Local Man Arrested After Refusing to Stop for Cops
An Oelwein man has been arrested after a short chase into Buchanan County.
Just before 3am Thursday (Jan. 16), Oelwein Police attempted to pull over a car driven by 33 year old Andrew Heath, at the intersection of Highways 150 and 281, at the Fayette/Buchanan County line.
Heath refused to pull over, but was finally stopped in Hazleton. He is being charged with Operating While Intoxicated-1st Offense.
An Oelwein woman was taken into custody late Thursday night in the 400 block of 1st Street NE. 49 year old Connie Staton was taken into custody for Public Intoxication.
And just before 9pm Thursday, Oelwein Police were summoned to the ten block of 4th Street NW, on the report of a theft. The incident remains under investigation.