Friday, December 2
•At 1:34 a.m. police stopped a vehicle at Fourth and Huff streets after observing a man who appeared intoxicated, then seeing him drive a few minutes later. The driver, Larry William Payne, 41, of Winona, submitted to a urine test and was later released. Police said a friend picked him up and the two drove to Payne’s vehicle, which the friend drove. Payne allegedly attempted to drive his friend’s car, and police again pulled him over at Fifth and Huff streets at 3:19 a.m. He again submitted to a urine test. Results of the testing showed his blood alcohol content at .11 percent at the initial stop and .08 percent at the second stop. He was cited for two counts of driving while intoxicated.
Sat., December 3
•At 1:41 a.m. police stopped a vehicle at Sixth and South Baker streets for speeding. The driver, Nicholas James Pronold, 26, of Winona, allegedly showed signs of intoxication and submitted to a urine test. He was later cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .12 percent.
Friday, January 13
•At 8:57 p.m. police were called to a residence on the 550 block of Cottonwood Drive on a domestic dispute. A woman there said Dwayne Michael Brown, 24, of Winona, grabbed her by the neck while she held a child, and when she called 911 he took the phone. Police arrested Brown on charges of fifth degree domestic assault causing fear and fifth degree domestic assault causing harm.
Sunday, January 15
•At 4:13 a.m. police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on the 150 block of East Third Street. Develle Carl Sprawls, 29, of Winona, was cited for domestic assault causing fear and domestic assault causing harm after he allegedly punched his roommate in the face during an argument.
Monday, January 16
•At 2:13 a.m. police were in the area of Huff Street and the railroad tracks when they heard the sound of the train emergency brakes being used and the train came to a screeching halt. Police spoke with the train operator who said someone appeared to have been playing chicken with the train, and it was unclear whether the man had been struck. Police found Joshua James Warnecke, 21, of Winona, at Sixth and Huff streets, who admitted he had been on the tracks. He had a soot mark on his sweatshirt but police said there were no signs of injury. He was taken to the hospital for an evaluation with a blood alcohol content measured at .22 percent.
Tuesday, January 17
•At 2:11 a.m. police responded to a loud party complaint on the 400 block of West Seventh Street. Bradley Alan Birkeland, 20, of Winona, was cited for hosting a loud party and underaged consumption of alcohol. Jorge Louis Burns, 21, of Excelsior, Minn., and Casey Derrick Kour, 21, of Rochester, Minn., were both cited for hosting a loud party.