Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                       ACISS Case Master Report 2011-787         ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                        ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787     ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                       ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787      ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                         ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787    ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                     ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787        ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                   ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787          ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                        ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787     ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                 ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787            ...
On 9-15-11 at approximately 1:10 AM, the MN BCA was requested by the Winona County Sheriff’s Office toconduct an investiga...
During the stand-off, Chad Westby had driven up to KOLSTAD while on the bridge, exited his vehicle andapproached KOLSTAD. ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                              ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/1   ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                          ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/1       ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                             ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/1    ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                               ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/1  ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                              ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/1   ...
On 9-15-2011 at 4:37 AM, SA Schafer and Mueller interviewed Winona County Deputy John Hazeltonrelating to his actions and ...
subject. Deputy Cichosz is standing directly behind Hazelton. Hazelton and Cichosz repeatedly shoutcommands for the subjec...
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Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                             ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/2    ...
On 9-15-2011 at 5:45 AM, SA Schafer spoke with Winona County Deputy Chris Cichosz concerning hisactions and observations r...
subject laughed at that statement. Cichosz said that was the only time the subject had said anything oracknowledged the de...
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On 9-15-2011 at 8:58 AM, SA Schafer spoke with Chad Westby concerning his actions and observationsrelating to an Officer I...
Westby said as he was in the back of a squad care, he heard over the radio that shots had been fired and thesubject was in...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                    ACISS Attachment Report 2011-787/4           ...
SA Schafer acquired Winona Police Department reports relating to KOLSTAD overdosing on “plant food”on 9-2-2011-ICR 2011-12...
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SA Schafer acquired the audio from WCSO Dispatch relating to the KOLSTAD Officer Involved Shooting.The CD is identified as...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                         ACISS Attachment Report 2011-787/6      ...
On 9-22-2011 SA Schafer sought and was granted a search warrant for Facebook, Inc. for records relating toChase KOLSTAD. K...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                             ACISS Lab Result Attachment Report 2011-787/7       ...
SA Schafer acquired the lab submission, lab results, and CST report for the Winona County OIS. All labreports are attached...
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Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                             ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/8    ...
On 9-22-2011 at 10:12 AM, SA Schafer spoke with Eric Burfeind relating to a Facebook conversation he hadwith Chase KOLSTAD...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                             ACISS Crime Scene Supplement Report 2011-787/9      ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                              ACISS Crime Scene Supplement Report 2011-787/9     ...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                          ACISS Crime Scene Supplement Report 2011-787/9         ...
On September 15, 2011, SA Hanegraaf was contacted by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s (BCA)operations center to respo...
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension                                     ACISS Attachment Report 2011-787/10         ...
SA Schafer acquired the Goodview police reports relating to their involvement with Chase KOLSTAD.GVPD ICR 2011-1656 pertai...
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  1. 1. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Case Master Report 2011-787 Date Initiated 09/15/2011Primary Information Agency: MINNESOTA BUREAU CRIMINAL APPREHENSION Division: Investigations Section: St. Paul Regional Office Unit: Metro Homicide Lead LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Type Of Case: Officer Involved Shooting Case Sub Type: Fatal Case Description: Winona County Officer Involved ShootingCase Status Case Status: Closed - No Arrest Case Status Date: 03/08/2012 Disposition Code: Closed Exceptionally Disposition Date: 03/07/2012devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 1
  2. 2. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787 Report Date: 09/15/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787 Report Date: 09/15/2011 Type Of Report: Initial Report Description: Deputy Hazleton/KOLSTAD Officer Involved Shooting Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Backup LEO: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 10/06/2011 Approved By: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Agency Reference Numbers Agency Case/File Number Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension 2011-787 WINONA POLICE DEPARTMENT 2011-13366 (KOLSTAD as Missing/Endangered) WINONA POLICE DEPARTMENT 2011-13441 (KOLSTAD OIS) WINONA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE 2011-7378 Minnesota BCA Forensic Laboratory - St. Paul S11-14100Synopsis On 9-15-2011, at approximately 1:10 AM, the MN BCA was requested by the Winona County Sheriffs Office to conduct an investigation into an Officer Involved Shooting occurring at approximately 12:25 AM in Minnesota City in Winona County. It was reported Winona County Deputy Hazelton fired once at Chase KOLSTAD after KOLSTAD produced and pointed a weapon at Deputies. KOLSTAD was deceased at the scene. The MN BCA Crime Scene Team responded and processed the scene and collected four items of evidence which is detailed in CST Leader Mark Pattersons report. SA Schafer collected an internal memo/officer safety advisement relating to KOLSTAD idetified as item 11-787.1.Address #1 - Occurred #1 - Bridge StPrimary Information Address: Bridge St, Minnesota City, Minnesota 55955 , United States Description: The bridge located on Bridge Street-South end of townSubject #1 - WITNESS #1 - FRISCH, Cullen LeePrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: FRISCH, Cullen Lee Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/30/1992 Age: 18 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOdevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 9
  3. 3. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #1 - WITNESS #1 - FRISCH, Cullen Lee - ContinuedPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Deceased: NORelated Addresses Address Relationship 526 W 6th Street, Winona, Minnesota 55987 , United States HOME ADDRESSRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 313-9702 CELLULAR PHONESubject #2 - WITNESS #2 - GIBBS, Sarah JeanPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: GIBBS, Sarah Jean Sex: Female Birth Date: 04/29/1992 Age: 19 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Deceased: NORelated Addresses Address Relationship 372 W 4th, Winona, Minnesota 55987 , United States HOME ADDRESSSubject #3 - WITNESS #3 - LAAK, Kelly AnnPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: LAAK, Kelly Ann Sex: Female Birth Date: 02/05/1966 Age: 45 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Deceased: NOdevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 2 of 9
