Wednesday, October 5
•At 2:23 a.m. police responded to 1155 West Seventh Street on a report of loud voices and suspicious activity. Huntington Haagsman, 18, of Cottage Grove, and Thomas Quasius, 19, of Hudson, Wis. were cited for fleeing police.
•At 6:46 a.m. police responded to a report of a burglary at Fine Lines Hair Salon at 1159 Gilmore Avenue. An employee said she arrived to work that morning and found the building had been entered and items had been taken. One cash register had been smashed open and most of the cash was missing. Another register was gone and a third register had been entered, but was not damaged. An undetermined amount of cash was missing. No damage estimates were provided.
•At 8:18 a.m. police responded to Fifth Street Liquor on the report that a counterfeit check for $80 had been accepted.
•At 11:04 a.m. police received a report from an adult male, 89, living on the 650 block of Market Street that a window at his home had been forced open and an unknown amount of cash had been removed from his wallet. A laptop computer was also taken from the home valued at about $630.
Tuesday, October 4
•At 2:20 p.m. deputies responded to Flanagan Hill Road and County Road 2. John Henry Davis, 47, of Lewiston, was found in a vehicle in a culvert. Breath-testing estimated he had a blood alcohol content of .20 percent. Davis was referred to the county attorney for possible charges for third degree driving while intoxicated.
•Deputies responded to an accident report that a 16-year-old boy was mowing hay when he was thrown off a horse and fell head first, hitting his head. After he fell, the horse stepped on the boy’s head. He was flown by helicopter for medical treatment.
Wednesday, October 5
•At 3:42 deputies assisted Goodview police in the arrest of Jason Peterson, 32, of Minnesota City. Peterson was wanted on a warrant for a felony probation violation. At the time of his apprehension he allegedly possessed a small container in his pocket containing a powdery white substance. Peterson was referred to the county attorney for possible charges of fifth degree controlled substance.
•At 6:23 p.m. deputies responded to an accident involving John Merchlewitz, 36, of Lewiston, and a 16-year-old driving a tractor. Merchlewitz allegedly was driving to Lewiston when he struck a tractor pulling two hay wagons from behind. Merchlewitz’s vehicle rolled. He was taken to Winona Hospital for injuries and cited for inattentive driving.
Thursday, October 6
•At 4:52 p.m. deputies responded to County Road 17 and found Derrick Allen Yohe, 28, of Houston, had allegedly driven off the road. Yohe was cited for open bottle and inattentive driving. He failed field sobriety and breathalyzer testing and was referred to the county attorney for possible charges of second degree driving while intoxicated. Testing indicated a blood alcohol content of .08 percent. Yohe had two prior convictions for driving while intoxicated within the past 10 years.
Richard Gordon Deppe, 19, was charged on October 3 with fifth degree controlled substance – possession for allegedly unlawfully possessing MDPV or “plant food” in July. BCA analysis revealed a white powdery substance obtained in the investigation was .2 grams MDPV.
Steven Duane Barela, 46, was charged on October 5 with one count of domestic assault – intent to inflict bodily harm and one count of assault – fifth degree intentional infliction of bodily harm in connection with an incident in March. The complaint indicated Barela had two prior qualifying convictions for domestic assault, one on June 25, 2009, and another on November 5, 2009.