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March 3, 2021

On March 3, 2021 at 3:14 P.M., Oelwein Officers were called to the 10 block 1st ST SE for a report of theft.  This incident remains under investigation.

On March 3, 2021 at 5:34 P.M., Oelwein Police cited Jade Lynn Anne Nuehring, 38, of Oelwein.  Nuehring was cited for Driving while Barred.  This citation followed a traffic stop in the 10 block 1st ST SE.  Nuehring was also cited for no insurance.

 Oelwein police investigated a motor vehicle accident at the Kwik Star at 7:09 P.M., on March 3, 2021.  A red 2017 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Sherry Meike struck a grey 2013 Dodge Dart driven by Curtis Horstmeier. 

March 2, 2021

On March 2, 2021 at 10:17 A.M., Oelwein Officers were called to the 400 block 13th AV NW for a report of Burglary.  This incident remains under investigation.

On March2, 2021 at 5:34 P.M., Oelwein Police arrested Dakota Ray Vandermillen, 25, of Oelwein.  Vandermillen was arrested and charged with Assault on persons engaged in certain occupations- Serious Misdemeanor, Criminal Mischief 3rd degree, Public Intoxication- Simple Misdemeanor and Interference with Official Acts- Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest followed an incident in the 100 block S Frederick 

March 1,2021

On March 1, 2021 at 3:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the 1000 block of South Frederick for a report of an intoxicated male.  Officers arrested Mario Joseph Pirillo, age 58, of Oelwein on a charge of Public Intoxication, a Simple Misdemeanor.

February 27,2021

On February 28, 2021 at 3:00 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a domestic disturbance having occurred in the 300 block of 1st Av NW.  Officers arrested Brooke Renee Sommerfelt, age 31 of Oelwein, for Domestic Abuse Assault, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

February 26, 2021

Oelwein police investigated a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of East Charles and North Frederick at 17:32 P.M., on February 26, 2021. A city owned vehicle driven by Jay Perkins collided with a black 2020 Buick Encore owned by

 

On February 26, 2021 at 7:47 P.M., Oelwein Police arrested Kimberli Jean  Giesbrecht, 46, of Oelwein.  Giesbrecht was arrested and charged Operating while Intoxicated-Serious Misdemeanor and Driving while Suspended-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest followed traffic stop in the 10 block 2nd ST NW

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.

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