Winona Police 

Wednesday, February 24

•    At 2:40 p.m. officers received a report that an Xbox, controllers, headset and men’s titanium wedding ring were missing from an apartment on the 450 block of West Seventh Street after someone entered the unlocked apartment while the resident was away the prior week. 

Thursday, February 25

•    At 11 p.m. officers arrested Katrina Michelle Brett, 24, of Winona, and referred her to the county attorney for a potential charge of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance. According to the report, officers initially pulled Brett over on Broadway and Chestnut Street when she did not signal she was turning. Officers then reportedly found substances suspected to be methamphetamine, MDMA and marijuana. 

Friday, February 26

•    At 11:41 p.m. officers arrested Ryan William Laatsch, 20, of Winona, and referred him to the county attorney for a potential charge of fourth-degree driving while intoxicated after initially pulling him over for reportedly having multiple suspended objects hanging from his rearview mirror on Ninth and Center streets. A breath test reportedly measured his blood-alcohol content at 0.09 percent. 

Saturday, February 27

•    At 8:33 p.m. officers received a report that someone stole a wallet containing $600 to $700 in cash and gift cards from an unlocked vehicle on the 300 block of East Broadway. 

Monday, March 1

At 11:50 a.m. officers received a report that a light blue 2014 Ram 1500 series truck was stolen from the Plaza Hotel parking lot. The incident is under investigation. 

 

Winona County 

Tuesday, February 23

•    At 4:23 p.m. deputies arrested Erick Jhovanni Bustillos-Cavazos, 18, of Winona, and referred him to the county attorney for a potential charge of ineligibile person in possession of a firearm. According to the report, deputies arrested Bustillos-Cavazos after investigating a post on social media regarding someone shooting a firearm from a vehicle. 

Friday, February 26

•    At 11:51 a.m. deputies received a report of a possible burglary on Old Cartway Drive in Homer. According to the report, someone kicked in the door of a residence, and items were strewn around the residence. The owner is not sure if anything is missing, according to the report, and is taking inventory of items currently. 

•    At 11:32 p.m. officers arrested Paul Joseph Rivers, 26, of Winona, and referred him to the county attorney for a potential charge of fourth-degree driving while intoxicated after initially pulling him over for reportedly speeding and having a broken taillight on Huff Street and Riverview Drive. A breath test reportedly measured his blood-alcohol content at 0.09 percent.