A La Porte City man has been arrested in Oelwein on theft and other charges.

Police were called to a business in the 1300 block of S. Frederick Ave. on a report of a shoplifter around 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday (April 17, 2018).

Following an investigation, officers took Jefferey McCowen into custody. McCowen, 61, is charged with third-degree theft, trespass, driving with a suspended license, and no proof of insurance.

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