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November 8, 2014

On November 9, 2014 at 3:41 a.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10 block of 1st Ave SE. Officers cited and released Jordon Lee Horkheimer, age 20, of Hazleton and Mason Charles Shannon, age 18, of Oelwein. Both were charged with Possession of Alcohol Underage a Simple Misdemeanor.

On November 9, 2014 at 12:41 a.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance in the 10 block of 4th St SW. Officers arrested Troy Christopher Miller, age 26, of Oelwein, on charges of Trespass a Simple Misdemeanor and Theft 3rd Degree an Aggravated Misdemeanor. Miller was also cited for Manner of Conveyance Un-loaded.

On November 8, 2014 at 3:52 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a disturbance in the 600 block of North Frederick Ave. Officers arrested Jeffrey Richard Woods, age 50, of Oelwein, on charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor.



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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

7 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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