Thursday, July 14
•At 11:29 a.m. police were called to the 800 block of West Broadway on a report of indecent exposure. A 62-year-old Winona man said he was arguing with Steve Allen Bronk, 56, of Goodview, over money and he tried to walk away. As the man was walking away from Bronk, he said Bronk called out to him. When the man turned around, Bronk allegedly mooned him. Police said a tree crew witnessed the event and Bronk was cited for disorderly conduct.
Thursday, July 21
•At 12:36 a.m. police received a call reporting a domestic disturbance at a residence on the 300 block of South Baker Street. A woman at the residence said a 17-year-old Winona boy threatened her, threw a table at her, threatened her with a wooden TV tray and tried to grab her purse. Police arrested the boy on potential charges of domestic assault causing fear.
•At 1:06 a.m. police were called to Fourth and Olmstead streets on a report of a man being beaten by another man with a baseball bat. When police arrived, witnesses said that the 31-year-old victim had been sitting on the steps of a bar when a black male approached him and the two began arguing. Witnesses said the suspect went to his vehicle and got an aluminum baseball bat and began beating the man. The victim had already left the scene, and police spoke with him later. A perimeter was set up and when an officer shined his light at a man matching the description of the assailant walking on Fifth Street, the man ran from the officer and into a back yard. Police used a K-9 to track the suspect, who was eventually found hiding in some bushes on the 200 block of Grand Street. Police asked the man to come out of the bushes several times, and when he refused, they sent the dog in after him. Police said the suspect, James Earl Golatt, 46, of La Crosse, suffered a puncture wound from the dog on his inner thigh and was transported to the hospital. He was referred to the county attorney for potential charges of felony second degree assault, obstruction, fleeing police on foot and disorderly conduct. Police found a bat they believe was used in the attack. Police said the victim had contusions on his head, back, side and shoulder, but refused medical treatment.
•At 8:57 a.m. police were called by a resident on the 1250 block of Wincrest Driven on a report of items missing from a garage. A cell phone, three checkbooks and a set of golf clubs in a red Suncast bag were reported missing. Police said there were no signs of forced entry and the resident believed the items had been taken on the night of July 19.
Friday, July 22
•At 1:18 a.m. police went to a residence on the 700 block of East Third Street to execute a felony warrant for the arrest of Zion Ari Claude, 47, of Winona. When police arrested the man, they allegedly found two prescription narcotic painkillers on his person. He was referred to the county attorney’s office for a potential charge of fifth degree controlled substance violation.
•At 2:37 a.m. police responded to a large fire near the railroad tracks on Chestnut Street. Police said Benjamin David Kammueller, 24, of Winona, was on CP Rail property and had used cinder blocks to make a fire pit there, with flames ten feet in the air. Kammueller reportedly told police he needed the fire to keep a baby squirrel warm. Police confiscated the baby squirrel and cited Kammueller for trespassing and illegal burning. Firefighters extinguished the fire.
Monday, July 4
•At 7 a.m. police responded to a report of an accident in Fremont Township on Siever’s Road. A vehicle driven by Bruce Adam Winter, 25, of Rochester, ran off the roadway and rolled into an electric fence, knocking it down. Police said he left the scene and was later cited for having no Minnesota driver’s license, careless driving and leaving the scene of a property damage accident.
Wednesday, July 20
•At 10:28 p.m. police received a call reporting a vehicle swerving near the intersection of highways 14 and 61. A deputy spotted a vehicle matching the description near Saint Mary’s University and pulled it over. Police said the driver, Ecliserio Tiehuactle-Tepole, 22, of Rollingstone, showed signs of intoxication and was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .08 percent, having no Minnesota driver’s license and no proof of insurance.