Saturday, May 18
• At 1:48 p.m. deputies arrested Elizabeth Stokes, 45, of St. Charles, for domestic assault and interference with a 911 call, after she allegedly threatened to stab the tires of a vehicle belonging to an adult male. Deputies and the St. Charles Police Department responded to a rural St. Charles residence after a 9-1-1 call from the residence was disconnected. The adult male reported that he and Stokes were arguing and that she attempted to puncture his car tires with a barbecue fork.
Friday, May 17
• At 3:12 a.m. officers arrested Melvin Earl Kimp, 22, of Winona, for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop at Sixth and Johnson streets. Officers reported that Kimp had bloodshot, watery eyes. A preliminary breath test indicated that his blood alcohol content was .093 percent.
Saturday, May 18
• At 6:36 a.m. officers ticketed Stephen Anthony Blum, 56, of Winona, for shoplifting after he allegedly stole a belt from Walmart. Police officials said that Blum also admitted to stealing diet pills on a regular basis from Walmart.
• At 11:27 a.m. officers ticketed a 15-year-old girl from Winona with shoplifting after she allegedly stole a pack of veterinary needles from Fleet Farm, which were valued at $2.49.
• At 8:10 p.m. officers arrested Kin Kue, 24, of Winona, for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of a property damage accident after he allegedly almost hit two houses with a vehicle. Witnesses reported seeing Kue drive over the curb on the 300 block of Oak Street and plow through two yards, nearly striking two homes, before getting out and running to the nearby Maplewood Townhomes, according to the report. Officers located Kue and identified him as the driver, they reported. Kue was not injured during the accident and did not strike either of the houses. However, the vehicle he was driving was heavily damaged, landscaping in both yards was damaged, and debris from the accident damaged siding on one of the houses, according to the report. A preliminary breath test indicated that his breath alcohol content was .18.
Sunday, May 19
• At 12:34 a.m. an adult female reported someone had stolen items from her car. The woman told police she parked the vehicle at 11:15 p.m. on the 1200 block of West 10th Street and left it unlocked. When she checked on the car again, the driver’s side door was slightly ajar and the vehicle had been ransacked, she said. She reported missing a purse, and a friend was missing a backpack with prescription medications, according to the report.
• At 3:17 a.m. officers ticketed Phillip Edward Edmunds, 24, of Minnesota City, with obstructing the legal process after he allegedly resisted officers responding to a report of an intoxicated individual on the 300 block of Mankato Avenue. According to the report, Edmunds appeared very intoxicated and allegedly repeatedly batted away the hands of officers who were trying to conduct a breath test.
• At 10:13 a.m. an adult Winona woman reported damage to solar-powered exterior lights at her residence on the 1050 block of Gilmore Avenue. She estimated the damaged lights were worth $50.
• At 10:24 a.m. officers arrested Jeremy Paul Stoltz, 33, of Winona, for violation of a harassment restraining order, tampering with a motor vehicle, damage to property, and theft after he allegedly damaged a vehicle parked outside the residence of an adult female with a restraining order against him. According to the woman, Stoltz pounded on her door, yelling the name of a man who was with her. The woman also told officers that Stoltz tried to pry her car window open and threw rocks at the window of her residence. Stoltz allegedly threatened to damage the man’s car and, allegedly, proceeded to do so. The man reported that his car keys were missing, the driver’s side mirror had been damaged, and his license plate was gone. A separate witness told officers they saw Stoltz carrying a license plate and bending it. Stoltz was not in possession of any of the reportedly missing items when he was arrested, according to the report.
Monday, May 20
• At 10:18 a.m. officers ticketed Patrick Walter Garlow, 34, of Mapleton, Minn., with disobeying a stoplight after he alleged ran a red light at the intersection of Highway 14 and Cottonwood Drive and struck another vehicle. Garlow, who was travelling North on Highway 14, said he did not see the red light until it was too late. He struck a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Winona man who was crossing Highway 14 on Cottonwood Drive. No injuries were reported.