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February 15,2015

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On February 16, 2014 at 3:44 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in 800 block of 1st Ave SW in Oelwein. Officers arrested Erik Dwayne Hardin, age 49 of Oelwein for Driving While License Revoked a Serious Misdemeanor. Hardin was cited for Failure to yield to Emergency Vehicles and issued a warning for failure to wear a seatbelt.


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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
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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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