Friday, September 23
•At 1:01 p.m. police received a call reporting the theft of a dark blue Trek bicycle stolen from a porch on a residence on the 400 block of Dacota Street.
Saturday, September 24
•At 3:50 a.m. police responded to a car accident at Lake Park Drive and Huff Street. A vehicle driven by Tayler J. Shaw, 20, of Chatfield, was westbound on Lake Park Drive when she allegedly disobeyed the stop sign and struck a vehicle headed northbound on Huff Street driven by Heather Marie Kuecker, 20, of Winona. Police said Kuecker’s vehicle then veered off and struck a street sign and Virgin Mary display in a nearby yard. Shaw was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and taken by ambulance to Winona Health for non life-threatening injuries. Kuecker and a passenger both complained of injuries but refused to be taken by ambulance to the hospital.
Sunday, September 25
•At 3:05 p.m. police were called by staff at Walmart on a report of a “quick change” scam that had allegedly occurred there on the 24th. A black man, 6’ tall, wearing a black hat and black leather jacket bought some candy valued at $1.05. He then asked for change for several bills, confused the clerk, and walked away with $60.
•At 10:06 a.m. police received a call from a resident on the 900 block of West Sixth Street reporting medications that had been on his table were taken overnight from his unlocked home.
Monday, September 26
•At 2:05 a.m. police observed a male screaming and yelling at 161 East Third Street. The officer told the man to move along, and reminded him he was too intoxicated to drive. The officer observed the man get into a vehicle and attempt to drive away a few minutes later. The man, Zachary Daniel Beier, 21, of Winona, was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .19 percent.
•At 4:27 p.m. police were called to the Family and Children’s Center on Franklin Street on a report of a 17-year-old girl with a controlled substance. Police found three Adderall pills on the girl, for which she had no prescription, along with a marijuana pipe. Police said the girl claimed she had the Adderall to get “high.” She was arrested on charges of fifth degree controlled substance violation.
•At 3:03 p.m. police received a call reporting a backpack with clothes and a bottle of Adderall stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked at Second and Johnson streets.
•At 4:10 p.m. police received a call from a 57-year-old woman from South Dakota reporting two rings missing from the Holiday Inn Express. The woman said she forgot the rings in the bathroom when she checked out at 10:30 a.m. on the 24th. When she called back staff there said they didn’t find them. The rings were valued at $6,800.
Tuesday, September 27
•At 12:08 a.m. police received a call reporting a woman injured after her roommate ran over her wrist. Police were called to the 350 block of East Sanborn Street by a 36-year-old woman who said her 35-year-old roommate tried to drive off after an argument. The victim tried to stop the roommate from leaving because she had allegedly been drinking. The victim said she was holding onto the vehicle when her roommate accelerated and she fell to the ground, and then the vehicle ran over her wrist. She was taken to the hospital by a private party. Police said the vehicle was located in Olmsted County but they have been unable to locate the driver.
•At 5:29 a.m. police responded to a car accident at Highway 61 and Mankato Avenue. A vehicle driven by Duane Lee Eide, 54, of Stockton, was stopped at a red light in the turn lane when he was rear ended by a vehicle driven by Christine Lynn Spiten, 42, of Minnesota City. Witnesses said she was “all over the road” before hitting the vehicle, police said. She was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance.
Friday, September 23
•At 12:37 a.m. an officer observed a vehicle turn onto Highway 61 from 54th Avenue in Goodview into the wrong lane. The driver, Michael Aaron Ratajczyk, 30, of Winona, was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .10 percent and driving in the wrong lane of traffic.
Sunday, September 25
•At 2:48 a.m. police were called to Seventh and Jackson streets in Winona on a report of two men trying to get into parked cars, and the sheriff’s office assisted. When a deputy arrived at Seventh and Garfield streets he observed two men who matched the description of the men from the call. When the officer called out to the men, one ran. The deputy caught the man, Jarrett Charles Pung, 20, of Winona. He was cited for minor consumption of alcohol and fleeing police on foot. City police also cited him for tampering with a motor vehicle.