A local man has been arrested in Oelwein last night (Wednesday) for a violation of the state sex offender registry.


At about 7:30pm Tuesday (Jan. 30), Oelwein Police were called out on the report of a suspicious person in the 100 block of 1st Street SW. After a short investigation, 34 year old Zachary Welsh of Oelwein was identified as the person in question. He was arrested Wednesday evening on a charge of Failure to Comply with the State Sex Offender Registry.

An Oelwein man has been taken into custody on an outstanding warrant. At around 11:30am Wednesday, 36 year old Ryan Martin was arrested in the 1500 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein, on a Fayette County warrant. The original charge was Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Sell.