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Fayette County Man Facing Weapons, Drug Charges

A Fayette County man is facing weapons and drug charges following his arrest earlier this week.

The Oelwein Police Department says officers executed a search warrant on a residence in the 300 block of 8th Avenue Southwest on Wednesday that resulted in the arrest of 38-year-old Justin Gallmeyer. Several firearms were located during the search of the home, however, Gallmeyer is prohibited from possessing firearms since he is a convicted felon.  

Gallmeyer was charged with felon in control of a firearm/ammunition and possession of drug paraphernalia. The case is still under investigation and more charges may be filed.  

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office assisted with Gallmeyer’s arrest.

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA

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