  4. 4. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #3 - WITNESS #3 - LAAK, Kelly Ann - ContinuedRelated Addresses Address Relationship 776 TERRACE LN, Winona, Minnesota 55987 , United States HOME ADDRESSSubject #4 - WITNESS #4 - WESTBY, Chad CharlesPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: WESTBY, Chad Charles Sex: Male Birth Date: 09/24/1977 Age: 34 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YESRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 429-5915 CELLULAR PHONESubject #5 - SUBJECT #1 - KOLSTAD, Chase EdwardPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: KOLSTAD, Chase Edward Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/01/1985 Age: 25 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Photo: YES Deceased: YES Date Deceased: 09/15/2011 00:00Subject #6 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #1 - BRAND, Darrin VennonPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: BRAND, Darrin Vennondevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 3 of 9
  5. 5. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #6 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #1 - BRAND, Darrin Vennon - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Sex: Male Birth Date: 12/23/1971 Age: 39 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 521Subject #7 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #2 - CARLSON, Adam PaulPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: CARLSON, Adam Paul Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/16/1973 Age: 37 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 512Subject #8 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #3 - CICHOSZ, Christopher JosephPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: CICHOSZ, Christopher Joseph Sex: Male Birth Date: 01/01/1977 Age: 34 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 518Related Addresses Address Relationship 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987 BUSINESS LOCATIONRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 BUSINESS WORK PH#devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 4 of 9
  6. 6. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #9 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #4 - HANSEN, RodneyPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: HANSEN, Rodney Juvenile: NOSubject #10 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #5 - HAZELTON, John KylePrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: HAZELTON, John Kyle Sex: Male Birth Date: 09/04/1977 Age: 34 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy LEO ID: 513Related Addresses Address Relationship 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987 BUSINESS LOCATIONRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 BUSINESS WORK PH#Subject #11 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #6 - HEYER, Derek CurtisPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: HEYER, Derek Curtis Sex: Male Birth Date: 07/18/1974 Age: 37 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 514Subject #12 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #7 - VOLKMAN, TravisPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Officialdevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 5 of 9
  7. 7. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #12 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #7 - VOLKMAN, Travis - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Subject Name: VOLKMAN, Travis Email: travisv@goodviewmn.com Rank/Position: Officer Juvenile: NORelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 452-1500 BUSINESS WORK PH#Related Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 RelatedProperty #1 - KOLSTAD Internal Memo/Officer Safety AdvisementPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: Documents Description: KOLSTAD Internal Memo/Officer Safety Advisement Property Status: Field Office / Remote Bin Location Status Date: 09/15/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 787.1 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: Rochester Field Office Disposition: SUBMITTED TO PROPERTY AND EVIDENCERelated Officers LEO Hansen, Jeff (1306 / St. Paul Regional Office / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) PATTERSON, Mark (Forensic Scientist / Minnesota BCA Forensic Laboratory - St. Paul) Hanegraaf, Luke (1389 / Special Operations / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Lehman, Lance (1369 / Special Operations / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Record Status Information Record Origination Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/16/2011 13:43 Last Update Operator: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Last Update Date: 10/06/2011 15:09devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 6 of 9
  8. 8. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Initial Report Report 2011-787 Report Date: 09/15/2011Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateSchafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide /Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 7 of 9
  9. 9. On 9-15-11 at approximately 1:10 AM, the MN BCA was requested by the Winona County Sheriff’s Office toconduct an investigation into an Officer Involved Shooting occurring at approximately 12:25 AM inMinnesota City located in Winona County.SA Schafer spoke with Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand by phone who advised Deputy John Hazeltonhad fired his department issued weapon once at Chase KOLSTAD after KOLSTAD had produced andpointed a weapon at Deputies Hazelton and Chris Cichosz. Deputy Hazelton and Deputy Cichosz had beenremoved from the scene. KOLSTAD was pronounced dead and remained at the scene. Deputy Hazelton’sweapon had been secured in Deputy Cichosz’s squad at the scene.SA Schafer along with SSA Evans, SAIC Hansen and SA Mueller responded to Minnesota City. The BCACST headed by Mark Patterson and assisted by SA Hanegraaf and other CST personnel also responded toprocess the scene.At the scene and later at the LEC, SA Schafer was briefed by Sheriff Brand and other law enforcementpersonnel. SA Schafer was advised since approximately 5:07 PM on 9-13-11, Winona PD, Goodview PD, andthe Winona County SO have been attempting to locate KOLSTAD as it had been reported he was missingand suicidal by his friends.At the time of the initial missing person report, KOLSTAD’s mother, Kelly Laak, advised WPD KOLSTADhas made previous threats of suicide including at least once threatening use of a firearm. Laak also reportedKOLSTAD is using prescribed and illegal drugs, including a synthetic drug referred to as plant food. Untilrecently, KOLSTAD had been staying at Sarah Gibbs’ residence.After immediate attempts to located KOLSTAD were unsuccessful, Winona PD entered KOLSTAD in NCICas a missing person. Continued searching on 9-13-11 and 9-14-11 did not produce KOLSTAD. WinonaPolice drafted an internal Officer Safety memo advising KOLSTAD is missing/wanted, may be in possessionof a firearm, and is a known plant food user. The memo was posted and distributed internally to both theWinona PD and Winona SO staff. SA Schafer acquired a copy of the memo and is identified as item 787.1and is attached to this report.On 9-14-11, at 10:51 PM, Sarah Gibbs reported to the Winona PD that she and Cullen Frisch were receivingthreatening messages from Chase KOLSTAD. Gibbs told WPD KOLSTAD stated he was in possession of ahandgun and wanted to kill Frisch while Gibbs watched. KOLSTAD also stated he would kill any lawenforcement officer that confronted him. While taking the report, KOLSTAD had called Gibbs and in thepresence of WPD Officer Joyce, KOLSTAD was put on speaker phone. KOLSTAD stated he had a gun tohis head and he wanted to meet Gibbs, but if she brought Frisch, he would shoot Frisch. Investigationshowed KOLSTAD was making these calls from the Alyssa Mueller residence in Minnesota City. WCSO,WPD, and GVPD responded to Minnesota City to locate KOLSTAD.Please refer to Winona Police and Sheriff’s reports for additional information covering details involvingKOLSTAD leading up to the OIS.At approximately 12:11 AM on 9-15-2011, GVPD Officer Volkman and WCSO Deputy Hansen locatedKOLSTAD in the ball diamonds/city park near the bridge in Minnesota City. As they maintained theirposition to the east of the bridge, at 12:16 AM, WCSO Deputies Hazelton and Cichosz encounteredKOLSTAD as KOLSTAD took up a position on the middle of the west side of the bridge, on the outer ledge.Deputies Hazelton and Cichosz took a position on the south side of the bridge, approximately 30 yards fromKOLSTAD. After an approximately 9 minute stand-off, at 12:25 AM, KOLSTAD pointed a weapon atDeputies Hazelton and Cichosz. Deputy Hazelton fired his department issued AR-15 once at KOLSTAD.KOLSTAD fell off the bridge into the grass below. Medical personnel pronounced KOLSTAD dead at thescene.
