During a routine traffic stop on October 26th, Oelwein Police found the passenger of the vehicle, Joshua James Gunderson, 22 of Oelwein to be in possession of an open container of alcohol. A citation was issued and he was released. The driver, Stanley resident 20 year old Kenndon James Recker was arrested and charged with Possession of marijuana – an aggravated misdemeanor, and possession of paraphernalia – a simple misdemeanor.
On 10-25-13, Oelwein Police cited Olivia May Rupright, 15 of Oelwein, and 17 year old Colton Ray Baker of Maynard with being in possession of tobacco as minors. Baker was also charged with possession of marijuana – a serious misdemeanor, and possession of paraphernalia – a simple misdemeanor. Both juveniles were released to the custody of their parents.
On 10-24-13, Daniel Scott Padgett, 36 of Oelwein, was arrested on a Howard County warrant. The original charge was for gathering for the use of drugs. Padgett was held on a $5000 bond.
On 10-24-13, Oelwein Police arrested 33 year old Crystal Dawn Peterson of Sumner for driving with a suspended license. This charge is a simple misdemeanor.
The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903
Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers
The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.