July 17, 2013

On July 16, 2013 at 7:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a fight in the 10 block of 1st Ave SE.  Upon arrival, officers found two female fighting.  Officers arrested Jeri Lynn Schmitz, age 41 of Oelwein and Kelly Ann Larson, age 39 of Oelwein, both were charged with Disorderly Conduct Fighting a Simple Misdemeanors.

On July 16, 2013 at 5:11 p.m., the Oelwein Police Department was informed of a violation of a domestic no contact order in the 600 block of West Charles St. Officers subsequently arrested Larissa Sue Louch, age 22 of Oelwein, on charges of Possession of a Drug – Marijuana a Serious Misdemeanor and Violation of a No Contact Order a Simple Misdemeanors.


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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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