Harlan woman arrested on drug & alcohol charges


January 4th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Harlan Police Department Tuesday, reported 26-year old Amanda Wicker, of Harlan, was arrested Saturday on drug and alcohol charges, following  a traffic stop. Wicker was charged with OWI, driving while revoked, Possession of a controlled substance, prohibited acts, open container, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Wicker posted a $2,000 bond Tuesday, and is scheduled to appear in court for her preliminary hearing on Jan. 19th.

The H-P.D. says also, 29-year old Bruce Spray, of Harlan, was arrested last Thursday, on charges of eluding, and driving while revoked. Spray was being held in the Shelby County Jail on $2,000 bond.

A picture on Facebook resulted in a Harlan teen being charged with 3rd degree theft, an aggravated serious misdemeanor. According to Harlan Police, on Dec. 28th, Susan King filed a police report which alleged 18-year old Spencer Seyler, of Harlan, had taken an ivory necklace from her home. King produced as evidence, pictures posted on Facebook, of Seyler wearing the necklace. A complaint was signed and filed in the Shelby County Clerk of Court’s Office, on Tuesday, Jan. 3rd.