2 Men Accused Of Threatening Winona Student With Meat SawTwo Winona men are accused of kidnapping and forcing a Winona college student to strip before they allegedly threatened to cut him up with a meat saw. The bizarre case unfolded in the early morning hours Sunday near downtown Winona. Court documents say a Winona college student told police he had been drinking and was lost when Abdirahman Samatar and John Demaske approached him and forced him into a nearby warehouse.
Racial Tension May Be Behind Assault On Driver Who Hit BoyWinona police say a teenage driver was apparently assaulted by several people after he struck a 4-year-old boy with his truck early Monday evening. Officers responded to a report of an accident in the area of 7th Street and Druery Court just after 5 p.m.
Winona Cop Gets Probation For DWIA man who pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated while serving as a Winona police officer will get one year of supervised probation and must pay a $1,000 fine. Earlier this month, Walski pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor DWI and he was granted a stay of imposition.
Owner Of RV With Body In It Said Not To Open The Hatch, Renters SayPolice are investigating after a group who had rented an RV from a private party in Anoka County found a dead body inside a storage compartment in Winona. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office received the report at about 11:15 p.m. Thursday from the Winona Police Department.
Winona Cop Charged With DWIA Winona Police officer was charged Thursday with two counts of 3rd degree of driving while intoxicated (DWI).
Man Robs Winona Bar Named Cheaters Near Police StationA thief with eye for word play who also had a lot of bravado robbed a Winona bar named Cheaters about six blocks from the police station.