Police Blotter


Winona Police

Tuesday, Dec. 5

• At 3:49 p.m. an adult female reported an adult male damaged her vehicle during an argument on the 600 block of Carimona Street.
• At 4:08 p.m. police responded to a report that a 19-year-old Winona man had strangled and slapped an adult female. Police are looking for the man.
• At 4:48 p.m. officers cited Teyanna Lanae Ashantee Star Ross, 18, of Winona, for leaving the scene of a property-damage accident and having no Minnesota driver’s license after she allegedly backed into a fence and drove away on the 500 block of Lincoln Street. While investigating this, officers ticketed Jerimiah Lavoughn Birth, 24, of Winona, for driving after suspension after he allegedly pulled up driving the same vehicle.
• At 8:23 p.m. an adult female reported the door of her apartment on the 300 block of Pelzer Street was forced open and her fridge was tipped over, her TV set was smashed, a cleaning powder was dumped in the bedroom, and food was smeared on the walls.
• At 9:20 p.m. officers cited Alexis Ann Dykhuis, 31, of Winona, for violation of a harassment restraining order at Valley View Towers.

Wednesday, Dec. 6

• At 1:05 p.m. police were called by an employee at Motor Parts and Equipment on East Third Street who said a white male stole two new car batteries with a total value of $200.
• At 2:58 p.m. police responded to a two-vehicle crash at Fourth and Vine streets. A vehicle driven by Kent David Murtinger, 70, of Winona, was struck by a vehicle driven by Elijah Arthur Brey, 19, of Waterloo, Wis. Police said Brey did not yield at the intersection. Brey was cited with failure to yield
• At 3:38 p.m. police were called to Shopko on a report of a shoplifter. A ticket for theft by shoplifting was mailed to Lynn Marie Palbicki, 52, of Winona.

Thursday, Dec. 7

• At 12:42 a.m. police stopped a vehicle driven by Christopher Andrew Meidl, 21, of Neenah, Wis., after he allegedly disobeyed a semaphore and was using his phone while driving at Broadway and Harriet Street. The officer reportedly saw a marijuana grinder in the vehicle and cited Meidl with possession of drug paraphernalia.
• At 2:06 a.m. police cited Jordan Ryan Hiben, 23, of Winona, with theft by shoplifting after he allegedly took two sodas from a business on East Third Street.
• At 12:41 p.m. police received a report of an assault on a school bus at the Winona Alternative Learning Center. The incident is under investigation.
• At 12:58 p.m. police responded to a report of a domestic assault on Kraemer Drive. An adult female told police that a 25-year-old man attempted to drag her from a car and punched her in the face. Police are seeking the man.

Friday, Dec. 8

• At 12:47 a.m. police cited Matthew Joel Coquyt, 22, of Deep Haven, Minn., for public urination on the 100 block of West Third Street.
• At 3:30 a.m. police responded to a report of an intoxicated adult male who entered the wrong residence on the 50 block of West Broadway and fell asleep. A resident there woke and called police, who took the man to a friend’s house.

Winona County Sheriff

Tuesday, Dec. 5

• At 2:18 p.m. an adult female reported a tire on her vehicle was flattened while it was parked in Hidden Valley.

Wednesday, Dec. 6

• At 10:29 p.m. deputies received a report of a package stolen from a doorstep on West Main Street in Stockton. A 22-year-old man told police a FedX box containing an Oculus Rift headset valued at $399 was taken.

Friday, Dec. 8

• At 12:11 a.m. deputies stopped a vehicle driven by a 25-year-old St. Charles man for having an obstructed license plate on Mankato Avenue and Brueski Drive in Winona. A judge signed a warrant for a blood test after deputies relayed suspicions that the driver was under the influence of a controlled substance. Deputies are awaiting the results of the blood test for potential charges.
• At 1:32 a.m. deputies stopped a vehicle driven by Avery Matthew Ousterhout, 20, of Milton, Wis., for having a brake light out and having a suspended object hanging from the rearview mirror at Broadway and Sioux Street in Winona. Deputies said he showed signs of intoxication and he was arrested for driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .10 percent.


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