October 19, 2013

On October 19, 2013 at 12:29 a.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Chad Thomas Cherrier, age 18, of Oelwein on a Fayette County Sheriff’s warrant for the original charge of Driving while License Revoked. Cherrier was arrested in the 300 block of North Frederick Ave in Oelwein.


On October 19, 2013 at 12:07 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of South Frederick Ave in Oelwein. In the course of this stop, officers arrested William Stetson Marshall, age 18, and cited Ryan Patrick Nolan, age 17, both of Oelwein.  Marshall was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor and Nolan was referred to Juvenile Court Service for Possession of Alcohol under Legal Age a Simple Misdemeanor.


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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

4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers


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






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