Charges filed in connection with drug/alcohol party in Harlan


September 16th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Three people face charges in connection with a party held last weekend, in Harlan. According to Harlan Police, 18-year old’s Cody Schwery and Brandon Allen, and 17-year old Dylan Hansen, all of Harlan, were charged with supplying alcohol to persons under the legal age. Officials say on September 10th, the police department was notified of an underage party taking place in the 700 block of 5th Street, in Harlan. Upon further investigation, several persons were charged or cited.

17-year old James Schwarte, of Harlan, along with Dylan Hansen, and 18-year old Trent Wendt, of Portsmouth, were charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. Schwarte and Hansen were also charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  16-year old’s Jena Rasmussen and Austin Hess, both from Harlan, along with Schwarte, Schwery and 17-year old Jordan Fiztmaurice, of Panama, were each charged with Possession of alcohol under the legal age.

Each of the individuals under the age of 18 were cited and released. Cody Schwery and Trent Wendt were brought to the Shelby County Jail, and charges were filed at a later date on Brandon Allen, with a warrant having been issued by the court.