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June 9, 2013

Oelwein Police are investigating the theft of an antenna taken off of a vehicle on the 500 block of 5th Ave SE.

On 06-08-13 Oelwein Police arrested Justin David Miller,  27 of Elgin.  Miller was arrested on a Winneshiek County warrant for failure to serve jail time for an OWI charge and for failure to appear for a compliance review.

Oelwein Police were called to Kwik Star for a report of a motor vehicle hit and run.  Follow up investigation resulted in the arrest of 21 year old Luke Kenneth Meyer of Oelwein.  Meyer was consequently charged with:  Leaving the scene of an accident –simple misdemeanor;  open container in a motor vehicle – simple misdemeanor; and Operating while intoxicated – serious misdemeanor.


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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

7 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers


The Oelwein Police Department is located at 20 2nd Ave SW #200, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.





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Address: 20 2nd Ave SW #200, Oelwein, Iowa 50662




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