Friday, May 20
•At 2:12 a.m. police stopped a vehicle at 11th and Johnson streets after observing a suspended object hanging from the rear view mirror. The driver, Dylan Shane Carson, 20, of Holmen, Wis. allegedly appeared intoxicated and was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .15 percent.
•At 4:57 p.m. police responded to a report of a burglary at a residence on the 450 block of Kerry Drive. Police said Fils Kigali Mwizerwa, 22, no permanent address, had been evicted from the residence and had broken a front window and returned. When police arrived they said he was sitting on a couch in the living room, and he acknowledged that he had been evicted. Police said there was also a harassment restraining order preventing him from being at the residence. He was referred to the county attorney for potential charges of fourth degree burglary, damage to property and violating a harassment restraining order.
•At 1:08 p.m. police responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a residence on the 1500 block of Service Drive. A 50-year-old woman there told police that she and Fredrick Mack Jr., 51, were drinking at the residence for several hours when Mack began grunting and sweating profusely. When she asked what was wrong he allegedly broke a fish tank and tossed her face first into a wooden chair, then choked her. When he let her go he continued grunting, the woman said, and she ran to a neighbor’s house to call police. When police arrived they found the woman crying with blood from a wound between her eyes. Mack allegedly resisted arrest and police used a Tazer against him. He was arrested on potential charges of fifth degree domestic assault.
Saturday, May 21
•At 2:51 a.m. police responded to a two vehicle accident on the 400 block of East Mark Street. When police arrived they found two males walking away from the crash. One of the drivers, Jeremy David Klicka, 19, of Winona, had seen the second driver, Angel Nephi Hernandez, 20, of Winona, and had called him on his cell phone while the two were driving, asking him to hang out. Klicka allegedly tried to get Hernandez to pull over, and Hernandez would not. Klicka then rear ended the Hernandez vehicle. Police said the two appeared intoxicated. Klicka was referred to the city attorney for charges of third degree driving while intoxicated and second degree test refusal. Hernandez was cited for under 21 drinking and driving and no insurance.
•At 9:01 p.m. police cited two 17-year-old Rushford girls for theft by shoplifting after they allegedly tried stealing cosmetics from Shopko.
•At 2:28 a.m. police responded to a call reporting suspicious activity on the 600 block of East Fifth Street. Police arrived and found Craig Ray Hanville, 37, of Winona, riding his bicycle through alleys. When the officer tried to talk to him, police said Hanville took a bag out of his pocket and tried to eat the contents. A pill fell out and was later identified as the prescription drug Adderall. Police said Hanville had a felony warrant for his arrest so he was arrested and referred to the county attorney for a potential charge of fifth degree controlled substance violation.
Sunday, May 22
•At 1:02 a.m. police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on the 450 block of East Sarnia. Christopher James Abts, 27, of Winona, allegedly shoved Tammy Jean Lorenz, 34, of Winona, out of the residence, and Lorenz allegedly slapped him in the head. Police arrested both on potential charges of domestic assault causing harm.
•At 3:27 p.m. police cited Marthamae Kottschade-Brennan, 42, of Rochester, for violating a harassment restraining order after she allegedly called a man with an order against her several times. When an officer arrived, the phone rang. The officer allegedly picked up the phone and Kottschade-Brennan identified herself, then hung up when the officer identified himself. •At 5:50 a.m. police responded to an open 911 call from a residence in the Maplewood Townhomes. Dispatch advised police they could hear a female crying and what sounded like a man coaching her about what to say to police. When police arrived no one would answer the door, so a maintenance person unlocked the residence. Police found a woman in an upstairs bedroom with Jerry Phipps III, 23, of Winona. The female victim told police that Phipps had come to her residence at 3 a.m. and began arguing with her. She said he told her he would kill her and her children and she was afraid of him. She also alleged that Phipps had slapped her during the altercation, along with putting a mattress against a door so that she could not leave the bedroom to call police. She found a cell phone and dialed 911, then left the phone hidden in the room until police arrived. Phipps was arrested and referred to the county attorney’s office on potential charges of terroristic threats, false imprisonment, domestic assault causing fear and domestic assault causing harm.
Monday, May 23
•At 5:27 p.m. police cited Marthamae Kottschade-Brennan, 42, of Rochester, for violating a harassment restraining order after she allegedly called a man with an order against her several times.
•At 8:55 a.m. police responded to a report of a counterfeit bill at the Freedom station on Johnson Street. An employee there said a man had tried to purchase a carton of cigarettes with a counterfeit $100 bill. The employee said it was fake and the man claimed he had just gotten it from the bank. The employee told the man to wait and tell the story to police, and the man left. Police said he is described as a taller white male wearing a New York Yankees baseball hat and sunglasses with a bandana around his neck.
•At 9:48 a.m. police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on the 450 block of Grand Street. A 27-year-old woman told police that Joseph James Roberts, 34, of Winona, threw a piece of wireless equipment at her during an argument, pinned her down on a bed and put his hands on her neck, and that she slapped him and he then punched her in the mouth. Roberts admitted he punched her in the mouth and was arrested on potential charges of fifth degree domestic assault.
Thursday, May 19
•At 6:04 p.m. police cited Steven Karl Schams, 58, of La Crescent, for trespassing at a quarry on County Road 12. A property owner there with no trespassing signs posted noticed the man stopped at the quarry and drank a beer. The man admitted he’d seen the signs.
Friday, May 20
•At 11:50 p.m. police stopped a vehicle for speeding on County Road 12 near Dakota. The driver, Kipp Daniel Williamson, 58, of Dakota, appeared intoxicated, according to police, and was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .10 percent.
Saturday, May 21
•At 11:50 p.m. police stopped a vehicle for speeding in Dakota. Amy Jean Shimshak, 38, of Dakota, appeared intoxicated and was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .12 percent.
•At 3:22 a.m. police stopped a vehicle driven by Terry Gene Sacia, 59, of Winona, at Fifth and McConnon streets after observing the vehicle drift within the lane and make wide turns. The deputy had been following the vehicle since Second and Huff streets. Sacia allegedly appeared intoxicated and was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .16 percent.
•At 9 p.m. police stopped a vehicle driven by Matthew Keith Magnuson, 27, of La Crosse, after he was observed crossing the center line on Highway 14 near Holstein Road. Police said he appeared intoxicated and was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .13 percent.
Sunday, May 22
•At 7:25 police were called to a residence in HIdden Valley on a report of an assault. A 36-year-old man told police that Bryan Keith Gravos, 40, of Winona, came to his home and assaulted him on his deck, kicking him with steel-toe boots on. Police later located Gravos when he came to the Law Enforcement Center and arrested him. He was referred to the county attorney’s office on potential charges of second degree assault.
•At 10:17 p.m. police were called to Lock and Dam Lane near Bass Camp on a report of a vehicle struck by a train. Police said the 1995 Mazda was driven by Larry Nels Peterson, 39, of Hammond, Minn., who tried to take a turn too soon after crossing the tracks and his vehicle became hung up. Peterson exited the vehicle, which was struck by a train a few minutes later. The vehicle was pushed by the train between 1/4 and 1/2 of a mile down the tracks. Police said the car was totaled, the train didn’t appear to be damaged, and no one was injured in the crash.