Additional Releases

By: News Release
Jan 23rd, 2018

On November 4th, 2017 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a theft report where a stolen credit card was taken from a rural Oelwein location. On December 19th, 2017 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a tip from a witness that the stolen credit card had been used at several area businesses. After completing a lengthy investigation Crystal Marie Howard age, 34 of Oelwein has been charged with burglary third degree and unauthorized use of a credit card (both aggravated misdemeanors).

 

 

On 1-22-18 at approx. 6:00 p.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a car vs. deer accident on Hwy 18 west of F Ave. Upon further investigation the driver of the 2014 Ford Escape Garrett W. Schmidt 22 of Melrose, WI was traveling west when a deer entered the roadway and was struck by the vehicle causing $6000.00 dollars. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Clermont Fire Department. No one was injured in the accident.



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