Harlan man charged with stalking his Ex


January 27th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

A Harlan man was arrested last week on a charge of stalking his ex-wife twice in one week. According to the Harlan Police Department, a complaint was filed against 40-year old Anthony Thraen on January 17th, after he allegedly stalked his ex-wife Rebecca Schaben, by repeatedly parking across the street from her home, following her around town, and driving past her place of employment. On January 20th, Thraen was found to be in violation of a No Contact Order between him and Schaben. He was taken into custody and brought to the Shelby County Jail on a charge of violating the no contact order, and a second charge of stalking.

The H-P.D. says also, 41-year old Troy Gerard Smith, of Harlan, was arrested on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault, after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend at a residence on 5th Steet, January 21st.  That same day, 18-year old Matthew Scheuring, of Harlan, was arrested on a charge of Public Intoxication, after Harlan Police investigated a report of a person beating on a door, in the 2100 block of 8th Street.