  10. 10. During the stand-off, Chad Westby had driven up to KOLSTAD while on the bridge, exited his vehicle andapproached KOLSTAD. Westby was ordered off the bridge and was taken into custody. SA Schafer spokewith Westby on 9-15-11. Please refer to report 787/3 for details of the interview.The BCA CST collected four items of evidence, including Deputy Hazelton’s AR-15and a knife fromKOLSTAD’s person. Prior to being transported to the MRMEO for autopsy, CST Patterson located a whiteenvelope in KOLSTD’S inner jacket pocket with the writing “my suicide note by Chase Kolstad.” Pattersonalso located a small white plastic bag with white powder residue and a spoon with additional white powderresidue. These items remained on KOLSTAD’S person pending autopsy. Please refer to CST Patterson’sreport for details of processing the scene.SA Schafer and Mueller interviewed Deputy Hazelton at the Winona County LEC. Please refer to report787/1 for details.SA Schafer interviewed Deputy Cichosz, please refer to report 787/2 for details of his interview.SAIC Hansen and SSA Evans interviewed Deputy Hansen-report 787/17, GVPD Volkman-report 787/18, andDeputy Brand-report 787/19.DTS1386
  11. 11. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/1 Report Date: 09/15/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/1 Report Date: 09/15/2011 Type Of Report: Investigative Supplement Description: Deputy Hazelton Interview Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Backup LEO: Mueller, Scott (1349 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 10/17/2011 Approved By: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Agency Reference Numbers Agency Case/File Number Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension 2011-787Synopsis On 9-15-2011 at 4:37 AM, SA Schafer and Mueller interviewed Winona County Deputy John Hazelton relating to his actions and observations during an Officer involved shooting in Minnesota City. A CD containing the audio of the interview is identified as Item 787/1.1. Deputy Hazelton also produced a sketch of the scene, Item 787/1.2, and provided a urine sample, Item 787/1.3.Address #1 - Occurred #1 - 201 W 3RD STPrimary Information Address: 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987Subject #1 - SUBJECT #1 - KOLSTAD, Chase EdwardPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: KOLSTAD, Chase Edward Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/01/1985 Age: 25 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Photo: YES Deceased: YES Date Deceased: 09/15/2011 00:00devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 8
  12. 12. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/1 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #2 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #1 - BRAND, Darrin VennonPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: BRAND, Darrin Vennon Sex: Male Birth Date: 12/23/1971 Age: 39 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 521Subject #3 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #2 - CICHOSZ, Christopher JosephPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: CICHOSZ, Christopher Joseph Sex: Male Birth Date: 01/01/1977 Age: 34 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 518Related Addresses Address Relationship 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987 BUSINESS LOCATIONRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 BUSINESS WORK PH#Subject #4 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #3 - HANSEN, RodneyPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: HANSEN, Rodney Juvenile: NOSubject #5 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #4 - HAZELTON, John KylePrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yesdevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 2 of 8
  13. 13. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/1 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #5 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #4 - HAZELTON, John Kyle - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: HAZELTON, John Kyle Sex: Male Birth Date: 09/04/1977 Age: 34 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 513Related Addresses Address Relationship 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987 BUSINESS LOCATIONRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 BUSINESS WORK PH#Subject #6 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #5 - VOLKMAN, TravisPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: VOLKMAN, Travis Email: travisv@goodviewmn.com Rank/Position: Officer Juvenile: NORelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 452-1500 BUSINESS WORK PH#Subject #7 - ASSOC OF SUBJECT #1 - WESTBY, Chad CharlesPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: WESTBY, Chad Charles Sex: Male Birth Date: 09/24/1977 Age: 34 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YESdevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 3 of 8
  14. 14. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/1 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #7 - ASSOC OF SUBJECT #1 - WESTBY, Chad Charles - ContinuedRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 429-5915 CELLULAR PHONESubject #8 - MENTION IN REPORT #1 - MUELLER, Alyssa SusanPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: MUELLER, Alyssa Susan Sex: Female Birth Date: 11/15/1978 Age: 32 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Deceased: NORelated Addresses Address Relationship 130 MINNESOTA ST, Minnesota City, Minnesota , United States HOME ADDRESSRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 458-3989 CELLULAR PHONE (507) 689-4209 HOMERelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 RelatedProperty #1 - CD containing dss/wav of Hazelton InterviewPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: CD, DVD, DISC, TAPE Description: CD containing dss/wav of Hazelton Interview Property Status: Field Office / Remote Bin Location Status Date: 09/15/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 787/1.1 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: Rochester Field Officedevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 4 of 8
  15. 15. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/1 Report Date: 09/15/2011Property #2 - Sketch of Scene by HazeltonPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: Documents Description: Sketch of Scene by Hazelton Property Status: Field Office / Remote Bin Location Status Date: 09/15/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 787/1.2 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: Rochester Field OfficeProperty #3 - MN DPS Urine Kit from HazeltonPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: Biological Sample Description: MN DPS Urine Kit from Hazelton Property Status: BCA / HQ Status Date: 09/20/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 787/1.3 Serial No: LAB ITEM 8 Submitted To PES: YES Remarks: Submitted to St Paul Lab for analysis.Record Status Information Record Origination Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/16/2011 13:44 Last Update Operator: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Last Update Date: 10/17/2011 14:38Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateSchafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide /Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 5 of 8
  16. 16. On 9-15-2011 at 4:37 AM, SA Schafer and Mueller interviewed Winona County Deputy John Hazeltonrelating to his actions and observations during an Officer involved shooting in Minnesota City. A CDcontaining the audio of the interview is identified as Item 787/1.1. Deputy Hazelton also produced a sketchof the scene, Item 787/1.2, and provided a urine sample, Item 787/1.3. The urine sample was submitted to thelab by SA Schafer as Lab Item 8.Prior to the interview, Deputy Hazelton met with MPPOA representative Paul Eng, who was also presentduring the interview. Deputy Hazelton provided a signed BCA Criminal Investigation Warning and BCAConsent for Chemical Testing which are attached to this report.Deputy Hazelton stated he has been a POST licensed officer for 10 years, all of which has been with theWinona County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Hazelton is currently a sniper on the Emergency Response Unit.Deputy Hazelton is assigned to the 5:00PM to 3:00 AM shift and is currently in his third work day of hisweek. Deputy Hazelton works in a fully marked squad in full uniform and his call number is 513. Part ofDeputy Hazelton’s department issued equipment includes an.223 caliber model AR-15 rifle which is keptsecured in his squad.Deputy Hazelton explained he was aware of recent law enforcement contacts with Chase KOLSTAD and hadviewed a memo from 9-14-2011 advising that KOLSTAD was suicidal, a suspected drug user, and possibly inpossession of a handgun.At approximate 11:30 PM on 9-14-11, Deputy Hazelton was advised to phone into dispatch. Hazelton wasadvised that KOLSTAD is calling from the Alyssa Mueller residence in Minnesota City. Hazelton wasfurther advised KOLSTAD was armed