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"Spring Flood Run" Kicks Off Riding Season, Enforcement Along Routes

Sunday, April 9 2017 12:47 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
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…

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Red Wing Police Department Partners with Crime Stoppers of Minnesota

Thursday, March 30 2017 1:02 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
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…

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Red Wing Police Respond to Shooting Complaint

Thursday, January 26 2017 10:04 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
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.

Officers Respond to Assault on Deputy

Wednesday, January 18 2017 1:17 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
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.

Local Children Helped to Grow the Grinch's Heart

Wednesday, December 28 2016 9:47 AM  •   Categorized In 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 …

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7th Annual FOP Christmas Shopping Event

Tuesday, December 13 2016 10:31 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
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…

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Red Wing Police Department Hosting Active Assaillant Training

Monday, October 24 2016 12:30 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On October 28th and 29th, 2016, the Red Wing Police Department will host 3ECHO Active Assailant training at Minnesota State College – Southeast (MSC-SE), 308 Pioneer Road, Red Wing. 3ECHO (Enter, Evaluate, Evacuate) is a new integrated response to a hostile situation that allows first responders to get medical personnel on-scene faster thereby reducing morbidity and mortality. The integration is completed as soon as possible during an event response with the goal of providing the ability to rescue viable victims while the response to the hostile event is ongoing. Citizens will notice numerous response …

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City of Red Wing Human Rights Commission Hosting: "Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict"

Monday, September 19 2016 8:59 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The City of Red Wing Human Rights Commission is hosting the Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict exhibit. This traveling display contains canvas tents that depict the story of a different group that has been persecuted because of its identity: race, religion, ethnicity, or national origin. These tents depict the catastrophes in Cambodia, Darfur, the Holocaust, and against the Native Americans. The exhibit will be shown at the Red Wing Public Library, 225 East Avenue, Red Wing, MN, from Thursday, October 27 until Saturday, October 29. The tents will be available Thursday and Friday from 2:00-6:00 pm and Sa…

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FREE Car Seat Check Up Event

Tuesday, August 30 2016 9:02 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Did you know that three out of four children restraints are used improperly? Keep your child safe and schedule an appointment for the FREE Car Seat Check Up Event being held on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The event will be held at Red Wing Chevrolet, 2500 Highway 61 in Red Wing.   For an appointment call Tim Bohmbach at the Red Wing Police Deparment at 651-267-2609.

Red Wing Police Respond to Suspicious Object

Monday, August 15 2016 2:30 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
At approximately 10:49 AM on August 15, 2016, Goodhue County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call from visitors in Levee Park of a suspicious package near one of the park benches along the river. Officers responded and noticed a black plastic box (12”L x 6”w x 14”h) sitting on the ground, beside a park bench. The area was taped off and evacuated. The Minnesota Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management duty officer was notified and request made for the St. Paul Police Department bomb squad to respond. The American Queen was also parked nearby, and contact was made with the …

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