Friday, June 7
• At 1:10 a.m. deputies ticketed Jeffrey Severson, 19, of Winona, for underage consumption after deputies came upon him sleeping in his vehicle near the Cedar Valley Golf Course. Severson reportedly told deputies that he been at a party and was resting.
Monday, June 10
• At 8:19 a.m. deputies received a report of a burglary at a property on West Center Street in Elba. Two guns, valued at $950, were stolen from the property, according to the complaint. There were pry marks around the back door and the doorknob had been removed, deputies reported. The resident stated that a Savage .300 caliber rifle and a Savage 20-gauge shotgun, along with ammunition, were taken sometime the previous day. A crowbar believed to be the burglar’s was left on the floor near where the guns had been kept. A witness stated that she saw a slender, 45- to 50-year-old man and a white van with tinted windows in the area between 12:45 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Sheriff’s department officials are asking anyone with possible information to come forward.
Friday, June 7
• At 5:24 p.m. officers received a report of a burglary at the Winona Area Red Cross. According to the complainant, five to six juvenile Asian males were coming out a door to the Red Cross building carrying bags of things they appeared to be stealing. The complainant yelled at the boys, and they reportedly dropped all of the items and fled to the nearby Maplewood Townhomes. According to the police report, the boys had apparently been trying to steal school supplies. The Red Cross reported that the building had been locked; however, there was no sign of forced entry, officers reported.
Saturday, June 8
• At 1:21 a.m. officers arrested Taura LaShea Armour, 34, of Winona, for third-degree driving while intoxicated and driving after revocation after she was stopped for not obeying the stoplight at Fourth and Main streets. Armour showed signs of intoxication, according to the report. A preliminary breath test indicated her blood alcohol content was .128 percent.
• At 2:30 a.m. officers referred four young people for minor consumption of alcohol, obstructing the legal process, and possession of marijuana after responding to a report of a fight at Ninth and Harriet streets. According to the report, officers were citing two young women for underage consumption when two young men who were with the women interrupted. According to the report, the young men approached the officers as the officers were talking to the young women. Officers told the young men to get back, and pushed at least one of the young men back. The two young men then stood away from the officers but yelled at them as they spoke with the women. Jared R. Hollingsworth-Deleon, 18, of Trempealeau, Wis., was referred for obstructing the legal process and minor consumption of alcohol; Samuel Joseph Frausto, 21, of Fountain City, Wis., was referred for obstructing the legal process; Biana Nydin Acosta, 18, of Winona, was referred for minor consumption of alcohol; and a 17-year-old girl from Winona was referred for minor consumption of alcohol, possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of identification belonging to another.
Sunday, June 9
• At 12:00 a.m. officers ticketed Charles Dean Prather, 48, of Winona, for illegal fireworks after officers allegedly saw him about to light a roman candle or bottle rocket-type firework on the 700 block of East Fourth Street. Officers had been called to the area twice, a few hours earlier, on reports of illegal fireworks — fireworks that leave the ground are illegal in the city — but were unable to locate the source of the fireworks.
• At 10:43 a.m. officers referred Jonathan Martin Pyfferoen, 20, of Winona, for falsely reporting a crime and leaving the scene of a property damage accident after he allegedly struck a highway sign in the median of Main Street near Fourth Street around 2 a.m. and later reported the damage to his vehicle as if he were the separate victim of a hit-and-run. Officers received Pyfferoen’s report of damage to his vehicle and then matched pieces, which had broken off near the sign, to his car.
Monday, June 10
• At 8:50 a.m. officers referred a 16-year-old boy from Winona for leaving the scene of a property damage accident after he allegedly drove a vehicle into an outdoor storage rack at a property on the 250 block of West Fourth Street. Police received a report of the accident from the property owner. The vehicle left the scene but the license plate had fallen off at the site of the accident. The 16-year-old boy admitted to doing donuts in an adjacent parking lot before losing control and striking the rack, according to police.