At 11:26 p.m. deputies arrested Daniel Lee Schossow, 26, of Winona, for first degree driving while intoxicated and test refusal after he was pulled over near Falcon Lane off Highway 61 for a burned out headlight. The deputy made contact with Schossow and detected the odor of alcohol. Schossow admitted to having an alcoholic beverage a half hour prior to driving. The deputy administered a field sobriety test and took Schossow into custody. At the law enforcement center, Schossow refused to provide a blood alcohol content sample.
Thursday, Nov. 22
At 1:15 a.m. deputies arrested Dustin Kirk Durham, 22, of Minnesota City, for fourth degree driving while intoxicated after he was pulled over for speeding. According to the report, a deputy observed Durham traveling eastbound on 55th Avenue in Goodview at a high rate of speed. Durham continued to drive fast through the surrounding neighborhood before making a sharp left turn onto Misty Lane, just outside Minnesota City. The deputy made contact with Durham and detected the strong odor of alcohol. Durham admitted to having a few beers earlier in the evening. The deputy administered a field sobriety test and preliminary breath test, after which Durham was taken into custody. Durham had a blood alcohol content of .13 percent.
Sunday, November 25
At 2:57 p.m. a Winona County resident reported a break-in at a home near Cemetery Road and Highway 14, between Utica and Lewiston, that resulted in damage to the residentís home, and a vehicle. Several items were missing, also. According to the report, the resident returned home to find the vehicle had sustained a broken driverís side window and slashed driverís side tire. Missing from the vehicle were a Garmin GPS system, a $100 bill, and an undetermined number of $1 bills. Upon further investigation, the resident found that the house had also been broken into. The suspect gained access to the home by breaking open the back porch door. Missing from inside the house were two diamond rings, a diamond and pearl ring, a gold and sapphire bracelet, three diamond earrings, and a socket set. Estimated value of the stolen items is more than $1,000. Neighbors in the area reported seeing a dark colored truck near the home at the time of the break-in.
Friday, November 23
At 7:15 p.m. police ticketed Issac Semaj Coley, 19, of St. Cloud, for theft, obstructing the legal process, and providing false information to police after he allegedly took a phone from a home in the 700 block of East Seventh Street. According to the report, Coley was using a phone at the residence and walked off with it. The complainant called police and officers found Coley at a nearby house. Coley denied taking the phone and allegedly provided false information about the incident to police.
Saturday, Nov. 24
At 2:51 a.m. police arrested Amadeus Lupierce McCullum, 24, of Winona, for fourth degree driving while intoxicated, and ticketed Kelly Ann McCaffrey, 19, of Winona, for underage consumption of alcohol after police were called to Hardees about a disturbance. According to the report, McCullum allegedly stole a charity change box from the restaurant. When police arrived, they found McCullum and McCaffrey in the Buick LeSabre in the restaurant parking lot. McCullum said he jokingly stole the change box but put it back when he saw an employee calling police. Police detected the odor of alcohol and took McCullum into custody. McCaffrey had a blood alcohol content of .105 percent and McCullum had a blood alcohol content of .14 percent.
Sunday, November 25
At 6:25 a.m. police ticketed Heidi Marie Halbakken, 32, of Winona, for a loud gathering at a residence in the 450 block of East Seventh Street. Police were called to the area and when they arrived, could hear loud voices coming from a first floor room. Police observed several people gathered in the home and issued Halbakken a ticket.
At 12:28 a.m. police ticketed a 17-year-old Winona male with possession of marijuana after the boy was found smoking in Loretto Hall, a building on the WSU west campus.
At 8:19 a.m. a Winona resident reported damage to Paul Giel Field at the corner of West Fifth and Lee streets. According to the complaint, a vehicle suspected of traveling west on Third Street struck the fieldís surrounding fence, causing significant damage and uprooting two ground posts. School officials say the damage occurred sometime between November 20 and November 26. Estimated cost of damage is unknown.
At 10:41 a.m. an employee of Winhaven Apartments, located in the 100 block of Main Street, reported super glue in several locks in the office. According to the report, an unknown person placed super glue in two office door locks and a bathroom lock. The employee said damage to their locks has been an ongoing occurrence. Several weeks ago, the employee said toothpicks were shoved in several office door locks. The locks with super glue had to be replaced at a cost of $250.