with a handgun and was threatening to harm himself and others andwas heading to the park. Hazelton, along with other law enforcement, are told KOLSTAD has a scanner andto utilize cell phones to communicate with one-another.Deputy Hazelton headed towards Minnesota City from Winona and called Goodview PD Officer Volkman asGoodview is located between Winona and Minnesota City. Hazelton and Volkman agree to meet afterVolkman gets night vision equipment. They agreed to meet off the main road away from the park as they didnot want to announce their presence as they are concerned they could be ambushed by KOLSTAD.Deputy Hazelton and Officer Volkman are met by Deputy Brand and they park their squads at the south exiton hwy 61, Bridge Street, at Minnesota City. All three approached the area on foot, utilizing the night visionto locate KOLSTAD. Deputy Hansen arrives and the four are now at the railroad bridge to the south of thepark over Bridge Street and are unable to locate KOLSTAD.Deputy Brand and Officer Volkman remain at the railroad bridge as Hazelton and Hansen go back to theirsquads. Back at the squads, they are met by Deputy Cichosz. Between them, they feel KOLSTAD has notmade it to the park and may still be at Mueller’s residence. They plan to proceed to Mueller’s residence toset up a perimeter, make contact with KOLSTAD, and contact a negotiator to speak with and resolve thesituation with KOLSTAD.Prior to leaving, Officer Volkman announces over the radio that he has spotted a person in the park.Volkman and Deputy Brand maintain their position near the railroad bridge. Deputy Hazelton and Cichoszadvise they will approach the area in Cichosz’s squad “blacked out.” Deputy Hazelton takes his duty riflefrom his squad.As Hazelton and Cichosz approach, Cichosz turns on the squad spotlight to assist in locating the subject.Officer Volkman advises the subject is couching, avoiding the spotlight. Hazelton and Cichosz continue toapproach on Bridge Street and as they near the bridge from the south end, they see a subject about halfwaydown the bridge, on the west side outer ledge.The deputies park and leave the squad, keeping the spotlight on the subject. Deputy Hazelton takes up akneeling position on the south end of the bridge, west side, behind a sign with his rifle sighted on the
  17. 17. subject. Deputy Cichosz is standing directly behind Hazelton. Hazelton and Cichosz repeatedly shoutcommands for the subject to show his hands. The subject does not comply or acknowledge the deputies.As they continued to shout commands, a vehicle drove onto the bridge from the north end and stoppednear the subject. The vehicle headlights were pointed at Hazelton and Cichosz, hindering their vision. Thedriver, Chad Westby, exited the vehicle as Hazelton and Cichosz shouted commands for the driver to getinto his vehicle and leave the area. The driver complied and the vehicle drove south past the deputies. Thevehicle was eventually stopped by other officers and Westby was detained and ultimately arrested.Hazelton and Cichosz continued to focus on the subject and shout verbal commands for the subject toshow his hands. Hazelton observed the subject was reaching into his jacket pocket and pulled out ahandgun. Cichosz confirmed it was a gun and that information was broadcast to the officers at the scene.Hazelton and Cichosz advised the assisting officers not to position themselves on the immediate north endof the bridge to avoid a cross-fire situation and to shut down Bridge Street to traffic.The subject was holding the gun in his right hand and was placing it directly under his chin pointing theend upwards. The subject was also placing the gun against this temple and placing it inside his mouth. Asthe subject placed the gun again under his chin, Deputy Hazelton felt certain the subject was going to shoothimself. Deputy Hazelton shouted at the subject, “don’t do it!, don’t do it!, drop the gun!, drop the gun!”The subject put the gun back to his head and then began to wave it around, pointing it in the direction ofthe north end of the bridge. Deputy Hazelton said the residences of Minnesota City are located just northof the bridge and other officers were in the general area, however Hazelton did not discharge his weapon ashe did not identify an immediate threat.The subject then bought the gun back to his head and then brought it down, pointing it directly at Hazeltonand Cichosz. Deputy Hazelton though the subject was going to shoot at them. Hazelton explained he wasin fear of his life and Deputy Cichosz who was directly behind and above Hazelton. As the subject kept theweapon pointed at the deputies, Hazelton said he was certain if Hazelton did not shoot, they would be shotby the subject.Deputy Hazelton then fired one round and the subject fell off the bridge to the ground below. Dispatch andother officers were advised of the “shots fired”. Hazelton and Cichosz approached from the top of thebridge as others approached the subject from below. Hazelton and Cichosz remained on the bridge untilmedical personnel pronounced the subject dead at the scene.Deputy Hazelton said the incident on the bridge lasted approximately 4-5 minutes. Hazelton added the entiretime the subject never spoke or complied with any commands.Hazelton secured his rifle in Deputy Cichosz’s squad and both cleared the scene.The above is a summation of Deputy Hazelton’s interview. Please refer to the transcribed interview forcomplete information.DTS1386
  18. 18. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/2 Report Date: 09/15/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/2 Report Date: 09/15/2011 Type Of Report: Investigative Supplement Description: Deputy Cichosz Interview Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 10/17/2011 Approved By: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Synopsis On 9-15-2011 at 5:45 AM, SA Schafer spoke with Winona County Deputy Chris Cichosz concerning his actions and observations relating to an Officer Involved Shooting with Chase KOLSTAD. A CD containing the audio of the interview is identified as Item 787/2.1. Deputy Cichosz also produced a sketch of the scene, identified as Item 787/2.2.Address #1 - Occurred #1 - 201 W 3RD STPrimary Information Address: 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987Subject #1 - SUBJECT #1 - KOLSTAD, Chase EdwardPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: KOLSTAD, Chase Edward Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/01/1985 Age: 25 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Photo: YES Deceased: YES Date Deceased: 09/15/2011 00:00Subject #2 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #1 - ALLEN, David PaulPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: ALLEN, David Paul Sex: Maledevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 7
  19. 19. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/2 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #2 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #1 - ALLEN, David Paul - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Birth Date: 07/09/1972 Age: 39 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Sergeant Juvenile: NOSubject #3 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #2 - BRAND, Darrin VennonPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: BRAND, Darrin Vennon Sex: Male Birth Date: 12/23/1971 Age: 39 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 521Subject #4 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #3 - CICHOSZ, Christopher JosephPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: CICHOSZ, Christopher Joseph Sex: Male Birth Date: 01/01/1977 Age: 34 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 518Related Addresses Address Relationship 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987 BUSINESS LOCATIONRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 BUSINESS WORK PH#Subject #5 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #4 - HANSEN, RodneyPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yesdevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 2 of 7
  20. 20. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/2 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #5 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #4 - HANSEN, Rodney - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: HANSEN, Rodney Juvenile: NOSubject #6 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #5 - HAZELTON, John KylePrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: HAZELTON, John Kyle Sex: Male Birth Date: 09/04/1977 Age: 34 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 513Related Addresses Address Relationship 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987 BUSINESS LOCATIONRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 BUSINESS WORK PH#Subject #7 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #6 - VOLKMAN, TravisPrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: VOLKMAN, Travis Email: travisv@goodviewmn.com Rank/Position: Officer Juvenile: NORelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 452-1500 BUSINESS WORK PH#Subject #8 - ASSOC OF SUBJECT #1 - WESTBY, Chad CharlesPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Persondevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 3 of 7
