Teens cited in Harlan for alcohol/tobacco violations


January 27th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Harlan Police Department reports four teens were arrested recently in connection with tobacco or alcohol-related violations. On January 19th, 17-year old Conrad Heilig, of Shelby, and 16-year old Derek Anderson, of Harlan, were cited for being minor’s in possession of tobacco, after officers investigated a suspicious vehicle at J-J Jensen Park.  The next day, 17-year old’s Evan Schaben, of Harlan, and Joseph Koke, of Woodbine, were cited for being minor’s in possession of alcohol, after officers patrolling the parking lot of the Harlan High School during a basketball game, observed the teens in a vehicle, with several empty beer cans nearby.

And, 16-year old Ryan Hedglin, of Shelby, was arrested January 24th, after officers were dispatched to the Fareway Food Store for a person who had allegedly taken a carton of cigarettes without paying for them. Hedglin was charged with 5th degree theft, and cited for being a minor in possession of tobacco.

All of the teens were cited for the alleged offense and released.