Thursday, May 17
At 11:42 p.m. officers arrested Travis Carl Ball, 39, of St. Charles for fourth degree driving while intoxicated after he was stopped on State Hwy 74 near County Road 39 for erratic driving. Ball had a blood alcohol content of .14 percent.
Friday, May 18
A full-grown heifer with an un-cropped tail was found running loose near Trestle Drive and Cemetery Road between Lewiston and Utica. The cow was captured and is being held in a pasture. The Winona County Sheriff’s office is trying to reunite the cow with its owner.
At 1:59 a.m. officers stopped a vehicle near Hwy 61 and Vila Street for a centerline violation. The driver, Miranda Lynn Klonecki, 20, of Winona, was ticketed for fourth degree driving while intoxicated, underage consumption and under 21 drinking and driving after test results showed she had a blood alcohol content of .09 percent. The passenger, Chelsea Chamille Bambenek, 20, of Winona was ticketed for underage consumption.
At 1:08 a.m. deputies ticketed Amanda Jean Leigh Ackovitz, 20, of Mt. Holly, Minn., for underage consumption and under 21 drinking and driving after she was stopped for speeding near Garvin Heights Road and Skyline Drive.
At 11:20 p.m. officers responded to a report of $200 in coins missing from a residence in Hidden Valley. Upon investigation it was found that the complainant’s brother took $120 for cab fare with the intent of paying him back.
Saturday, May 19
At 5:29 p.m. police responded to a report of a Johnson 6-horse power motor, valued at $100, missing from a boat that was for sale at a residence on Honey Locust Lane.
At 10:57 a.m. officers responded to a report of someone shooting at boats on the Trempealeau River near the spillway. When officers arrived on the scene, the complainants said they were fishing on the Minnesota side of the river when a 52-year-old man shot about five rifle rounds in the river near them. The responding officers set up a perimeter around the residence. At 11:30 a.m. the man began shooting a handgun into the river after deputies called out to him. At 12:30 p.m. the man was taken into custody and then released after officers took his guns. The man is being referred to the Winona County Attorney’s office for possible charges of reckless discharge of a firearm.
Monday, May 21
At 9:38 p.m. Lorne Lance Lundeen, 40, of Plainview, was driving his motorcycle down Fischer Hill Road in Plainview when he lost control, traveled into the ditch and hit a rock outcropping, throwing him from the bike. A Mayo One helicopter, Elba First Responders and Plainview Ambulance responded to the accident. The extent of Lundeen’s injuries is unknown at this time.
At 5:00 p.m. officers responded to the report of found property that they believe to be from a string of robberies in Rollingstone last week. It was reported that two electric tools, debit cards and gift cards, among other items, have not been claimed and are in possession of the Winona County Sheriff’s office.
Tuesday, May 8
At 4:01 p.m. police cited two 13-year-old girls for fifth degree assault after they hit another 13-year-old girl at Winona Middle School.
Thursday, May 10
At 1:37 a.m. police responded to a report of two cars parked on the 400 block of Maceman Street with both driver’s side tires flattened after someone had removed the valve inside each tire.
Saturday, May 19
At 10:13 p.m. police arrested David Allen Kulig, 22, of Winona for fourth degree driving while intoxicated and no proof of insurance after he accelerated to beat a stop light and continued to speed on Riverview Drive. Kulig had a blood alcohol content of .16 percent.
At 3:19 a.m. police were called to a residence on the 850 block of East Mark Street for a loud party. Two 14-year-old females, a 15-year old female, a 17-year-old male, a 16-year-old male, Justin Dean Armstrong, 19, of Winona, and Brandon James Zabrowski, 19, of Winona, were ticketed for minor consumption. Pete Jonathon Dienger, 18, of Winona, was ticketed for violation of the city’s social host ordinance and minor consumption.
Sunday, May 20
At 12:18 a.m. police ticketed Jesse Dean Rannells, 20, of Leroy, Minn., for minor consumption, Christopher Michael Trelstad, 20, of Cannon Falls, Minn., for minor consumption and littering and Jaye Richard Jennings, 20, of Leroy, Minn., for minor consumption. Tyler Geoffrey Jennings, 20, of Leroy, Minn., was arrested for giving the name and date of birth of another, minor consumption and fleeing the police on foot after officers approached the group after witnessing Trelstad holding a beer, setting it on the sidewalk and then walking away.
Monday, May 21
At 1:47 p.m. police responded to the report of a stolen Apple Mac Book Pro from the Winona State University Library. The complainant reported leaving his laptop in his work area when he went to the restroom. When he returned, his laptop was gone.
At 11:14 p.m. police arrested Brady Joe Hunt, 31, of Mason City, Iowa, for theft, obstructing the legal process, disorderly conduct and trespassing after it was reported that he was rummaging through dumpsters for four hours and banging on doors at an apartment complex on the 550 block of Cottonwood Drive.
Tuesday, May 22
At 2:18 a.m. police arrested Eric Joseph Stafki, 45, of Lake City, for second degree driving while intoxicated and second degree test refusal after he was stopped on the 400 block of East Sarnia Street for poor driving. Test results are pending.