June 3, 2013

On June 1, 2013 at 11:05 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a residence in the 600 block of 4th Avenue SW, for a reported domestic disturbance. Officers arrested John Michael Cain, age 49 of Oelwein, on a charge of Domestic Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 600 block of South Frederick, on June 1, 2013 at 7:55 p.m. Officers arrested Alan Leroy Knock, age 36, of Oelwein on a charge of Domestic Assault with Injury, a Serious Misdemeanor.

On June 2, 2013 at 12:05 a.m., after assisting the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office in an arrest, Oelwein Officers charged Sarah Jayne Moore, age 23, of Readlyn, on charges of Interference With Official Acts and Assault with Intent to Injure, both Simple Misdemeanors.


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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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Non-Emergency Phone # 319-283-4311
Address: 501 Rock Island Rd, Oelwein, Iowa 50662




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