Police Blotter


Winona Police

Tuesday, July 24

·At 7:30 a.m. a UPS package was reported stolen from the 50 block of East Fourth Street.


Wednesday, July 25

·Police cited Andrew Rodney Olson, 31, of Winona, with fifth-degree possession of buprenorphine. Olson allegedly was carrying several packs of suboxone sublingual strips, which contains the controlled substance.

·At 3:19 p.m. police cited Anthony Joseph Aunan, 48, of Zumbrota, with theft by shoplifting from Shopko.

Thursday, July 26

• At 9:09 a.m. police received a report from an adult male of a white specialized Rockhopper bicycle with a black front fork stolen from the 150 block of West 10th Street.


• At 11:35 a.m. police received a report of a red Trek bicycle stolen from the bike rack outside the Law Enforcement Center.

• At 1:55 p.m. police received a report from an adult female who said she forgot her multicolored cloth wallet on a bench outside Bloedow’s on the 450 block of East Broadway and when she returned it was gone. The wallet reportedly contained $250 in cash and a Minnesota driver’s license.

• At 3:03 p.m. police received a report of a brown and white Australian shepherd missing from a residence on the 250 block of East Eighth Street.

• At 3:43 p.m. police received a report from an adult female of a lost three-year-old ferret named MoMo, which went missing from a residence on the 250 block of Winona Street.

• At 4:16 p.m. police received a report of a red and silver mountain bike stolen from a residence on the 500 block of Washington Street.

• At 4:29 p.m. police received a report from an adult male who said he and a contractor were doing work in his basement when they discovered large bones under the foundation of the home. The bones were brought to a doctor, who identified them as belonging to a cow or calf.

• At 5:24 p.m. police received a report from an adult female who said she left her purse at McDonald’s West, and when she returned to the restaurant it was not there.

• At 6:40 p.m. an employee at the Kwik Trip on West Broadway reported that a man entered the store and asked to purchase a pack of cigarettes, then grabbed them and ran out of the store without paying for them. Police are reviewing video footage of the theft.

Friday, July 27

• At 12:54 a.m. police were called to a residence on the 150 block of Chatfield Street on a report of a man stalking a female there. Jeremy Paul Stoltz, 38, of Winona, was charged by the Winona County Attorney’s Office with felony stalking — pattern, felony stalking, domestic assault causing fear and fifth-degree domestic assault. He allegedly attempted to gain entry into a residence and threatened a female there, then attempted to hit a male outside the home. The male reportedly struck Stoltz in self-defense. Police said Stoltz was extremely intoxicated. According to the criminal complaint, Stoltz has a history of convictions for violating orders for protection and harassment restraining orders held by the female resident.

• At 1:07 a.m. police cited Samantha Marie Hjelmeland, 20, of Winona, with underaged consumption of alcohol after she was reportedly seen walking at Third and Market streets shouting through a traffic cone. Her blood-alcohol content was measured at .14 percent.

• At 6:29 a.m. police received a report of a sexual assault on the 900 block of Frontenac Drive. The incident is under investigation.

Winona County Sheriff

Tuesday, July 24

·At 8:22 p.m. two Rollingstone teens, aged 16 and 17, were cited with fifth-degree possession of marijuana after deputies received a report of suspicious vehicles at the Rollingstone Community School. Deputies searched the vehicles and reportedly found three grams of marijuana in one car and 30 grams in the other, along with $763 in cash. One of the boys reportedly admitted to selling marijuana. A third boy was reportedly seen running into the woods as deputies arrived.

Wednesday, July 25

·At 8:13 a.m. a Rollingstone woman reported that her husband was bitten by a bat at their residence on Bear Creek Drive. The bat was taken in for testing, and the man was recommended to seek treatment for a possible rabies infection.

Trempealeau County Sheriff

Tuesday, July 24

·At 7:01 p.m. deputies responded to a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Deetz Road and Ellenberger Lane in Albion. The driver reportedly lost control and left the roadway, crashing into a hay bale. The driver was transported to the hospital to be treated for undisclosed injuries.

Wednesday, July 25

·At 5:43 p.m. a lost child, 11, was located by deputies after leaving her home in Albion. The child reportedly had an argument with family members before walking into the woods without shoes. An hour and 45 minutes after he had left the residence a K-9 unit was deployed to track the child. He was found uninjured in pouring rain conditions and returned to his family.


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