September 3, 2013

On September 2, 2013 at 3:55 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the area of 2nd St and 9th Avenue SE for a report of a male creating a disturbance in the area. Officers arrested Jimmy Milton Campbell age 44, of Oelwein on a charge of Public Intoxication 2nd, a Serious Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block of 1st Street SW in Oelwein on September 2, 2013 at 9:25 p.m. Officers cited Karma Rae Knopse, age 47, of West Union, for Careless Driving.


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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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Non-Emergency Phone # 319-283-4311
Address: 501 Rock Island Rd, Oelwein, Iowa 50662




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