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Police calls for Tuesday, May 5: Plainview man reports vehicles on his property damaged, defecated on
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Police calls for Tuesday, May 5: Plainview man reports vehicles on his property damaged, defecated on


Winona County Sheriff’s Office


5:47 p.m.: A man on the 10000 block of Bluff Run Lane in Plainview reported that three vehicles on his property were damaged, which included the windows being broken out and one appearing to have been defecated on. Upon investigation, deputies learned that three juvenile males between ages 14 and 16 years old were responsible. According to the complainant, the juveniles had been on his property earlier in the day to buy some electrical equipment. Law enforcement are awaiting damage estimates before referring the juveniles to the county attorney’s office.

Winona Police Department


8:50 a.m.: Janice Marie Kampa, 71, of Winona was mailed a citation for damage to property after a manager at Valley View Towers reported that a glue adhesive had been applied to the nametag on her office door. The complainant was unable to remove the substance, but was able to identify Kampa via security footage, according to the report.

10:51 a.m.: Treasures Galore reported that a person had tampered with a soda machine, moved a camera and entered a storage shed overnight. No items were believed to have been taken, according to the complainant.

11:19 a.m.: Patrick Henry Williams, 56, of Winona was cited for trespassing at Fleet Farm after having been previously given a trespass notice from the store.

12:27 p.m.: A resident in the 750 block of East Front Street reported that a person claiming to be a general had sent a message on Facebook and requested $5,000 to be sent to Afghanistan. No losses were reported, according to police.

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3:43 p.m.: A man in the 150 block of West Fourth Street reported that a recently-delivered package had been taken from his front steps sometime before 10 a.m. According to the complainant, the package contained a JBW watch valued at $133.

3:45 p.m.: Ashley Marie Larson, 35, of Sargeant and Stephen Norman Klopp, 32, of Winona were cited for theft by shoplifting from Walmart. Law enforcement is awaiting a store report from Walmart.

10:05 p.m.: A woman at King Coin Laundromat reported that her clothes had been taken from a dryer.


7:40 a.m.: A man in the 600 block of West Fifth Street reported that a red 24-foot fiberglass ladder, valued at $300, had been taken from his backyard sometime between Sunday and the time of his report.

9:42 a.m.: Dylan John Michael Distad, 26, of Winona was cited for trespassing and theft from St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. According to the report, Distad was witnessed on camera climbing on a statue, lighting candles and taking a rosary. While the complainant was speaking with police, Distad returned and police were able to reclaim the rosary.

12:42 p.m.: A man in the 650 block of West Fifth Street reported that the driver-side window of his truck had been broken out.

1:15 p.m.: An employee at Dee’s Auto Care Specialists reported that an unidentified man had parked his damaged vehicle in its lot and demanded parts for the vehicle. According to the complainant, the man seemed to be under the influence of an unknown substance. The man left the scene prior to police arrival.

2:38 p.m.: A woman in the 1700 block of West Seventh Street reported that two of her credit cards had been removed from her wallet. No losses were reported and the cards were deactivated, according to the report.

10:04 p.m.: A woman in the 750 block of East Belleview Street reported that $4,500 had been taken from her account after she had given her banking information to an online site. Law enforcement are still looking into the incident, according to the report.


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