Shelby Speedway arrests reported


July 15th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Police in Harlan report two people were arrested at the Shelby County Speedway last weekend. Authorities say on Saturday, 19-year old Lisa Johnson, of Avoca, was arrested when an officer observed her allegedly drinking alcohol. Johnson was cited for Minor In Possession, and released.

That same day, 16-year old Matthew Becker, of Shelby, was arrested at the Speedway on charges of disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest was the result of a call to police from a security guard at the track. Becker was cited for the offenses and released to the custody of his parents. His case was scheduled to be referred to juvenile court.