March 22, 2015

On March 22nd, 2015 the Oelwein Police Department executed a search warrant at 632 5th Ave SW in Oelwein following a two month investigation. As a result, Leon Alden Jarchow, age 19 of Oelwein was placed under arrest for Ongoing Criminal Conduct, Class B felony, three counts of Conspiracry to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Class D Felony, Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Delliver, Class D Felony, and Possesion of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor. Additional charges are pending as the investigation is ongoing.


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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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