Saturday, September 24
•Police responded to a two-vehicle accident at Huff and Lake streets. A vehicle driven by Tayler J. Shaw, 20, of Chatfield, failed to stop at a stop sign, struck another vehicle and ran into a front yard. Police said all suffered minor injuries. Urine tests later revealed Shaw’s blood alcohol level to be .19 at the time of the crash. He was referred to the county attorney for charges of third degree driving while intoxicated, criminal vehicular operation, no insurance and failing to stop at a stop sign.
Friday, October 21
•At 10:48 p.m. police were called to the 450 block of Grand Street on a report of a basement window kicked in.
Saturday, October 22
•At 11:30 p.m. police were called to the Kwik Trip at Sixth and South Baker streets on a report of a domestic assault. A 51-year-old man told police that Holly Kay Fruetel, 54, of Winona, had assaulted him several times at a residence on the 600 block of East Fourth Street. The man said she punched him in the back of the head several times, then scratched his arms and threw a beer at his forehead. She was taken to detox and referred to the county attorney for potential charges of domestic assault causing fear, domestic assault causing harm and gross misdemeanor domestic assault due to prior convictions.
•At 12:06 a.m. police stopped a vehicle at Fifth and Harriet streets after observing it nearly strike a pedestrian. Police said the two occupants were making “furtive movements” and police suspected they may be under the influence of a controlled substance. After searching the car police reportedly found a thank you card with a bag of white powder that field tested positive for cocaine taped inside, a pipe, along with tin foil and baggies that field tested positive for the presence of cocaine. Police cited Kate Camille Duellman, 22, of Winona, for fifth degree possession of a controlled substance.
•At 2:11 p.m. police received a report of a men’s burgundy Magna bicycle stolen from a residence on the 100 block of Lafayette Street. The lock was cut.
•At 1:44 p.m. police received a report of damage to a vehicle parked in a driveway on the 350 block of Grand Street. A man reportedly walked up and smashed the mirror on the driver’s side.
•At 1:21 p.m. police received a report of children’s books and CDs stolen from a vehicle parked at Sarnia and Olmstead streets.
•At 1:40 p.m. police were called to the 50 block of West Mark Street where they met a 22-year-old resident reporting damage to his vehicle. The man reported that he was parked in the alley and observed a man throw a two-by-four at his car, causing a dent. Police observed white paint transfer from the wood and noticed the man was across the street at a residence fixing a door that had the same kind of wood. Police are awaiting a damage estimate for potential charges.
•At 9:18 p.m. police were called to the Green Mill on a report of unruly guests who had brought their own liquor into the restaurant. Police asked them to leave and they did, but were called back a short time later after one of the men returned. The manager asked that all be removed from the hotel as well. The man, Steve Charles Falkenstein, 62, of McFarland, Wis., allegedly became upset and threw a duffle bag down some stairs, breaking a coffee mug. He was cited for disorderly conduct and taken to detox.
•At 8:44 p.m. police were called to Ninth and Huff streets on a report of a disturbance. There they spoke with three males who had visible injuries to their faces who said they had gone to a house at Ninth and Harriet streets to try to get a friend’s girlfriend and got into a fight with people there. Police were then called to the emergency room at 9:45 p.m. and met with a man who said uninvited males came to his residence on the 350 block of West Ninth Street, and when he tried to get them to leave, a fight broke out. The resident told police he had been struck in the head with a fan and lost consciousness. He suffered from a fractured skull. Police said the description of the attacker matched one of the men they had spoken to earlier. Police are investigating.
•At 1:50 a.m. police were called to the alley behind Flowers on Broadway on a report of a large crash. Police found a fluid trail leaving the scene to a vehicle parked in the alley. It appeared as though the vehicle had struck the building and a parked van. Police noticed a man and a woman talking on a deck near the suspect vehicle and questioned the man, who they said appeared intoxicated. The man denied striking the building and vehicle but was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Police said the 22-year-old man would not comply with the rules for taking a breath test and so police took a urine sample to test his potential alcohol content.
Sunday, October 23
•At 1:37 a.m. police were called to the 200 block of Johnson Street on a report of an intoxicated man who had kicked a dent into a parked car. Police said the 21-year-old man may be charged for the damage.
•At 1:16 a.m. police received a report of a large beige purse stolen from Cheaters’ Bar. A woman reported it stolen between 12:45 a.m. and 1 a.m., and that it contained a credit card, student ID, dorm keys and $5.
•At 2:54 a.m. police stopped a vehicle at Seventh and McBride streets after it pulled out in front of the squad car without stopping at the stop sign. The driver, Ray William Carlson, 18, of Hartford, Wis., was cited for fourth degree driving while intoxicated, third degree test refusal and failing to yield for a stop sign. Passenger Nicole Marie Frantz, 19, of McHenry, Ill., was cited for underaged consumption of alcohol.
Monday, October 24
•At 1:29 p.m. police received a report that a MacBook Pro laptop computer was stolen from the 200 block of East Eighth Street. According to an adult male, several people entered the home during the evening and when he awakened on the morning of October 23 the laptop was gone.
•At 3:48 p.m. police officers responded to a welfare check at East Eighth Street. Nicholas Patrick Baldwin, 20, of Eden Prairie, was cited for underage consumption of an alcoholic beverage and was transported to the hospital.
•At 7 p.m. Jerry Joseph Moldenhauer, 33, of Minnesota City, was cited for gross misdemeanor violation of a harassment restraining order for stopping in front of the petitioner’s address.
Saturday, October 22
•At 3:05 a.m. police stopped a vehicle on Highway 61 near Highway 14 after observing it drift over the fog line several times. The driver, Mitchell Paul Kreidermacher, 18, of Rollingstone, allegedly showed signs of intoxication and was cited for underaged drinking and driving, underaged drinking, and underaged possession of alcohol.
•At 7:24 a.m. police received a report of two newspaper mailboxes damaged at the Fremont Store on Fremont Store Road.
•At 5:10 p.m. police were called to a residence on Owls Nest Road on a report of a recovered gun. A renter there had found a .22 caliber pistol inside a barn. Police identified the gun as one reported stolen in May 2008.
Sunday, October 23
•At 1:48 a.m. police observed a vehicle at Mankato Avenue near Bruski Drive without headlights on. The driver, Mitchell Ryan Jones, 19, of Winona, allegedly showed signs of intoxication and was cited for underaged drinking and driving, underaged consumption of alcohol, underaged possession of alcohol and driving without headlights. Police said his blood alcohol content was measured at .10 percent.
•At 3:39 p.m. police were called to a residence north of Lewiston on a report of a domestic assault. Theodore James Fitzgerald, 23, of Lewiston, was arrested on charges of domestic assault after he allegedly pushed a 50-year-old man.
Monday, October 24
•At 10:32 p.m. the sheriff’s office received a report that a black and orange Yamaha Raptor ATV was taken from a garage on Fremont Store Road on October 23 or the morning of October 24. No sign of forced entry was observed.