In the early morning hours of Sunday, November 5th, 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 22-year-old Jacob Tyrone Blackstone Jr.
At this time Blackstone Jr. has been charged with: Theft in the Second Degree, Theft in the Fifth Degree, 3 counts of Burglary in the Third Degree, Unlawful possession of prescription drug, Carrying weapons, Attempted burglary in the Third 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