Atlantic man arrested on assault charge in Harlan


January 24th, 2013 by admin

The Harlan Police Department reports an Atlantic man was arrested on an assault charge, Wednesday. 33-year old Shawn Wegner was taken into custody following an investigation into an incident at 1022 6th Street in Harlan, where Wegner allegedly struck Ryne Nelsen, of Harlan. Wegner was transported to the Shelby County Jail and charged with assault.

The H-PD reports also, 24-year old Tyler Stahl of Harlan was cited for allegedly allowing his pit bull mix to run at large. The dog was reportedly being aggressive to pedestrians. On Tuesday, Harlan Police were called to the high school and  later cited 16-year old Caleb Rihner for a minor in possession of tobacco.

And, on January 15th, 48-year-old Larry Finstad, of Harlan, was arrested on a warrant for probation revocation. He was transported to the Shelby County Jail.