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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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT: November 16, 2012               &n…

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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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Buckle Up - Increased Seat Belt Patrols take to Red Wing Roads

Friday, October 5 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
RED WING — Extra Click It or Ticket seat belt patrols take to the roads Oct. 12–26 statewide in Minnesota. Red Wing is among nearly 400 Minnesota agencies increasing patrols to encourage motorists to buckle up. Download press release In the last three years on Minnesota roads, 377 motorists were not buckled up, representing 43 percent of the total motorist deaths. Of those killed, 41 percent were motorists ages 16–29. “Non-belt use is a major problem with teens and young adults, and as a result, they are over-represented in traffic deaths,” says Sgt. Grave. “One excuse we…

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Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Thursday, April 26 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The Red Wing Human Rights Commission and the Hispanic Outreach Program of Goodhue County will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Thursday May 3, 2012, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  The celebration will be held at St. Joseph Church in Red Wing in the Holy Family Hall.  There will be authentic Mexican food for sale ($8 for adults; $5 for children) and a DJ will be spinning Latino music!  This is a family friendly event and a wonderful opportunity for Red Wing residents to meet their friends and neighbors for a "taste of Mexico!"

Bicycle Rodeo

Tuesday, April 17 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The Red Wing Police Department will again be hosting our annual Bicycle Rodeo on May 5th, 2012 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.  The Rodeo will be held at the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center parking lot at 430 West 6th Street in Red Wing.   A bicycle safety course will be set up for the kids to ride their bicycles through and learn safety rules.  Kids should bring their own bicycles.  Free hot dogs and pop will be provided for all kids who participate.  Many prizes and several bicycles will also be given away.  The Rodeo is a fun and educational experience for the kids in the community!! 

Officer Shawn Schneider and Line of Duty Deaths

Tuesday, January 10 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
COUNCIL PRESENTATIONJANUARY 9, 2012Lowering of Flag to Half-Mast Proclamation Mayor EganCouncil President RauterkusCouncil MembersCity staff I first of all would like to thank the council for accepting the proclamation allowing City of Red Wing flags to be at half mast for one week in honor of Officer Shawn Schneider of the Lake City Police Department. I know Shawn's family, as well as his extended law enforcement family, appreciate the City of Red Wing honoring the loss of Officer Schneider who was killed in the line of duty. Officer Schneider's funeral took place this past Saturday and was attended by h…

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