Thurs., November 7
At 5:35 p.m. police received a call from a location on Country View Drive that a man had violated a restraining order. Deputies responded to the report on and found a 42-year-old man had placed Arlin Louis Passehl, 56, of Winona, under citizens arrest, then restrained him until deputies arrived. A 77-year-old woman reportedly had a restraining order against Passehl. Passehl admitted he had traveled to the property seeking some of his possessions. Passehl complained of chest pain and was taken to the hospital. Police later mailed him a ticket for violating a restraining order.
Friday, November 8
At 3:42 p.m. police received a call from a Rollingstone resident who reported financial card fraud. The persons check card had been used to make an online purchase in the amount of $815. The purchase was to be mailed to an address in Texas. The transaction was stopped and police are investigating the incident.
Sat., November 9
At 4:46 a.m. police received a report that La Crosse County deputies were in pursuit of a vehicle registered to a man with a Wisconsin felony warrant for his arrest. La Crosse County terminated the chase and La Crescent Police continued to follow the mans vehicle on I-90. Winona County deputies used stop sticks to attempt to stop the vehicle just east of the Winona exit, but the driver, Greg Timothy Loftus, 33, of La Crosse, drove on the median to avoid hitting them. Loftus pulled over and turned himself in after a 27-mile chase that reached speeds in excess of 100 mph. He was arrested by Winona County deputies for fleeing police.
Mon., November 11
At 2:25 p.m. police received a call from a Dakota man who reported his new car had been damaged. Scratches along the side resulted in $2,188 in damages. The incident is under investigation.
Friday, November 8
At 10:07 a.m. police received a report of damage to a vehicle parked on the 150 block of East Fourth Street. The owner believed someone poured something into the gas tank.
At 11:02 a.m. police received a report of damage to a vehicle parked on the 450 block of East Sarnia. Someone dented the hood by standing on the vehicle, then threw a landscaping block through the windshield, shattering it.
At 1 p.m. police cited a 16-year-old Houston boy and a 15-year-old Houston boy for theft by shoplifting after the two allegedly tried to steal a hat and two pairs of gloves from Fleet Farm.
Saturday, November 9
At 12:29 a.m. police stopped to speak to a driver at Fifth and Main streets whose car had a flat tire. The driver, Kelsey Anne Stover, 19, of Champlin, Minn., allegedly showed signs of intoxication and was cited for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .17 percent.
At 11:42 a.m. police responded to a report of an accident on Frontenac Drive. Witnesses told police that one driver fled the scene. Police later found the vehicle on the 1000 block of East Eighth Street. Relying on witness statements, police believed Drew Major Fuglestad, 24, of Winona, had been driving the vehicle; Fugelstad denied driving and refused to take an alcohol test. Police said he showed signs of intoxication and he was referred to the County Attorney for potential charges of third-degree driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, and test refusal.
At 4:39 p.m. police responded to a report of a domestic incident at Eighth Street and Mankato Avenue. A 45-year-old Winona man told police that Emily Sue Crouse, 26, of Winona, argued with him, drove her car over the curb and struck a tree, then chased him on foot and swung at him. Police cited her for domestic assault causing fear and reckless driving.
Sunday, November 10
At 1:37 a.m. police stopped a vehicle at Winona and Fourth streets after observing the driver steer the vehicle onto the wrong side of the roadway. The driver, Anthony Paul Nelton Jr., 22, of Alma Center, Wis., allegedly smelled of burnt marijuana. When police asked him about the odor, he allegedly handed them a bag containing a small amount of the drug and a metal pipe. He was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
At 2:12 a.m. police stopped a vehicle driven by Amro Elsayed Fathi M. Ahmed, 21, of Winona, at Broadway and Winona Street for allegedly speeding and because he was not wearing a seatbelt. Police said Ahmed showed signs of intoxication. Ahmed was cited for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .09 percent. He was also cited for speeding and for not wearing a seatbelt.
At 3:15 a.m. police responded to a report of a disturbance at the Kwik Trip at Huff and Sarnia streets. While there, an officer spoke with Erik Todd Bennick, 21, of Winona, who allegedly showed signs of intoxication. Bennick was later seen driving away from the gas station and was stopped at Ninth and Grand streets. He was cited for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .15 percent. Police said a small amount of marijuana was found in his pocket and he was issued a ticket for possession of a small amount of marijuana.
At 11:33 p.m. police were called to a residence on the 650 block of Dacota Street to remove an unwanted person. Kyle Andrew Bussewitz, 20, of Winona, allegedly showed police an identification card that belonged to another man. He was cited for gross misdemeanor giving a false name and date of birth to police, underage consumption of alcohol, and possession of an identification card belonging to another person. His blood alcohol content was measured at .11 percent.
Mon., November 11
At 2:26 a.m. police received a call reporting a group of people were knocking over garbage cans at Seventh and Washington streets. When police arrived, three people fled the scene. Police caught one man, David Logan Parmentier, 20, of Winona, and cited him for fleeing police on foot and underage consumption of alcohol. His blood alcohol content was measured at .14 percent.
At 3:20 p.m. police cited a 13-year-old Winona boy for theft by shoplifting after he allegedly stole $5.13 in candy from Midtown Foods.
At 4 p.m. police received a report of an Xbox 360 and games taken from a residence on the 700 block of East Belleview. Police were given the name of a suspect; they then told a local shop that purchases used gaming equipment about the stolen goods. Later in the day police were called to Gamestop, where Shawn Michael Fort, 22, of Winona, was allegedly trying to sell the gaming system. He was cited for theft. Police said they found a hypodermic needle, a spoon, and a box containing marijuana residue on him. He was cited for possession of a hypodermic needle and possession of drug paraphernalia.