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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.

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Mark Pitz

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