Thursday, Sept. 20
At 8:12 p.m. deputies arrested Jacob John Bellock, 18, of Rushford, for fourth degree driving while intoxicated and minor consumption of alcohol, and ticketed Conager Allen Mrozek, 19, of Rushford, for minor consumption of alcohol after a deputy saw a pickup truck speeding on Highway 43 near County Road 21. When the deputy made contact with Bellock, he detected a strong odor of alcohol. The deputy also reported seeing several beer cans in the truck bed. Bellock had a preliminary breath test of .13 percent.
Saturday, Sept. 22
At 1:35 a.m. deputies arrested Shane Michael Mueller, 22, of Winona, for fourth degree driving while intoxicated after the deputy saw a maroon pickup truck speeding northbound on Highway 61. The vehicle then made a sharp turn onto Mankato Avenue at a high rate of speed and did not signal his turn. When the deputy made contact with the driver, he confirmed it was Mueller. The deputy detected an odor of alcohol and also ticketed him for speeding and failure to signal his turn.
At 10:09 p.m. deputies arrested Michael James Spalding, 27, of Dakota, for first degree driving while intoxicated, first degree test refusal, and driving with a cancelled license after deputies received a complaint of an intoxicated male getting into his vehicle at the Mankato Bar in Winona. A deputy on radar patrol on Old Homer Road saw Spalding parked at a nearby gas station and made contact with him. He detected a strong odor of alcohol and placed Spalding in custody. A preliminary breath test determined Spalding had a blood alcohol content of .38 percent.
Sunday, Sept. 23
At 4:56 p.m. deputies arrested Aaron Patrick Devorak, 34, of Lewiston, and Erin Margaret Beirne, 36, of Rochester, for receiving stolen property and misuse of license plates after an officer in Lewiston received a report of a stolen vehicle parked in a Stockton mobile home park. According to the report, Lewiston officers went to the mobile home park near Hickory Lane in Stockton and found a 2004 silver Saturn Ion outside Devorak’s residence. The deputies confirmed the vehicle was stolen and discovered the license plates had been changed.
At 11:12 p.m. deputies arrested Michael Merlin Feller, 45, of Stockton, for first degree driving while intoxicated, driving with a cancelled license and test refusal after the deputy saw a pickup truck driving at a high rate of speed near Ferndale Road in Lewiston. When the deputy made contact with Feller, he detected an odor of alcohol. Feller refused a preliminary breath test and was taken into custody.
At 7:45 p.m. police ticketed Kevin Dale Sultze, 31, of Winona, for shoplifting after Sultze allegedly stole $55.97 worth of merchandise from Shopko.
Friday, September 22
At 12:42 a.m. police arrested Michael David Kronebusch, 36, of Winona, for second degree assault, domestic assault causing fear, possession of a dangerous weapon and making terroristic threats after a 25-year-old female called police saying she was in fear for her life after an altercation with Kronebusch turned physical. According to the report, the female said Kronebusch was chasing her around with a gun. She said Kronebusch then held her down on a bed and forced the barrel of a gun into her mouth. The female said Kronebusch told her to do what he said to or she wouldn’t receive any more money. The female was able to get away from Kronebusch and called police from an intersection down the street. Officers on the scene confiscated three firearms from the residence, two of which were loaded.
At 1:26 a.m. police arrested Jessica Sue Stoltz, 28, of Winona, for third degree driving while intoxicated after an officer near Broadway and Main streets saw Stoltz’s vehicle crossing the white lines. When the officer made contact with Stoltz, he detected the strong odor of alcohol and administered a preliminary breath test. Stoltz had a blood alcohol content of .18 percent.
Sunday, Sept. 23
At 1:37 a.m. police arrested Zachary Ryan Fowler, 22, of Belmont, Wis., for fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and fifth degree possession of drug paraphernalia, and ticketed Nicholas Robert Johnson, 19, of White Bear Lake, for minor consumption of alcohol after a complainant near Fifth and Franklin streets said the two were yelling obscenities. The responding officer saw a beer can in one of the male’s hand and then saw Fowler throw a back pack. The back pack contained a clear bag with a green leafy substance that field-tested positive for marijuana, another bag with a white crystal-like substance that tested positive for crystal methamphetamine, cigarette rolling papers and a marijuana grinder.
At 2:41 a.m. police arrested Melissa Sue Rogers, 29, no permanent address, for fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and fifth degree possession of drug paraphernalia after officers responded to a welfare check on a female in the 250 block of East Eighth Street. Upon arrival, officers saw Rogers leaving her residence. They discovered she had a warrant for her arrest out of Olmsted County and placed her into custody. On her person officers found between 15 and 20 loose sheets of tinfoil, a digital scale with white residue on it that field-tested positive for cocaine, 27 syringes and an undetermined amount of liquid that field-tested positive for oxycodone.
At 9 p.m. police referred a 17-year-old female for charges of motor vehicle tampering after witnesses in the neighborhood of Fourth Street and Mankato Avenue reported seeing a juvenile female attempting to get into vehicles in an alley.
Monday, Sept. 24
At 9:48 a.m. an employee of United Machine Foundry reported missing between 23 and 25 aluminum castings from a roll-off dumpster on the property. The employee said the theft occurred sometime between the beginning of the month and Monday. Estimated cost of the stolen property is $775.