Sunday, July 10
•At 5:29 a.m. police were called to the Quality Inn on a report of a disorderly male. Police arrived and learned that Fils Kigali Mwizerwa, 22, no permanent address, had been swimming in the hotel pool after hours. When he was told to leave he allegedly slammed the pool gate, breaking the lock, then threw a trash can, garbage, his clothes and towels into the pool. Witnesses said he then went into a banquet room that had alcohol and drank some alcohol, knocked over chairs and tables, then knocked over a computer monitor. Employees estimated the damage at $600. He was referred to the county attorney’s office for potential charges of third degree damage to property and disorderly conduct.
Saturday, July 16
•At 1:12 a.m. police received a call reporting an unresponsive person lying in the street at Fifth and Johnson streets. When police arrived they found a 23-year-old St. Charles man, conscious and surrounded by bystanders. Witnesses said two men pushed him to the ground, then punched and kicked the man. The victim did not remember what happened and no one had a good description of the suspects. The victim was taken to the hospital.
Monday, July 18
•At 12:55 a.m. police observed a person looking into the window of a parked car on Fifth and Mankato streets and stopped to see what the person was doing. Police said that Richard Gordon Deppe, 18, of Winona, was on probation with a 9 p.m. curfew, and when asked if he had any illegal drugs on him, he did not respond. Police found a digital scale, a cut straw and two bags containing a substance that field tested positive for cocaine. Police said there was reason to believe the substance may be plant food, or mephadrone, a substance that became illegal to possess or sell on July 1. Deppe was referred to the county attorney’s office for potential charges of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
•At 8:06 p.m. police cited Serena Joy Hanson, 28, of Nevada, for theft by shoplifting after she allegedly tried stealing vehicle mats and seat covers from Walmart.
Tuesday, July 19
•At 2:20 a.m. police cited Brett Thomas Hungerholt, 20, for underaged consumption of alcohol after he was found passed out in a vehicle at Seventh and Johnson streets.
•At 4:28 a.m. police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the Maplewood Townhomes. An 18-year-old Chicago woman told police that Gia Jilian Washington, 22, of Chicago, assaulted her. The victim reported that Washington straddled her on a bed with her knees on the victim’s arms, and slapped her repeatedly. Washington then allegedly covered the victim’s mouth and nose because she was screaming, making the victim unable to breathe. Washington then allegedly choked the victim with both hands, bouncing her head on the bed, then covered her face with a pillow, then ripped her nose ring out. Washington allegedly threw the victim’s phone to the ground when she tried to call for help. Washington was arrested and referred to the county attorney’s office on potential charges of domestic assault causing fear, domestic assault causing harm, felony domestic assault by strangulation and interference with a 911 call.
Saturday, July 16
•At 6:10 p.m. police were called by a resident reporting his wife had been driving a horse and buggy along County Road 37 when an agricultural sprayer pushed her off the roadway, causing the buggy to roll. The reporting party said no one was injured in the rollover but asked police to patrol the area to ensure oversized vehicles weren’t causing such problems.
Sunday, July 17
•At 8:55 p.m. police were called to the Mississippi River near Dresbach on a report of an overturned boat and four people in the water. When police arrived a neighbor had pulled the people out of the water and towed the 14-foot boat to shore. Police said the boat operator, Jacqueline Marie Kaval, 40, of Onalaska, showed signs of intoxication and admitted to drinking two beers before the boat overturned. She and witnesses said another boat’s wake caused their craft to flip. Police said Kaval refused alcohol testing and was arrested on charges of third degree operating a boat while intoxicated and test refusal. No one was injured.
•At 2:13 a.m. police stopped a vehicle on Highway 43 near Hart for speeding. The driver, Isaac William Sawle, 24, of Rushford, showed signs of intoxication and was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .13 percent.
Monday, July 18
•At 7:10 p.m. police responded to a domestic dispute at a residence in Hidden Valley. Police said Rebecca Marie Morrison, 21, of Hidden Valley, allegedly struck a man in the face during an argument. She was arrested and referred to the county attorney’s office on potential charges of fifth degree domestic assault causing harm.