Two Oelwein residents face charges in Buchanan County after a recent traffic stop.


On Friday (Feb. 1), Buchanan County deputies pulled over a vehicle on Highway 150, north of Independence.

Following an investigation, the driver, identified as 26 year old Justin Fauser of Oelwein, was charged with Driving While License is Suspended, and Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle.

His passenger, 25 year old Nicole Burgos, also of Oelwein, was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance – Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and cited for Permitting an Unauthorized Person to Operate a Motor Vehicle.