November 13, 2013

On November 12, 2013 at 8:49 a.m., Oelwein police responded to a two vehicle property damage accident in the 100 block of 8th Ave NE.  Vehicle one, a blue 2001 Nissan van, owned by Theresa Anneliese Aswegan, age 31 of Oelwein was struck by a second vehicle, a Silver 2006 Dodge Durango, owned by Matthew John Wildebour, age 33 of Oelwein.  Wildebour was cited for improper backing.


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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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