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March 16, 2014

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On March 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm Oelwein Police Department responded to a one vehicle collision in the 300 block of East Charles St in Oelwein.  When officers arrived on the scene it was determined that Alexis Rae Gamm of Oelwein was operating a 2000 Pontiac Grand AM which stuck a Utility Pole. Gamm was cited for failure to maintain control of vehicle.


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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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