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Oelwein Arrest Incidents

At 11:50 p.m. on June 21, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested William Jefferson Wilson, 34, of Oelwein. Wilson was arrested on charges of Domestic Abuse Assault – 3rd or subsequent offense, a Class D Felony, as well as Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest was made in the 600 block of West Charles.

At 4:37pm on June 20, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Adam James Nielsen, 39, of Oelwein.  Nielsen was arrested on two Fayette County warrants for original charges of Compulsory Education Violation 1st Offense and Violations of Truancy Mediation Agreement, both Simple Misdemeanors.  This arrest was made in the 700 block of 1st Ave SE.


At 10:30pm on June 20, 2024, Oelwein Police formally charged a 16-year-old male juvenile with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree - Serious Misdemeanor.  This charge resulted from an incident that occurred on June 13, 2024, following multiple reports of vehicles with slashed tires.  The juvenile's guardians have been notified, and the matter has been referred to Juvenile Court.



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