August 12, 2014

On August 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 100 block of 1st Ave SW. Officers arrested Dean Adelbert Stone II, age 37, of Oelwein on Interference with Official Acts an Aggravated Misdemeanor, OWI a Serious Misdemeanor, and Driving while License Suspended a Simple Misdemeanor.

Oelwein police are investigating a theft complaint. Police received a report of a theft at 11:38 a.m. on August 12, 2014 from the 700 block of 1st Ave SE. This incident remains under investigation.



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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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