Local Man Arrested for Waiving Bat and Firearm in the Road
Fayette County authorities have arrested an Oelwein man on numerous charges, after getting several 911 calls reporting that a man was standing in the middle of a road, striking vehicles with a bat and waiving a firearm.
The incident happened just before 7pm Tuesday (April 23), near the 3,000 block of "T" Avenue, just west of Oelwein.
An investigating deputy arrested 29 year old Augustin Mormann of Oelwein, charging him with Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon, Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree, Driving While Barred, Carrying Weapons, Interference with Official Acts, Fraudulent Use of Registration, and No Insurance.
Mormann was held in the Fayette County jail on $20,000 cash bond. Oelwein Police assisted the sheriff.