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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
September 12, 2014
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Oelwein Man Taken Into Custody

Oelwein, IOWA—Officials have arrested 33-year-old Abel Quijas Jr. of Maynard, Iowa. Quijas Jr. was taken into custody without incident this morning, September 12, 2014.

Quijas was wanted for one count of Attempted Murder involving a Peace Officer in Oelwein on the afternoon of September, 11, 2014. 

No further information will be released at this time.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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