Monday, October 15
At 11:55 a.m. a Winona resident reported missing several electronic items and a wedding band from her residence on Green Terrace Way. The woman said she called friends and relatives to let them know what happened. A friend said someone gave him the items to pawn. The friend said he wasn’t aware they were stolen. The woman was able to recover an iPod, tablet, Sprint cell phone, several DVDs and two collectable horse plates from a pawn shop in Onalaska. Deputies are investigating the case and have made contact with the suspect.
At 12:10 p.m. a St. Charles resident reported missing several tools from his outdoor shed on County Road 37. The man reported missing two chain saws, a Bosch hammer drill, Sawzall, and two speakers. The man valued the chain saws at $1,330 but had no value estimate for the remaining items.
At 5:37 p.m. deputies arrested Lucas William Stinson, 36, of Dakota, for domestic abuse causing harm and fear after a female called the law enforcement center on a domestic call. According to the report, the female said an argument over the custody of their children became violent when Stinson allegedly hit her. Stinson got into a vehicle and attempted to leave when the female stood in front of the car. The female said Stinson drove off and tapped her with the vehicle. Stinson denies ever hitting the female or tapping her with the vehicle.
Sunday, Sept. 23
At 6:45 a.m. police were called to the Kwik Trip on South Baker Street on a report of a shoplifter. A man allegedly stole a carton of cigarettes. Police later cited Christopher Alan Larson, 39, of Winona, for theft by shoplifting.
Tuesday, October 16
At 9:23 p.m. a Winona resident in the 300 block of St. Charles Street reported the rear tire on her 1999 Toyota Camry was slashed. About 20 minutes later, the female’s roommate also called police and said her tire was also slashed.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
At 1:01 p.m. police ticketed Jamie Lei Barnes, 30, of Winona, for shoplifting at Fleet Farm. Barnes allegedly stole a Wii video game valued at $24.99.
At 3:57 p.m. a Winona resident reported missing a gray and red Dell laptop from his residence in the 1700 block of West Seventh Street.
At 4:46 p.m. police responded to an accident in the 400 block of West Broadway. According to the report, Bailey Jo Czaplewski, 20, of Fountain City, Wis., was pulling out of her driveway when she collided with Stipo Zivkovic, 47, of Winona. Czaplewski said she didn’t see any traffic coming and pulled out. A passenger in Zivkovic’s vehicle, identified as Angelina Zivkovic, was taken to Winona Health via area ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. No tickets were issued.
At 6:01 p.m. police ticketed Matthew John Picha, 56, of Winona, for violating an order for protection. According to the report, Picha allegedly texted a female who had an order for protection against him.
At 11:56 p.m. police ticketed a 17-year-old Winona male for possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving without a seat belt. The boy was pulled over near Broadway and Walnut streets for not wearing a seat belt. The officer detected the strong odor of marijuana and searched the vehicle.
Thursday, October 18
At 10:31 a.m. police received a report of a white male who ran out of Walmart with a cart full of computer items without paying for them. Police said the man got into a red truck and drove off before he could be stopped. The man took two laptops and a monitoring system, valued at $1,125. He is described as a white male in his 20s with short brown hair and no facial hair. The incident is under investigation.
At 11:02 p.m. police responded to a complaint of a loud party on the 350 block of West Eighth Street. About 15 attendees left upon request and the host, Mukosa Namuninia, 20, of Winona, was issued a citation for hosting a loud party.
Friday, October 19
At 1:27 a.m. police were called a loud party at 323 West Eighth Street. After knocking on the door for several minutes, police were reportedly told to “go away,” and the music was turned up louder. Police said they could smell the odor of burnt marijuana outside the door. By 3:49 a.m. police had a court warrant signed by a judge to enter the residence and had secured a key to the door from a landlord. Police knocked on the door, found no answer, and entered the apartment. Inside, many cups and several bottles of alcohol were found, and one resident was arrested. Lucas Conner Cook, 19, of Winona, was taken into custody and referred to the county attorney for potential charges of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance, underaged drinking, social host ordinance violation, and hosting a loud party. Police said a stimulant prescription pill considered a Schedule II drug was found in Cook’s room, without a prescription. The following people were issued citations: Jordan Justin Owens, 18, of Hartford, Wis., for underaged drinking and failure to leave a loud party; August Jay Omot, 20, of Mankato, Minn., for underaged drinking and failure to leave a loud party; Clarence Joseph Pearson II, 19, of Winona, for underaged drinking, hosting a loud party, and social host ordinance violation; Bradley James Hohner, 18, of Hartford, Wis., for failure to leave a loud party; Tyler Joseph Borter, 20, of McHenry, Ill., for failure to leave a loud party and underaged drinking; Oshari Kaleik Arnett, 19, of St. Paul, Minn., for failure to leave a loud party; Luke Thomas Giguere, 19, of Winona, for failure to leave a loud party; James Jeffrey Preston, 19, of McHenry, Ill., for failure to leave a loud party and underaged drinking; Cori Elaine Slifka, 19, of Winona, for underaged drinking and failure to leave a loud party; Kolten John Merk, 18, of Winona, for failure to leave a loud party; Nana Okyere Agyapong, 19, of Shakopee, Minn., for failure to leave a loud party; Damien William Van Altena, 19, of Winona, for hosting a loud party and social host ordinance violation; Emmanuel Olalekan Oredola, 19, of Winona, for underaged drinking, social host ordinance violation, and hosting a loud party. Police said they found a pipe and small amount of marijuana in a common area of the residence but were unable to determine ownership.