Police Blotter


(2/28/2018)

Winona Police
Friday, February 23

• At 2:21 p.m. police received a call from a crisis line worker who said a person had called the line and threatened to purchase a pellet gun and take it either to the Winona Middle School or Target in order to force police to shoot him. The middle school went into lockdown. The crisis line worker picked up the caller and took him to the hospital for mental health treatment.

• At 4:35 p.m. police were called to a business on the 500 block of Center Street on a report of a man locked in the bathroom there. Police arrived and found Nathan Jon Barbian, 31, of Winona, who had a warrant and showed signs of being under the influence of narcotics. Police found four oxycodone pills and needles in his backpack. He was arrested and charged with fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance — oxycodone and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Saturday, February 24
• At 12:03 a.m. police stopped a vehicle at Fourth and Market streets for operating without headlights. The driver, Billy Joe Halling, 51, of Winona, reportedly showed signs of intoxication and was cited for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .12 percent.

• At 2:13 p.m. police were called to the 1000 block of Sugarloaf Road on a report of a domestic disturbance. Halley Marie Thomsen, 36, of Winona, was cited for domestic assault causing harm and fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine after she reportedly assaulted a male and female there and police found .24 grams of methamphetamine hidden in her lighter.

Sunday, February 25

• At 2:02 a.m. police received a call from a Winona man who said he had been walking in the alley between Eighth and Ninth streets and Lafayette and Franklin streets when a truck drove by and nearly struck him. He shouted at the truck and three black men reportedly got out and assaulted him. The victim reported that his wallet containing $300 in cash and his cellphone were taken. He was treated at Winona Health for injuries to his face. 


Monday, February 26

• At 12:12 a.m. police received a complaint of a suspicious vehicle at Hy-Vee. The driver, Katherine Mary Snelling, 18, of Winona, was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana in a motor vehicle. 


Tuesday, February 27

• At 6:30 a.m. police stopped to assist a vehicle stalled in traffic at Ninth and Ronald streets. The driver, Ronald Garret Lawson Lager, 19, of Leroy, Minn., was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana in a motor vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Winona County Sheriff
Saturday, February 24

• At 12:35 a.m. deputies stopped a vehicle on County Road 12 near Highway 104 for speeding. The driver, Kyle Paul Trocinski, 29, of Dakota, reportedly showed signs of intoxication and was cited for third-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .13 percent.

• At 6 p.m. deputies stopped a vehicle at Lake Boulevard and Garvin Heights Road for having a burnt out taillight. The driver, a 19-year-old Winona man, reportedly appeared to be under the influence of marijuana and admitted to smoking it. A warrant was issued for a sample of his blood and charges are pending the results of the test.

Sunday, February 25
• At 4:53 a.m. deputies received a complaint of a suspicious vehicle on Highway 14 and County Road 33. Deputies found a man asleep behind the wheel and said he showed signs of intoxication. The driver, Urbano Zacarias Tapole, 24, of Lewiston, reportedly gave deputies the wrong name. He was cited for providing a false name and date of birth to police and driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .09 percent.

Monday, February 26
• At 1:11 a.m. deputies were called to a one-vehicle rollover on County Road 41 near the Houston County line. Jamey Lee Hilt, 39, of Plainview, was reportedly traveling 45-50 mph in a 50-mph zone when his vehicle hit a snowy patch, fishtailed, and entered the ditch before rolling at least one time. He suffered minor injuries and was cited for driving too fast for conditions.

 

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