June 6, 2013

On June 5, 2013 at 9:42 pm Oelwein Police Department responded to a two vehicle collision on 5th Ave SE and 7th St SE in Oelwein.  When officers arrived on the scene it was determined that Mariah Oksana Harp Schulmeister from Oelwein was operating a 2001 Chevrolet Impala which collided with Todd Joseph Huinker from Marion who was operating a 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe.

On June 5, 2013 at 8:32 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 300 block of 6th Ave SE for a reported of a male driving intoxicated. After investigating the incident, Officers arrested Brian Lee Mallam, age 30 of Oelwein, on a charges Operating While Intoxicated or Drugged a Serious Misdemeanor and Child Endangerment an Aggravated Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Police are investigating a burglary complaint in the 100 block of 2nd Ave NW. Oelwein Police received a burglary complaint at 7:19 pm on June 5, 2013. This incident remains under investigation.

On June 5, 2013 at 3:20 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 10 block North Frederick Ave for a reported shoplifter. Officers arrested Daniel Eugene Parker, age 49, of Hazleton on a charge of Theft 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Officers were responded to a report of a dog creating a disturbance in the 200 block of 3rd Street NW on June 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Officers cited Tiffany Ranae Engler, age 20, of Oelwein for Allowing a Canine to be at Large and Causing a Disturbance.


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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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