Thursday, Dec. 6
At 11:38 p.m. deputies arrested Lindsey Rebecca Blaskowski, 28, of Winona, for third degree driving while intoxicated and child endangerment after she was pulled over near Second and Washington streets for failing to stop at a stop sign. When the deputy made contact with Blaskowski, he detected the odor of alcohol and saw a 4-year-old child sleeping in the front seat. Blaskowski said she dropped off several friends at a nearby bar and said the odor of alcohol was from them. The deputy conducted a field sobriety test and took Blaskowski into custody. The Winona Police Department arrived on scene to confirm that the child was taken to safety. Blaskowski was taken to the law enforcement center and submitted a preliminary breath test. Blaskowski had a blood alcohol content of .12 percent.
Friday, December 14
At 1:35 a.m. deputies arrested Brent Arlie Morcomb, 26, of Rushford, for fourth degree driving while intoxicated after he was stopped near County Road 12 and Gopher Road near Wilson for crossing the centerline. When the deputy made contact with Morcomb, he detected the odor of alcohol and reported that Morcomb had slurred speech. The deputy conducted a field sobriety test and took Morcomb into custody. The deputy administered a preliminary breath test at the law enforcement center and Morcomb had a blood alcohol content of .17 percent.
At 2:34 p.m. deputies arrested James Donald Ranvik, 55 of Stockton, for domestic assault causing harm and fear after he was allegedly involved in a physical altercation at his residence with a 55-year-old female. According to the report, the female complainant reported a verbal argument turning physical. The female complainant said Ranvik gets violent when he drinks and said he kicked her, pushed her, and grabbed her left arm. Ranvik admitted to having two alcoholic beverages but denied getting physical with the female.
Friday, December 14
At 4:39 a.m. a Winona resident reported a break-in at her residence in East Lake Apartments on Franklin Street. According to the report, the female complainant said she woke up to a noise in her apartment and discovered her 26-inch Visio LED television was missing from a desk. When she went into the living room, she said she saw the front door closing, but did not see a person. Estimated cost of the stolen television is $200.
At 2:11 a.m. police arrested and referred Scot Wayne Sanders, 40, of Winona, for domestic assault causing harm and fear, second degree assault, interfering with an emergency call, and obstructing the legal process after he was involved in a physical altercation with a 23-year-old female and 21-year-old male at his residence in the 900 block of East Seventh Street. According to the report, the female and male victims returned to the home to find Sanders throwing the female victimís personal belongings out on the front lawn. Sanders then slapped the male victim across his face. When the female victim called law enforcement, Sanders went inside and brought out a white, 18-inch tube, struck the female victim in the hand with it, causing the phone to fall and break. Sanders then struck the male victim on the left side of his face, causing his head to bleed profusely. When police arrived on the scene, Sanders locked himself inside the residence. Police broke down a screen door and took Sanders into custody. The male victim was transported to Winona Health via ambulance with lacerations to the left side of his face. Sunday, December 16
At 4:48 a.m. police arrested and referred Cameron Paul Koziarz, 22, of Winona, for fourth degree domestic assault causing fear, fifth degree assault causing harm, and false imprisonment after a female complainant reported a domestic assault at St. Maryís University New Village student residence. According to the report, the complainant said Koziarz was physically abusing her roommate. When police arrived, they discovered Koziarz had barricaded himself and the female victim inside a bedroom. When officers made their way into the room, they brought Koziarz into the hallway. The victim said the two were drinking and got into a minor argument at a bar downtown earlier in the evening. When they returned to their residence, the argument escalated. The victim said Koziarz pushed her down on the bed and placed his hands around her neck as if to choke her, but did not interfere with her breathing. Officers then took Koziarz into custody.
At 10:06 a.m. a Winona resident reported missing a 32-inch Westinghouse flat screen television from her residence in the 50 block of West Ninth Street. According to the report, the female said she had people over at her apartment prior to going out, and one guest unlocked a door to the common room of the apartment complex. The female said when she woke up around 10 a.m. the television was missing. She said she suspected a person entered the apartment from the unlocked door. Estimated cost of the stolen property is $250.
At 11:18 p.m. police ticketed Cody Michael Sorensen, 19, of Winona, for possession of drug paraphernalia after he was pulled over near Second and Hamilton streets for failing to stop at a stop sign. An officer found an unlabeled prescription bottle in the vehicle containing a marijuana pipe.
Saturday, Dec. 15
At 12:06 p.m. police ticketed Sandy Marie Moldenhauer, 36, of Winona, for theft by shoplifting after she allegedly stole a Leatherman tool valued at $70.84 from Menards.
Monday, Dec. 17
At 4:22 p.m. police ticketed Ashley Ann Johnson, 18, of Winona, for obstructing the legal process after she denied police officers entry into her residence at Morningside Terrace. According to the report, officers were sent to the apartment complex on a report of a male, who was not allowed on the property, staying in Johnsonís residence. When officers arrived, Johnson told police the male was not in the home and refused to let the officers in. The officers observed the male in question on a couch hiding under blankets.
Tuesday, Dec. 18
At 1:21 a.m. police ticketed Zachary Michael Horton, 19, of Woodbury, Minn., for possession of drug paraphernalia after he was stopped near Broadway and Wilson streets for a broken tail light. When the officer made contact with Horton, he detected the odor of burnt marijuana and observed a marijuana pipe on the front seat.