Tuesday, May 25
•At 5:54 p.m. police responded to a call reporting that Amy Beth Stevens, 32, of Winona, had kicked in a door to a residence on the 600 block of Olmstead Street and taken an air conditioning unit. Police spoke with the woman, who admitted she’d taken the item and that it belonged ot her. She was referred to the county attorney for charges of damage to property and disorderly conduct.
•At 11:23 p.m. police received a report that a man had punched another man at Steiny’s Bar. Police mailed a ticket to Justin Dean Schultz, 25, of Winona, for fifth degree assault.
Wednesday, May 26
•At 2:51 p.m. police cited Paula Rae Stolpa, 41, of Winona, for theft by shoplifting after she allegedly tried stealing eye makeup valued at $5.49 from Shopko.
•At 7:44 a.m. police received a report from a 40-year-old man from Lyle, Minn., that approximately $1,000 in tools had been stolen from inside of the new dormitory on the WSU campus at 11th and Huff streets between 3:15 p.m. on the 25th and 7 a.m. on the 26th.
•At 11:06 p.m. police were speaking with Troy Michael Byrd, 29, of Chicago, Ill., on an unrelated matter and noticed he was with a woman who had an order for protection against him. When police later noticed the order, they went back to his residence on the West End, but no one answered. He was mailed a citation for violating an order for protection.
•At 3:15 p.m. police cited a 15-year-old male for possession of drug paraphernalia at the Family and Children’s Center on Center Street after staff there noticed he had a marijuana pipe in his waistband.
•At 4:22 p.m. police received a call reporting that a 12-year-old girl was near her mailbox on the 700 block of East Eighth Street when Shawn Albert Hawley, 33, drove by and yelled he was going to “get” her mother. The girl’s mother has an order for protection against the man. Police said that Hawley denied the act but he was referred to the county attorney for possible charges of violating an order for protection.
Thursday, May 27
•At 1:31 a.m. police were called by a 30-year-old woman reporting that a man whom she had a domestic assault no contact order against had come to her apartment and refused to leave. She left the residence on the 150 block of West Sixth Street and called police. When police arrived they could hear things being “knocked around” inside and entered the residence looking for the man, Kory John Ressie, 30. Police found him hiding in the lower cabinet of her entertainment center. Police noticed an odor of alcohol on the man, who was on probation restricting him from drinking, and arrested him for violating the no contact order and violating the terms of his probation. He was referred to the county attorney for potential charges.
•At 7:35 p.m. police cited Raphael Mwangi, 22, of Winona, for theft by shoplifting after he allegedly tried stealing $34.94 in items from WalMart.
•At 7:35 p.m. police responded to a vehicle collision at Sixth and Vine streets. Police said that a vehicle driven by Shawn Michael Brantner, 26, of Onalaska, struck a parked car on Sixth Street and then walked several blocks away. When police found him nearby he admitted he’d been drinking and was cited for driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident and inattentive driving. His blood alcohol content was measured at .09 percent.
Friday, May 21
•At 2:27 p.m. police cited Nathan James Gibbs, 23, of Rollingstone, for carrying a leaky load after asphalt sealer fell off the back of his truck on County Road 248. The man initially left the scene of the spill, then went and tried to clean it up without much luck after speaking with police. Police called the Fire Department to help clean off the roadway.
Monday, May 24
•At 1:26 p.m. police received a call from an East Burns Valley resident reporting a scam. He received a check for $3,975 in the mail claiming he was the winner of a promotional drawing and guaranteed a $300,000 winning if he wired $3,500 back to the sender for taxes and fees. The man brought the check to the bank to see if it was legitimate. It was not.
•At 9:32 a.m. police received a call from an Altura woman reporting a scam. She had listed five oak chairs for sale on the website Craigslist.com, then got a check in the mail for $1,941 asking that she wire back $1,620 for moving expenses. The check was no good and the request was a scam. The woman did not send any money to the culprit.
Wednesday, May 26
•At 6:53 a.m. police responded to a call from Gary Arthur Thelen, 50, of Elba, reporting that someone had shot out an upstairs window on the west side of his home on Rolling Oak Road. Police said that he was unsure when the damage occurred but believed it had happened in the last week. Police spoke with a neighboring resident who said he had no idea what had happened.
•At 11:37 p.m. police stopped a vehicle driven by Janice Ann Ball, 19, of Elba, after observing her driving left of the center line on North Main Street in Elba. Police said she appeared intoxicated and was cited for driving while intoxicated and under 21 drinking and driving. Her blood alcohol content was measured at .14 percent.
Thursday, May 27
•At 8:20 a.m. police were called to downtown Rollingstone on a report of a possible burglary. Ashley Marie VonRohr, 27, of Rollingstone, told police that someone had cut a window screen, entered her residence, stolen a small amount of cash and prescription narcotic pain pills. She said that the burglar had left her flowers and a note saying how much he loved her. Police spoke with suspect Craig Robert Neyers, 36, who VonRohr had a domestic abuse no contact order against. He admitted he’d been with her the night before but that he had not broken into the house. He was arrested for violating the no contact order. Upon further investigation, police said that they believed that VonRohr was lying about the break-in and that she had actually given her money and drugs to a relative for safe-keeping. Police then arrested her for filing a false police report.
Friday, May 28
•At just before 7 a.m. police responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on County Road 25 near County Road 110. An 18-year-old rural county resident was delivering papers when she entered the ditch and struck some rock and railroad ties there. The woman told police that her brakes failed. She complained of neck and back pain and was taken to the hospital.