March 28, 2014

On March 28, 2014 at 6:45 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block of 3rd Av SE in Oelwein. Officers arrested Megan Elizabeth Mulneaux, age 24 of Oelwein on a charge of OWI 2nd Offense, an Aggravated Misdemeanor. Mulneaux was also cited for Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle.

On March 29, 2014 at 1:35 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in on 1st Avenue SE by an employee reporting two males causing a disturbance. The call resulted in officers arresting Walker Alan Rowcliffe, age 16 of Dundee on a charge of Possession of Marijuana, a Simple Misdemeanor. Rowcliffe will be referred to juvenile court authorities.


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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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