Police Blotter


Winona Police

Friday, February 2

• At 3:26 p.m. at St. Casimir’s church on West Sixth Street, an HVAC repairman on the building’s roof reported two damaged air conditioning units, a torn segment of roofing material and a broken window. There is no estimate of damages. The building’s roof had last been checked in October.
• At 6:24 p.m. at Fifth and Hilbert streets, officers arrested Carole Ann Tomaszewski, 68, of Winona, for third-degree driving while intoxicated with a prior driving while intoxicated conviction.
• At 9:58 p.m. officers at Wal-Mart cited Tara Lynn Brown, 34, of Winona, with theft by shoplifting.
• At 11:39 p.m. officers stopped a vehicle driven by David Charles Rian, 36, of Winona, at Seventh and Market streets for weaving, and arrested him on charges of third-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .21 percent.
• At 11:46 p.m. at Chestnut and Eighth streets officers cited Benjamin James Fochs, 20, of Mosinee, Wis., with underaged consumption of alcohol. Also cited was Logan Anthony Deboer, 19, of Cambria, Wis., with underaged consumption of alcohol and attempting to flee officers on foot.

Saturday, February 3

• At 5:34 a.m. officers arrested Justin Travis Gillham, 33, of Winona for domestic assault, and intentional infliction of bodily harm with two prior convictions, at a residence on the 1000 block of West Broadway.
• Officers are investigating a report of a robbery at 10:48 p.m. on the 1750 block of Kramer Drive. Two women claim to have picked up two men who were known to them to give them a ride. On arrival, the men reportedly assaulted and robbed the women of two cell phones, cash, and credit cards.

Sunday, February 4

• At 1:32 a.m. at Lafayette and Second streets officers arrested Giulia Sofia Salvadori, 30, of Winona, for third-degree drinking while impaired with a blood-alcohol content measured at .19 percent after a traffic stop for a missing headlight and reported failure to stop at a stop sign.
• At 11:20 p.m. officers arrested Kramer Eugene Rasheed Brooks, 28, of Chicago, Ill., for gross misdemeanor providing a false name and date of birth to police officers on the 1750 block of Kramer Drive.

Monday, February 5

• At 10:29 a.m. officers arrived at Target and ticketed Nathan Jon Barbian, 31, of Winona, with theft by shoplifting.
• At 3:25 p.m. officers assisted the Winona Fire Department on a call to Bluffside Park. An adult male reportedly slipped and fell down the hill as he prepared to use an ice-climbing wall. The fire department transported him to Winona Health for the treatment of moderate injuries.

Winona County Sheriff’s Department

Friday, February 2

• At 11:45 p.m. deputies performed a traffic stop at Highway 61 and Huff Street and arrested passenger Alex Lee Franzwa, 19, of Winona, for underaged consumption of alcohol. The driver of the vehicle was not drinking.

Saturday, February 3

• At 1:58 a.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop in Stockton for having an object suspended from the rearview mirror. The deputy reportedly identified the driver as having a domestic abuse no contact order requiring he have no contact with the passenger. The driver, Samuel Derek Emery, 42, of Stockton, was taken into custody for violating the order.
• At 7:31p.m. deputies had assistance from the Goodview Police Department with a traffic stop at highways 61 and 14 for a driver with a brake light out. Deputies reportedly noticed the odor of marijuana from inside the vehicle, and cited Olufemi Gabriel Olufela Ekisola, 32, of Moorhead, Minn., for driving after revocation, having no proof of insurance, and possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Sunday, February 4

• At 9:15 p.m. deputies performed a traffic stop at County Road 12 and County Road 5 in Nodine for a missing headlight and reportedly noticed the odor of alcohol present on the driver. Deputies arrested Shawn Lee Martin, 59, of Houston, for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated.


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