Oelwein police have arrested two local men on separate, outstanding warrants.

At about 8:30pm Wednesday (March 8), 48 year old Kenneth Thornton of Oelwein was taken into custody following an interaction with police in the 800 block of East Charles.

Thornton was wanted on a Fayette County warrant for Domestic Abuse Assault. He was also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance-2nd Offense.

Shortly after 2pm Wednesday, 44 year old David Watt of Oelwein was arrested in the 100 block of 1st Avenue NW. Watt was wanted on a Fayette County warrant on an original charge of Assault.

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