Fayette Releases

By: News Release
Oct 29th, 2019

On October 24th, 2019 at approximately 5:03 p.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was called to the intersection of Neon Road and 80Th Street near Maynard in reference to a two-vehicle rollover accident. Upon conducting an investigation, it was discovered that Thomas Trainer, age 23 of Oelwein was traveling Southbound in a 2012 Ford Escape, which collided with a 2001 Ford F250 being operated by Carlos Mayen age, 44 of Maynard. Minor injuries were reported and both vehicles sustained major damages. Carlos Mayen was cited for no valid driver’s license (simple misdemeanor). Thomas Trainer was cited for failure to yield to vehicle on right (simple misdemeanor). 


On Sunday October 27, 2019 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was called to a rural West Union residence for a domestic disturbance.  Upon arriving, a male subject identified as 33 year old Nicholas Olliney had fled the area.  He was located a short time later driving on Hwy 18 near V Ave. and was stopped.  After an investigation, Olliney was arrested and charged with Domestic Abuse Assault, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving While License Suspended and Possessing Contraband in a Detention facility.  Nicholas Olliney was taken to the Fayette County Jail where he was held for an initial appearance in court.


After an investigation, On October 26, 2019 at approximately 11:20 PM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at 28172 Beechnut Road near Clermont for a firearms violation. During the search, it was discovered that Matthew Richard Swenson, age 36 of Clermont, and Christine Woodward, age 34 of Vinton, who were together at the residence, had a valid Order of Protection between the two. Both individuals were arrested for violating an order of protection. They were transported to the Fayette County Jail, and await an initial appearance. This incident remains under investigation and further charges are pending.


On 10/25/2019 at approximately 7:36 p.m. A Fayette County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 3 just west of D Ave for a traffic violation.  Upon investigation Sirina Makepeace, 25 of Independence was found to be intoxicated with her two minor children in the vehicle with her.  Makepeace was placed in custody and transported to the Fayette County Jail where she was found to be concealing a schedule 1 drug on her person.  Makepeace is charged with Operating while intoxicate, Child endangerment, Introducing intoxicants or drugs into a correctional facility, and speeding.  Makepeace was held at the Fayette County Jail awaiting her initial appearance.