Wednesday, November 30
•At 2:09 a.m. officers cited Huntington Penn Haagsman, 18, of Cottage Grove, for trespassing at Winona State University’s Lourdes Hall on Gould Street after he had been served with a no trespassing notice.
Thursday, December 1
•At 10:25 a.m. police received a report of a UPS package stolen from outside a residence on the 400 block of East Third Street. The package contained 50 black and stainless steel rings with “quality” written on the side.
Friday, December 2
•At 11:45 a.m. police cited Jerome Joseph Stangl, 62, of Winona, for theft by shoplifting after he allegedly tried stealing eight high-end cigars from Royal Tobacco valued at $129.55.
Sunday, December 4
•At 11:40 a.m. police received a call reporting a backpack found on the 600 block of East Ninth Street. Police found the owner, who said the backpack had been taken from a car parked at Zumbro and Ninth streets. Missing was $30 cash, an LG Android cell phone and an expired debit card.
•At 3 a.m. police said Dwight Alan Piotter, 20, of Milan, Minn., approached an officer at Fourth and Winona streets and asked for a ride to Saint Mary’s University. Police said the man stated he was 20 years old and had been drinking. When the officer asked him to submit to a breath test, Piotter reportedly ran from police. He was found hiding in a garage two blocks away, and when he wouldn’t come out, police used a Taser on the man. He was cited for minor consumption of alcohol and later released. His blood alcohol content was measured at .12 percent.
Monday, December 5
•At 10:30 a.m. officers cited Tevin Charles Faison, 18, of Cambridge, for trespassing at Winona State University’s Lourdes Hall on Gould Street after he had been served with a no trespassing order.
Tuesday, December 6
•At 1:32 a.m. police received the report of a possible theft from a home located in the 700 block of East Second Street. A female resident claimed a television set valued at $220 and a computer worth $400 were taken. No sign of forced entry was noted.
Wednesday, November 30
•At 1:54 a.m. police were called by owners of the AT&T cellular tower near I-90 and County Road 76 on a report of stolen copper used to ground tower equipment. The copper was valued at $40 but cost $2,000 to replace the parts.
Friday, December 2
•At 2:35 p.m. police received a report from Bobcat of the Coulee Region in Dresback of several items stolen. A 2011 Dodge truck battery valued at $114 was taken, and a 2000 truck had $4,470 in damage because shredded paper had been put into the fuel tank.
•At 2:50 p.m. police received a report of 15 4X10’ galvanized steel siding stolen from outside a shed on County Road 18 near Lewiston. The owner said other scrap metal had been stolen from the property in the past.
•At 2:20 p.m. officers from the Southeast Minnesota Narcotics Gang Task Force, Winona County Sheriff’s Department, Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department, Rural Crime Unit and the St. Charles Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence on Lawrence Lane in St. Charles. Police were looking for copper and aluminum wire believed to have been stolen. Police said they found some copper at the residence, along with two pieces of paraphernalia and some methamphetamine residue. Patrick Ryan Callanan, 28, of St. Charles, and Jenna Leigh Franke, 22, also of St. Charles, were both referred to the county attorney’s office on potential charges of possession of stolen property and fifth degree controlled substance crime.
Saturday, December 3
•At 3:22 p.m. deputies responded to an accident in Wilson Township. Charles Joseph Ehler, 60, of Rushford, reportedly was driving when his vehicle left the roadway due to icy conditions and catapulted over a 70-foot embankment, according to authorities. Ehler walked up the incline and summoned help. He was reportedly uninjured in the accident.
•At 4:52 p.m. police received a report of damage done to a brick pillar at a residence on Knollwood Drive and Briar Cone Lane. It appeared as though a vehicle had struck the brick work and then driven off.
Joseph River Biegel, 20, of Winona, was charged with a fifth degree controlled substance crime – possession of MDPV. On August 21 Winona police responded a report concerning three suspicious males in the street. The men huddled and appeared to be hiding something as a police squad car approached, according to the complaint. An officer told Biegel to stop and Biegel walked away from the officer. Biegel allegedly was carrying a plastic bag containing a white, powdery substance and a marijuana pipe.