Fayette Releases

By: News Release
May 8th, 2019

On 5-8-19 at approximately 12:14 a.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident along HWY 18 west of Harvest Rd. Upon further investigation the driver of the 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser, Mersadie J. Goodwin 23 of West Union was traveling west when she served to miss a deer and lost control and entered the ditch. The vehicle came to rest after rolling onto its top and was considered to be a total loss. No injuries were reported. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Tri State ambulance service and the West Union Fire Department.  

 

On 05/07/2019 a Fayette County Deputy took custody of Melissa Rae Hempstead, 42 of Oelwein on a valid Fayette County warrant for failure to appear on original charge of Theft in the 5th degree.  Hempstead was transported to the Fayette County Jail where she is held on a $450.00 bond.  Fayette County was assisted the Oelwein Police Department.

 

On 05/07/2019 a Fayette County Deputy took custody of Kenneth Alan Thornton, 50 of Oelwein on a valid Fayette County warrant for failure to serve jail time.  Thornton was transported to the Fayette County Jail where he will be held to serve his sentence.  Fayette County was assisted the Oelwein Police Department.

 



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