October 23, 2014

On October 20, 2014 at 5:00 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a report of a dispute in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue NW in Oelwein.  Officers arrested Jasmin Dupree Keys, age 17, of Waterloo on charges of Interference With Official Acts and Disorderly Conduct:Fighting.  Keys was referred to Juvenile Court Authorities.

Oelwein Officers are investigating a hit and run accident occurring October 23, 2014 at 11:50 p.m. A vehicle was parked and struck in the 700 block of 1st Avenue NE in Oelwein.  The suspect vehicle had left the scene upon officer arrival.



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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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