Wednesday, June 22
•At 2:40 p.m. police mailed a citation to Jamelee Marjorie Evanson, 28, of Winona, for theft by shoplifting after she allegedly stole more than $100 in merchandise from Shopko. Police said they had a vehicle description and license plate number for the getaway vehicle and were able to connect Evanson to the alleged crime with the information.
Thursday, June 23
•At 10:32 p.m. police cited a 16-year-old Winona boy for minor consumption after an employee with a tracking program checked in on the boy and found him intoxicated.
Saturday, June 25
•At 12:47 p.m. police referred a 15-year-old Winona boy to the county attorney for potential charges of theft by shoplifting after he allegedly tried stealing a knife valued at $19.17 from Walmart.
Sunday, June 26
•At 11:34 p.m. police spotted several people ducking behind cars in the parking lot on the 50 block of Second Street. Police said the juveniles had items on them that had been taken from vehicles parked in the lot. A 13-year-old Winona boy and a 14-year-old Winona boy were both referred to the county attorney’s office for potential charges of curfew violation, theft, tampering with a motor vehicle and liability for the crimes of another. A 14-year-old Winona girl was referred to the county attorney’s office for a potential curfew violation charge.
Monday, June 27
•At 4:23 p.m. police cited a 17-year-old Rochester boy for theft by shoplifting after he allegedly tried stealing a knife valued at $60.92 from Walmart.
•At 4:17 p.m. police cited a 14-year-old Rollingstone girl for theft by shoplifting after she allegedly tried stealing a package of mechanical pencils worth $3.99 from Shopko.
•At 1:37 p.m. police cited Brandon Thomas Bolduan, 18, of Winona, for theft by shoplifting after he allegedly tried stealing an antenna topper valued at $2.99 from Fleet Farm.
•At 2:30 a.m. police received several calls reporting a person wearing light clothing in the area of the 450 block of East Sarnia Street going through vehicles. Police eventually found a suspect on the 600 block of East Eighth Street who then fled on a bicycle. He was eventually apprehended near Eighth and Zumbro, and police said he had a variety of electronics, change and other items believed to have been stolen from vehicles in the area. The man, Semaj Nakomis Wells, 19, of Rochester, allegedly admitted to stealing from the vehicles and was cited for tampering with a motor vehicle, theft and fleeing police other than in a motor vehicle.
Wednesday, June 22
•At 2:53 p.m. police received a report of vehicle registration tabs stolen from a vehicle parked in Stockton.
Friday, June 24
•At 10:50 p.m. police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 14 near Holstein Road. Police said the driver, Nicholas Richard Hayes, 21, of Plymouth, Minn., initially rolled down his window about an inch and claimed it was broken. The officer then reportedly smelled an overwhelming odor of marijuana. Hayes eventually admitted to having a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle along with a marijuana pipe. When police searched the car, they also found a loaded .357-caliber Magnum revolver. He was referred to the county attorney for potential charges of carrying a weapon without a permit, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Saturday, June 25
•At 12:33 a.m. police stopped a vehicle on Highway 14 east of Lewiston after it was observed crossing the center line and speeding. Police said the driver, Jeffrey Harvey Erickson, 30, of Winona, showed signs of intoxication and was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .10 percent.
•At 10:37 a.m. police received a call from the Pickwick Mill reporting a burglary. $139 was taken from a donation jar and the till, and police believe entry was gained through a broken back window. A report of another burglary there was filed on the 23rd, when $100 was taken from the till after someone broke through the back door.