Oskaloosa PD Charges Man With Multiple Counts Of Theft

Oskaloosa Police Department

An Oskaloosa Police Department Press Release

On November 5th 2017, at approximately 1:35 am, the Oskaloosa Police Department received a complaint of a male breaking into vehicles in the 500 block of High Ave West. Officers conducted an investigation into this incident and made an arrest of a male identified as Jacob Tyrone Blackstone Jr. DOB 10/20/1995.

At this time Blackstone Jr. has been charged with; Theft in the 2nd degree, Theft in the 5th degree, 3 counts of Burglary in the 3rd degree, Unlawful possession of prescription drug, Carrying weapons, Attempted burglary in the 3rd degree, 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance and Possession of drug paraphernalia.

The police department is still taking reports from citizens that may have had items stolen from their vehicles. If you believe you may have had items stolen, please contact the Oskaloosa Police Department non-emergency (641) 672-2557.

This is an ongoing investigation.

This is a good reminder to ALWAYS lock your vehicles and remove the keys.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.



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