Monday, May 30
•At 1:29 p.m. police responded to a report of a theft at a residence on the 400 block of High Forest Street. A 42-year-old man told police he had a male and female guest stay the night, and when he woke up he found items missing. Reported missing was the prescription drug Seraquel, a pair of head phones, several tools, work gloves and a shaving kit.
Tuesday, May 31
•At 11:40 a.m. police responded to a car accident at Fifth and Franklin streets. A vehicle driven by Raymond Joseph Symicek, 61, of Franklin, Kentucky, was eastbound on Fifth Street stopped at the stop sign, then pulled onto Franklin Street and collided with a cab driven by Debora Elaine Bjork, 53, of Winona, who was northbound on Franklin Street. Symicek was cited for failure to yield, and Bjork and a passenger in Symicek’s vehicle were taken to the hospital.
•At 4:11 p.m. police responded to a call from an employee at Walmart reporting a quick change scam that occurred on May 11 at about 4 p.m. A black male paid for a tube of toothpaste with a $50 bill, then asked for various amounts of change repeatedly until he had swindled $350. Police said video footage was not very clear and did not provide a good description of a suspect.
•At 1:05 p.m. police responded to a report of a theft at the Cotter fitness center on the 1100 block of West Sixth Street. A 16-year-old girl told police a Nike bag with two sets of keys, remote starters and her cell phone were taken between 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Thursday, June 2
•At 10:18 a.m. police responded to a report of a theft at Grace Place on Second Street. An employee there said she unlocked the store and went into the office at about 8 a.m., then discovered the cash register had been entered and was missing $100, and that $30 was also missing from a cash box in another location. Employees believed the store had been locked overnight and were unsure how the culprit gained entry.
•At 8:35 a.m. police received a report of money taken from a break room at Kmart. An employee there reported $59 taken from a tote bag in the break room between 12:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on June 1.
•At 10:39 p.m. police received a report of a wheelbarrow full of gardening tools found in a back yard at a residence on the 700 block of Grand Street. The green wheelbarrow contained several rakes, a broom, spade and shovel.
Wednesday, June 1
•At 8:25 a.m. police observed a vehicle parked on the 1050 block of Gale Street that appeared suspicious, with an occupant reaching around as if hiding something when the squad car approached. Police said a container with a white powder was seen near the driver as well as a pill that looked as though it were prescription medication. Police searched the vehicle and found three prescription pills and two containers of a white powdery substance that police said field tested positive for a controlled substance, but may have been “plant food,” a substance that is currently legal until July 1. Justin John Dionysius, 24, was referred to the county attorney for three potential charges of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance. The white powder was sent to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for further testing.
Friday, June 3
•At 1:33 a.m. police observed a vehicle with its hazard lights on pulled over at Highway 61 and County Road 9, partially in the traffic lane. Police said the driver, Jonathan Glen Hines, 28, of Winona, was in the drivers seat, admitted to driving, and showed signs of intoxication. He was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .11 percent.