An area man has been arrested on an outstanding warrant for an escape charge.


Shortly after 11pm Monday (March 20), Oelwein Police arrested 34 year old Jacob Straw of Independence in the 100 block of 1st Avenue NW.

Straw was wanted on a Department of Correction's Services warrant, for Escape from a Correctional Residential Facility.

Straw had been held on the original charge of Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card.