  21. 21. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/2 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #8 - ASSOC OF SUBJECT #1 - WESTBY, Chad Charles - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Subject Name: WESTBY, Chad Charles Sex: Male Birth Date: 09/24/1977 Age: 34 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YESRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 429-5915 CELLULAR PHONERelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 RelatedProperty #1 - CD Containing dss/wav audio of Cichosz InterviewPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: CD, DVD, DISC, TAPE Description: CD Containing dss/wav audio of Cichosz Interview Property Status: Field Office / Remote Bin Location Status Date: 09/15/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 787/2.1 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: Rochester Field OfficeProperty #2 - Scene Sketch by CichoszPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: Documents Description: Scene Sketch by Cichosz Property Status: Field Office / Remote Bin Location Status Date: 09/15/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 787/2.2 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: Rochester Field Officedevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 4 of 7
  22. 22. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/2 Report Date: 09/15/2011Record Status Information Record Origination Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/16/2011 13:45 Last Update Operator: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Last Update Date: 10/17/2011 14:45Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateSchafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide /Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 5 of 7
  23. 23. On 9-15-2011 at 5:45 AM, SA Schafer spoke with Winona County Deputy Chris Cichosz concerning hisactions and observations relating to an Officer Involved Shooting with Chase KOLSTAD. A CD containingthe audio of the interview is identified as Item 787/2.1. Deputy Cichosz also produced a sketch of the scene,identified as Item 787/2.2.Deputy Cichosz stated he has been a POST licensed officer for 9.5 years, all of them with the WinonaCounty Sheriff’s Office. Cichosz is a K-9 handler and works from 5:00 PM to 3:00 AM and his call number is518. 9-14-11 was his first day back at work, however he and his K-9 had been requested on 9-13-11 to assistin the search for Chase KOLSTAD, who was reported as a suicidal male with a gun. Cichosz was not able tosearch for KOLSTAD at that time.Cichosz was working in a fully marked SUV in full uniform when dispatch advised him to call in. Dispatchadvised Cichosz that KOLSTAD was in the Minnesota City area. KOLSTAD was reported to be suicidaland in possession of a gun and a scanner. Cichosz was also told KOLSTAD had made death threats to lawenforcement and others.Cichosz proceeded to Minnesota City and met up with other deputies on the south highway 61/BridgeStreet exit. Deputies Hazelton and Hansen were coming back to the squads from the north. As Cichoszarrived, GVPD Volkman radioed he spotted a subject in the park. WPD Sgt Allen called by cell phone andadvised the observed subject could also be Chad Westby who may be with KOLSTAD.Volkman advised the subject was moving towards the bridge. Deputy Cichosz and Deputy Hazelton tookCichosz’s squad and proceeded on Bridge Street, north, to the park. As they got closer to the park, Cichoszturned on his squad headlights and spot light.As they neared the south end of the bridge, Cichosz and Hazelton spotted a subject about half-way downthe bridge, on the west side outer ledge. Cichosz parked at the south end, west side and he and Hazeltontook cover at the end of the bridge, about 30-40 yards from the subject. Hazelton was kneeling and holdinghis duty rifle sighted on the subject and Cichosz was standing behind Hazelton.Deputies Cichosz and Hazelton began to shout commands at the subject to drop the gun. Cichosz explainedhe did not see a gun at this time, but it was believed the subject possessed a gun. The subject did notrespond.As Deputy Hazelton continued to give commands to the subject, Cichosz saw a gun in the subject’s righthand. Cichosz explained the subject was gripping the weapon like a gun and at one point held it up underhis chin with both hands and Cichosz thought he was going to shoot himself.Cichosz said as the subject waved the weapon around, it flashed in the light and Cichosz described it as achrome handgun. Cichosz said he could see the subject holding the grip of the weapon with the shiny metalbarrel perpendicular to the grip and pointed outwards, parallel with the subject’s arm.As Cichosz and Hazelton continued to shout commands, a truck approached from the north, with itsheadlights shining at Cichosz and Hazelton making it difficult for the deputies to see and illuminating them,putting them at a tactical disadvantage. Cichosz said the truck stopped where the subject was and thedriver exited. Cichosz recognized the driver as Chad Westby. Cichosz said as Westby approached thesubject, it seemed to agitate the subject. Westby was ordered to get back in the truck and leave the area.Westby left the bridge and was detained by other officers.Deputy Cichosz noticed that Officer Volkman and Deputy Brand had now joined him and Hazelton, takingcover behind a large rock behind them.Cichosz said Hazelton remained on target with the subject as Cichosz gave commands to drop the gun.Hazelton also continued to give commands to drop the gun, adding “it can’t be that bad.” Cichosz said the
  24. 24. subject laughed at that statement. Cichosz said that was the only time the subject had said anything oracknowledged the deputies.At that point, Cichosz said based on the subject’s actions and their observations, he and Hazelton wereconfident the weapon was a gun.Cichosz then advised dispatch to contact a negotiator to come to the scene. Cichosz stated he had turnedaround to tell Volkman and Brand to set up a perimeter at the north end of the bridge. Cichosz said as heturned around, Hazelton shot once. Cichosz turned back to see the subject had fallen off the bridge.After the subject was pronounced dead, Cichosz was removed from the scene. His squad remained parkedat the scene.Please refer to the transcribed interview for additional details.DTS1386
  25. 25. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/3 Report Date: 09/15/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/3 Report Date: 09/15/2011 Type Of Report: Investigative Supplement Description: Chad WESTBY Interview Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 10/17/2011 Approved By: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Synopsis On 9-15-2011 at 8:58 AM, SA Schafer spoke with Chad Westby concerning his actions and observations relating to an Officer Involved Shooting with Chase KOLSTAD. A CD containing the audio of the interview is identified as Item 787/3.1.Address #1 - Occurred #1 - 201 W 3RD STPrimary Information Address: 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987Subject #1 - WITNESS #1 - WESTBY, Chad CharlesPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: WESTBY, Chad Charles Sex: Male Birth Date: 09/24/1977 Age: 34 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YESRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 429-5915 CELLULAR PHONESubject #2 - SUBJECT #1 - KOLSTAD, Chase EdwardPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: KOLSTAD, Chase Edward Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/01/1985devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 6
  26. 26. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/3 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #2 - SUBJECT #1 - KOLSTAD, Chase Edward - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Age: 25 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Photo: YES Deceased: YES Date Deceased: 09/15/2011 00:00Subject #3 - MENTION IN REPORT #1 - FRISCH, Cullen LeePrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: FRISCH, Cullen Lee Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/30/1992 Age: 18 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Deceased: NORelated Addresses Address Relationship 526 W 6th Street, Winona, Minnesota 55987 , United States HOME ADDRESSRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 313-9702 CELLULAR PHONESubject #4 - MENTION IN REPORT #2 - GIBBS, Sarah JeanPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: GIBBS, Sarah Jean Sex: Female Birth Date: 04/29/1992 Age: 19 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOdevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 2 of 6
