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December 7, 2013

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On December 6, 2013 at 1:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a business in the 2100 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein for a reported theft. Officers arrested Jacob Westley Smith, age 18, of Oelwein on a charge of Theft 3rd Degree, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

On December 6, 2013 at 8:55 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block of 10th Street SE in Oelwein. Officers cited and released Michael John McAllister, age 30, of Oelwein on a charge of Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor. McAllister was also cited for Failure to have Proof of Insurance, and Violation of License Restriction.


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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

7 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers


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





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Address: 501 Rock Island Rd, Oelwein, Iowa 50662



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