June 18, 2013

On June 18, 2013 at 3:00 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a report of 2 juveniles trespassing on a building in the 10 block of South Frederick in Oelwein. Officers did locate the juveniles and they were transported to their residences, warned against further incidences of trespassing and released into the custody of their parents. Mason Joseph Meyer, age 14 of Oelwein, was cited for Possession of Tobacco Under the Legal Age.


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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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Address: 501 Rock Island Rd, Oelwein, Iowa 50662




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