Winneshiek Releases

By: News Release
Mar 26th, 2019

Date: 3/23/2018
Time: 6 pm
Incident/Charge: Felony Burglary 1st Degree, Felony Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Felony Stalking with a Dangerous Weapon
Location: Hesper, Iowa

Person: Patrick Curran
Address: Decorah, Iowa
Age: 54

Incident Details: On Saturday evening at 6pm the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an incident/disturbance in Hesper involving a firearm. Curran fled the area prior to deputies' arrival. During the investigation/search for Curran the sheriff’s office obtained information that Curran was at a residence in rural Houston County, MN.

Curran was taken into custody without incident in Houston County, MN. Curran is being held in the Houston County Jail on a Winneshiek County arrest warrant for felony burglary 1st degree, felony felon in possession of a firearm and felony stalking with a dangerous weapon. Curran is being held on a $50,000 cash bond. This case remains under investigation and additional charges are pending including felony domestic assault.

The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Decorah Volunteer Fire Department, Winneshiek Medical Center Ambulance, Houston County Sheriff’s Office, Caledonia Police Department and Spring Grove Police Department.

Date: 3/22/2019
Time: 9:28 PM
Incident/Charge: Arrest warrant for violation of pre-trial supervision
Location: Waukon, Iowa

Person: Ronald Meyer
Address: Waukon, IA
Age: 59

Incident Details: Ronald Meyer was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail for a violation of pre-trial supervision warrant.