May 1, 2013

On April 30, 2013 at 11:40 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a residence in the 500 block of 5th Street SW for a reported assault. After investigating the incident, Officers arrested Benjamin Donald Jensen, age 17 of Oelwein, on a charge of Burglary 1st Degree, a Class “B” Felony.

On May 1 2013 at 4:50 a.m., Officers performed a routine traffic stop in the 200 block of West Charles. Officers arrested the driver of the vehicle, Theodore Roosevelt Lindsey III, age 32, of Oelwein on a charge of Driving While License Revoked, a Serious Misdemeanor.


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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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Emergency # 911
Non-Emergency Phone # 319-283-4311
Address: 501 Rock Island Rd, Oelwein, Iowa 50662




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