Wed., September 4
• At 9:28 a.m. police received a report from a 66-year-old Winona woman of financial fraud. The woman told police that she had received a letter from a credit card company reporting $7,449.35 in credit card charges from a joint account under her name that she had not authorized or signed up for. The second joint owner of the account, Shawn Michael Fort, 22, of Winona, was referred to the County Attorney for potential charges of felony financial card transaction fraud. Police said they had also received a call in September 2012 from a 59-year-old Winona man reporting checks stolen and cashed for over $1,500 by Fort and another man. Police spoke with the second man whose name had been used on the checks, who reported he had received the checks from Fort for money Fort owed him. Police also referred Fort to the County Attorney for potential charges of felony check forgery.
Monday, November 4
• At 2:04 p.m. police were called to a residence on the 100 block of West Mark Street. An adult female resident told police she had hosted a party the previous evening and had trouble removing people at approximately 2 a.m. Five people were told to leave and they attempted to steal a hookah from her residence, she reported. She later discovered a gray 2012 Macbook Pro was missing from the residence. Police are investigating the incident.
Thurs., November 14
• At 10:05 a.m. police were called to the Central Elementary building on a report of a minor in possession of tobacco. A juvenile male was cited for possession of a cigarette.
Friday, November 15
• At 9:48 p.m. an officer ran a license plate on a vehicle and discovered the registered owner had a suspended license. The officer stopped the vehicle at Mankato Avenue and 11th Street and cited Jamie Lei Barnes, 31, of Winona, for driving with a suspended license. Passenger Kutrena Marie Schultz, 31, of Winona, was cited for having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Sat., November 16
• At 12:40 a.m. police responded to a report of a fight on the 150 block of East Third Street. When police arrived, an off-duty officer pointed to a group of men leaving the scene and told on-duty officers the men had been involved in the altercation. When police tried to question them, Vincent Troy Mack, 32, of La Crosse, Wis., allegedly swore at police and refused to cooperate, allegedly accusing officers of being racist for detaining him. He was cited for disorderly conduct.
• At 1:53 a.m. police stopped a vehicle at Seventh and Center streets for speeding. The driver, Mitchell Bradley Winefeldt, 20, of Ramsey, Minn., was referred to the County Attorney for charges of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree driving while intoxicated. Police said a small amount of a substance that field-tested positive for cocaine was found in Winefeldt’s pocket. His blood alcohol content was measured at .18 percent.
• At 2:56 a.m. police were called to a residence on the 250 block of East Third Street on a report of an unconscious woman. Police examined the woman’s purse as she was being treated by medical personnel. Inside the purse were two identification cards belonging to another woman. Police cited the unconscious woman, Calli Lynn Nelson, 20, of Wausau, Wis., for possessing an identification card belonging to another person.
• At 3:49 a.m. police received a report from a 27-year-old Winona resident who told police Justin Dillard Thomas, 23, of Minneapolis, Minn., had punched her and held her down at a residence on the 450 block of Sarnia Street. Police referred Thomas to the County Attorney for potential charges of domestic assault causing fear and domestic assault causing harm.
• At 10:48 p.m. police received a call from a resident on the 500 block of Olmstead Street reporting an unknown male pounding on the door. Police cited Austin Richard Dickson, 19, of Winona, for underage consumption of alcohol with a blood alcohol content measured at .21 percent. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of a hand injury.
• At 11:01 p.m. police received a report of two Macbook Pros stolen from an unlocked residence on the 50 block of West Belleview Street. Each was valued at $2,000.
• At 11:50 p.m. police stopped a vehicle at Fourth and Main streets after observing the driver run a red light. The driver, William Michael Xavier Wolfe, 20, of Winona, was cited for disobeying a traffic signal. Passengers Alexa Catherine Krogstad, 19, of Winona, and Donte Juwaan Gillespie, 20, of Winona, were cited for underage consumption of alcohol.
Sunday, November 17
• At 1:37 a.m. police were called to Lourdes Hall on a report of a man intoxicated and unresponsive in a bathroom. Police said the man, Michael William Bennett, 18, of Neenah, Wis., became belligerent when police attempted to bring him to a detoxification facility. He was cited for underage consumption of alcohol and obstructing the legal process. His blood alcohol content was measured at .26 percent.
• At 6:41 p.m. police received a call reporting a Remington Model 870 shotgun with a scope, valued at $1,000, stolen from a vehicle inside a garage on the 650 block of East Eighth Street. The 27-year-old Winona man said he had gone hunting and left it in a case in his back seat. The vehicle’s locked door was tampered with, he told police.
Monday, November 11
• At 5:13 a.m. police received a call from a woman in Lamoille who reported items missing from her residence. She said she had several guests over the previous evening before a Playstation 3, two games, and two movies were discovered stolen. Police later cited Jeremy Lee Bobo, 35, of La Crosse, Wis., for misdemeanor theft.
• At 1:37 a.m. police stopped a vehicle on Highway 14 in Stockton for speeding. The driver, Collin Neil Scherbring, 24, of Altura, allegedly showed signs of intoxication and was cited for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .09 percent.
• At 1:46 a.m. police received a call from a 45-year-old Altura man who reported Amber Wohlers, 24, of Rochester, had assaulted him at a residence on County Road 33, then drove under the influence of alcohol with a toddler in her vehicle. St. Charles police later stopped her vehicle. St. Charles officers cited her for driving while intoxicated. County deputies referred her to the County Attorney for potential charges of felony domestic assault by strangulation and domestic assault. Deputies said she allegedly punched, bit, scratched, and strangled the Altura man.
Mon., November 18
• At 12:44 a.m. police stopped a vehicle on County Road 17 after a deputy allegedly witnessed the driver throw trash out his window. The driver, Edward Walter Grubb, III, 22, of Eads, Tenn., allegedly showed signs of intoxication and was cited for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content measured at .15 percent.