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Oelwein Man Arrested for Eluding, Drunk Driving

An Oelwein man was arrested for eluding law enforcement while driving drunk.

The Oelwein Police Department says they received a citizen’s report shortly before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night of a vehicle that left the scene of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 150 and East Charles Street in Oelwein. An investigation and pursuit led to the arrest of 40-year-old Frank Bryant-Wright on charges of operating under the influence, third offense, a felony; eluding at speeds over 25 miles per hour over the posted limit, an aggravated misdemeanor; and driving while license revoked, a serious misdemeanor. 

The Iowa State Patrol and the Independence Police Department assisted in the arrest of Bryant-Wright. 

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Mark Pitz

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