Oelwein Woman Arrested after Crashing Vehicle Drunk with Child Inside

An Oelwein woman has been arrested after crashing her vehicle drunk with a child in the vehicle.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year old Amy Dahl was taken into custody over the weekend. They say Dahl lost control on a curve and went into the ditch in the 3000 block of Rose Road just outside of Oelwein early Saturday night.

Authorities discovered Dahl was intoxicated – with a child in her vehicle.

Neither of them were injured in the crash.

Dahl faces numerous charges, including Child Endangerment, Operating While Intoxicated, Open Container and Assault on a Peace Officer.