Oelwein police have arrested a Strawberry Point man on a drug charge during a routine traffic stop early this (Friday) morning.
At about 1:30am, officers pulled over a car in the area of 5th street SE and South Frederick Avenue.

Following an investigation, the driver, 20 year old Travis Norton, was taken into custody and charged with driving while his license is revoked, possession of a controlled substance/marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Oelwein police were called out Thursday evening on the report of a disturbance in the area of 1st Avenue NW and 2nd Street NW. 34 year old Christopher Kosin of Oelwein was arrested for assault causing bodily injury.

And Oelwein police responded to a two vehicle traffic accident Thursday afternoon, in the ten block of 1st Avenue SE. A car driven by Mark Kleppe of Ossian struck a vehicle driven by Dean Benter of Oelwein. Benter was charged with making an improper lane change. No injuries were reported.