June 22, 2013

On June 20, 2013 at 3:45 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 1300 block of South Frederick Avenue in Oelwein for a person acting in a disorderly manner. Officers subsequently arrested Teresa Marie Husted, age 30 of Oelwein, on charges of Theft in the 3rd Degree and Child Endangerment, both Aggravated Misdemeanors, and OWI 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.

On June 22, 2013 at 1:45 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a routine traffic stop on a vehicle in the 700 block of West Charles Street in Oelwein. After field testing for sobriety on the driver, officers arrested Dennis Raymond Burns, age 52 of Oelwein on a charge of OWI 2nd Offense, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.


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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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