August 13, 2013

On August 13, 2013 at 2:39 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 100 block of South Frederick for a shoplifter. Officers arrested Theresa Ann Bromley, age 43 of Strawberry Pt. on a charge of Theft 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Police are investigating a theft complaint in the 800 block of 2nd Ave SE. Oelwein Police received a theft complaint at 12:46 p.m. on August 13, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.


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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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