Wednesday, November 30
•At 10:40 a.m. police cited Stephen Francis Newell, 57, of Winona, for fourth degree driving while impaired after he allegedly lost control of a vehicle backing out of a stall in the St. Anne Hospice parking lot and struck a parked car. Newell blew a preliminary breath test estimating a blood alcohol content of 0.09 percent.
Thursday, December 1
•At 4:44 p.m. police received a report from a woman who alleged she had been contacted by a male through text messaging, violating an active restraining order. Isiah Erskin Sargent, 20, of Winona, was cited for violating an order for protection.
Sunday, November 25
•At 4:28 a.m. a deputy witnessed a red pickup truck driving eastbound on Highway 14 between Stockton and Winona drifting over the center line and nearly striking the squad car. The vehicle’s driver, Shaun Ross Wehlage, 34, of Stockton, was referred for charges of second degree driving while impaired after providing a breath test that estimated 0.12 percent blood alcohol concentration.
•At 1:20 p.m. a man reported two green chopper boxes were missing from a Rolling Hills Road property in Rollingstone within the last two to three weeks. A witness reported seeing a blue Chrysler or Dodge mini van in the area.
Tuesday, November 29
•At 12:27 p.m. deputies received a report that tools were missing from an unattached locked pole shed located on County Road 119 near St. Charles. The items stolen included a torch valued at $640, a tile wet saw valued at $480, an electric motor valued at $410 and a chain saw valued at $425.
Wednesday, November 30
•At 6:29 p.m. deputies cited Heidi Chalmers, 31, of Houston, for theft by shoplifting in connection with allegedly taking items from the Nodine Kwik Trip.
Levy Tony Cleasby, 21, of Mondovi, Wisc., was charged with third degree damage to property in connection with an incident October 23. According to two female witnesses, Cleasby allegedly kicked their friend’s vehicle, resulting in a large dent.
Sarah Jean Gibbs, 19, of Winona, was charged with fifth degree possession of a controlled substance – mephedrone. Winona police responded to Gibbs’ residence on October 25 after receiving a report of a possible intruder. Gibbs allegedly appeared paranoid and agitated and told officers she saw shadowy figures making strange noises. She said she chased the figures with knives. Gibbs admitted using plant food the previous day, according to the complaint, and showed officers where she hid it. She gave officers a plastic bag containing a white powdery substance that field-tested positive for mephedrone. Officers also observed a tissue with blood and a hypodermic needle in an open drawer. Gibbs reportedly told an officer she injected plant food that morning.