Dancing man arrested in Harlan


April 27th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Harlan Police Department reports 38-year old Curtis Baldwin, of Harlan, was arrested Tuesday on disorderly conduct and public intoxication charges. The arrest occurred after officers responded to a report a man was “dancing in the street and running out in front of on-coming cars.” Baldwin plead not guilty to the charges. A date for his trial has not yet been set.

Authorities in Harlan also report the arrest on Wednesday, of 53-year old Michael Garrison, of Harlan. Garrison was charged with public intoxication and interference with official acts, after officers were called to assist with a man who was allegedly out of control and threatening suicide. He plead not guilty to the charges and was being held in the Shelby County Jail on $300 bond.

And, on Sunday (April 22nd), two Harlan men were arrested following a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle, 26-year old Zachary Scheffler was charged with Driving While Barred, while his passenger, 21-year old Cody Lister, faces Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Open Container charges. Both men were brought to the Shelby County Jail. Lister plead not guilty to the charges.