February 5, 2014

On February 4, 2014 at 9:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop at 10th St SE and Hwy 150 in Oelwein. Officers cited and released Sierra Marie Teynor-Medez, age 18 of Oelwein for Driving While License Suspended.


On February 5, 2014 at 12:50 a.m., Oelwein Officers checked on a male walking in the roadway in the 200 block of 7th Avenue SW in Oelwein. Harley Dwayne Shuck, age 31, of Oelwein was detained and charged with Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor.


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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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