April 22,2015

At 10:45 pm on April 21, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested Daniel Scott Padgett, 37, of Oelwein. Padgett was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for an original charge of Domestic Abuse Third Offense.

At 11:22 pm on April 21, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested Larry Edwin Shannon, 49, of Oelwein. Shannon was arrested for Driving while License Barred-Aggravated Misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor and Interference with Official Acts-Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 700 block of 1st Avenue SW.


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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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