October 17, 2013

On October 16, 2013 at 3:45 p.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Leon Alden Jarchow, age 18 of Oelwein on a charge of Violation of a No Contact Order, a Simple Misdemeanor.

On October 16, 2013 at 8:00 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 1500 block of South Frederick in Oelwein for a reported wanted person. Officers arrested Jeffery Eugene Euans, age 53 of Oelwein on a Fayette County Sheriff’s warrant for probation violation, original charges including Possession of a Controlled Substance, Conspiracy to Manufacture or Deliver a Controlled Substance, Tattooing without a Permit, and Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs.


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Oelwein Police Department Frequently Asked Questions

Oelwein Police History

The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903


The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903 as the recognized law enforcement for the City of Oelwein

Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
10 Full Time Police Officers
4 Full Time Communications Operators
1 Administrative Assistant

4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers


The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.






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The Oelwein Police Department is presently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.


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