January 27, 2016

At 11:57 Pm on January 26, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Adam John Green, 28, of Oelwein.  Green was arrested on a Bremer County Warrant for Failure to Appear. This arrest followed an officer’s encounter with the individual in the 10 block of 4th ST NW.


AT 2:21 am on January 27, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Jeremiah Larson, 38, of Oelwein.  Larson was arrested on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to Deliver- Class D Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor and Interference with Official Acts-Simple Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 17000 block of 50th ST.

January 26, 2016

On January 25, 2016 at 10:20 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block of 3rd Street NE in Oelwein.  Officers arrested Myles Jeffrey Cornwell, age 29 of Oelwein on a charge of Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.

January 22, 2016

At 6:02 am on January 22, 2016 Oelwein Police Cited and Released Bryce Jarod Kugel, 24, of Arlington.  Kugel was cited on a Charge of Driving While License Suspended-Simple Misdemeanor.  This citation was issued following an accident in the 10 block of 1st AV Ne.

January 20,2016

On January 19, 2016 at 3:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 700 block of 6th St NW. Officers arrested Jeffrey Gilbert Scarberry, age 32 of Oelwein, for Driving While License Suspended, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, all Simple Misdemeanors.  Scarberry was also cited for Driving Without Valid Registration.


Oelwein Officers arrested Christine Sue Stone, age 42 of Oelwein on a charge of OWI 2nd Offense.  Stone was arrested in the 500 block of Hwy 150 South at 5:55 p.m. on January 19, 2016.


On January 18, 2016 at 7:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers took a report of a shoplifter at a business in the 100 block of 2nd St SE.  On January 19, 2016 Officers issued a Juvenile Referral for Robbery 2nd Degree, to Troy Griffith, age 17 of Oelwein.

January 16, 2016

Oelwein Officers investigated a report of theft occurring in the 700 block of 1st Avenue SW on January 8, 2016.  This investigation resulted in the January 16, 2016 arrests of Mikeala Lynn Voshell, age 24 and Joshua Raymond Steinbronn, age 30 both of Oelwein.  Both were charged with Theft 3rd Degree and Possession of Stolen Property, Aggravated Misdemeanors and Possession of a Controlled Substance, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Steinbronn was also served with a pending warrant from district court through Buchanan County.

January 14, 2015

At 10:33 AM on January 13, 2016 Oelwein Police cited Billy Joe Spitzer, 43, of Oelwein.  Spitzer was cited on a charge of Illegal Discharge of Fireworks-simple misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a disturbance in the 200 block of 1st AV NW.

At 4:29 Pm on January 13, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Christine Sue Stone, 42, of Oelwein.  Stone was arrested on a charge of Theft by Credit Card- Aggravated Misdemeanor. This arrest was made following the conclusion of an investigation by the Oelwein Police Department.

January 8, 2016

At 11:32am on January 7th, 2016, Oelwein police arrested Bruce Wayne Krum, 46, of Oelwein. Krum was arrested for Theft in the 5th degree, a simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a report of shoplifting in the 100 block of South Frederick Avenue.

January 4, 2016

At 12:13am on January 4th, 2016, Oelwein police arrested Mark Allen Shaw, 52, of Postville. Shaw was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for Probation Violation.

January 3, 2016

At 11:44pm on January 2, 2016 Oelwein Police arrested Jeramia Ray Boynton, 37, of Laporte City.  Boynton was arrested on a Black Hawk County warrant for Probation Violation on an original charge of Operating while Intoxicated.

December 28, 2015

On December 23, 2015 at 5:27 p.m., Oelwein police investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 600 block of South Frederick Avenue. A 2006  black Dodge RAM truck driven by Douglas Nuss struck a 2006 silver Pontiac Torrent driven by Frederick Thoms. Initial estimates of damages were $400 to the vehicle driven by Nuss and $1500 to the vehicle driven by Thoms.

December 27, 2015

 On December 26, 2015 at 4:25 p.m., Oelwein Officers executed a traffic stop in the first block of 1st Avenue SE in Oelwein.  Officers cited and released Kevin Clark Niles, age 49 of Waterloo for Driving While License Suspended and Expired Registration.  Niles was also issued written warnings for Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device and Failure to Carry Proof of Insurance.


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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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