•At 12:52 a.m. police responded to a report of a vehicle that struck a parked car on the 1100 block of West Broadway. Blood tests showed the driver, Samuel Derek Emery, 35, of Winona, was under the influence of several prescription controlled substances. Police referred him to the county attorney’s office for potential charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance.
•At 11:24 p.m. police stopped a vehicle on Riverview Drive near the grain terminals on a routine traffic stop. The driver, Daniel Steven Konkel, 47, of Winona, allegedly showed signs of intoxication. A blood test later revealed he was under the influence of several prescription medications, including a narcotic painkiller. Police referred the man to the county attorney’s office for potential charges of fourth degree driving while intoxicated, fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Saturday, July 23
•At 11:28 p.m. police were called to Schyde’s Drinks and Whatnot on a report of an assault. When police arrived, they spoke with Melvin Earl Kimp, 20, of Winona, who initially allegedly gave police two false names. Police discovered his real identity, and that he had warrants for his arrest, and arrested him. He was also referred to the county attorney’s office for potential charges of giving a false name and date of birth to police.
•At 1:55 a.m. police responded to a report of a vehicle on fire at Valley Motors on Mobile Drive. The custom painted “Pepsi car” was for sale there, found totaled and burned with a fire that is believed to have been started in the passenger seat. Police found six rocks in the driver’s area of the vehicle, and police said arson is suspected. Police said the vehicle had been appraised for approximately $15,000.
•At 8:-03 a.m. police were called by a 65-year-old Fountain City, Wis., man on a report of a stolen wallet. The man told police he believe he lost the wallet while in the 1600 block of Gilmore Avenue on the 20th. He said he didn’t notice it was gone right away and later learned his credit card had been used at several locations in the amount of $1,072.
•At 7:23 a.m. police were called to the 600 block of East Fifth Street on a report of a burglary. A 25-year-old woman told police that her jewelry box containing rings of unknown value, along with a safe containing coins and extra keys, had been taken. Entry was gained through an external door that led to the basement, where a panel was kicked in to get into the residence.
•At 3:36 a.m. police received a report from a 49-year-old Winona man that his Trek 7100 silver and blue bicycle had been taken from the bike rack at Steiny’s Bar on East Fourth Street. The man said a black backpack on the bike containing two MP3 players and a digital camera were also taken.
Sunday, July 24
•At 12:10 a.m. police were called to Sarnia and Center streets on a report of a person who had been lying in the road. A 17-year-old Winona boy was cited for minor consumption of alcohol and curfew violation.
Monday, July 25
•At 4:35 a.m. police responded to a call requesting medical assistance at a residence on the 100 block of High Forest Street. Police found Steven Ray Infield, 36, of Winona, bleeding from his head and Jeremy Wayne Polus, 36, of Winona, bleeding from the leg. Infield said he and Polus had gotten into a fight because Polus pushed his eight-year-old son. A woman at the residence told police that Polus had threatened to decapitate her and she was afraid of him. Polus was referred to the county attorney’s office for potential charges of domestic assault causing fear. Police said they found prescription medication on Infield and referred him to the county attorney’s office for potential charges of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance. Both men were treated at the hospital.
•At 3:14 p.m. police were called to a residence on the 650 block of East 10th Street on a report of a burglary. An 18-year-old Winona man told police that someone gained entry through a service door on the garage and took an Xbox 360, controllers, 10 games, an HP laptop, a case of DVDs and a case of CDs.
Tuesday, July 26
•At 12:33 a.m. police received a call from a 23-year-old Woodbury, Minn., man reporting tires had been stolen from his locked bicycle at Third and Market streets. The tires were reportedly 22-inch “slicks” valued at $75 each.
Friday, July 22
•At 9:41 a.m. police were called to a residence in Minnesota City on a report of a domestic disturbance. A 32-year-old woman told police that Brian Randall Zachary, 39, of Winona, had struck her in the head with a pop can. Police later spoke with Zachary, who claimed the woman had assaulted him. Police said the woman had visible injuries and Zachary was arrested and referred to the county attorney’s office on potential charges of domestic assault.
Saturday, July 23
•At 12:33 a.m. police received a call from a Stockton resident reporting six solar lights were stolen from a yard overnight, valued at $30.
•At 6:41 a.m. police received a call from a resident in Hidden Valley who reported a laptop and two pairs of gold earrings were stolen from the unlocked trailer. The owner found the laptop had been pawned at a local pawn shop. Police are investigating.
Sunday, July 24
•At 10:45 a.m. police were called to a residence west of Rollingstone on Highway 248 on a report of a burglary at an unlocked wood shop. A resident reported that between $1,000 and $1,200 in tools were taken, including a sander, drill, saw, wrenches, and a tool box with miscellaneous tools.