Police Blotter


(8/7/2019)

Winona Police

Friday, August 2

• At 2:19 p.m. police cited Roberto Catarino Reyes, 23, of Winona, with theft by shoplifting from Walmart.

• At 3:41 p.m. police cited Patrick Henry Williams, 55, of Winona, with theft by shoplifting from Walmart.

• At 4:20 p.m. police cited Tammi Jean Reed, 33, of Winona, with theft after she allegedly stole a total of $7 in cash from multiple bags at the aquatic center.

• At 6:16 p.m. officers arrested Ronald Michael Haines, 64, of Winona, and referred him to the county attorney for potential charges of gross-misdemeanor criminal vehicular operation, driving while intoxicated, and gross-misdemeanor leaving the scene of a bodily harm accident after officers responded to a report of a vehicle and cyclist collision near the intersection of Broadway and Mankato Avenue. Haines allegedly hit a cyclist in the intersection, and continued driving before being located by a Winona County deputy near Highway 61 and County Road 7. The 48-year-old cyclist reportedly had minor scrapes and bruises, and was not transported to a hospital. Haines reportedly had a blood-alcohol content measured at .13 percent.

• At 10:58 p.m. police arrested Alexander Matthew Littlefield, 20, of Winona, and referred him to the county attorney for potential charges of underage drinking and driving and fifth-degree possession of marijuana wax after he was stopped for having expired registration on the intersection of Broadway and Huff Street. He reportedly had a blood-alcohol content measured at .026 percent.

Saturday, August 3

• At 12:10 a.m. police cited a 16-year-old girl with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor on the 1700 block of Kramer Drive.

• At 9:23 a.m. officers cited Matthew Paul Orlando Wilson, 33, of Winona, with driving after revocation and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident after he reportedly left the scene of a two-car collision in which he was allegedly a driver at the intersection of Broadway and Huff Street.

• At 3:42 p.m. police cited Jordan Michael Papenfuss, 33, of Trempealeau, with theft by shoplifting and driving after revocation after he allegedly stole a Puma duffel bag and an earpiece from Target.

• At 4:11 p.m. a Winona man reported juveniles riding in a boxy SUV shooting bb guns near the intersection of Seventh Street and Drury Court.

• At 4:35 p.m. police arrested Bradley Arnold Quimby, 50, of Goodview, and referred him to the county attorney for potential charges of driving after cancellation as inimical to public safety and driving without insurance after he was stopped near the intersection of Fifth and Johnson streets for allegedly not wearing a seat belt.

• At 8:39 p.m. a Winona woman reported that someone had broken a window with a bb gun at her residence on the 1700 block of West Seventh Street.

• At 10:18 p.m. officers arrested a 17-year-old boy from Minneapolis, Minn., and two 15-year-old boys from Crystal, Minn., after the vehicle they were in was stopped on 200 block of Zumbro Street for matching the description of a vehicle in a property damage report. In the vehicle, officers reportedly found a handgun-style bb gun in the vehicle, along three empty boxes for pellet guns. The 15-year-old boys were cited with violating curfew, and the 17-year-old boy was cited with fleeing police on foot. All three individuals were subsequently turned over to an adult.

• At 8:39 p.m. a Winona man reported that someone had broken a window with a bb gun at his residence on the 1700 block of West Broadway.

Sunday, August 4

• At 6:05 a.m. a Winona man reported that someone had broken a window with a BB-gun at his residence on the 400 block of West 12th Street.

• At 9:06 a.m. police transported Sandy Marie Moldenhauer, 43, of Winona, to Winona Health and referred her to the county attorney for a potential charge of fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine after she was reportedly found near the intersection of Fourth and Main streets and seemed to be under the influence of a controlled substance, telling officers that “a ghost was chasing her.” Officers reportedly found a small baggie in her purse containing a white-powdery substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine.

Monday, August 5

• At 7:14 a.m. police responded to a report of a burglary at a residence on the 100 block of East Ninth Street. A resident told police someone had broken into the apartment through a window, and another yelled “she just went out the other door” as officers approached. Lindsay Brianne Sommer, 35, of Winona, was located nearby carrying a small TV and a silver statue, and reportedly had several cuts that were bleeding. She told police she broke into the apartment to get her TV back. She was charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal damage to property and misdemeanor theft.

• At 11:54 a.m. a Winona man reported the theft of both license plates from his vehicle parked on the 300 block of Mankato Avenue.

• At 9:36 p.m. a Target employee reported the theft of a motorized scooter.

Tuesday, August 6

• At 1:55 a.m. two Winona men reported that someone broke into their apartment on the 300 block of East Ninth Street and stole an Xbox gaming console and several Xbox games. The men reportedly found pry-marks on the door, a screen taken off a window, and then a broken window next to the door, which was how the alleged burglar gained entrance into the building.

Winona County Sheriff

Saturday, August 3

• At 12:28 a.m. deputies arrested a woman under suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance after she was stopped for failing to dim her headlights near the intersection of Theurer Boulevard and Galewski Drive. Charges are pending the results of a blood test.

• At 12:38 a.m. deputies arrested a woman under suspicion of driving while intoxicated after she was stopped for allegedly speeding on County Road 17 by Signatures Restaurant. Charges are pending the results of a blood test.

• At 2:31 a.m. deputies arrested Nathan James Loomis, 21, of Winona, and referred him to the county attorney for a potential charge of fourth-degree driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for allegedly failing to stay in his lane near the intersection of 11th and Franklin streets. He reportedly had a blood-alcohol content measured at .08 percent.

• At 6:01 a.m. deputies arrested Taras Shevchenko, 40, of Des Plains, Ill., and referred him to the county attorney for potential charges of giving police a false name and date of birth, driving after revocation and possession of a dangerous weapon after he was stopped on I-90 for allegedly following another vehicle too closely. Deputies reportedly located brass knuckles in Shevchenko’s possession.

• At 4:38 p.m. deputies cited Michael Alan Hansen, 35, of La Crosse, Wis., with possession of a small amount of marijuana in a motor vehicle after he was stopped for allegedly speeding on I-90.

Monday, August 5

• At 9:12 a.m. deputies referred Lindsay Brianne Sommer, 35, of Winona, to the county attorney for a potential charge of gross-misdemeanor introducing contraband into the jail after deputies reportedly located one gram of marijuana in her bra.

Buffalo County Sheriff

Monday, August 5

• At 6:51 p.m. deputies responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 25 between Nelson, Wis., and Wabasha. A 2010 Ford Focus, driven by a 64-year-old man from Pepin, Wis., was traveling northbound on Highway 25 when it reportedly began to hydroplane, sending the vehicle into the opposite lane of traffic. It collided head-on with a semi driven by a 55-year-old man from Pipestone, Minn. The driver of the semi was reportedly transported to a local hospital for the treatment of unknown injuries.

Winona County District Attorney

Tuesday, August 6

• Cheryl Ann Grotjahn, 25, of Winona, was charged with third-degree sale of methamphetamine following a controlled buy of methamphetamine that reportedly occurred on February 6, 2019. According to the report, Grotjahn allegedly sold 2.07 grams of methamphetamine to a confidential informant.

 

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