Oelwein Police have arrested a local man on assault and other charges.


Just after 10pm Tuesday (Aug. 29), officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 500 block of 1st Street NE in Oelwein.

20 year old Gary McNamara of Oelwein was charged with Assault Displaying a Dangerous Weapon, and Harassment-1st Degree.

Both charges are Aggravated Misdemeanors.

A young Oelwein man has been arrested on an outstanding warrant for theft and burglary.

Shortly after 6pm Monday (Aug. 28), Oelwein Police took 19 year old Samuel Overton into custody.

Overton was wanted on a Fayette County Sheriff's warrant on the original charges of Burglary in the 3rd Degree, and Theft in the 2nd Degree.