Harlan Police issue arrest report


September 17th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Harlan Police Department, today (Monday), issued a cumulative arrest report. The report covers incidents and arrests having occurred since August 26th. Most recently, on Sept. 11th, authorities say an arrest warrant was issued for 26-year old Zachary Scheffler, of Harlan. The warrant  was issued after officers were called to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of 6th Street, during which Scheffler allegedly assaulted a woman during an argument. Scheffler had been released earlier in the day on $2,000 bond, in association with an Aggravated Serious Misdemeanor charge of Driving While Barred/Habitual Offender.

And, as we told during our news last Friday, 14-year old Bryan Wilke was arrested Sept. 9th on a felony charge of extortion, after allegedly demanding money and/or goods from the mother of a 12-year old girl, who had allegedly taken inappropriate pictures of herself and sent them to Wilke in the form of a text message. Wilke was allegedly willing to trade those pictures to the girls’ mother in exchange for $6,000 and/or unspecified goods.

The H-PD says also, 17-year old Jessi Gregg, of Paola, KS, was cited Sept. 9th, for being a minor in possession of tobacco. The citation was issued after authorities were called to a disturbance in the 1800 block of 10th Street. Gregg was cited for the offense, and released.