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July 8, 2014

Oelwein Police Department

Press Release


Joseph Duane Graves

Juvenile Located – Male Arrested:

The Oelwein Police Department and the National Center for Missing Children had previously requested assistance from the public on locating a missing juvenile.  On July 8, 2014; the 16 year old female was located in the 100 block of 1st Avenue N.E. 

Oelwein Police have arrested Joseph Duane Graves, 34, of Oelwein; with Harboring a Runaway – Aggravated Misdemeanor.  Graves is being held on $5,000 bond.



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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

7 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers


The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.





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