As a result of an investigation of suspicious activity occurring in the 200 block of 1st Avenue NE, Oelwein Officers served a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of 4th Avenue NE on September 15, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. This warrant resulted in the arrest of Benjamin John Campbell, age 28 of Oelwein. Campbell was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor and Possession of Marijuana, an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Gathering Where Controlled Substances are Being Used, a Serious Misdemeanor.
Oelwein Police are investigating a criminal mischief complaint in the 200 block East Charles St. Oelwein Police received a criminal mischief complaint at 11:46 p.m. on September 15, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.
Oelwein Police are investigating a burglary complaint in the 200 block 2nd St NW. Oelwein Police received a burglary complaint at 12:23 p.m. on September 15, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.
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.