Friday, July 6
A 10:00 a.m. an Altura resident reported two television sets were being illegally dumped in a ditch. The dumping occurred on Corona Drive, 200 yards from County Road 26.
At 10:07 a.m. an Altura resident reported several items from his unattached, unlocked shed were missing. The man said he noticed the items missing on July 3 and thought the items were stolen sometime in the last two weeks. The man reported missing a duffle-type bag, several Craftsman brand tools, batteries and a battery charger. Estimated cost of the stolen property is $450.
At 5:15 p.m. a Winona resident reported his cabin on Winnebago Island had been broken into. The man said the lock on the front door had been broken. The man reported missing silverware, a green tackle box with fishing lures, two fishing reels, a gas operated water pump, a chain saw, bug screen tent and two blue plastic boat oars. Estimated cost of the stolen property is $600.
Saturday, July 7
At 2:04 a.m. deputies arrested David John Weigel, 47, of La Crescent, for domestic assault causing fear and harm. According to the report, a 23-year-old woman and her 47-year-old mother returned to the residence after cleaning another residence in Wisconsin. Upon arrival, the two were confronted by Weigel, who was upset and questioning their whereabouts. The report states Weigel grabbed the motherís wrists and left scratches. When the daughter went to call for help, an altercation occurred when Weigel pushed the daughter in her face with an open hand.
At 10:00 a.m. deputies arrested Scott Curtis Rinn, 44, of Winona, for violation of a domestic no contact order. A female reported receiving a phone call from a male and recognized Rinnís voice. Rinn was arrested without incident.
At 2:29 p.m. an employee of That Place in Utica reported a three-foot-tall, four-foot-wide stuffed black bear named Andy had been stolen. The bear was stationed on top of a vehicle outside holding an open sign. The employee said she noticed a gold, four-door small vehicle pull into the parking lot. She stated she thought they were going to come into the store and went back to her duties. She then stated she heard tires squealing and saw the vehicle turn East onto Highway 14. Estimated cost of the stolen property is $250.
Friday, July 6
At 5:32 p.m. a Winona resident in the 250 block of East Eighth Street reported her yellow Spirit II Wenonah canoe had been stolen. The woman said the chain used to secure the canoe to the fence was cut. Estimated cost of the stolen property is $1,500.
Saturday, July 7
At 9:26 a.m. a Winona resident reported her pink wallet with driverís license and credit cards had been stolen overnight from her vehicle parked at the Dunsany Apartments on Huff Street.
At 2:25 p.m. a landlord in the 800 block of West Tenth Street reported his tan 1996 Toyota Corolla had been stolen. The landlord stated the upstairs tenant would use the car on occasion. A nearby resident reported seeing the tenant loading the vehicle with personal items several weeks before. The landlord stated the tenant had vacated without notice and suspects him of taking the vehicle.
Monday, July 9
At 5:32 a.m. an employee of Schnieppís Bar at 929 East Eighth Street reported a burglary. According to the report, someone pried open a window to gain entry and took several money bags with an undetermined amount of money in each. The employee said the incident happened sometime between 1 a.m. and 4:15 a.m.
A criminal complaint has been filed against Matthew James Cole, 32, of Rochester, for one count of first degree sale of a controlled substance. Winona police officers initiated three controlled buys from Cole in Winona County during a two-week period from May 30, 2012, to June 13, 2012. Cole produced one or more mixtures with a total weight of 10.99 grams, all testing positive for methamphetamine. Officers executed a search warrant for Cole on June 14, 2012, at a residence in Olmsted County. Cole is to appear in court on August 16, 2012, at 11 a.m.