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The Civil Division serves these papers but the process is initiated through Court Administration (phone: 507-457-6385).
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We do not automatically mail out copies of reports. Copies of accident reports, arrests and other incidents handled by the Sheriff's Office are available for release either by contacting the Records Division at 507-457-6368 or by sending a written request to:201 W 3rd StreetWinona, MN, 55987
Any report marked "Confidential", any juvenile reports and/or juvenile names, Human Services reports, anything involving vulnerable adults, victims' names and any report currently under investigation, or where the release of said report might jeopardize the safety and welfare of the people involved.
You need to discuss it with the officer involved in your case. Most often, an officer will give you a business card with the department telephone number and your incident number (ICR) on it. If not, call the main reception area at 507-457-6368.
If you want a permit to carry, see the receptionist at the Sheriff's Office or visit the Minnesota Department of Public Safety website.
If you want a permit to purchase, and are a resident of the City of St. Charles, Lewiston, Goodview and Winona, they handle their own. If you live in any other part of Winona County, the forms are available from the receptionist at the Sheriff's Office or at the Minnesota Department of Public Safety website.
Driver and Vehicle Services Division (DVS) Records Request (PDF)
This information is now supplied by the DVS according to U.S. Code Title 18 Section 2721.
Simply mail or bring your forms to our receptionist. There is a $5 fee for this service. A notary is also available free of charge to Winona County residents if required.
Call our Civil Division at 507-457-6358. Visit the Foreclosure Sales page to view foreclosure sales.
Contact our Civil Division at 507-457-6358.
All these questions can be answered by contacting Winona County Court Administration at 507-457-6385. All fines for citations are paid through Court Administration.
Come to the reception area of the Sheriff's office.
Fingerprinting is done in the jail at the Law Enforcement Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays. You need to schedule an appointment by calling 507-457-6503. There is a $10 cash fee per card for this service.
The Winona County Sheriff's Department bad check policy (PDF) is available from the receptionist at:201 W 3rd StreetWinona, MN 55987
The Minnesota VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and email notification when the offender's custody status changes. The VINE toll-free number for the Minnesota VINE system is 877-MN4-VINE or 877-664-8463. This service is provided to assist Victims of Crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status.