Wednesday, Nov. 29
• Charges of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance — buprenorphine and fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance — clonazepam were filed against Sean Michael Emmons, 34, of Winona. According to the criminal complaint, police were called to a residence on May 28, 2017, on a disturbance. Residents there said Emmons came to the home and was calling people in an attempt to purchase heroin, according to the complaint. He was reportedly told to leave the residence and would not comply, then got into an altercation with a resident there. The resident, according to the complaint, called 911 and grabbed a knife, attempting to push him out of the door. When police made contact with Emmons, he said he had been attacked and showed officers cut wounds. An ambulance was called and police searched Emmons. According to the complaint they found prescription pills including suboxone and clonazepam.
• At 11:52 a.m. police received a report from an adult male who said that he had received a Facebook message from a person whom he thought he knew, requesting that he send a lewd photograph. Police said the man sent the photograph and later learned the account belonged to a scam artist in West Africa, who then threatened to publicly post the photo if the man did not send $1,000. The man reportedly said he only had $150 and sent the money via Western Union to the scam artist in West Africa.
• At 1:07 p.m. police received a report of a white unlocked bicycle stolen from Hy-Vee.
• At 2:50 p.m. police received a report from an adult female that a vehicle was damaged while parked in the TRW lot.
• At 4:52 p.m. police received a report of an assault at a residence on the 150 block of High Forest Street. An adult Winona man told police that Gregory Ivan Shines, 32, of Winona, punched him repeatedly, causing a cut to the victim’s head and knocking out two teeth. Police arrested Shines and referred him to the county attorney for a potential charge of third-degree assault.
Thursday, Nov. 30
• At 12:48 a.m. police received a report of a $100 counterfeit bill passed at Erbert’s and Gerbert’s.
• At 3:09 p.m. police received a report from two St. Mary’s University students that two hockey sticks had been stolen from a locker room at the university. One stick was valued at $300; police did not have an estimated value for the other.
• At 3:50 p.m. police received a report of a hit-and-run collision at Second and Laird streets. An adult female told officers a white truck with no back license plate had struck her vehicle and left the scene.
Friday, December 1
• Charges of check forgery and theft were filed against Jacob Lee Wagner, 38, of Winona. According to the criminal complaint, police were called to an apartment complex by an employee who said Wagner was a former manager there and had kept inadequate records. Wagner allegedly altered two checks from renters and then cashed them. The checks had a total value of $450 and were cashed in June and August 2016.
• At 2:53 a.m. a vehicle driven by Jaquann Oshay Hughes, 23, of Winona, was stopped for having a broken turn signal. Police said he showed signs of intoxication and arrested him for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated and not having a Minnesota driver’s license. His blood-alcohol content was measured at .12 percent.
Winona County Sheriff
Wednesday, Nov. 29
• At 2:35 p.m. deputies received a report of $300 in unauthorized charges made to a Visa card owned by a 38-year-old Stockton man.
• At 5:02 p.m. deputies responded to a car and tractor collision on County Road 25 near Highway 109 south of Lewiston. A vehicle driven by a 69-year-old Utica man rear ended a tractor hauling a manure spreader driven by a 49-year-old Chatfield man. Deputies said the Utica man was air lifted to the hospital for the treatment of injuries and the Chatfield man was taken to the hospital via ambulance. No citations were issued.
Thursday, Nov. 30
• At 2:10 a.m. a vehicle driven by Corbin Richard Pozanc, 23, of Goodview, was stopped at Sixth Street and 48th Avenue in Goodview. Deputies reported he showed signs of intoxication and arrested him and charged him with fourth-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .13 percent.
• At 2:10 a.m. a vehicle driven by Alexis Tiera Campos, 21, of Goodview, was stopped at Sixth Street and 47th Avenue in Goodview for having a suspended object hanging from the rearview mirror. Deputies said she showed signs of intoxication and arrested her for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated.
• At 11:12 p.m. a vehicle driven by Adrian Phillip Horsfall, 25, of La Crosse, Wis., was stopped for having expired tabs. Horsfall reportedly admitted to consuming alcohol and smoking marijuana earlier in the day, a violation of the terms of his probation. He also reportedly admitted to having a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle. Deputies arrested him on a probation violation and cited him for having expired registration, no proof of insurance, possession of a small amount of marijuana in a motor vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.
• At 12:45 p.m. deputies responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Stockton. Samuel Derek Emery, 41, of Stockton, was arrested and referred to the county attorney for potential charges of domestic assault causing fear and domestic assault causing harm. Deputies said a 36-year-old Stockton woman said the two argued and he shoved her face into a wall and pushed her, causing her to fall down some stairs. Deputies reportedly observed she had a black eye from a previous altercation. Emery told deputies the two had argued and that she had pushed a bedroom door into his face and stabbed him with a pliers on November 22 and that the black eye had been caused when he attempted to remove her from his bedroom and the two head-butted one another. Police said he had a bump on his head but no stab wound.
Friday, December 1
• At 1:18 a.m. a vehicle driven by Jeffrey John Banicki, 47, of Winona, was stopped at Kansas Street and East Broadway after an alleged improper lane change and failing to make a complete stop at a stop sign. Deputies said he showed signs of intoxication and arrested him for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .14 percent.
• At 1:40 a.m. a vehicle driven by Jodi Lamira Blahnik, 39, of Winona, was stopped at Sarnia and Huff streets after she allegedly threw a cigarette from the window. Deputies said she showed signs of intoxication and arrested her for third-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .17 percent.
Wednesday, Nov. 29
• At 11:42 a.m. deputies responded to a report of a one-vehicle rollover on State Trunk Highway 88 at Yaeger Valley Road. According to the sheriff’s department, a vehicle driven by Jarett Svihlik of Dubuque, Iowa, was headed southbound on State Trunk Highway 88, entered the southbound shoulder of the road, and Svihlik overcorrected and caused the vehicle to overturn approximately four to five times. Svihlik was transported to the hospital for the treatment of unknown injuries and the incident is under investigation.
Between October 28 and October 30, a new 2017 Kubota SVL95 skid steer was stolen from the Value Implement lot located in the Town of Arcadia. The subject(s) loaded the Kubota onto a trailer nearby and drove away. The stolen Kubota was possibly seen on October 30 parked in a wooded area off Brickyard Road and Powerhouse Road in the Town of Adams, Jackson County, Wis. Anyone with information is urged to call the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office at 715-538-4351.