Police Blotter


Winona Police


Tuesday, Nov. 14
• At 8:41 a.m. police executed a search warrant at a residence on the 550 block of West Fourth Street. Keyeon Marquis Carson, 35, of Winona, was arrested and charged with two counts of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance. Officers reportedly located a backpack belonging to Carson which contained a digital scale and a plastic baggie with 2.56 grams of a crystal substance that field-tested positive for heroin. A bag with 2.97 grams of a substance that field-tested positive for cocaine was also located.
• At 11:37 a.m. police received a report from an adult female who said her EBT card was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked on the 550 block of West Fourth Street.
• At 2:55 p.m. police received a report of a car part stolen from a parked car on the 550 block of Hilbert Street. An ECU computer with a value of $200 was taken.
• At 10:09 p.m. police were called to a residence on East Sarnia Street on a report of a domestic assault. A 27-year-old Winona woman told police that Bobby Darnell Green, 34, of Winona, had argued with her earlier in the day, then came to the residence and followed her in. The woman told police that he grabbed her hair and neck and hit her, and prevented her from leaving the residence for three hours. The woman reportedly sent a text message to a friend, who came to the residence. When the female victim answered the door, police said she was able to leave and hide in a laundry room, where she called police. Green was arrested and referred to the county attorney for potential charges of gross misdemeanor domestic assault and false imprisonment. 


Wednesday, Nov. 15
• Police received a call on October 28 reporting a purse stolen from a vehicle. A window was broken and the purse, with a value of $50; a wallet valued at $20; $50 in cash; credit, debit and gift cards; driver’s license; and an iPhone, valued at $600, were taken. Police said the credit card was used at three locations with a total of $1,067 in charges made. According to the criminal complaint, video footage showed Joseph Andrew Holden, 43, used the card and signed the victim’s name. The complaint also stated that the broken vehicle window had $519 in damage. Holden was charged last week with two counts of financial card transaction fraud, theft, and third-degree damage to property.
• Charges of fifth-degree possession of marijuana wax were filed against Alexander Aaron Schrubbe, 20, of Winona. Police executed a search warrant on July 28. In Schrubbe’s bedroom officers reportedly found a safe with a pill capsule that field-tested positive for methamphetamine, marijuana seeds, a “drug ledger,” jars with a total of 3.72 grams of marijuana, cash, and marijuana wax.
• At 8:35 a.m. police received a report of damage to a vehicle parked on the 150 block of West Broadway. Police said the door had been bent.
• Charges of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance — marijuana resin and possession of drug paraphernalia were filed against Sam Lam, 42, of Winona. According to the criminal complaint, officers saw a parked vehicle on February 2 and ran the license plates, determining the driver had a revoked license. When the vehicle was driven away, police stopped it, and said a passenger appeared to be drinking alcohol and claimed he didn’t know it was illegal. Police searched the car and found 11.936 grams of a black substance wrapped in paper. The substance tested positive for the presence of THC. Police said Lam also dropped a pipe in the back seat of the squad car on the way to the jail.
Thursday, Nov. 16
• At 3:53 a.m. police responded to a report that a driver had rear-ended a vehicle at highways 61 and 14. The driver, Ethan Jacob Wnuk, 21, of Winona, reportedly showed signs of intoxication and was arrested for driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .20 percent.

Winona County Sheriff


Tuesday, Nov. 14
• At 10:47 a.m. police recovered a black safe on County Road 112. The hinges had been cut off and the safe was empty.
• At 11:29 p.m. deputies were called to an Altura residence for a domestic disturbance. When police arrived they said a 44-year-old man and Michelle Marie St. Amour Smith, 44, of Lewiston, had been arguing. Smith reportedly did not follow commands to stop wandering around, and then allegedly kicked officers. Officers said the two both accused the other of assault but they did not have enough evidence to pursue charges. Smith was referred to the county attorney for possible charges of obstructing the legal process.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

• At 8:15 p.m. the dive and rescue team assisted the Winona Police Department in pulling out a vehicle that had rolled into the river at the McNally Boat Landing.


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