12:40 p.m.: A woman reported that the lock to her storage locker at Edward’s Mini Storage was cut off and that multiple items were taken.
12:50 p.m.: A man reported that his vehicle was on fire in the 850 block of West Seventh Street. Police stood by as the Winona Fire Department put out the fire.
5:22 p.m.: Dakota Reid Cisneros, 23, of Winona was ticketed with theft of motor fuel from Sinclair. Cisneros is accused of stealing $23.12 worth of gasoline, according to police.
10:24 p.m.: A report was received of occupants in a blue van on Johnson and 11th streets throwing eggs at pedestrians. No license plate number was obtained and officers were unable to locate the suspected van.
7:39 a.m.: A woman in the 300 block of West Seventh Street reported someone threw a pumpkin at her house. No damage was reported.
2:01 p.m.: A woman in the 50 block of Harvester Avenue reported that someone had entered her camper that was being used for storage and removed a television set.
The Winona Law Enforcement Center is encouraging Winona County residents to be vigilant of scams stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to investigators in the Winona County Sheriff’s Office, there have been instances where callers posing as employees for the Centers of Disease Control have been asking to inspect people’s homes.
There have also been reports of people receiving emails from individuals claiming to be their bank, stating they a need a customer’s username and password.
No matter the circumstances, a bank will never ask a customer to supply a password over the phone or via email.
12:09 a.m.: Matthew Brian Olson, 30, of Elba was arrested and charged with felony domestic assault and for making threats of violence, also a felony. The incident was said to have occurred on 1200 block of North Main Street in Elba.
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12:56 p.m.: Kara Louise Faith-Venable, 29, of Winona was ticketed with theft by shoplifting from Freedom Valu Center. Faith-Venable was accused of stealing a phone charger.
5:44 p.m.: A juvenile male was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana on the 750 block of Gilmore Avenue.
9:08 p.m.: Tara Lynn Brown, 36, of Lewiston was ticketed with theft by shoplifting from Walmart.
10:49 a.m.: A woman on the 150 block of Huff Street reported that her car had been keyed sometime overnight.
5:23: p.m.: A woman on the 750 block of East Front Street reported she was sexually assaulted. The incident is being investigated by the Winona Police Department.
5:32 p.m.: Michelle Lynn Rozek, 33, of Winona was arrested for violating a harassment restraining order, a gross misdemeanor, after it was reported that Rozek was on a property on the 700 block of East Third Street that she was not supposed to be on.
7:18 p.m.: Julia Catherine Moran, 18, of Edina, and Owen Joseph Senjem, 18, of Stewartville, were ticketed with minor consumption, with Moran being sent to detox. Police encountered Senjem carrying Moran on the 250 block of West Mark Street.
1:41 p.m.: James Patrick Kujak, 62, of Winona was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance. Deputies report that they found Kujak nodding off in his vehicle in the Sinclair parking lot. A blood warrant was subsequently issued and charges are pending the result of the blood test.
1:16 a.m.: Lucy Kay Nagle, 22, of Winona was arrested for misdemeanor DWI after getting pulled over for failing to stop at a stop sign on Third and Washington streets. Nagle had a breath-alcohol content of .10, according to deputies.
2:26 a.m.: Collin Patrick Kennedy, 23, of Lewiston was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Kennedy was originally stopped for speeding on Hwy. 61 near Fleet Farm. A blood warrant was subsequently issued and charges are pending the result of the blood test.
Winona Police Department
1:08 a.m.: A man was reported to have punched and broke a window at Gabby’s Bar after being asked to leave. According to police, the suspected individual cut his arm and was taken to Winona Health before being transferred to Gundersen Hospital. Police are awaiting a damage estimate before filing charges.
9:22 a.m.: A window to a residence on the 100 block of Laird Street was reported to have been broken. According to the complainant, the window is believed to have been broken sometime between midnight on the 11th and midnight on the 12th.
10:43 p.m.: A white Trek mountain bike was reported to have been stolen from the 200 block of West 10th Street. No estimated value was given.
4:53 a.m.: A suite on the 50 block of East Fourth Street was reported to have been ransacked, with a fire safe being removed. According to the complainant, an east-side door to the building appeared to have been forced open.
10:32 a.m.: A man reported that he was twice rammed by a vehicle that he had previously passed on Second and Johnson streets. According to the complainant, he believed the suspected vehicle was driving too slow and decided to pass him. After getting to the intersection at Second and Johnson, the complainant said the suspected vehicle rammed him — apparently deliberately. The complainant said he then pulled across the intersection, where the suspected vehicle rammed him again and drove away. A license plate number was obtained and the suspected driver later told police that his gas pedal had been stuck. Charges are pending.
4:41 p.m.: Kenneth Charles Hanson, 27, of Winona was ticketed with theft by shoplifting from Walmart.
4:54 p.m.: A man on the 700 block of East Fifth Street reported that a rock had been thrown at a window on his vehicle and was consequently cracked. According to the complainant, while he was sitting in his vehicle, a group of juveniles approached and asked for some money. When the complainant said he didn’t have any, the juveniles walked away and the rock was subsequently thrown. When confronted, the juveniles denied throwing the rock.