Police Blotter


Winona Police

Friday, September 6

• At 7:59 a.m. an employee at Freedom Valu Center reported the theft of gas with a value of $25.

• At 9:22 a.m. police cited a 17-year-old boy from Minnesota City with failure to stop at a stop sign after he allegedly ran a stop sign at the intersection of Broadway and South Baker Street and collided with another vehicle. No injuries were reported in the crash.

• At 12:13 p.m. a Winona woman reported the theft of microfiber cloth rags and mop heads with a total value of $600 from the King Koin laundromat on the 550 block of Huff Street.

• At 1:13 p.m. a Winona man reported that a silver Subaru struck a parked car and drove away on the 200 block of East 10th Street.

• At 2:35 p.m. a Winona woman reported that someone had broken the front window of her residence on the 450 block of West 12th Street. The damage reportedly occurred on either August 13 or August 14.

• At 6:06 p.m. police cited Alyssa Kay Corey, 42, of Winona, with theft by shoplifting from Walmart.

• At 11:23 p.m. a Winona woman reported the theft of $200 from her purse at a residence on the 1750 block of West Seventh Street while she was out of town. The alleged thief is believed to have gained entrance to the residence through an open window.

• At 11:48 p.m. police arrested a 51-year-old Winona man on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after he was allegedly found in a parked car on the 200 block of East Third Street. Charges are pending the results of a blood test.

Saturday, September 7

• At 9:28 a.m. police cited William Curtiss Perry, 28, of Winona, with driving after revocation, having no insurance, and leaving the scene of a property-damage accident near the intersection of High Forest and Fourth streets. The collision reportedly occurred on September 5 at the intersection of Sarnia and Main streets, when Perry allegedly struck another vehicle before driving away.

• At 11:58 a.m. a Winona man reported that, overnight, someone had walked across the roof of his vehicle parked on the 50 block of West 10th Street and reportedly left footprints and minor damage.

• At 12:57 p.m. a Winona man reported that a 2008 Honda had struck the front driver’s side panel of his vehicle in the Bluff Country Co-op parking lot before driving away. The striking vehicle has not been located.

• At 1:52 p.m. a 21-year-old man reported that while walking on the 1700 block of Kramer Drive another man approached him and punched him in the face. The man then allegedly lifted his shirt up to display a handgun before fleeing the scene.

• At 6:07 p.m. a Winona man reported damage to the passenger side bumper of his vehicle on the 300 block of Washington Street.

• At 8:21 p.m. police responded to reports of gunshots near the intersection of Seventh Street and Druey Court. There were no witnesses to the gunshots, but someone reported seeing two men running shortly after the gunshots, who then hopped a fence and seemed to be “messing around” a porta-potty. Underneath the porta-potty, police reportedly discovered two handguns, one of which was a revolver with six spent cartridges. No injuries or damage were reported in the area, and the incident remains under investigation.

• At 10:50 p.m. police arrested James Michael Stanton, 21, of Buffalo City, and referred him to the county attorney for a potential charge of fourth-degree driving while intoxicated after police received a report of a truck being poorly driven near Walmart. Stanton was stopped near the intersection of Mankato Avenue and Broadway, and reportedly told officers he had been drinking. His blood-alcohol level was reportedly measured at .15 percent. A passenger in the vehicle, Brett Charles Douglas, 23, of Nelson, Wis., was cited for having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle after police reportedly noticed he was holding a cup containing what appeared to be a vodka-cranberry mixed drink.

• At 11:55 p.m. police cited Ryan William Latsch, 19, of Owatonna, Minn., with public urination on the 400 block of Center Street.

Sunday, September 8

• At 11:48 a.m. police arrested Paul Anthony Clark, 29, of Winona, for a probation violation and referred him to the county attorney for an additional potential charge of felony domestic assault causing harm after he was reportedly throwing garbage cans near the Amtrak station. After he was arrested, a woman reportedly told officers that earlier that day, Clark had thrown a phonebook at her face, causing marks and swelling.

• At 1:54 p.m. police cited Tara Lynn Brown, 36, of Winona, with theft by shoplifting at Walmart.

• At 5:51 p.m. a juvenile boy reported seeing a suspicious man at the Winona Middle School parking lot. The man reportedly got out of a truck and approached the boy, who then ran away. The truck subsequently was driven from the scene.

Monday, September 9

• At 12:31 a.m. a Winona man reported the theft of saddlebags from his motorcycle parked on the 600 block of East Fourth Street.

Winona County Sheriff

Friday, September 6

• At 7:54 p.m. deputies responded to a fire on the 31000 block of Nagle Ridge Drive. Approximately 170 round bales and a shed were destroyed in the blaze, with a total value of $10,200. The fire was reportedly started by spontaneous combustion due to wet hay.

Saturday, September 7

• At 1:14 a.m. deputies arrested Brandin James Habeck, 27, 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 crossing the centerline of Highway 14 near County Road 20 and nearly causing a collision. His blood-alcohol content was reportedly measured at .14 percent.


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