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February 8, 2014

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On February 7, 2014 at 10:05 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a residence in the 200 block of 2nd St NW for an Intoxicated Man. Officers arrested John Eugene Kaub, age 27, of Oelwein, on a charge of Public Intoxication a Simple Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint in the 100 block of 1st Ave NW. Oelwein Police received a theft complaint at 1:09 p.m. on February 7, 2014. This incident remains under investigation.

On February 7, 2014 at 9:16 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 100 block of South Frederick Ave for a suspected shoplifter. Officers arrested Heidi Lynn Cowart, age 42 of Oelwein, on a charge of Theft 5th Degree, a Simple 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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