Police report for July 26, 2011

2011-07-26T00:00:00Z Police report for July 26, 2011 Winona Daily News
July 26, 2011 12:00 am



1:55 a.m. — A vehicle fire was reported at Valley Motors on Mobile Drive. The fire started in the passenger compartment of the vehicle. Arson is suspected. The vehicle was valued at between $15,000 and $19,000 and was a total loss.

3:36 a.m. — A Trek bicycle and backpack containing two MP3 players and a digital camera, total value of $431, were reported missing after being parked at Steiny’s Bar, 501 W. Fourth St.

7:23 a.m. — A wooden jewelry box, a small black safe and their contents were reported missing from a residence on the 600 block of East Broadway. There was evidence of forced entry through an outside basement door.

8:03 a.m. — A Fountain City, Wis., man reported his wallet stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on the 1600 block of Gilmore Avenue. He reported unauthorized use of a credit card contained in the wallet totalling $1,072.

11:28 p.m. — Melvin Earl Kimp, 20, of Winona was arrested and taken into custody for gross misdemeanor giving a false name and date of birth to a police officer after he twice misidentified himself to officers investigating a reported assault at Schyde’s Drinks and Whatnot.


12:00 a.m. — a 17-year-old Winona boy was cited for underage consumption of alcohol and curfew violation by officers investigating a report of an individual lying in the middle of the street at Sarnia and Center streets.

10:08 a.m. — Driver’s side mirrors on four vehicles parked on the 600 block of E. Second Street were damaged, apparently by an individual punching them with a fist. Blood was found on the vehicles.


4:35 a.m. — Domestic abuse charges have been referred to the Winona City attorney against Jeremy Wayne Polus, 36, Winona, following an incident at a residence in the 100 block of High Forest St. in which he allegedly threatened to decapitate a woman. Charges of fifth-degree controlled substance possession were referred to the Winona County Attorney against Steven Ray Infield, 36, of Winona when officers investigating the incident discovered prescription medication on his person coincident to arresting him on an outstanding warrant. Both Polus and Infield were taken into custody.

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9:41 a.m. — Brian Randall Zachary, 39, Winona, was arrested and charges of felony assault referred to the Winona County Attorney’s Office, following an incident at a Minnesota City residence in which he allegedly struck a woman in the head with a pop can. Zachary was taken into custody.


12:33 a.m. — Six solar lights valued at $30 were reported missing from the front yard of a residence in Stockton.


10:45 a.m. — Power and hand tools with a total value between $1,000 and $1,200 were reported missing from an unlocked workshop on Minnesota Hwy. 248 near Rollingstone.

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