Friday, May 3
• At 11:44 a.m. deputies ticketed Ashley Ann Appel, 25, of Winona, for second-degree burglary, possession of a stolen check, and offering a stolen check after she allegedly used a stolen and forged check. Appel admitted to stealing the check from a residence in Stockton and using it for a $60 expenditure, according to the report.
• At 9:20 p.m. deputies arrested Allanson Dale Bingold, 23, of Minnesota City, for third-degree driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for failure to obey a stop sign at Winona Road and Bridge Street in Minnesota City. Deputies reported that when asked to provide the insurance, a male passenger attempted to hand them his seatbelt. Bingold himself had bloodshot, watery eyes and slurred speech, deputies said. Deputies arrested Bingold following a field sobriety test. A preliminary breath test indicated he had a blood alcohol content of .13 percent. Bingold had a prior driving while intoxicated conviction from May of last year, according to the report.
• At 9:45 p.m. deputies arrested Jerome Woods, 29, of La Crescent, for domestic assault causing fear and domestic assault causing harm after a witness reported seeing Woods punching an adult female. Woods fled the New Hartford Township residence where the alleged assault occurred before deputies arrived. However, he returned, soaking wet and highly intoxicated, while the deputies were still there, they reported. Woods claimed there had not been a physical altercation between himself and the female. The witness reported that he heard loud fighting going on and went to see what was happening. He reported seeing Woods on top of the female, punching her, according to the report. A female witness reported that she was unable to separate Woods and the woman and that she was knocked down when she tried to break up the fight.
Sunday, May 5
• At 11:08 p.m. deputies arrested Taylor Allan Suchla, 21, of La Crosse, for fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and giving a peace officer a false name and date of birth. Suchla was stopped along with two other males who were observed acting suspiciously in the area of Bridge Street in Minnesota City, according to the report. Two of the males were identified and allowed to continue on their way, but Suchla gave deputies a fictional name and was clearly under the influence, officers said, citing Suchla’s droopy eyelids, slurred speech, bloodshot and watery eyes, and unsteady balance. Deputies searched Suchla and reportedly found two bags with white powder residue and a glass tube with white powder residue. There was also a warrant out for Suchla’s arrest from Trempealeau County.
• At 7:50 p.m. officers received a report of damage to a vehicle that was stuck in a field along Creekside Road south of Winona. The reporting party stated that the vehicle went off the road and got stuck in the field early that afternoon, and when they returned to pull it out of the mud, all four tires had been slashed. The estimated replacement cost for the tires is $447. Witnesses said they saw two boys on dirt bikes in the area during that afternoon.
Saturday, May 4
• At 1: 17 a.m. officers arrested Candace Elizabeth Phalen, 26, of Lakeville, for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated after she was stopped for a burned-out headlight at Fourth and Washington streets. She had slurred speech and poor balance, police said. A preliminary breath test indicated her blood alcohol content was .12 percent.
• At 11:41 a.m. officers received a report of damage to property from Mills Fleet Farm. Store employees reported that someone had tried to pry open the change machine at the store’s car wash sometime overnight, damaging it.
• At 1:06 p.m. officers ticketed Caress Keira Watson, 26, of Winona, and a 14-year-old female for shoplifting after they allegedly took a combined total of $269 worth of merchandise from K Mart. According to the report, most of the stolen items were baby clothes.
• At 7:07 p.m. officers received a report of theft from Kato Liquor on the 300 block of Mankato Avenue. A heavy set, black female ran out of the store with four bottles of liquor valued at $141 total., according to the complaint.
• At 9:23 p.m. deputies arrested Zachary David Fricke, 25, of Winona, for second-degree driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for failure to obey a stop sign at Ninth and Wilson streets. Fricke had bloodshot, watery eyes, officers said. A preliminary breath test indicated his blood alcohol content was .15 percent.
• At 11:42 p.m. officers ticketed Antwan LaVelle Rogers, 36, of Winona, and Toporis James Martell Nash, 37, of New Hope, for disorderly conduct after they allegedly had a stand-off at the Belleview East housing complex. The two were screaming at each other and Nash was brandishing a steak knife, officers said. Nash told officers he picked up the knife in self-defense.
Sunday, May 5
• At 2:39 a.m. officers arrested Matthew John Vogel, 20, of Jefferson, Wis., for fleeing a peace officer on foot and minor consumption of alcohol after he allegedly ran from officers responding to a report of violence at Sixth and Center streets.
• At 7:09 a.m. officers arrested Daniel Gardner Arndt, 22, of Winona, for tampering with a motor vehicle and theft after he allegedly stole prescription sunglasses from inside a vehicle near Seventh and Johnson streets.
• At 10:50 p.m. officers ticketed Matthew Thomas Biagini, 31, of Winona, and Thomas James Gores, 33, of Rochester, for open burning after they allegedly set a couch on fire in their yard. The Winona Fire Department responded to a report of a fire on the 1600 block of West Fifth Street and put out the flaming furniture, which was burning 15 feet away from Biagini’s residence and 20 feet from a neighbors house, according to the report. According to police, Biagini and Gores admitted to setting the couch on fire.