Thursday, March 15
At 11:17 a.m. officers ticketed Jennifer Smith Oium, 58, of Altura, after she burned mattresses and box springs in her back yard located at 16860 Hwy 14 East. Oium did not have a burning permit. The Lewiston Fire Department was called in to extinguish the flames.
Friday, March 16
At 10:46 p.m. deputies arrested Aaron Lee Hamernik, 40, of Stockton, Minn., after it was reported he grabbed a 42-year-old woman by the throat. Officers noticed a door ripped off the hinges at Hamernik’s residence and bruises on the victim’s shoulder blade. Hamernik was referred to the Winona County Attorney’s office for domestic assault.
Saturday, March 17
At 8:15 p.m. deputies arrested Paul Kim Georgeson, 53, of Altura, for fifth degree domestic assault harm after he got upset with a 58-year-old woman because he could not find a disk to his camera. It was reported that Georgeson dragged the victim by her hair. It was reported that Georgeson had been drinking.
Tuesday, March 20
At 2:31 a.m. police arrested Anastacio Tepole Otilio, 21, of Caledonia, for fourth degree driving while intoxicated. It was reported that Otilio was driving in the oncoming traffic lane on Hwy 61 between Huff and Vila Streets. Otilio had a preliminary breath test of .10 percent.
Monday, March 19
At 12:27 p.m. police ticketed Danielle Jo Henson Schroder, 21, of Winona, for failure to yield right of way after she collided with Susan Bolles Roehl, 74, of Winona. It was reported that Schroder was stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Third and St. Charles Streets. When she pulled out from the stop sign she collided with Roehl. There were no injuries.
At 9:28 p.m. police responded to a report that a 14-year-old female was violating probation. Officers ticketed the juvenile with minor consumption.
At 1:14 a.m. police arrested Andrew Michael O’Brien, 37, of Winona, for fourth degree driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for weaving and crossing the centerline near Third and Hamilton Streets. O’Brien had a preliminary breath test of .16 percent.
Sunday, March 18
At 3:10 a.m. police ticketed Michael James Dunn, 22, of Winona, for disorderly conduct and discharging an air gun after the sound of the gun attracted officers to a party located at Seventh and Center Streets.
At 1:54 a.m. police ticketed Colby Curtis Willson, 22, of Wyoming, Minn., for failure to leave a loud party located on the 50 block of West Ninth Street. Willson was then transported to Winona Health for detox.
At 10:11 a.m. police responded to a report of a burglary at an address located on the 650 block of West Ninth Street. It was reported that an iPad was last used at the residence around 11 p.m. and left on the living room floor. At 7:30 the next morning, the iPad, valued between $800 and $1,000, was gone. It was reported that the residence was left unlocked over night.
At 12:18 p.m. police responded to a report of theft from a broken down vehicle that was parked on Hwy 43. It was reported that the driver’s side window was broken out and a subwoofer and an in-dash stereo were missing.
At 5:02 a.m. police arrested Thomas Lee Grant, 22, of Fountain City, for driving while intoxicated near Huff and Lake Streets.
Saturday, March 17
At 3:29 p.m. police ticketed Federico Salas Cervantes, 30, of Rushford, and Margarita Cervajal-Tehuacatl, 23, of Rushford, for shoplifiting after Cervajal-Tehuacatl took a pair of boots off the shelf at Fleet Farm and handed them to Cervantes. He proceeded to take off his own boots and put on the Fleet Farm boots valued at $52.79. The two then attempted to leave the store.
At 11:28 p.m. police arrested Daniel Lee Gibbs, 45, of Winona, for fourth degree driving while intoxicated after he had a merge disagreement when the road went from two lanes to one near Gilmore Valley Road and Hwy 14. It was reported that Gibbs intentionally rear-ended the car in front of him. When the car pulled over to let Gibbs pass, Gibbs pulled over too. The two got out of their cars and it was reported that Gibbs was pushing the other driver around. Gibbs had a blood alcohol content of .18 percent.
At 2:12 a.m. police responded to a report of theft from a residence on the 350 block of East 10th Street. A 21-year-old resident reported he left the house around 9 p.m. and returned about 1:50 a.m. During that time, a white Xbox 360, valued at $300, an Xbox 360 video game, valued at $60, an Apple Macbook laptop, valued at $1,000, a red and black backpack and a passport were missing. The resident reported that his roommates had not returned from the university’s spring break. The doors to the resident were left unlocked.
Friday, March 16
At 2:15 p.m. police ticketed Michael John Podjaski, 29, of Winona. After it was reported that he was at a location on the 400 block of High Forest Street, which put him within one city block of a residence he was forbidden from.
At 7:27 a.m. police responded to a report of an iPod and chords taken from a car parked on the 650 block of West Sarnia Street.
Sunday, March 11
At 11:45 p.m. police ticketed Bajol Omot Cham, 20, of Winona for minor consumption, Matthew Roy Gabrielson, 20, of Winona, for minor consumption and tampering with a motor vehicle and Judbear Simon Ochogi, 20, of Winona, for minor consumption and tampering with a motor vehicle after witnesses observed two of them going through vehicles in the neighborhood. It was reported that a window was smashed out of one car with a baseball bat and two others were rummaged through. Nothing was reported missing.
Andrew Robert Caron, 25, was charged with controlled substance crime in the fifth degree – possession of marijuana with the intent to sell after officers executed a search warrant on August 8, 2011. Officers found mason jars filled with marijuana, a digital scale, packaging materials, additional marijuana in plastic bags, a credit card in Caron’s name with traces of marijuana on it and a wooden box containing $1,010, mostly in $20 bills in his bedroom. The marijuana found totaled 59 grams.
Kimberly Arlene Kelly, 48, was charged with theft of a controlled substance – oxycodone — on December 26, 2011, after she ended up in the hospital after taking 10-15 oxycodone pills she stole from a patient she was caring for as a nursing assistant. Kelly told investigators that she was prescribed oxycodone after surgery and has been taking it on and off ever since. Kelly said she is trying to get into treatment.
Jennifer Lee Barness, 47, was charged with three counts of controlled substance crime in the third degree – sale of cocaine and one count of controlled substance crime in the fourth degree – sale of methylenedioxypyrovalerone after confidential reliable informants purchased a total of 1.34 grams of cocaine on September 8, 2011, September 21, 2011, and September 23, 2011, and .2 grams of methylenedioxypyrovalerone on December 12, 2011, from Barness.