Police Blotter


(1/17/2018)

Winona Police

Saturday, January 13

• At 10:13 p.m. police stopped a vehicle for having expired registration at Fourth and Franklin streets. The driver, Trent Darren Gereau, 21, of Winona, reportedly showed signs of intoxication and was cited with fourth-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .12 percent.

Sunday, January 14


• At 1:31 a.m. police stopped a vehicle for having expired registration at Broadway and Main Street. The driver, a 16-year-old Winona girl, was cited for under 21 driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .013 percent. Her passenger, a 17-year-old Winona girl, was cited with minor consumption of alcohol with a blood-alcohol content measured at .11 percent.
• At 11:45 a.m. police received a call from an employee at Menards who said that two men stole tools the day before. Video footage is under review.
• At 11:52 p.m. police observed a vehicle on Center Street that appeared to have been involved in a collision. When officers approached, a man entered one of the vehicles and drove away. Police stopped the vehicle and reported the driver, Garrett Michael Johnson, 22, of La Crosse, Wis., showed signs of intoxication. He was charged with third-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .185 percent.

Monday, January 15

• At 10:24 a.m. police cited a 15-year-old Winona girl with disorderly conduct after she reportedly threw food, screamed, and broke a vase in an office.
• At 11:07 a.m. police cited two 17-year-old Winona boys with disorderly conduct after they fought at Winona Senior High School.
• At 12:40 p.m. police cited Lisa Dawn Lanehn, 56, of Winona, with trespassing at Target.
• At 12:51 p.m. police received a call from an employee at Wal-Mart reporting that a woman failed to scan all her items at the self checkout. Video footage is under review.
• At 7:48 p.m. police cited a juvenile male from Winona with reckless driving after he was reportedly observed doing “donuts” with his vehicle on Lake Winona.
• At 9:02 p.m. police received a call from an employee at Wal-Mart reporting a person had stolen approximately $75 in merchandise. Video footage is under review.

Tuesday, January 16


• Investigators used an informant to purchase drugs from a suspect. Darrell Raymond Campbell, 45, of Winona, was charged with two counts of third-degree controlled substance crimes after he allegedly sold 30 pills of hydrocodone and one gram of marijuana to an informant on December 13, 2017.

Winona County Sheriff

Sunday, January 14


• At 12:35 a.m. deputies stopped a vehicle driven by Christopher Wade Bernatz, 43, of Minnesota City, for driving with a headlight out. Bernatz reportedly showed signs of intoxication and was arrested for third-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .14 percent.
• At 1:01 a.m. a deputy observed a driver strike a stop sign with his vehicle at Fifth and Pelzer streets. The driver, a 23-year-old Winona man, reportedly showed signs of impairment but his a preliminary breath test showed he had not consumed alcohol. A drug recognition expert from St. Charles was called to assist in evaluating the driver. A warrant for his blood was issued and charges of driving under a controlled substance are pending the results.

Monday, January 15


• At 12:24 a.m. deputies received a call of a vehicle that left the roadway and went down an embankment on County Road 25. When they arrived, the driver reportedly showed signs of intoxication. Matthew John Rupprecht, 29, of Rushford, was cited with fourth-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content measured at .11 percent. He was also cited with not wearing a seat belt.

 

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