Former school bus driver arrested for sex crimes

Posted at 3:08 PM, Apr 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-01 19:40:20-04

A former First Student Bus Company driver has been arrested for felony sexual battery of a minor could have more victims and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden is looking for any information from the public regarding the case.

Quinton N. Winfrey, 44, was arrested by the Garden City Police Department with help from the Internet Crimes Against Children unit following an investigation from a 17-year-old student who reported receiving sexual messages from Winfrey.

Winfrey was the student’s bus driver at the time and drove routes that included Capital High School, River Glenn Junior High School, Pierce Park and Shadow Hills elementary school.

The investigation remains ongoing, and the Attorney General is urging anyone with information to contact (ICAC) investigators at (208) 334-4527.

The Ada County Prosecutor’s Office is prosecuting the case. Bond for Winfrey has been set at $100,000.

Dan Hollar from the Boise School District sent out this message to parents following the announcement:

Important Information

Dear Parent/Guardian:

We wanted to inform you as soon as possible of the following information we received today, April 1, 2016. Please note that this individual has been dismissed by First Student.

Please submit any information or questions to the Idaho Attorney General's office (208-334-4527).


Matt Kobe, Capital High Area Director