Two Inmates Escape Winnebago Correctional in Oshkosh

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TUESDAY 6/19/2018 8:13 a.m.

The two inmates who escaped Winnebago Correctional in Oshkosh have been caught in Dane County this evening. 


MONDAY 6/18/2018 11:33 a.m.

The Department of Corrections have said the two men escaped sometime in the morning hours.

No information has been shared by police regarding the violent nature of the two men.

However, according to court documents, Heather has a history of drug and traffic charges, where as Weinmann has a history of traffic, criminal damage to property, burglary, and disorderly conduct charges.

Court documents are public record and can be found out at by searching the person’s name.


MONDAY 6/18/2018 10:37 a.m.

Officials with the Winnebago Correctional Center are reporting minimum-security inmates James Heather and Alexander Weinmann have escaped from the facility.

The Oshkosh Police Department is over seeing the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of this inmate should immediately contact law enforcement.

Below is a discription of both escapees:

Name: James Heather

Year of Birth: 10/28/1990

Gender: Male

Race: White

Height: 5’07”

Weight 181 lbs.

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Color: Brown

County of Conviction: Sauk, Richland

Name: Alexander Weinmann

Year of Birth: 04/26/1993

Gender: Male

Race: White

Height: 5’10”

Weight 168 lbs.

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Color: Brown

County of Conviction: Winnebago

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