14 p.m. on May 3rd, 2022, Oelwein Police arrested Zachary Neal Moser, 32, of Waverly. Moser was arrested on a Clayton County warrant for Failure to Appear - serious misdemeanor, and a Bremer County warrant for Violation of Probation - serious misdemeanor. Moser was also charged with Providing False Identification Information - simple misdemeanor. 

 

 

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