Winona County Sheriff’s Dept.
Friday, September 14
At 1:46 p.m. a Winona County resident reported missing a black, 12-foot long boat trailer from his property at 20453 County Road 37. Estimated cost of the stolen property is $500.
Sunday, September 16
At 5:28 p.m. a St. Charles resident reported her windshield had been cracked at Farmers Park. The woman said while she was at the park, she noticed three young men with what she believed to be pellet or BB guns.
At 5:34 p.m. a Winona County resident reported the glass of a sliding side door had been smashed at her residence at 21034 County Road 20. The female said she left for Rochester around noon and when she returned shortly after 5 p.m., she found the side door’s double-paned glass was smashed in. Nothing was reported stolen and the woman said she doesn’t know what caused the window to be smashed.
Winona Police Department
Friday, September 14
At 11:45 a.m. a Winona woman reported missing a Garmin GPS out of her vehicle parked in the 400 block of West Seventh Street.
At 12:54 p.m. a Winona woman reported missing her 2000 Ford Taurus from the city lot near Schyde’s.
At 9:48 p.m. police arrested James Marcusmonroe Redshaw, 20, of Winona, for fifth degree assault, fourth degree assault, third degree criminal damage to property, obstructing the legal process, and disorderly conduct after officers responded to a disturbance on the 200 block of East Eighth Street. According to the report, Redshaw was banging on a door of a residence trying to gain entry when police arrived. Officers observed Redshaw climb on top of a vehicle, jump in the air and land on the windshield, smashing it in. Officers tackled a combative Redshaw and handcuffed him. Inside the squad car, Redshaw spat on the driving officer and kicked at the windows. Redshaw is being referred to the county attorney’s office for formal charges.
Saturday, September 15
At 11:27 a.m. a Winona woman reported missing her iPhone 4S from a residence in the 400 block of West Eighth Street. The female said she was at a gathering the night before and left the phone on the porch. Estimated cost of the stolen property is $600.
At 11:16 p.m. a Winona man reported the theft of his long board after two males confronted him near Tenth and Huff streets asking to ride the long board. The males then rode off with the board. Estimated cost of the stolen property is $250.
At 11:18 p.m. police arrested Justin Gregory Elfering, 21, of Winona, for fourth degree driving while intoxicated, driving without a driver’s license, and leaving the scene of a property damage after a witness near Sixth and Jackson streets saw the driver and passenger leave a vehicle after hitting a curb. The witness gave a description of the two males and police identified Elfering and the passenger near Fifth and Cummings streets. Elfering admitted to driving the vehicle and had a blood alcohol content of .12 percent.
Monday, September 17
At 1:12 a.m. police arrested Jeffrey Timothy David Strand, 22, of Winona, for domestic assault causing fear and fleeing police on foot after a female victim reported a disturbance at her residence. According to the report, Strand showed up at the female’s residence intoxicated. When the female asked where Strand had been, Strand allegedly became enraged and punched a window out. Officers found Strand in a nearby alley and arrested him.
Winona County Courthouse
A complaint has been filed against Brian James Galvin, 47, of La Crosse, for charges of felony theft dating back to June 2012. According to the complaint, Galvin was recorded on a security camera on June 26, 2012, stealing numerous vehicle parts from Borkowski Towing. The video surveillance and a license plate reader allowed the company to identify the vehicle and confirm it was registered to Galvin. When investigators arrived at Galvin’s residence, they witnessed Galvin loading what appeared to be scrap metal into a truck. Galvin then admitted to stealing the scrap metal, saying it was how he makes a living. Galvin stole an aluminum rim, hydraulic pump with a motor, a sheet of stainless steel, automatic battery, six radiators and a 90 Dakota converter, totaling more than $1,500 in property. Galvin is to appear in court on October 30, 2012, at 11 a.m. for his initial appearance.
A complaint has been filed against John David Seeger, 51, of Winona, for six counts of felony possession of child pornography dating back to January 2010, after the Minnesota Internet Crimes Against Children (MICAC) Task Force received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that Seeger was receiving payment for a site containing sexually graphic images of minors. Many more tips came to the MICAC and on August 16, 2011, task force agents conducted a search of Seeger’s home. They seized several computers and electronic information. The task force found 564 images and 5 movies involving minors in Seeger’s computer files. Seeger is to appear in court on October 30, 2012, at 11 a.m. for his initial appearance.