March 15,2015

On March 14, 2015 at 6:05 p.m., Oelwein officers checked for a wanted person at a residence in the 400 block of 3rd Avenue SE. Officers arrested Anthony Allen Copley, age 28, of Oelwein on a Fayette County Sheriff’s Office warrant with original charges of Domestic Abuse Assault and three counts of Violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order. Officers also arrested Scott Lee Bennington, age 50 of Oelwein for Interference with Official Acts, 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

4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers


The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.






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You can use the following information to contact us. If an emergency or to report a crime, please call the Oelwein PD. It may take a few days before your email will be received.

Emergency # 911
Non-Emergency Phone # 319-283-4311
Address: 501 Rock Island Rd, Oelwein, Iowa 50662




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