Friday, December 26
•At 2:54 a.m. police responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Riverview Drive. After speaking with the registered owner, police found Julia Linda Starks, 22, of Winona, who allegedly was driving the vehicle. She was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .18 percent.
•At 10:25 a.m. police responded to a report of an accident at Westgate Shopping Center. A vehicle driven by a 16-year-old slid on ice and hit the brick storefront. No one was cited or injured.
Saturday, December 27
•At 4:26 p.m. police stopped a vehicle driven by Kristina Kaye Maley, 42, of Wabasha, Minn., for speeding near Broadway and Lafayette Street. She was arrested on warrants from Hennepin and Ramsey counties and cited for speeding, driving after suspension and driving while intoxicated. Her blood alcohol content was measured at .12 percent.
•At 12:53 a.m. police pulled over a vehicle on a routine traffic stop near Ninth and Laird streets, then suspected the passenger of smoking marijuana. A K-9 unit indicated the presence of the substance and the passenger, Patrick Robert Davis, 20, of Winona, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and underaged consumption of alcohol. His blood alcohol content was measured at .21 percent.
•At 12:11 a.m. police saw Brent Lee Williams, 23, of Winona, urinating at Third and Main streets and gave him a warning. A short time later he was seen blocking traffic and trying to start a fight, and police arrested him on a probation violation (consuming alcohol), disorderly conduct and obstruction. When brought to the jail, police said Williams was uncooperative and complained that his handcuffs were too tight. When police loosened his cuffs he began struggling, screamed threats at jail staff and spit in a deputy’s face. He was charged with two counts of terroristic threats and one count of felony assault of a police officer.
•At 9:30 p.m. police were called to the 950 block of East Sanborn Street on a report of a domestic disturbance. A 35-year-old woman told police that James Albert Volkman, 36, had pushed her down into a recliner and choked her. Police observed red marks on the woman’s neck and charged Volkman with felony domestic assault by strangulation and two counts of domestic assault.
•At 11:30 p.m. police received a report from a 44-year-old woman on the 700 block of East Sanborn Street that Shawn Joseph Morreale, 56, had choked her. He was charged with felony domestic assault by strangulation and two counts of domestic assault.
Sunday, December 28
•At 2:30 a.m. police received a report of a domestic disturbance on the 700 block of West Fifth Street. Shannon Rose Czub, 38, allegedly threw a phone at a 17-year-old girl which hit her in the face, then slapped a 15-year-old boy. She was charged with two counts of domestic assault.
•At 8:44 a.m. police responded to a report of a vehicle partially submerged in the river at Mertes Slough Landing just over the Highway 43 bridge. Police rescued a 61-year-old woman who was seated in the driver’s seat, water up to her waist. Police pulled her from the vehicle and she was taken to CMH for treatment for hypothermia.
•At 6:30 p.m. police responded to a report of a crash on Fifth Street. A vehicle driven by Patrick Julius Walker, 19, was traveling behind a vehicle driven by a 34-year-old Winona woman when Walker tried to pass the woman on the left. The woman was attempting to make a left hand turn and was struck by Walker’s vehicle as she entered into the westbound lane to make the turn. The woman and a 33-year-old passenger were taken to CMH for non life-threatening injuries. Walker was referred to the county attorney for charges of criminal vehicular operation causing injury, obstruction of the legal process, driving after revocation, reckless driving, no seat belt, no proof of insurance and improper lane usage.