On December 8, 2014 at 6:50 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to a business in the 100 block of 2nd Av SE for a reported shoplifter. Officers arrested Brian Wendell Bass, age 22, of Oelwein on charges of 5th Degree Theft and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, both Simple Misdemeanors and Possession of a Controlled Substance, Aggravated Misdemeanor.
The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903
Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers
The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.