An Independence woman has been arrested on several charges in Oelwein, after being stopped by local police.

Shortly after 8pm Sunday (May 24), Oelwein Police received a driving complaint. Oelwein officers pulled the suspect vehicle over at the intersection of 20th Street and Highway 150 South. The driver, 33 year old Trisha Hanks of Independence, was arrested on charges of OWI-First Offense, Speeding, Failure to Have Insurance, and Driving the Wrong Way on a Two-way Road.

Police also arrested a local man in a separate case. At about 6:30pm Friday, Oelwein officers took 36 year old Christopher Henderson of Oelwein into custody after an incident in the 10 block of 6th Avenue NE. Henderson was charged with Domestic Abuse Assault.

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