Friday, March 29
ĽAt 2:58 a.m. deputies arrested Michael Ron James Wilkins, 22, of Onalaska, Wis., for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated. Deputies responded to a Houston County report of a possible intoxicated driver headed toward Winona County. Shortly before 3 a.m. deputies spotted a vehicle that matched the description given by Houston County deputies. The vehicle, driven by Wilkins, was traveling slowly, drifting from side to side, and Wilkins was tapping the brakes periodically, deputies said. According to the report, Wilkins resisted arrest after failing a field sobriety test, but was eventually taken into custody by two deputies. A preliminary breath test indicated his blood alcohol content was .20 percent. At the time of the report Wilkins was not being referred for higher-level driving while intoxicated charges or resisting arrest.
ĽAt 11:20 p.m. deputies arrested Jordan Ray Schrieber, 19, Winona, for possession of a small amount of marijuana in a motor vehicle, probation violation, and underage consumption; ticketed Jacob Lee Scheidegger, 19, of Winona, for underage consumption; and ticketed a 16-year-old Winona girl for speeding following a traffic stop on County Road 17. The three were riding together in a vehicle, which deputies reported was traveling 77 mph in a 55 mph zone. Deputies noticed the smell of alcohol coming from the vehicle when they spoke with the occupants. Preliminary breath tests indicated that Schrieber and Scheidegger had been drinking, and deputies found a bag containing marijuana on Schrieberĺs person, according to the report.
Monday, April 1
ĽAt 11:27 a.m. deputies received a report of theft from a farm south of Houston. Sometime between 4:30 and 4:45 in the morning a number of tools were taken from unlocked tool buildings, the farm owner told police. He reported missing a Milwaukee Sawsall, a grinder and stone, a Craftsman impact wrench, a Craftsman cordless drill, and an air ratchet valve. The combined value of the stolen goods is estimated at $1,232.
Monday, March 18
ĽAt 8:14 a.m. officers ticketed Christopher Paul Sullivan, 20, of Winona, for shoplifting, after he allegedly stole a Bluetooth headset, a set of speakers, and a case of Mountain Dew with a combined value of $430 from Target.
Saturday, March 30
ĽAt 5:05 a.m. officers ticketed Emily Elsa Smith for minor consumption of alcohol near West Lake Park Drive and Winona Street after receiving a report of an intoxicated woman out on the lake. Officers found Smith near the lake, apparently intoxicated, they said. A preliminary breath test indicated her blood alcohol content was .184 percent.
ĽAt 9:29 a.m. officers received a report of a theft from an 83-year-old male resident of Lake Winona Manor. The man said he discovered two Black Hills gold rings and one Black Hills gold necklace were missing sometime in the past two months.
ĽAt 1:02 p.m. officers ticketed Rhonda Marie Bilal, 56, of Winona, for violating an order for protection held against her by a 45-year-old Winona man, after she allegedly called the man repeatedly on his cellphone.
Sunday, March 31
ĽAt 12:25 a.m. officers arrested Nicholas Jacob Pederson, 29, of Winona, for possession of a small amount of marijuana in a motor vehicle, driving after revocation of his license, and probation violation following a traffic stop at 11th and Liberty streets. Officers stopped Pederson for driving without a working brake light, when they noticed the smell of marijuana smoke and alcohol coming from inside the vehicle. Upon searching Pederson, officers found a bag containing marijuana, according to the report. A preliminary breath test indicated that he had been drinking in violation of his probation.
Monday, April 1
ĽAt 6:47 a.m. officers received a report of theft from a 20-year-old Winona man on East Fourth Street. The man passed out from drinking at 7 p.m. the previous night and woke put with a fat lip and sore teeth, as if he had been struck in the face, he told officers. Additionally he found his Xbox and TV were missing. He told police he had no recollection of what happened, but thought he may have woken up when people entered his house to steal the TV and tried to stop them, before being hit in the face. No estimated value of the items was given.
ĽAt 10:24 a.m. officers received a report of burglary and damage to property from Lawrence Trucking Company at its 471 West Third Street location. Owners reported that at some point on Friday night, someone had broken into the building, spray painted graffiti on the walls and stolen a set of wrenches, two Kymco four-wheelers, and a Honda dirt bike that had been stored there. The four-wheelers were valued at $1,200 each; values for the other items were not available. One of the four-wheelers was recovered after neighbors found it sitting outside their residence on Saturday morning.