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January 21, 2014

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On January 20, 2014 at 11:15 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 700 block of 2nd Avenue SW in Oelwein. Officers subsequently arrested Rigoberto Morales Jr, age 18, of Davenport on charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor and Unauthorized Possession of an Offensive Weapon and Trafficking or Possession of Stolen Weapons, both Class “D” Felonies.


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



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