Arrests in Harlan


July 20th, 2012 by admin

The Harlan Police Department reports the arrests of several people the past few weeks.

On July 14 two people were arrested in separate incidents.

40-year-old Chad Wiese of Omaha was arrested when police were called to veteran’s Memorial auditorium for a disturbance.  The investigation determined that Wiese had assaulted two people.  He was taken into custody and transported the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with assault and public intoxication.

Also July 14, a 15 year old male was arrested when officers patrolling the Shelby County fairgrounds witnessed the juvenile threatening another person with a knife and demanding money.  He was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center in Council Bluffs where he was charged with a Class B felony robbery.

On July 12, 23-year-old Cameron Behrens of Harlan was cited for failure to maintain control and striking fixtures upon a highway in a July 4th incident where mailboxes were struck in the 300 block of 7th Street.

On July 7, 22-year-old Andrew Vazquez of Harlan was arrested when officers were called to a report that Vazquez had passed out on a bench in the 1000 block of 7th Street.  He was charged with public intoxication.  Vazquez was also arrested July 13 when officers were called to the 1000 block of 7th Street where a fight was in progress.  Vasquez was again transported to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with assault, public intoxication, and disorderly conduct.