  27. 27. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/3 Report Date: 09/15/2011Subject #4 - MENTION IN REPORT #2 - GIBBS, Sarah Jean - ContinuedPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Deceased: NORelated Addresses Address Relationship 372 W 4th, Winona, Minnesota 55987 , United States HOME ADDRESSSubject #5 - MENTION IN REPORT #3 - MUELLER, Alyssa SusanPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: MUELLER, Alyssa Susan Sex: Female Birth Date: 11/15/1978 Age: 32 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Deceased: NORelated Addresses Address Relationship 130 MINNESOTA ST, Minnesota City, Minnesota , United States HOME ADDRESSRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 458-3989 CELLULAR PHONE (507) 689-4209 HOMERelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 RelatedProperty #1 - CD Containing dss/wav Audio of Westby InterviewPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: CD, DVD, DISC, TAPE Description: CD Containing dss/wav Audio of Westby Interview Property Status: Field Office / Remote Bin Location Status Date: 09/15/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 3 of 6
  28. 28. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/3 Report Date: 09/15/2011Property #1 - CD Containing dss/wav Audio of Westby Interview - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Control Number: 787/3.1 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: Rochester Field OfficeRecord Status Information Record Origination Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/19/2011 13:23 Last Update Operator: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Last Update Date: 10/17/2011 14:55Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateSchafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide /Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 4 of 6
  29. 29. On 9-15-2011 at 8:58 AM, SA Schafer spoke with Chad Westby concerning his actions and observationsrelating to an Officer Involved Shooting with Chase KOLSTAD. A CD containing the audio of the interviewis identified as Item 787/3.1.Westby had been arrested earlier on 9-15-2011 on charges relating to the OIS. Prior to SA Schafer speakingwith Westby, he had been released from custody.Westby said he and KOLSTAD were best friends and had gone through treatment together. Westby wasaware KOLSTAD had made prior threats of suicide by hanging or overdosing. Westby has heard fromKOLSTAD he claimed to have possession of a .38 handgun; however, Westby does not believe KOLSTADhad a gun.Westby said KOLSTAD does have “a little pocket knife” and described it as a 4-6 inch silver folding bladeand was unable to describe the handle. Westby was aware KOLSTAD was a “plant food” user and hadoverdosed on plant food earlier in the month.Westby said KOLSTAD has “really gone downhill” the past few days, adding he has never seen KOLSTADso depressed. Westby felt mostly because KOLSTAD had recently broken up with Sarah Gibbs and shehas a new boyfriend, Cullen Frisch. Westby also told SA Schafer within the past two weeks, he has hadsexual relations with Gibbs. On 9-13-2011, KOLSTAD learned of Westby and Gibbs from Gibbs. Westbyexplained to SA Schafer though he thought KOSTAD learning of that incident did not “put KOLSTAD over,it did not help.”On 9-13-2011, Westby had been looking for KOLSTAD for over five hours as KOLSTAD has beendepressed and they could not locate him. Westby and KOLSTAD had talked on the phone and KOLSTADsaid he was going to hang himself. According to Westby, KOLSTAD said he had 240 milligrams ofoxycontin and one gram of meth. Westby was on the phone with KOLSTAD when KOLSTAD said he wasactually shooting the drugs all at once as they spoke. Westby said KOLSTAD said “oh shit!” and thenKOLSTAD dropped the phone. Westby though he had died at that point.Later in the evening on 9-13-2011, After calling the police and asking for help in locating KOLSTAD,Westby said he had spoke with WPD Officer Sobotta and told her KOLSTAD was found and is OK butwould not advise police where KOLSTAD was.Westby said the last he actually saw KOLSTAD was at approximately 1:00 PM on 9-14-2011 when he andKOLSTAD had gone grocery shopping for Alyssa Mueller. Westby said they were together for about 2 ½hours. Westby said he did have two or three short conversations with KOLSTAD about 2-4 hours beforeseeing KOLSTAD on the bridge. KOLSTAD told Westby “he had a plan.”Westby sad he had been driving around in Minnesota City for about an hour before seeing KOLSTAD onthe bridge and he parked near the bridge and park area. Westby called the Winona Police number to tellsomeone where Westby was and wanted an officer to stop by so he could tell them what was going on withKOLSTAD. Westby was told Officer Joyce could call him back and Westby, seeing a deputy nearby, askeddispatch if the deputy could come over.After the deputy did not come over, Westby the drove around towards the bridge and saw KOLSTADstanding on the bridge and saw 15 police cars. Westby said as he approached, he saw Deputy Hazeltonwith a shotgun and other officers at the opposite end of the bridge. Westby said he pulled up to KOLSTADwho was standing on the outer ledge of the bridge and asked KOLSTAD to come down. Westby said heheld out his hand and KOLSTAD put his hand out to him. Westby said we was ordered off the bridge bydeputies, detained, and ultimately arrested.Westby initially told SA Schafer as he pulled up to KOLSTAD, KOLSTAD was “not pointing the gun atnobody else.” When SA Schafer asked for details about the gun, Westby said KOLSTAD did not have agun. When asked if KOLSTAD had any kind of weapon, Westby said KOLSTAD did not.
  30. 30. Westby said as he was in the back of a squad care, he heard over the radio that shots had been fired and thesubject was in the water. Westby said he was eventually transported to the Winona county jail andbooked.Please refer to Westby’s transcribed interview for complete information.DTS1386.
  31. 31. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Attachment Report 2011-787/4 Report Date: 09/16/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/4 Report Date: 09/16/2011 Type Of Report: Attachment Description: Acquisition of Winona Police Department Reports Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 10/11/2011 Approved By: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Agency Reference Numbers Agency Case/File Number WINONA POLICE DEPARTMENT 2011-12770 (KOLSTA OD on Plant Food) WINONA POLICE DEPARTMENT 2011-13366 (KOLSTAD Missing/Endangered) WINONA POLICE DEPARTMENT 2011-13441 (KOLSTAD OIS)Record Status Information Record Origination Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/19/2011 13:24 Last Update Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Last Update Date: 10/11/2011 13:38Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateSchafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide /Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 2
  32. 32. SA Schafer acquired Winona Police Department reports relating to KOLSTAD overdosing on “plant food”on 9-2-2011-ICR 2011-12770; reports relating to KOSTAD being missing/endangered-ICR 2011-13366; andreports relating to KOLSTAD from the OIS-ICR 2011-13441.The reports were scanned as PDF files and are attached to this report.DTS1386
  33. 33. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/5 Report Date: 09/27/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/5 Report Date: 09/27/2011 Type Of Report: Investigative Supplement Description: Acquisition of Winona DispatchWCSO Radio/Phone Traffic for OIS Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 12/06/2011 Approved By: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Synopsis SA Schafer acquired the audio from WCSO Dispatch relating to the KOLSTAD Officer Involved Shooting. The CD is identified as Item 787/5.1.Address #1 - Occurred #1 - 201 W 3RD STPrimary Information Address: 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987Subject #1 - SUBJECT #1 - KOLSTAD, Chase EdwardPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: KOLSTAD, Chase Edward Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/01/1985 Age: 25 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Photo: YES Deceased: YES Date Deceased: 09/15/2011 00:00Subject #2 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #1 - HAZELTON, John KylePrimary Information Exempt From Disclosure: Yes Record Type: Law Enforcement Official Subject Name: HAZELTON, John Kyle Sex: Male Birth Date: 09/04/1977devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 3
  34. 34. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/5 Report Date: 09/27/2011Subject #2 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER #1 - HAZELTON, John Kyle - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Age: 34 YEAR(S) Rank/Position: Deputy Juvenile: NO LEO ID: 513Related Addresses Address Relationship 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987 BUSINESS LOCATIONRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 BUSINESS WORK PH#Related Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 RelatedProperty #1 - CD Containing Radio and Phone Audio from WCSO DispatchPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: CD, DVD, DISC, TAPE Description: CD Containing Radio and Phone Audio from WCSO Dispatch Property Status: Field Office / Remote Bin Location Status Date: 09/23/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 787/5.1 Submitted To PES: YES Remarks: Audio related to the Officer Involved Shooting. Remote Bin: Rochester Field OfficeRecord Status Information Record Origination Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/19/2011 13:25 Last Update Operator: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Last Update Date: 12/06/2011 08:12Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateSchafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide /Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 2 of 3
