November 3, 2014

On November 3, 2014 at 8:40 a.m., Oelwein Officers responded to a property damage accident in the 300 block of 7th Street SE in Oelwein. Vehicle #1, a 2014 Ford Fusion, driven by Kevin Gann, sustained $4800 damage and vehicle #2, a 2005 Ford Focus, driven by Kristen Elizabeth Pingree, sustained $2500 damage. Gann was cited for Failure to Obey a Yield Sign.

On November 3, 2014 at 10:20 a.m., Oelwein Officers arrested Austin Paul Bellmer, age 19, of Oelwein on a Fayette County Warrant, original charges of Burglary 3rd Degree.


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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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The Oelwein Police Department is presently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.


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