May 12, 2013

On May 12, 2013 at 3:18 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a call of a disturbance in the 10 block of 8th Ave SE. Upon arrival, officers arrested Zachary Wade Hernandez, age 19, of Oelwein on a charge of Enhanced Public Intoxication a Serious Misdemeanor.

On May 11, 2013 at 7:59 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a call of a disturbance in the 400 block of 13th Ave NW. Upon arrival, officers arrested George DeWayne McMullen, age 23, of Waterloo on a charge of Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree a Serious Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Police are investigating a burglary complaint in the 200 block of 2nd St SE. Oelwein Police received a burglary complaint at 11:04 am on May 11, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.


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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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Non-Emergency Phone # 319-283-4311
Address: 501 Rock Island Rd, Oelwein, Iowa 50662




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