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Citizen Recognition at City Council Meeting

Thursday, June 20 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
During the June 10th, 2013, City Council meeting, Acting Mayor Bayley, Fire Chief Tom Schneider and Police Chief Roger Pohlman recognized seven citizens for their assistance in a tragic accident on Barn Bluff on May 15th, 2013.   Recognized during the meeting were Paul Meuer, Ripon, WI; Jay Homan, Hopkins, MN; Davis Peterson, Hager City, WI; Laci Wilson, Hager City, WI; Katie Tredinnick, Verona, WI; Shannon Franklin, New Berlin, WI; and Carl Meisner, Minnetonka, MN.   On May 15th, 2013, these citizens were hiking on Barn Bluff and came upon an individual lying unresponsive on the north tra…

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Red Wing Citizen Assists Police Resulting in Arrest

Thursday, June 20 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
  Red Wing resident, Reggy Lynch, is presented with a certificate of appreciation by Acting Mayor Bayley and Police Chief Roger Pohlman during the June 10th, 2013, City Council Meeting.  On May 18th, 2013, Mr. Lynch observed two individuals remove a welder from his neighbor's garage and depart the area in a passenger car.  Mr. Lynch provided the vehicle description and license plate number, which enabled a Goodhue County Sheriff's Deputy and Red Wing Police Officers to stop these individuals and arrest them before they could depart the Red Wing area.  These actions directly contribute t…

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Swearing In of Police Officer Groby

Thursday, June 20 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
  Acting Mayor Lisa Bayley swears in the newest Red Wing Police Officer, Kyley Groby, during the June 10, 2013, City Council meeting.  Officer Groby graduated from Red Wing High School in 2008 and from Minnesota State University - Mankato, with a Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement, in 2011.  Prior to accepting the position with Red Wing, Groby was an Officer with the Mankato Police Department.  We welcome officer Groby to the Department!

Red Wing Police Department Investigates Barn Bluff Death

Thursday, May 16 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On 5-15-2013, at approximately 8:50 PM, the Red Wing Police Department and Red Wing Fire Department responded to a medical assist on the north side of Barn Bluff.  Upon officer arrival, witnesses were performing CPR on a male that appeared to have fallen from the top of Barn Bluff.  The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Mayo in Rochester.  Upon further investigation, witnesses stated that the man was seen jogging on the top of Barn Bluff approximately 20 minutes earlier and had asked for directions off the bluff.  Witnesses were leaving the bluff on …

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Bicyclist Injured in Accident

Thursday, May 16 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On 5-15-2013, at approximately 2:36 PM, the Red Wing Police Department responded to a vehicle-bicyclist accident at the intersection of West Avenue and Putnam Avenue.  Investigation revealed that Crystal Guajardo (34) of Red Wing was driving a 2007 Pontiac Vibe, making a right hand turn from West Avenue onto Putnam Avenue, when a 12-year old male juvenile riding a bicycle entered the intersection.  The bicycle struck the vehicle in the left front corner causing the juvenile to be ejected from his bicycle and striking the vehicle's windshield.  The juvenile was treated at the scen…

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Peace Officer Memorial Day Ceremony May 15th at Noon

Wednesday, May 15 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The Goodhue County Sheriff's Department and Red Wing Police Department would like to announce the activities for National Police Week - May 12th through 18th.  The public is invited to attend the annual Peace Officer Memorial Day ceremony held on May 15th, at noon in the Law Enforcement Center lobby, 430 West 6th Street, Red Wing.  Goodhue County Attorney, Steve Betcher, will deliver the main address, and Lisa Bayley/Acting Mayor of Red Wing, will read the National Police Week Proclamation.  Refreshments will be served following the ceremony. In honor of National Police Week, City of Red …

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Retiring Sergeant Mettling Receives Proclamation For National Police Week

Tuesday, May 14 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Sergeant Bill Mettling (left) and Chief Roger Pohlman (right) display the National Police Week Proclamation, signed by acting Mayor Lisa Bayley, proclaiming the week of May 12, 2013, as National Police Week in Red Wing, Minnesota.  Sergeant Mettling received the proclamation from Mayor Bayley, on behalf of the Red Wing Police Department, in honor of his upcoming retirement.  Sergeant Mettling will be retiring from the Red Wing Police Department at the end of the month, after 34 years of honorable service to the citizens of Red Wing.  A retirement ceremony will be held in his honor on May…

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Bicycle Rodeo Cancelled

Thursday, May 2 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The Red Wing Police Department Bicycle Rodeo scheduled for Saturday, May 4th has been cancelled due to the weather.  The Rodeo will not be rescheduled for this year.

Red Wing Police Department Investigating School District Threat

Wednesday, December 19 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
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Red Wing Police Department Warns of On-Line Ads

Monday, November 19 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The Red Wing Police Department is encouraging the citizens of Red Wing to use caution when responding to on-line advertising on the internet, such as Craigslist.  Recent cases reported to the Red Wing Police Department involve people responding to ad’s on Craigslist that have resulted in them being victimized.  Reports of theft, vehicle tampering, and sexual assault are currently being investigated.  The Red Wing Police Department reminds it’s citizens that they should  not  meet at private locations or provide their personal address to  individuals they have met thro…

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