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February 1, 2014

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On February 1, 2014 at 1:30 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling without headlamps in the 10 block of 7th Street SE in Oelwein. After performing Field Sobriety Testing, Officers arrested the driver, Tonya Jean Cain, age 41 of Oelwein, on a charge of OWI 2nd, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.


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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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