Friday, October 12
At 4:27 a.m. deputies arrested Joshua John Blackbourn, 27, of Shullsburg, Wis., for third degree driving while intoxicated after Blackbourn was found passed out in the driver’s seat of a running vehicle. According to the report, a Twin Bluff resident called law enforcement to report a suspicious vehicle. The caller said a male appeared to be passed out in a running vehicle near her home. When the deputy made contact with Blackbourn, he detected the strong odor of alcohol. The report said Blackbourn did not know where he was or how he arrived there. The deputy arrested Blackbourn and administered a preliminary breath test. Blackbourn had a blood alcohol content of .12 percent.
At 10:41 p.m. deputies ticketed Amie Jo Dewitte, 22, of Minnesota City, for theft after a Minnesota City resident reported Dewitte stealing $40 in cash and a tweezers from his residence.
Friday, October 12
At 7:01 p.m. a Winona resident reported missing a gun safe from his home in the 600 block of East Wabasha. The man said inside the gun safe was a Remington rifle, Remington shotgun, Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun, two .22 caliber rifles, several hunting knives, a pair of binoculars and several boxes of ammunition. Estimated cost of the stolen property is more than $1,000.
Saturday, October 13
At 2:02 a.m. police ticketed Randi Nicole Lindberg, 20, of Winona, for underage drinking and driving after she was stopped for a burned-out tail light. The officer detected the odor of alcohol and administered a preliminary breath test. Lindberg had a blood alcohol content of .04 percent.
At 2:20 a.m. police arrested and referred Samuel Franklin Luce, 18, of Jordan, Minn., for fifth degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of a small amount of marijuana, and underage drinking and driving after Luce’s vehicle was pulled over near Broadway and Jackson streets for accelerating at a high rate of speed. When the officer made contact with Luce, he detected the strong odor of marijuana and alcohol. The officer saw passengers in the vehicle in possession of open containers of alcohol. The officer searched the vehicle and found a zip-lock bag containing 7.1 grams of a green leafy substance and a prescription bottle containing nine and one-half pills that were not consistent with the prescription on the bottle. The officer also ticketed Kristen Rose Adams, 19, of Shakopee, Jenna Christine Hatch, 18, of Prior Lake, Kristina Nicole Wangerin, 18, of Shakopee, a 17-year-old male from Shakopee, and a 17-year-old female from New Prague, for underage consumption of alcohol.
At 2:31 a.m. police arrested John Michael Amos, 18, of Eagan, Minn., for fifth degree possession of a controlled substance after he was pulled over for crossing the center line and weaving between lanes near the 450 block of West Broadway. According to the report, the officer detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana and searched the vehicle. The officer found a clear zip-lock bag with a black bag inside it containing approximately 20 white oval pills. The pills tested positive for Acetaminophen Hydrocodone. The officer also found a black cylinder containing a green leafy substance that tested positive for Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Amos said he purchased the pills at a party several days ago.
Sunday, October 14
At 12:35 a.m. police arrested Skye Rebecca Boesch, 20, of Amboy, Minn., for fourth degree driving while intoxicated after she was pulled over for a seat belt violation. The passenger in Boesch’s vehicle was not wearing her seat belt and was subsequently ticketed. Boesch was given a preliminary breath test and had a blood alcohol content of .08 percent.
At 3:08 a.m. a Winona residence reported missing approximately $4,000 in cash from her residence in the 600 block of Center Street. The woman said when she returned home, she found a pair of jeans in the living room and a kitchen cabinet open. Upon further investigation, the woman said she discovered more than $4,000 was missing. Police found a window air conditioner had been pushed in and determined that to be how the thief gained entry into the home.
At 11:01 p.m. police responded to a report of a fight in the 150 block of High Forest Street during which a 44-year-old Minnesota City man said he was beaten. The victim said he was at a nearby bar watching a football game when he saw an acquaintance acting belligerent. The victim said he went outside to smoke a cigarette when the suspect came up to him and began taunting him. The suspect punched the victim in the face, knocking him to the ground. The suspect then kicked him in the chest and head. The victim went to a nearby residence to call police.
Tuesday, October 16
At 12:40 a.m. police ticketed Kaitlin Nicole Hines, 19, of Sartell, Minn., for underage consumption of alcohol after she was found passed out in Lourdes Hall. Hines had a blood alcohol content of .17 percent.