June 11, 2013

On June 10, 2013 at 11:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a routine traffic stop in the 10 block of 2nd Street SE in Oelwein. Officers arrested Levi Alan Parizek, age 18 of Rowley, on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor.

On June 9, 2013 at 11:30 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of 8th Ave NW in Oelwein and served an arrest warrant on Alexander Stephen Bell, age 21 of Oelwein. Bell was arrested on a Polk County warrant for impersonating a public official.


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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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