  35. 35. SA Schafer acquired the audio from WCSO Dispatch relating to the KOLSTAD Officer Involved Shooting.The CD is identified as Item 787/5.1.Both the dispatch phone and radio audio were placed on one CD by WCSO.The audio begins at approximately 10:50 PM on 9-14-2011 with Sarah Gibbs calling in reference toKOLSTAD threatening her and others and concludes at 12:52 AM on 9-15-11 with Sheriff Brand arriving atthe scene in Minnesota City.DTS1386
  36. 36. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Attachment Report 2011-787/6 Report Date: 09/27/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/6 Report Date: 09/27/2011 Type Of Report: Attachment Description: FaceBook Preservation Letter/Search Warrant Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 11/07/2011 Approved By: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Subject #1 - SUBJECT #1 - KOLSTAD, Chase EdwardPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: KOLSTAD, Chase Edward Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/01/1985 Age: 25 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Photo: YES Deceased: YES Date Deceased: 09/15/2011 00:00Record Status Information Record Origination Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/19/2011 13:26 Last Update Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Last Update Date: 11/07/2011 11:42Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateSchafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide /Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 2
  37. 37. On 9-22-2011 SA Schafer sought and was granted a search warrant for Facebook, Inc. for records relating toChase KOLSTAD. KOLSTAD Facebook ID was identified as “Chase E ntGuilty”, ID3282762546994. Thesearch warrant was reviewed and signed by Winona District Judge Mary Leahy.On 10-1-2011, per Facebook guidelines, the search warrant was emailed to their headquarters located in PaloAlto CA.As of 11/7/2011 SA Schafer has not received a response from Facebook. Once received, it will be made apart of the case file.DTS1386
  38. 38. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Lab Result Attachment Report 2011-787/7 Report Date: 10/11/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/7 Report Date: 10/11/2011 Type Of Report: Lab Result Attachment Description: Acquisition of BCA Lab Reports Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 10/25/2011 Approved By: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Agency Reference Numbers Agency Case/File Number Minnesota BCA Forensic Laboratory - St. Paul S11-14100Record Status Information Record Origination Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/19/2011 13:27 Last Update Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Last Update Date: 10/25/2011 10:45Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateSchafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide /Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 2
  39. 39. SA Schafer acquired the lab submission, lab results, and CST report for the Winona County OIS. All labreports are attached to this reportThe four submission reports detail 11items submitted for possible testing.Lab Report 1 details the testing for the known blood DNA from KOLSTAD.Lab Report 2 details KOLSTAD’s alcohol analysis which was showed no alcohol in his system.Lab Report 3 details Deputy Hazelton’s alcohol analysis which shows no alcohol in his system.Lab Report 4 details the analysis on the plastic bag and spoon found on KOLSTAD which shows thepresence of Buspirone on both items.Lab Report 5 details the analysis of the knife found in KOLSTAD’s possession. No usable prints werefound on the knife.Lab Report 6 details the Crime Scene Team response to the OIS.Lab Report 7 details the analysis for drugs in Deputy Hazelton’s system. None were detected.Lab Report 8 details the examination of Deputy Hazelton’s weapon. The weapon was found to befunctioning properly.
  40. 40. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/8 Report Date: 09/22/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/8 Report Date: 09/22/2011 Type Of Report: Investigative Supplement Description: Eric BURFEIND Interview Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 10/17/2011 Approved By: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Synopsis On 9-22-2011 at 10:12 AM, SA Schafer spoke with Eric Burfeind relating to a Facebook conversation he had with Chase KOLSTAD. A CD containing the audio of the interview is identified as Item 787/8.1.Address #1 - Occurred #1 - 201 W 3RD STPrimary Information Address: 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987Subject #1 - WITNESS #1 - BURFEIND, Eric JamesPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: BURFEIND, Eric James Sex: Male Birth Date: 12/25/1979 Age: 31 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information Height: 510 Weight: 155 Eye Color: Hazel Hair Color: Brown Facial Characteristics: UNKNOWNScars, Marks, and Tattoos Description Type Body Part Side Location Scar, abdomen --- --- --- --- Scar, chest --- --- --- ---Related Addresses Address Relationship 165 E 3RD ST, Winona, Minnesota 55987 , United States HOME ADDRESSdevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 4
  41. 41. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/8 Report Date: 09/22/2011Subject #1 - WITNESS #1 - BURFEIND, Eric James - ContinuedRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 452-0444 HOMESubject #2 - SUBJECT #1 - KOLSTAD, Chase EdwardPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: KOLSTAD, Chase Edward Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/01/1985 Age: 25 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Photo: YES Deceased: YES Date Deceased: 09/15/2011 00:00Subject #3 - MENTION IN REPORT #1 - BRINKMEIER, SashaPrimary Information Race: Unknown Record Type: Person Subject Name: BRINKMEIER, Sasha Sex: Female Juvenile: NORelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 RelatedProperty #1 - CD COntaining dss/wav Audio of BURFEIND InterviewPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: CD, DVD, DISC, TAPE Description: CD COntaining dss/wav Audio of BURFEIND Interview Property Status: Field Office / Remote Bin Location Status Date: 09/22/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 2 of 4
  42. 42. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/8 Report Date: 09/22/2011Property #1 - CD COntaining dss/wav Audio of BURFEIND Interview - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Control Number: 787/8.1 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: Rochester Field OfficeRecord Status Information Record Origination Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/22/2011 11:52 Last Update Operator: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Last Update Date: 10/17/2011 15:00Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateSchafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide /Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 3 of 4
  43. 43. On 9-22-2011 at 10:12 AM, SA Schafer spoke with Eric Burfeind relating to a Facebook conversation he hadwith Chase KOLSTAD. A CD containing the audio of the interview is identified as Item 787/8.1.Eric Burfeind had approached the Winona County Sheriff’s Office advising he had information relating tothe officer involved shooting with Chase KOLSTAD.Burfeind told SA Schafer on 9-14-2011, between the hours of 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM, Burfeind had aconversation with KOLSTAD through Sasha Brinkmeier’s Facebook account. Brinkmeier is Burfeind’sgirlfriend. Burfeind stated he was using the account when KOLSTAD’s name appeared on the screenrequesting a conversation. During the conversation Burfeind did not identify himself he was uncertain inKOLSTAD knew if he was writing to Burfeind or Brinkmeier. Brinkmeier was present during this exchangewith KOLSTAD.In the five minute conversation, KOLSTAD stated he is “the proud new owner of a .38” and “he was goingto be take the gun wherever he goes.” KOLSTAD also said he has a list of three people who he is watchingand will be going after them to pay them back. Burfeind explained KOLSTAD never said he was going to killthem, however, Burfeind stated because of his criminal background, he inferred KOLSTAD was going to killthem.Burfeind recalled one name on the list as “Sarah W’ and two males whose names he was unable to recall.Burfeind also said KOLSTAD stated he was depressed as his girlfriend had left him and KOLSTAD hadbeen using a lot of “plant food”.Burfeind stated he came forward and was concerned for the deputy. He usually does not approach thepolice and offer information. Burfeind stated if SA Schafer contacted Brinkmeier, she would lie about theFacebook conversation.Burfeind stated his Facebook user name is “bowhunter55952”.DTS1386
