July 10, 2015

AT 6:49 Pm on July 9, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested John Thomas Siders, 45, of Manchester, Siders was arrested on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance-Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-simple misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a report of Suspicious Odors in the 100 block of 1st AVSE

AT 0224 AM on July 10, 2015 Oelwein Police arrested Aaron Jason Bunch, 39, of Oelwein. Bunch was arrested on charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Simple Misdemeanor and Driving While License Suspended- Simple Misdemeanor. This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 10 block of 6th AV 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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