October 24, 2013

On October 23, 2013 at 9:45 a.m., while following up on an investigation in the 900 block of 1st St SW, Oelwein Officers charged Lisa Ann Winter, age 50, of Oelwein on the charge of Driving while License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.


On October 19, 2013, Oelwein Officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of 2nd Ave SE for a reported domestic disturbance.  After further investigation Oelwein Officer arrested Ester Marie Orona, age 52, on the charge of Violation of a No Contact Order, a Simple Misdemeanor on October 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.


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Oelwein Police Department Frequently Asked Questions

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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The Oelwein Police Department is presently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.


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