A Laporte City man has been arrested in Oelwein on theft and other charges.


On Tuesday (April 17) at 2:45pm, Oelwein Police were called to a business in the 1300 block of South Frederick Avenue on the report of a shoplifter.

Following an investigation, 61 year old Jeffery McCowen was taken into custody, on charges of Theft in the 3rd Degree, Trespass, Driving While his License is Suspended, and No Proof of Insurance.