  44. 44. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Crime Scene Supplement Report 2011-787/9 Report Date: 09/15/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/9 Report Date: 09/15/2011 Type Of Report: Crime Scene Supplement Description: Crime Scene Processing: Bridge St. / Wenonah Rd, Minnesota City Reporting LEO: Hanegraaf, Luke (1389 / Special Operations / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Backup LEO: Lehman, Lance (1369 / Special Operations / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 09/26/2011 Approved By: ODonnell, William (1378 / Crime Scene / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Response Information Time Call Received: 09/15/2011 02:09 Time Arrived: 09/15/2011 04:30 Time Completed: 09/15/2011 09:40 Location Of Service 1: Bridge St./Wenonah RD, Minnesota City MN 55959 Weather Upon Arrival: COLD Work Status: COMPLETE Call Received By: PHONE Investigator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Investigator Status: AT SCENEAgency Reference Numbers Agency Case/File Number Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension S11-14100 WINONA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE 11-7378Photograph Information Photographs Taken: 165 Exterior: Y Interior: N General Area: Y Point Of Entry: N Point Of Exit: N Shoe Prints: N Foot Prints: N Tire Tracks: N Tool Marks: N Victim Injuries: Y Weapons: Ydevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 4
  45. 45. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Crime Scene Supplement Report 2011-787/9 Report Date: 09/15/2011Photograph Information - Continued Victim And Property: Y Vehicles: Y VINSER Recovered Property: N Latents: N Other: OISAddress #1 - DISPATCHED TO #1 - Bridge St./Wenonah RD (BRIDGE)Primary Information Address: Bridge St./Wenonah RD (BRIDGE), Minnesota City, Minnesota 55959 , United States Description: A BridgeProperty #1 - CD Containing Master Digital Photograph FilesPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: CD, DVD, DISC, TAPE Description: CD Containing Master Digital Photograph Files Property Status: BCA / HQ Status Date: 09/15/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 9.1 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: LockerProperty #2 - MiniDV of Crime Scene VideoPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: CD, DVD, DISC, TAPE Description: MiniDV of Crime Scene Video Property Status: BCA / HQ Status Date: 09/15/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 9.2 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: LockerRecord Status Information Record Origination Operator: Hanegraaf, Luke (1389 / Special Operations / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/23/2011 07:18 Last Update Operator: ODonnell, William (1378 / Special Operations / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 2 of 4
  46. 46. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Crime Scene Supplement Report 2011-787/9 Report Date: 09/15/2011Record Status Information - Continued Last Update Date: 09/26/2011 09:08Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateHanegraaf, Luke (1389 / Special ODonnell, William (1378 / Crime Scene /Operations / Minnesota Bureau of Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Criminal Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 3 of 4
  47. 47. On September 15, 2011, SA Hanegraaf was contacted by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s (BCA)operations center to respond to a crime scene located at the “Bridge” on Bridge St./Wenonah Rd, inMinnesota City, MN. Upon arrival SA Hanegraaf was briefed by SA Schafer regarding the crime scene. TheBCA Crime Scene Team (CST) responded to the scene as well. The BCA CST was comprised of MarkPatterson as the team leader and Eric Grunwald, Katie Igowsky as team members.SA Hanegraaf documented the crime scene through digital photography. These digital images were latertransferred to a master DVD, which was labeled item 9.1. The compact flash card was sent to the crime scenesection where a contact sheet and compact discs were made. Copies of the contact sheets and compactdiscs will be given to SSA Evans to distribute.SA Lehman also responded to the scene to assist in scene documentation. SA Lehman documented thescene with video. This was recorded on a MiniDV, which was transferred to a DVD for easy viewing. TheMininDV has been labeled item 9.2.The above items of evidence have been properly marked and will be stored within the crime scene files.
  48. 48. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Attachment Report 2011-787/10 Report Date: 09/22/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/10 Report Date: 09/22/2011 Type Of Report: Attachment Description: Acquisition of Goodview Police Reports Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 10/12/2011 Approved By: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Agency Reference Numbers Agency Case/File Number GOODVIEW POLICE DEPT 2011-1656 (KOLSTAD Missing Person) GOODVIEW POLICE DEPT 2011-1661 (KOLSTAD OIS)Record Status Information Record Origination Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Record Origination Date: 09/26/2011 12:34 Last Update Operator: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Last Update Date: 10/12/2011 11:30Reporting LEO Date Supervisor DateSchafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide /Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 3/20/2012Apprehension) Apprehension)Narrative begins on the following page.devans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 2
  49. 49. SA Schafer acquired the Goodview police reports relating to their involvement with Chase KOLSTAD.GVPD ICR 2011-1656 pertains to KOLSTAD as a missing person. GVPD 2011-1661 pertains to theKOLSTAD OIS.The reports were scanned as a PDF file and became an attachment on 787/4 as part of the Winona PD andWinona SO reports.
  50. 50. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/11 Report Date: 09/22/2011Primary Information Report Number: 2011-787/11 Report Date: 09/22/2011 Type Of Report: Investigative Supplement Description: Acquisition of Winona Police Squad Video and Photos Reporting LEO: Schafer, David (1386 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) Approval Status: Approved Approved Date: 10/17/2011 Approved By: Evans, Drew (1350 / Metro Homicide / Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)Synopsis SA Schafer acquired the photos and videos from Winona PD relating to the Chase KOLSTAD Officer Involved Shooting. Item 787/11.1 is a CD with photos of Sara Gibbs cell phone; Item 787/11.2 is a DVD with Sgt. Allens squad video; Item 787/11.3 is a DVD of WPD Lapham, Lanning, and Joyce squad video.Address #1 - Occurred #1 - 201 W 3RD STPrimary Information Address: 201 W 3RD ST, WINONA, Minnesota 55987Subject #1 - SUBJECT #1 - KOLSTAD, Chase EdwardPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: KOLSTAD, Chase Edward Sex: Male Birth Date: 10/01/1985 Age: 25 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Photo: YES Deceased: YES Date Deceased: 09/15/2011 00:00Subject #2 - MENTION IN REPORT #1 - GIBBS, Sarah JeanPrimary Information Race: White Record Type: Person Subject Name: GIBBS, Sarah Jean Sex: Femaledevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 1 of 4
  51. 51. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ACISS Investigative Supplement Report 2011-787/11 Report Date: 09/22/2011Subject #2 - MENTION IN REPORT #1 - GIBBS, Sarah Jean - ContinuedPrimary Information - Continued Birth Date: 04/29/1992 Age: 19 YEAR(S) Juvenile: NOPersonal Information US Citizen: YES Deceased: NORelated Addresses Address Relationship 372 W 4th, Winona, Minnesota 55987 , United States HOME ADDRESSRelated Telephones Telephone Number Relationship (507) 457-6368 RelatedProperty #1 - Winona PD photos of GIBBs Cell phonePrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: CD, DVD, DISC, TAPE Description: Winona PD photos of GIBBs Cell phone Property Status: Field Office / Remote Bin Location Status Date: 09/23/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 787/11.1 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: Rochester Field OfficeProperty #2 - DVD of WPD SGT ALLEN Squad VideoPrimary Information Property Class: Evidence Property Type: CD, DVD, DISC, TAPE Description: DVD of WPD SGT ALLEN Squad Video Property Status: Field Office / Remote Bin Location Status Date: 09/23/2011 00:00 Quantity: 1 Control Number: 787/11.2 Submitted To PES: YES Remote Bin: Rochester Field Officedevans 03/20/2012 14:46 ACISS software licensed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Page 2 of 4

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