Saturday, October 29
•Police responded to the 1100 block of West Broadway on the report that an adult male had walked into the caller’s home. The caller’s husband pushed the man outside the home, but the man tried to reenter the home. When an officer arrived, Samuel Frederick Johnson, 27, of Minneapolis, allegedly ran away from the home. A scuffle ensued and Johnson was handcuffed and taken into custody. He is being referred for charges of first degree burglary, fleeing on foot, obstruction of the legal process and fifth degree assault – fear.
•At 2:04 a.m. police responded to a call in the 600 block of East Sarnia. Matthew John Vinson, 25, of Onalaska, Wisc., allegedly punched two men, according to witnesses, and fled on foot from an officer. He was cited for fleeing on foot and obstruction of the legal process. Additionally, Vinson was wanted on a LaCrosse warrant. Kenneth Tom Atkinson, 21, of French Island, was also cited for fleeing on foot.
•At 7:47 p.m. officers received a report concerning a stolen credit card from a 76-year-old male living in the 1100 block of West Fifth Street. Several charges were made at Kwik Trip without the owner’s consent.
•At 10:59 p.m. police received a call related to an alleged domestic assault committed by a 15-year-old juvenile male against his father. The boy had pushed his father down and the father struck his head. He was transported to the hospital for medical treatment.
Sunday, October 30
•At 12:37 police responded to Highway 61 near Pelzer and located Dillon David Panek, 23, of Dakota. Panek’s estimated blood alcohol content was .229 percent and a breath test indicated .22 percent. Panek was charged with third degree driving while intoxicated.
•At 11:52 pm. police received the report of a hit and run in the 550 block of Eighth Street. A witness heard a crash. Significant damage was reported.
•At 1:50 a.m. police received a report that a pumpkin had been thrown through the window of an apartment located in the 300 block of West Eighth Street. Police do not have any suspects.
•At 3:46 a.m. police responded to Sixth and Main streets. Nicole Lynn Holzworth, 20, of Winona, was allegedly observed in a vehicle with bloodshot, watery eyes and failed a breath test. She was cited with fourth degree driving while intoxicated.
•At 3:53 a.m. police officers received a report that a container of powdered Gatorade had been thrown at a car in the 300 block of Washington Street and a dent was found behind the door.
•At 4:03 a.m. police received a report that a brick had been thrown through the rear window of a vehicle. Police had no suspects in the incident.
•At 3:16 p.m. police received the report of the theft of jars filled with coins totaling about $30 had been taken within the prior few days in the 650 block of Market Street.
•At 3:27 p.m. an officer observed Richard Paul Haws, 52, of Winona, get into a vehicle near Third and Lafayette streets and knew he did not have a valid license. He was cited for fourth degree driving while intoxicated, driving after suspension and not having insurance.
Monday, October 31
•At 8:50 p.m. police received the report of a hit and run accident on St. Charles Street between Fourth and Fifth streets. The caller said she heard a crash and the driver of the offending vehicle left the scene. She described the car as a black or dark blue Chrysler LHS or Concorde. The victim’s 1998 Blazer sustained significant damage in connection with the accident.
•At 11:50 an officer observed Richard Wallace Grotjahn, 43, of Winona, inside a vehicle with a woman protected under a domestic abuse no contact order. Grotjahn was arrested inside Wal-Mart for gross misdemeanor violation of the protective order.
Tuesday, November 1
•At 1:25 a.m. officers received the report of a theft in an office located in the 50 block of West Fourth Street. A woman reportedly had fallen asleep and when she awoke discovered that her purse, phone and a laptop were missing from the premises.
Sunday, October 30
•At 2:57 a.m. deputies received a report that a sweatshirt had been stolen from Jami Sin’s Bar and Grill in Altura. Officers have not located the suspect in the theft. The sweatshirt was valued at $35.
Monday, October 31
•At 2:19 a.m. deputies received a report of an accident near mile marker 36 on Highway 61. A vehicle allegedly driven by Jason Thomas Peshon, 38, of Lewiston, hit the guard rail. Peshon said he had swerved to avoid hitting a deer. The officer detected the odor of alcohol and noted Peshon had watery, red eyes and slurred speech. He failed sobriety testing and provided a breath test that estimated a blood alcohol content of .09 percent. Peshon was cited for fourth degree driving while intoxicated.