An attempt to serve a single arrest warrant results in several arrests


May 6th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

An attempt by authorities in Harlan to serve an arrest warrant on one person, resulted in the arrest of several individuals. According to Harlan Police, officers attempted to serve the warrant on 25-year old Zachary Scheffler, of Harlan, on April 30th. The warrant was issued following alleged incidents of domestic abuse and criminal mischief which occurred April 22nd, in the 500 block of 6th Street, in Harlan, whereby Scheffler allegedly broke out the window of a vehicle owned by Ashley McWilliams, of Harlan, and left several other dents in the vehicle by kicking at it.

When officers attempted to execute the search warrant at 1708 9th Street last Saturday, 19-year old Kolten Kobold, of Harlan, 28-year old Michael Gifford, 19-year old Brandon Barnum and 17-year old Dylan Hansen, all of Harlan, were taken into custody on charges of Interference with Official Acts. The group was also charged with gathering where controlled substances were used.

In addition, 17-year old Emily Boeck, of Harlan, was charged with interference with official acts, and Zachary Scheffler was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possesion of Drug Paraphernalia, prohibited acts, interference with official acts, and gathering where controlled substances are unlawfully used. Scheffler was also served with a warrant for domestic abuse assault and criminal mischief.

Scheffler, Gifford, Barnum and Kobold were brought to the Shelby County Jail, while Boeck and Hansen were cited, and released to the custody of their parents.