top of page

Oelwein Police Releases

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 1600 block of South Frederick Ave at 2:10 p.m. on May 5th, 2024. A Chevy Cobalt was traveling northbound when it lost control and entered the ditch. The driver was cited for Failure to Maintain Control.

Oelwein Police investigated a motor vehicle accident near the intersection of 2nd St SE and E Hillside Dr at 10:11am on May 3, 2024.  A light blue Buick Lacrosse driven by Kathryn Maness collided with a silver Ford Edge owned by Jane Pagel.  Initial estimates of damages were $2,000 to the vehicle driven by Maness and $2,000 to the vehicle owned by Pagel.

At 5:54pm on May 1, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Scott Deitrick Overmann, 45, of Oelwein.  Overmann was charged with Assault - Simple Misdemeanor, Interference with Official Acts - Simple Misdemeanor, and Disorderly Conduct - Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following reports of Overmann making threats in the 100 block of E Charles St.


At 11:24am on May 2, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested three 14-year-old male juveniles.  Each juvenile was charged with Minor Using Tobacco/Vape Product 1st Offense.  The juveniles were cited and released to their guardians following a report of students using vape pens.  This matter has been referred to Juvenile Court.



bottom of page