Goodhue County Attorney's OfficePress ReleaseCharles Deonta JonesOn April 19, 2017 the Goodhue County Attorney's Office issued a four count Criminal Complaint against Charles Deonta Jones, dob: 11/03/1990. The complaint alleges that Mr. Jones committed Murder in the Second Degree in violation of MS 609.19, subd. 1(1), Murder in the Second Degree in violation of MS 609.19, subd. 2(1), Murder in the Third Degree in violation of MS 609.195 subd. (a) and one count of Manslaughter in the Second Degree in violation of MS 609.205, subd. (1) when he shot Dangelo William Masterjohn, dob: 03/25/1990, in the chest at cl… Read full article »
From the Office of Emergency Management:
On Thursday April 20th the National Weather Service will be conducting their annual Tornado Awareness drills. All local NWS Offices will be participating with the drills.
At 1:00 PM the NWS will sent out a test Tornado Watch Notification to all tone alert weather radios and Emergency Action Messages via TV and Radio. This test will make the radio sound and there will be verbal notifications after the tones.
At 1:45PM the NWS will send out a test Tornado Warning to all tone alert radios and EAS Messaging. Following the Tone Alert there will be verbal notifications an… Read full article »
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17– 21, 2017. This week is intended to educate the public on how to prepare and avoid severe weather . Statewide tornado drills are scheduled for Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm. This is a great opportunity to practice your emergency plans, both at your workplace and with your families. For further information regarding Minnesota’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, follow this link:https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/hsem/weather-awareness-preparedness/Pages/severe-weather-awareness-week-program.aspx
On April 18, 2017, at approximately 12:06 AM, officers of the Red Wing Police Department responded to a report of an unconscious male lying on the sidewalk in the 400 Block of Sanderson Street. Upon officers arrival and further investigation, the male individual was determined to be deceased. The incident remains under investigation and the name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.
The Red Wing Police Department was assisted by the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office - Dispatch, Red Wing Fire Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Anyone with information… Read full article »
Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of the Minnesota motorcycle riding season during the “Spring Flood Run” Saturday, April 15. The route takes riders along the scenic Mississippi and St. Croix Valley roadways between the Twin Cities and Winona.
Motorists will need to use extra caution this weekend with as many as 30,000 motorcyclists riding between the Twin Cities and Winona for the event.
Motorcyclists and motorists can work together to make the Spring Flood Run a safe event. Riders should take safety into their own hands and motorists are encouraged to always look tw… Read full article »
The Red Wing Police Department has partnered with Crime Stoppers of Minnesota to proactively increase ways that citizens can pass on information about crimes or fugitives while remaining anonymous. In addition to staying anonymous, persons giving tips may be eligible to collect up to $1,000 in reward paid by Crime Stoppers. By its partnering with Crime Stoppers, the Department is supporting additional ways that citizens can turn in information that may save thousands of dollars of investigators’ time and speed the solving of cases. Information that anyone may have about felony crimes and fugitives can b… Read full article »
On January 25, 2017, at approximately 10:54 PM, Red Wing Police Department Officers responded to 155 Burnside Avenue North for a report of shots being fired at that residence. Witnesses reported seeing a vehicle drive past the residence at 155 Burnside Avenue, with rounds being fired at the home. No one was injured and the investigation continues.
The Red Wing Police Department was assisted by the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office. No further information is available as the incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Red Wing Police Department at 651-385-3155.
On January 18, 2017, at approximately 9:29 a.m., Officers of the Red Wing Police Department responded to a report of an assault at 903 West 4th Street. Upon arrival, officers arrested Salvatore Stella. Initial investigation revealed that a Goodhue County Sheriff’s Deputy was serving civil papers to Mr. Stella when Stella attacked the Deputy. Red Wing Fire Department Ambulance staff assisted at the scene and transported the Deputy to Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Red Wing. The incident remains under investigation by the Red Wing Police Department.
We all know the story of the Grinch, that terrible humbug whose heart was three sizes too small. It took the generosity of a child and a whole community to make it grow in Dr. Seuss’ beloved Christmas story. The Red Wing Police Department had its own Grinch story this holiday season and it’s just as heartwarming.
The RWPD had an interactive photo booth at the Yuletide Festival this year where the young and old could get a photo with the Grinch and receive a ‘good deed’ citation from an officer. The cited were ordered to go home and perform a good deed for someone else and … Read full article »
There were a lot of police at Walmart on Saturday, did you see them? No, they weren’t responding to an emergency; they were shopping! The seventh annual FOP Cops and Kids Christmas Shopping Event was underway and twenty local children were having a ball.
After a shared meal, each child was given gift cards, paired with an officer, and sent off down the aisles to buy gifts for their family members at home. The Christmas shopping event is wildly popular with kids and officers alike. It empowers children not only to feel the joy of giving gifts to their loved ones, but also to have positive interact… Read full article »