On December 20, 2013 at 10:30 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 300 block of 8th Avenue SE in Oelwein for a 2 vehicle property damage accident. A red 1999 Chevy Silverado, driven by Jacob Edward Kalb, age 16 of Stanley, struck a green 1997 Dodge Caravan driven by Lynne Workman, age 70 of Oelwein. Officers estimated $1000 damage to the Kalb vehicle and $1500 damage to Workman’s vehicle. Kalb was cited for Failure to Yield from a Stop Sign and Workman was cited for No Proof of Insurance.
On December 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue in Oelwein for a reported shoplifter. Officers arrested Alyshia Eilleen Straw, age 26 of Oelwein on a charge of Theft 5th Degree.
The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903
Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers
The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.