Police Blotter


Winona Police Department

Sunday, January 21

• Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Wilson Street in Winona in response to a possible assault. When officers met the victim, she had a laceration and swelling around her left eye. The victim reported that she was driving a friend to the house of Treyvonte Michael Board, 19, of La Crosse, Wis. When she arrived Board allegedly assaulted her, reportedly punching her in the face ten times. The victim suffered a concussion and Board was arrested and charged with third-degree assault causing bodily harm.

Tuesday, January 30

• At 10:49 a.m. an adult male reported that at some point over the last month, two utility trailers had gone missing from a business on the 1000 block of West Fifth Street.
• At 4:08 p.m. an adult female reported her purse was missing from the 500 block of Wabasha Street. When the purse was found, $40 in cash was missing.
• At 4:15 p.m. an adult female reported two vehicles were vandalized while parked at her residence on the 400 block of High Forest Street. She reported the driver’s side rear tire was slashed on one vehicle and the other vehicle had two driver’s side tires slashed and the driver’s side window was smashed.
• At 5:37 p.m. an adult female reported her black billfold was missing from the 100 block of West Seventh Street.

Wednesday, Jan. 31

• Police responded to a report from an adult female that Zachary David Zabrowski, 29, of Winona, had visited her place of employment and called her four times in violation of an order for protection. Zabrowski was arrested on a felony violation of an order of protection with two or more prior convictions.
• The Winona County Attorney’s office filed charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct against Nathan Jon Barbian, 31, of Winona, after he reportedly sexually abused a 10-year-old child. According to the complaint, the abuse took place in August 2016, when Barbian reportedly inappropriately touched the victim.
• The Winona County Attorney’s office filed charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct and fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct against Doua Hang, 41, of Winona, after he reportedly sexually abused a 13-year-old child from second grade until fifth or sixth grade, according to the complaint.

Thursday, February 1

• At 8:02 a.m. officers received a report from an adult female that her purse and other items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle at some time during the previous night.

Winona County Sheriff

Wednesday, Jan. 31

• Officers received a report of an assault on the morning of Saturday, January 27, near Old Fort Road and County Road 6. The incident is under investigation.
• At 4:58 p.m. a deputy on patrol reportedly witnessed a vehicle at County Road 12 and Highway 76 cross the fog line while making a turn. The deputy stopped the vehicle and reportedly observed signs of intoxication and “twitchy” and “nervous” behavior from the driver, a 21-year-old Winona man. The deputy requested a drug recognition expert from the Winona Police Department, and performed a field sobriety test. He was arrested on the suspicion of driving while intoxicated, and a warrant was issued for a blood test. Charges are awaiting the results of the blood test.

Thursday, February 1

• At 12:54 a.m. officers arrested James Dean Hoekstra, 48, of Augusta, Wis., after he allegedly responded to an online advertisement for prostitution. When he arrived at a local hotel and reportedly paid $160, officers arrested him for soliciting prostitution.
• At 2:09 a.m. a deputy parked near the Kwik Trip at Highway 61 and Frank Street in Minnesota City reportedly recognized a woman driving a vehicle with two male passengers. The deputy learned that the vehicle was registered to Kyle Elliot Paulson, 34, of Winona, arrested on a domestic abuse charge in January, against the woman driving the vehicle. One passenger was recognized as a known associate of Paulson. The deputy performed a traffic stop and reportedly recognized Paulson lying on the floor of the vehicle. Paulson was arrested on charges of violating a domestic abuse no contact order.
• At 9:29 a.m. sheriff’s deputies assisted the Lewiston Fire Department, Lewiston Police and Lewiston Ambulance Services on a call reporting a fire at a residence at Rolling Ridge Drive outside Lewiston. No residents or pets were present, and the home was not destroyed, although there is fire, smoke and water damage.


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